Plan Bothnia wins more design awards!

19/04/2013 at 12:26 | Posted in award | 1 Comment

The Plan Bothnia book won two more design awards yesterday, one of which is a renowned international design competition (“D&AD professional awards 2013”) the another is the main Finnish national competition in the field of design (“Vuoden Huiput 2013”).

In the D&AD professional awards 2013, organised by the London-based Design and Art Direction (D&AD), Plan Bothnia won an “In the book” award in the category “Book design/entire book”. In 2013 six books from around the world won an D&AD prize.

The D&AD award means Plan Bothnia will be featured in the 2013 “D&AD 2013” book to be published by Taschen -displaying the best of 2013 according to D&AD.

In the Best of the Year (Vuoden Huiput) Competition organised by Grafia (Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland), the Plan Bothnia publication won a silver award in the category “publication graphics” (Julkaisugrafiikka). In 2013 five publications won a “best of the year” award.

The Best of the Year silver award means Plan Bothnia will be featured in the 2013 “Vuoden huiput” annual catalogue to be published by Grafia. Plan Bothnia is also displayed in the Best of the Year 2013 exhibition at the Helsinki City Hall (Sofiankatu 1, Gallery “Virka”) during the period 12.4.–26.5. (mon-fri 9-19, sat-sun 10-16).

Plan Bothnia won earlier the first prize in the Finnish “Antalis Design Awards 2012”.

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  1. Well this is certainly fantastic news! Congratulations to everybody involved! This project has been a great sucess right from the beginning. I believe that it is time that the contents too can get the attention it deserves! Why are there no rewards for the best plan of the year?

    With best regards from,

    Lars H. Backer, Stockholm

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