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2013 Showcase of Print/Design Excellence Winners Announce

Winners of the 16th Annual Showcase of Print/Design Excellence Awards, May 16, 2013.

The Showcase of Print/Design Excellence celebrates Northern California and Northern Nevada’s best in

the Graphic Communications industry. A select panel of judges decided the winner of: Best of Show,

Grand Awards, Best of Category and Gold, Silver, and Bronze recognition. Showcase Gold winners
in the

Print division will be forwarded on to the PIA Premier Print Award to compete for the coveted Benny!

BEST OF SHOW – PRINT EXCELLENCE

Swissnex San Francisco

Moquin Press

Additional Awards: 4 Gold and 5 Silver

Sponsor: Heidelberg

BEST OF SHOW – DESIGN EXCELLENCE

Alzheimer’s Association

Joey’s Corner

Additional Awards: 1 Gold and 1 Silver

Sponsor: West Linn Paper Company

GRAND AWARD WINNERS

GRAND AWARD – SUSTAINABLE PRINTING

The San Mateo Guide to Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Bacchus Press

Sponsor: Green Planet 21

GRAND AWARD – HARDCOVER BOOKS

“Lost on Gray Roads”

Dome Printing

Sponsor: Hostmann-Steinberg

GRAND AWARD – BEST LETTERPRESS PRINT

Annie & Joe’s Wedding Invitation

Graphic Imagery

Sponsor: Spicers Paper

GRAND AWARD – PACKAGING DESIGN

LSI “Nytro” Packaging

RG Creations

Sponsor: Neenah Paper

GRAND AWARD – BEST MAGAZINE SERIES

Process Norcal (Spring 2012, Summer 2012, and Fall 2012)

SW!TCH Studio

Sponsor: Marathon Solutions, Inc.

GRAND AWARD – SPECIAL INNOVATION

Cold Foil Printing “Humphrey Bogart” Self-Promotional Brochure

Spectrum Lithograph

Sponsor: Kurz (coldfoils.com)

BEST OF CATEGORY WINNERS

BEST OF CATEGORY – ANNUAL REPORTS

California Academy of Sciences Annual Report

Watermark Press

BEST OF CATEGORY – BOOKLETS

California Pizza Kitchen “Home”

Lithomania

BEST OF CATEGORY – BROCHURES & BROADSIDES

California Academy of Sciences – Friends of the Academy Platinum Circle

Watermark Press

BEST OF CATEGORY – FLEXOGRAPHY

Circadia

Collotype Labels

BEST OF CATEGORY – MARKETING CAMPAIGN

2013 New Year’s Invitation Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino

Professional Print & Mail

BEST OF CATEGORY – FPOINT OF PURCHASE

Delicato Family Vineyard – Sequin

packagingarts, Inc.

BEST OF CATEGORY – POSTERS

Loos Leaf – Edition 02 Landscape

Greenerprinter

BEST OF CATEGORY – PRESENTATION FOLDERS

Belotero Advantage

Moquin Press

BEST OF CATEGORY – SOFT COVER BOOKS

Astro Turf

Moquin Press

GOLD, SILVER, & BRONZE WINNERS

Company Name Gold Silver Bronze
APi-marketing 1S 2B
Aslan Graphics 1G 1B
Bacchus Press 1G 3S 1B
Barlow Printing 1S
Best Label Co. 1G 1S 3B
Collotype Labels – Napa 5G 7S 3B
Creative Labels, Inc. 1G 4B
Dome Printing 1G 2S
Fineline Graphics & Design 1S 2B
Firefighters Print & Design 2S 2B
Fischer Group 1G 1B
The Galivant Group 1G 1S
Graphic Imagery 1G 1S 1B
Greenerprinter 1G
Hinckle & Sons/Año Nuevo Island Press 1G 1S 2B
Inkworks Press 2S
Joey’s Corner 1G 1S
Lithomania, Inc. 5G
Michael Osborne Design, Inc. 4G 1S 2B
Moquin Press 4G 5S
packagingarts, Inc. 1G 2S 1B
Printworx 3G 1S
Professional Print & Mail 1G
Quadco Printing 2G 3S 1B
RG Creations Inc. 2G 1S
Skyline College 1S
Spectrum Lithograph, Inc. 2G 2S 1G
SW!TCH Studio 13G 4S
Label Innovators, Inc. 1G 1S
Watermark Press 6G 3S
Western Web, Inc. 2S
Zooka Creative 2S 4B
ZOOM Cross-Media 2B

JUDGES

Andy Barile, Production Manager, AMP Printing

Sabine Lenz, Founder & CEO, PaperSpecs

Ginger Lumbard, Director, Marketing Production Services, Charles Schwab & Co.

Nancy Noble, Sr. Lecturer, Design + Industry, San Francisco State University

Julie Moran, Visual Media Alliance

Barbara Silverman, Consultant, BlueShift

Todd Jones Donahue, Designer, See Hear Share Creative

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