FEATURE | ANNUALS ENDURE AGAINST ALL ODDS
Against all odds, annual and corporate reports continue to thrive. The days of breaking financial news are gone, and the trophy report is deader than John McCain's candidacy. But the finely honed annual report — providing context, mission, vision and brand support — is alive and well.
21st ANNUAL STOCK VISUAL SURVEY
We could make some pun about this survey turning 21, reaching the age of consent and yada yada yada, but it's all been done before. The salient point is that stock visuals are a creative resource that has come of age, with more choice, more content, more licensing options and more usage than ever.
Old Navy recruits instore military look; Emmy makes elegant statement; Maybelline modernizes packaging; Pantone answers the call for more color; and much more.
SEEN AND NOTED
A quick visual tour of interesting new projects. SJI's 60's-inspired style guide for "Hairspray" movie; Brazilian passion imbues flip-flop brand; and flowery graphics blossom at Concert for Diana.
Jobs, careers, milestones, transitions. Lifetime achievement award for Jan White; North Carolina honors for Whitney Wilkerson; Ron Brandt now design director at Larsen; Calori and Vanden-Eynden are fellows; and more.