We enjoyed twice the success in the »Magazines/newspapers« category with the University of Heidelberg research magazine issues »Organization & Chaos« and »War & Peace«. Both publications were given bronze awards.The judges awarded us a »Workmanship Diploma« in the »Reports/Annual reports« category for »Light is life«, the glowing annual report we designed for OSRAM.

Event organizer Odo-Ekke Bingel summed up the results: “These works are more than just exemplary. They are among the best internationally.”

The 46th Berliner Type is an international print media competition that honors outstanding performance in business publications and typography projects, and also highlights design trends.

 

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OSRAM Licht AG

Annual reports

Light is OSRAM. The Annual Reports position the company as a leader with a bright future in the growth market of lighting. The cover of the yearbook 2013 glows with a circle of real LED lights. This key visual and its unique technology stand for OSRAM’s groundbreaking innovations. The key visual 2014, a horizontal beam of light interprets the great color variety in the spectrum of visible light and continues the guiding idea.

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University of Heidelberg

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The design and concept of University of Heidelberg’s semiannual research magazine, »Ruperto Carola«, was updated as part of the institution’s corporate design relaunch. The university tagline, »The future since 1386«, inspires the opposites chosen to shape the content and design of the publication. Each issue is dedicated to a different theme relevant to society today.

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