Luerzer's Archive 200 Best illustrators worldwide 2011/2012 out now!

 
 

Luerzer's Archive 200 Best illustrators worldwide 2011/2012 out now!

Do not simply be content with any kind of illustration. 200 Best Illustrators is the perfect tool for those wishing to turn their advertising into little works of art. Numbering no less than 320 pages, this impressive volume showcases the world's best illustrators in the following categories: Advertising, Annuals, Books, Brochures and Calendars. The latest edition boasts an excellent mix of familiar names and new talents. The cover of this new edition comes from India or, to be more precise, from Taproot India, Mumbai. The motifs for Transasia Papers were also awarded a Golden Lion at Cannes in 2010.

Just 71 illustrators featured in the previous issues managed to keep their place in the current 200 Best, and are now joined by 129 new artists. Selection was made from 1,139 illustrators with 6,075 submissions received from 69 countries. And there was a further hurdle to scale before submissions could even be considered. Only those nominated by an ad agency art director or a publisher were eligible to present work – which must have appeared within the last 18 months – to the two-tier jury. Those who made it through this arduous process truly do merit the title "200 Best Illustrators." For creatives and art buyers in the world’s top agencies, 200 Best Illustrators has since become a standard reference work that is a must-have on any art director's desk. Launched in 2004/2005 with a run of just 10,000, the volume had a circulation of 20,000 by issue 2006/2007, and this figure has since risen to 30,000. Copies of the new edition are available now for just $ 29.50

The Final Jury

Dave Dye
Commissioning Editor, Dye Holloway Murray, London

Dr. Matthew Eve
Post-doctoral research fellow in the Typography and Graphic
Communications Dept. at the University of Reading, freelance writer and
book illustrator, London

Takahiro Kanie
Illustrator and President of the Japanese Society of Illustrators, Tokyo

Owen Smith
Illustrator, Alameda, California

Anne Telford
Editor-at-large of Communications Arts, San Diego

Martijn Thijssen
Director of Art Box, Amsterdam

Michael Weinzettl
Editor-in-chief of Lürzer's Archive, Berlin

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Correction: Numbering no less than 320 pages

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