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Selected Awards, Published Works & Interviews

Awards

W3 Awards

Gold, 2013
Silver, 2007
Honors creative excellence on the web.

Empixx Awards (American Pixel Academy)
Gold and Platinum, 2011
Honoring excellence in multimedia motion graphics.

American Web Design Awards (GD USA), 2013, 12, 11

Hermes Creative Awards
Platinum & Gold, 2013, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08
Honorable Mention, 2013, 12, 11

American Graphic Design Awards (GD USA)
Certificate of Excellence, 2013, 12, 11, 10, 09

Creativity Annual Awards
Honorable Mention, 2011, 10, 09; Gold, 2008; Gold & Silver, 2007, 06

New York Book Festival
Grand Prize, 2009

ForeWord Book of the Year Award
Gold, 2009

Summit International Awards
Silver & Bronze, 2012, 09 
Bronze, 2011
Gold & Silver, 2010, 06
Gold & Bronze, 2008, 07
Recognizing creative excellence of small- and medium-sized design firms internationally.

International Davey Awards
Silver, 2013, 12, 11, 10, 09, 06 
Gold & Silver, 2008, 05
Gold, 2007; Best in Show, 2005
Recognizing creativity of the finest small design firms.

Rebrand 100 International Awards
Notable Finalist, 2006
Recognizing the most effective rebranding projects internationally.

American Institute of Graphic Arts
Fellows Award, 2005
Prestigious award honoring Beth Singer’s contributions to raising the standards of excellence in design practice and conduct.

 

Print (Magazine) Regional Design Annual Awards
Region's Best, 2012, 06, 1999

American Graphic Design & Advertising
Distinction in Environmental Graphics and Logos & Trademarks, 2012; Best in Publication Design, 2011; 2nd Place, 2010; Best in Environmental Graphics, 2010; 2nd Place, 2011.

Communicator Awards
Gold, 2013, 12; Silver, 2013, 12, 11, 10, 09
Recognizing creative excellence for communications professionals.

American Institute of Graphic Arts, Washington, D.C. Chapter
AIGA 50 Awards, 2005, 04, 03, 00, 1998, 96, 94, 92, 90
Competition honoring 50 innovative designs.

National Assn. of Government Communicators
Blue Pencil Award, 2004, 1992

Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington
Silver Award, 2006
Distinctive Merit Awards, 2009, 06, 05, 03, 02, 1999, 95, 94, 93, 91, 90, 89, 87, 86, 85, 84, 83, 81

American Association of Museums
Publications Design Competition Winner, 2004, 03, 00, 1999

American Institute of Graphic Arts
National Communication Graphics Show, 2006, 1999

International Association of Business Communications / D.C. Chapter
Spectra Award of Merit, 2008
Silver Inkwell Award of Merit, 2000

Graphis Magazine
Design Annual, 2007

 

Published Works and Interviews

GD USA magazine, October 2011. “The Culture of Green” issue, featuring innovative sustainability practices of Beth Singer Design. http://www.gdusa.com/issue_2011/october/cultureofgreen/beth-singer-design.php

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Graphic Design, Marjorie Crum and Marcia Layton Turner (Alpha Books/Penguin Group, 2008).
Features six works demonstrating how design makes information more understandable and appealing.

STEP Inside Design magazine, March/April 2006. “Top 100” design issue featured outdoor sculptural totems­—a joint project of Beth Singer Design and Smith Strategic for the National Association of Realtors headquarters plaza.

Information Graphics and Visual Clues: Communicating Information through Graphic Design, Ronnie Lipton (Rockport Publishers, 2002). Featured D.C. Public Library logo and creative process.

The 7 Essentials of Graphic Design, Allison Goodman (HOW Design Books, 2002). Featured American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s 50th anniversary logo in the “Identity” chapter, discussing the strategy of merging two separate icons and the visual tension enhanced by their joining.

American Institute of Graphic Arts Washington, D.C., Chapter’s Journal, 2004–2005
Beth Singer authored five articles on design, client services, professional development and management topics.

Works Featured in Design Books

  • TrademarksUSA, 2011
  • Creativity, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2004-2006
  • Graphis Design Journal: Americas, 2010
  • LogoLounge: 3000 Animal & Mythology Logos, 2010
  • The New Big Book of Layouts, 2010
  • Letterhead & Logo Design, 2009
  • The Big Book of Design Ideas, 2008, 2003
  • American Corporate Identity, 1998–2008
  • The Big Book of Logos, 2007, 2004
  • The Big Book of Brochures, 2006
  • Global Corporate Identity, 2006, 2004
  • The Big Book of Business Cards, 2005
  • LogoLounge Book, 2005