National Magazine Awards

Art Direction


Rethink, Toronto/Montreal/Vancouver
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Ad Agency: Rethink Client: National Magazine Awards Foundation, Barbara Gould, Leah Edwards Chief Creative Officer: Aaron Starkman Executive Creative Director: Leia Rogers, Morgan Tierney Creative Director: Hans Thiessen Associate Creative Director: Alex Bakker Art Director: Alex Bakker Designer: Alex Bakker, Sharleen Ramos Writer: Sean O'Connor Producer: Yogi Omar Motion Designer: Leigh O’Neill, Ignacio Florez Account Manager: Kat McKeen, Isha Kanyal

For the National Magazine Awards Foundation we created an identity centered around the printed magazine in its most distilled form: the spine. From there, the design system explores a range of perspectives – inspired by the wide range of publications that submit to the award each year.