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Friday, June 18, 2010

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Communication Arts Magazine Giveaway & Typography Competition

Posted: 18 Jun 2010 10:13 AM PDT

For the new Freebie Friday edition we’ve teamed up with our friends from Communication Arts Magazine in order to offer you a one-year subscription to their Premium Online Content, which includes galleries of Communication Arts competition winners and 130+ in-depth feature articles – everything they’ve published since 2004!

Communication Arts Magazine

Founded in 1959, Communication Arts is the premier source of inspiration for graphic designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, advertising agencies, interactive designers, illustrators and photographers—everyone involved in visual communication. Whether in print or online, CA’s editorials, feature articles and the annual competitions it sponsors provide new ideas and information, while promoting the highest professional standards for the field. Now in its 50th year, CA continues to showcase the current best—from industry veterans to tomorrow’s innovators—in design, advertising, illustration, photography and interactive media.

Communication Arts Premium Online Content

Premium Online Content includes:

  • Galleries of Communication Arts competition winners
  • 130+ in-depth feature articles
  • Media database of 18,000+ award-winning images and videos
  • Profile database of 21,000+ individuals and firms with their work


It's super simple to enter the giveaway, just follow these steps:

1. Join the Inspired Forum and ask or answer a question

2. Tweet this Win a Communication Arts Premium Online subscription from @InspiredMag http://inspiredm.com/ARZP RT to enter the giveaway!


The winner will be announced here next Friday, stay tuned!

Communication Arts Typography Competition

Communication Arts has launched a new Typography competition to celebrate the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and handlettering.

Categories include collateral, packaging, media, motion, environmental typeface design, calligraphy/handlettering and unpublished/experimental and the deadline is September 10, 2010.

Jurors include Stephen Coles, type director at the FontShop and editor of Typographica; Allan Haley, director of Words & Letters at Monotype Imaging and past president of the New York Type Directors Club; and Ellen Lupton, designer, curator, critic and author of Thinking with Type.

Their selections will be showcased on Commarts.com and reproduced in the January/February 2011 issue of the Communication Arts mag. More than 50,000 copies of the issue will be distributed worldwide assuring important exposure to the creators and publishers of these award-winning projects.  Submission requirements and FAQs can be found here

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