Communication Arts publishes 6 issues a year. Every issue includes feature articles, columns, and award winners from one of CA's annual juried competitionsgiving readers a compelling reason to pick up every issue.
- Book Reviews
- Fresh (Emerging Talent)
- Design Issues
- Design Culture
- Design Trends
- Web Watch
- Emerging Media
|2013 Issues||Featured Subject||Close date: Space||Close date: Materials|
|Jan/Feb||Typography Annual 3||11/5/12||11/16/12|
|March/April||Interactive Annual 19||1/2/13||1/16/13|
|May/June||Illustration Annual 54||3/1/13||3/15/13|
|July/August||Photography Annual 54||5/1/13||5/15/13|
|Sept/Oct||Design Annual 54||7/3/13||7/17/13|
|Nov/Dec||Advertising Annual 54||9/4/13||9/18/13|
|Jan/Feb 2014||Typography Annual 4||11/4/13||11/15/13|
Typography Annual: Juried by a panel of distinguished creative professionals, the Typography Annual will showcase the best examples of typographic use in design and advertising, as well as original typeface design.
Interactive Annual: A juried competition of the best work being done for the Web, CD-ROMs, interactive kiosks or handheld devices, the Interactive Annual includes ground breaking work in advertising, entertainment, information design, self-promotion and experimental/virtual community.
Illustration Annual: Hundreds of beautiful illustrations used for editorial, institutional and advertising are selected for their creative excellence by a jury of designers and art directors. We include a complete index and addresses of the selected illustrators.
Photography Annual: Over 200 photographs from famous photographers and rising stars. Only 3% of the work entered is selected for this annual. The work is reproduced utilizing special techniques and the highest-quality printing available. A complete index is included with the addresses of the selected photographers.
Design Annual: Juried by nine top designers and attracting entries from the USA, Canada, England and 40 other countries, the Design Annual features the best posters, brochures, packaging, trademarks, corporate identity, annual reports, catalogs, letterheads and signage, and is fully indexed for reference. Only 2% of the work entered is selected for the annual. Detailed captions provide the reader with an explanation of the project's scope, the concept and solution.
Advertising Annual: Juried by leading creative directors, art directors and writers, the Advertising Annual displays the best in consumer and institutional print ads along with posters and television and radio commercials. Everything is reproduced so you can actually read the fine print. The broadcast scripts are included for every television and radio commercial and, for quick reference, a complete index helps the reader find an agency, client or individual.