Communication Arts Magazine names VI's "White Space" as Winner for Typography in Motion

Author: Press
Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Topics: Newsroom

VI Marketing and Branding will be announced and featured as a "Typography in Motion" category winner in the Communication Arts Magazine's 5th annual typography competition.


VI's award winning work was produced for the OKC Ad Club for the 48th Annual American Advertising Awards (2014 ADDY Awards), and was selected by Communication Arts Magazine as a winner among 1,811 total worldwide entries. The theme of the 2014 ADDY Awards was "White Space," and while VI Marketing and Branding designed and concepted all the pieces to the evening (posters, programs, banners, etc) it was the ADDY's kick-off video that would put all the creative into motion - and ultimately be the Typography in Motion category winner for the magazine's 2015 January edition.

For all designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, agencies, illustrators and photographers - Communication Arts Magazine is the place to be seen and featured.

VI Marketing and Branding's credits on the project:

Aaron Cahill; art director

Aaron Cahill; illustrator

Preston Herring; motion graphics

Dmitri Kostjukov; motion graphics

Steve Sturges; executive creative director

Steve Sturges; writer

Greta Anglin; project manager

Matt Lowery; music

Oklahoma City Ad Club; client

Jennifer Blevins; contributing artist

Kregg Lee; contributing artist

Erin Robinson; contributing artist

David Hinds; contributing artist

Lacey Leach; contributing artist

Richard York; contributing artist

Clay Miller; broadcast producer

Bob Lausten; contributing artist


Read the full press release issued via Communication Arts below:


"Communication Arts Magazine Announces Winners of its 5th Typography Annual Competition"

Menlo Park, California, October 2, 2014 — Communication Arts magazine, a professional journal for those involved in creativity in visual communications, has announced the winners of its 5th annual typography competition. One hundred and forty projects were selected by a jury of creative professionals; 1,811 entries were submitted to the competition. The selected projects will be 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.

About Communication Arts

Communication Arts is a professional journal for designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, agencies, illustrators, photographers and everyone involved in visual 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.

Now in its 56th year, CA continues to showcase the current best—whether it’s from industry veterans or tomorrow’s stars—in advertising, design, photography, illustration, interactive and typography. Everything is reproduced with quality printing and attention to detail unmatched by any trade publication anywhere.

With a paid circulation of over 36,000 (32,752 subscribers and 3,279 single copy sales), CA has a rich tradition of representing the aspirations of a continually-growing and quality-conscious field of visual communications. CA’s editorial content, knowledgeable presentation and writing, use of color and quality reproduction are all designed to be consistent with the standards CA’s readers set for themselves in their own careers.

About the 5th Typography Competition and Annual

Published each January, the Typography Annual incorporates special reproduction techniques developed by CA, including quality 200-line color separation and printing on premium 70 lb. coated paper by one of the

finest printers in the United States. Everything that was originally in color is reproduced in color at a size that allows the concept to be understood.

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Communication Arts

110 Constitution Drive

Menlo Park, CA 94025

(650) 326-6040

(650) 326-1648 fax

Media contact:

Lauren Coyne, Competition Coordinator

(650) 326-6040

or e-mail lauren_coyne@commarts.

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