When most people think about annual reports, they visualize glitzy big-budget productions filled with scores of photos and graphics, with print runs in the tens of thousand and major league budgets to match.
What if you must
produce a short - run annual report that communicates important information for
a governmental agency with a tight budget and a mandatory reporting deadline?
This was the problem that graphic designer Lynn Winston faced for her client, the Illinois African-American Family Commission (IAAFC).
solution was digital color printing by Copresco.
The result was a piece that met all of the client project criteriaand won an Achievement in Print Excellence Award from the Printing Industry of Illinois/Indiana Association.
shared the award with Lynn, president of Powell Graphics & Communications,
Inc. and the IAAFC.
Copresco president and CEO Steve Johnson presented commemorative award plaques to Lynn and Terry Solomon, executive director, and Joe Gray, deputy director of finance, information & administration, of the Commission.
(photo to come)
Joe Gray, Lynn Winston and Terry Solomon join Copresco president and CEO Steve Johnson for the AIPX award presentation.
established in 2004 to assist various Illinois state agencies in improving and
expanding existing human services, educational and community development
programs for African-Americans.
Each year, the Chicago-based Commission is required to submit a fiscal year report to the governor of Illinois and members of the Illinois General Assembly.
The report, which looked back on 2005, focused on the Commission's efforts to understand families involved in several systems including child welfare and criminal justice.
x 11" saddle stitched report featured a full color bleed photo on the four-page
separate cover. The 24-page body was designed with full bleeds and four-color
on each page.
Lynn also used full tint and blend effects on the cover and throughout the inside of the report.
She provided Copresco with pressquality PDFs, which were imposed into four-page signatures for printing.
run, combined with the tight deadline, made digital printing the optimum
Strict quality requirements for hairline registration on the fold and no cracking created a digital challenge but added to the overall appeal of the high-quality, award-winning piece.
program promotes excellence in print communications and recognizes firms that
demonstrate the highest quality standards of the printing industry.
Since the program began in 2003, Copresco has won nine achievement awards including four Best of Category Pinnacle awards.
you need books and manuals, a short-run annual report or similar job, call the
company that gives you the quality, service and technical support you deserve.
Call Copresco. Your next job may be a prize winner.
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