Art Direction of a Single Story 35,000 or less circulation


Acadiana Profile, “Best New Restaurants “ by Sarah George

Great packaging and use of graphics and typography across the spreads. Love the font and the image choices — it all ties together yet feels distinct.


Arkansas Life, “The Naturalist” by Emma Devine

I love the black and white photography with the intentional use of color and sketch elements.


Oklahoma Today, “Great Spirits” by Steven Walker

Varied and interesting photography paired with engaging typography make for a quick, easy read.


albemarle: Living in Jefferson’s Virginia, “Lovely, Dark and Deep” by Mike Fitts and Alison Dickie

Great photo choices and combinations make for a simple yet impactful feature.

Additional Entries

Acadiana Profile, “Lighten Up” by Stanley Dry, Eugenia Uhl, Sarah George, and Melanie Warner Spencer

Colorado Life, “Snowmastodon: Excavating the dig of the century” by Tannon Asche

Delaware Beach Life, “Coastal Delaware’s Sunny, Stormy, Foggy, Hot, Breezy, Humid, Chilly Weather” by Lynn R. Parks, Kevin Fleming, Pam Aquilani, Alissa Rosenstein, Terry Plowman, and Tessa Lingo

Kansas!, “Great Art Destinations” by Barbara Waterman-Peters

Missouri Life, “Toyland” by Tom Sullivan

The Bermudian, “2017 Best of Bermuda Awards” by Linda Weinraub

The Bermudian, “2017 Bermuda Building & Interior Design Awards” by Laura Bell

Wyoming Wildlife, “Taking the High Road” by Justin Joiner