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Named in honour of America's most cherished
publisher/printer,
the
Benjamin Franklin Awardsâ„¢  recognizes excellence in
independent publishing. Publications, grouped by genre,
are judged on editorial and design merit by top
practitioners in each field.   
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ABACUS GRAPHICS designed the poster used to promote
the Awards

ABACUS GRAPHICS have used their website to show
the
refinement that was undertaken to the 3 alternative
solutions
see right selected from the many possible
solutions explored  earlier in the design process.

One challenge seems to be how to include the
image of 'Ben'

The FINAL DESIGN can be seen below

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Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) was one of the
most important and influental Founding Fathers of
the United States. He was a leading author, political
theorist, politician, printer, scientist, inventor, civic
activist, and diplomat. As a scientist he was a major
figure in the history of physics for his discoveries
and theories regarding electricity. As a political
writer and activist he, more than anyone, invented
the idea of an American nation, and as a diplomat
during the American Revolution, he secured the
French alliance that helped to make independence
possible.
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