Communications Arts Magazine Names VI A Winner In Typography Annual 5 National Competition

Author: Press
Posted: Jan 29, 2015

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Menlo Park, California, January 29, 2015 – Communications Arts (CA) magazine, a professional journal for those involved in creativity in visual communications, has announced the winners of its 5th annual typography competition. 


More than 1,800 entries were submitted to the competition and only 140 were selected. Winners were chosen on the basis of creative excellence and quality

of execution.

Oklahoma City-based VI Marketing and Branding won a Communication Arts 2015 Typography Annual Award of Excellence in the Motion category. The Oklahoma City Advertising Club submitted the winning entry, titled White Space. White Space was originally created by VI as the introduction video for the 2014 OKC Ad Club’s Annual American Advertising Awards Gala.

VI Art Director Aaron Cahill was chief architect of the White Space video. Preston Herring and Dmitri Kostjukov produced the motion graphics. Steve Sturges wrote the copy.

“Being recognized by CA is on the bucket list of every creative,” remarked VI Partner/Executive Creative Director Steve Sturges. “We are very proud to be acknowledged by this prestigious annual. It just goes to show that the talent throughout Oklahoma City is world-class.”

The selected projects have been reproduced in the January/February 2015 issue of Communication Arts, both in print and on the iPad, and more than 36,000 copies will be distributed worldwide assuring important exposure to the creators of these award-winning projects.

The Communication Arts Typography Annual 5 Award is the second major national honor for Oklahoma City’s VI Marketing and Branding. The firm won the prestigious 2011 Jay Chiat Award for marketing strategy.

About Communication Arts
Communication Arts is a professional journal for designers, design firms, corporate design departments, agencies, illustrators, photographers and everyone involved invisual communications. Through its editorials, feature articles and the annual competitions it sponsors, CA provides new ideas and information, while promoting the highest professional standards for the field

About VI Marketing and Branding
VI Marketing and Branding is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2014-2015. Formerly a full-service advertising agency, VI has evolved into an integrated marketing communications firm with expertise in developing marketing programs, strategic planning, branding, public relations, social media and digital media, in addition to the traditional creative and media services of advertising agencies.

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VI Marketing and Branding
125 Park Ave., Ste. 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Media Contact:
Larry McAlister

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