The 2008 Penguin Design Award results are out and all of the designs are outstanding.
Choice quotes from The Penguin Blog:
‘Good design costs no more than bad design’, said Penguin founder Sir Allen Lane.
Something in the way visual communication courses are structured and delivered has fundamentally changed. We’re seeing a certain type of student […] shrewder and far more professional.
Perhaps, like our award, the art student has come of age. I’m nevertheless recommending Goncharov’s Oblomov as one of the options on next year’s brief – another kind of hero for a different kind of student.