2015 Editorial Schedule

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February/March 2015, The All-AACE Issue

This special issue presents the winners of our third AACE Awards (Applied Arts Creative Excellence Awards), drawn from the best of our Design, Advertising, Interactive, Photography & Illustration and Student Awards programs. The winners will be announced at our AACE Awards party on January 27, 2015.

Down the Road

  May/June 2015, The Photography & Illustration Awards Annual


We kick off the 2015 Annual Awards program with the winning entries from the Photography & Illustration Awards program. This issue garners extra attention by photo & illustration enthusiasts, who are drawn to this issue as they look for inspiration and new techniques to help them improve their skills. Current P&I winners also use this issue as a promotional tool highlighting their Applied Arts win to their clients and prospects. 

  July/August 2015, The Design Awards Annual


We continue the 2015 Annual Awards with the winning entries from the Design Awards program. This issue is one of our most popular, coveted by international design professionals as well as those in the advertising and publishing industries. Current Design winners use this issue as a promotional tool highlighting their Applied Arts win to their clients and prospects.

  September/October 2015, The Advertising & Interactive Awards Annual


One of our most anticipated issues of the year features the winning entries from the Advertising & Interactive Awards programs. This coffee table-quality book is kept for years as a reference guide by advertising and digital creative professionals.

  November/December 2015, The Student Awards Annual


Our final annual of the year closes our 2015 Awards program, featuring the winning entries from the Student Awards. This book is not only used by graduating students to promote their award-winning work, but also by advertising and design professionals as a guide for potential new hires.


The July/August issue was designed by Jacknife, our guest art directors. They took our theme of connectivity and distraction and ran with it — expect to find clickbait, trivia, listicles, and plenty of furry friends scattered throughout our regular content. This edition also features the winners of the 2015 Design Awards. pool.