CGX Announces Finalists for the Third Annual Encore Awards

Herman Miller, Zeeland, MI: Herman Miller “Why 2”
Strada Advertising, Denver: Talis Park – “New Fashioned”
Team Detroit, Dearborn, MI: College for Creative Studios Brand Story Brochure

Catalogs & Magazines:
Westlife Distribution, Los Angeles: Matix Fall ’13 Catalog
Scott USA, Ketchum, ID: Winter Softgoods Catalog
Ralph Lauren, New York, NY: Ralph Lauren Jewelry Catalog Launch

Herman Miller, Zeeland, MI: Herman Miller Collections Catalog
Panzano & Partners, Moorestown, NJ: Springfield Town Center
The Order of the Forest, LLC, Grand Rapids, MI: Keep Living

Direct Mail:
Team Detroit, Dearborn, MI: 2012 Ford Escape Launch Mailer
Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland: Appeal Letter & Envelope Mailing
Team Detroit, Dearborn, MI: Team Detroit – Lincoln Q3 Portfolio Mailing

Environmentally Friendly:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco: SFMOMA Guide Jan-Feb
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco: CAS Annual Report
Artifact Uprising, LLC, Englewood, CO: Artifact Uprising Photo Products

Flourish, Inc., Cleveland: Avery Dennison Home & Personal Books
Barbri, Dallas: Portfolio
Flourish, Inc., Cleveland: Avery Dennison Wine Swatch Book


YIU studio, Seattle: Rivet & Sway Packaging
30 Sixty Advertising, Los Angeles: Magic City
American Greetings Corp., Cleveland: Just Wink Box

Print & Technology Solutions:
Ivy Tech, Indianapolis: Ivy Tech
LRXD, Denver: Accuray Webkey Invitation
AICPA, Durham, NC: Digital PURL Origami Mailer

Judges for the Encore Awards program are:

  • Carol Caposino, vice president/production manager, FKM Agency, Houston
  • Alexander Duckworth, president, Point One Percent, New York, NY
  • Joe Duncan, senior vice president director, strategic vendor management, Leo Burnett, Chicago
  • Doug Timmermeyer, design director, Savage Brands, Houston
  • Deanna Kuhlmann-Leavitt, president and lead designer, Kuhlmann Leavitt, St. Louis

“Last year we saw a return to the kind of high-end effects that take full advantage of the print medium, and that trend continued this year as marketers embraced a variety of production techniques combined with exception design, photography and typography,” said Alexander Duckworth, president of Point One Percent, a New York-based advertising agency that specializes in the luxury market. ”Print is unique, because it gives marketers the ability to artfully express their brands.”

About Consolidated Graphics

Consolidated Graphics (CGX), headquartered in Houston, is one of North America’s leading general commercial printing companies. With 70 printing businesses strategically located across 27 states, Toronto, Prague, and Gero, Japan, CGX offers an unmatched geographic footprint, unsurpassed capabilities, and unparalleled levels of convenience, efficiency and service. With locations in or near virtually every major U.S. market, CGX provides service and responsiveness of a local printer enhanced by the economic, geographic and technological advantages of a large national organization. Consolidated Graphics’ vast and technologically advanced sheetfed and web printing capabilities are complemented by the world’s largest integrated digital footprint. By coupling North America’s most comprehensive printing capabilities with strategically located fulfillment centers and industry-leading technology, CGX delivers end-to-end print production and management solutions that are based on the needs of our customers to improve their results.

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