Communication Arts

Founded in 1959, Communication Arts is the premier source of inspiration for graphic designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, advertising agencies, interactive designers, illustrators and photographers—everyone involved in visual communication. Whether in print or online, CA’s editorials, feature articles and the annual competitions it sponsors provide new ideas and information, while promoting the highest professional standards for the field. Now in its 53rd year, CA continues to showcase the current best—from industry veterans to tomorrow’s innovators—in design, advertising, illustration, photography, interactive media and typography.

Communication Arts magazine is the leading trade journal for visual communications. It’s the largest creative magazine in the world and showcases the top work in graphic design, advertising, illustration, photography, interactive design and typography. Since 1959, more graphic designers, art directors, creative directors, commercial photographers and illustrators have turned to Communication Arts for ideas and inspiration than to any other creative publication. What makes Communication Arts so special? Our unique combination of respected juried Annuals, in-depth profiles and numerous informative columns printed with the highest standard of quality makes Communication Arts the premier publication to cover all aspects of visual communications is the online complement to Communication Arts magazine. Updated daily, is designed to provide you with daily inspiration through multiple features. Exhibit features new and innovative projects in graphic design and advertising from around the world. Fresh features the latest cutting-edge work from people, firms and agencies that have been working professionally for approximately five years. This includes those who have changed careers/styles within that same time frame. Webpicks features outstanding examples of Web design selected based on a combination of superior aesthetics, technical expertise, functionality and overall site experience. Insights provides inspiration and ideas from well-known/established creatives that other creatives can use in their own careers. We inquire about the current state-of-the-art and possible future of visual communications from a group of influential practitioners in our columns. News features industry news, insights, events and creative inspiration posted every business day. Our Premium Online content (included with a paid subscription) contains galleries of Communication Arts competition winners, 130+ in-depth feature articles, a media database of 18,000+ award-winning images and videos and a profile database of 21,000+ individuals and firms with their work.

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