ADG Laus Awards 2017: Graphic Design and Visual Communication
The ADG Laus Awards are Spain’s most prestigious annual prizes in graphic design and visual communication.
To celebrate the 2017 awards, this "magabook" (a book and magazine hybrid) provides a current overview of the design world’s talent, innovation, excellence, and conceptual and formal quality. Each year a different designer is selected to create a distinctive publication for the awards.
The 2017 publication is divided physically into two volumes bound dos-à-dos ("back to back"). One volume pays homage, through extensive profiles, to two icons: Enric Aguilera, the recipient of the Honorary Laus in recognition of his career in graphic design and art direction, and the famous footwear company Camper, which won the Laus Companies & Institutions award for this global brand’s support for all aspects of design.
This section also covers 2017’s Grand Laus awards—which recognized some particularly extraordinary projects in the Student and Audiovisual categories—and the Aporta awards, which pay tribute to projects that have an especially significant impact on society. Essays and texts add context and a contemporary perspective.
The second volume features all the winners of 2017 Laus Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards, which recognized excellence in more than 50 sections in five categories: Graphic Design, Digital, Advertising, Audiovisual, and Students.
1,025 graphic design projects are profiled in total.
Art direction by Íñigo Jerez
Designed by Extra Estudio
Published by Promopress, 2018
Trilingual, in English, Spanish, and Catalan
Softcover, 256 pages, full color, 9.5 × 13.5 inches