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. more . . . . .
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'
Benjamin Franklin (1706 â€“ 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. more information