The panel thought this a very good production in which the academy issues a statement promoting or on behalf of newly qualified alumni and alumnae. In fact, that is really the point of a graduation catalogue. A position is taken by employing an external studio to make it. Even though it would have been a good graduation task, with a publication like this new graduates automatically gain international exposure. Direction was clearly very tight in all areas. The design is simple and clear. The cover of each of the 2,500 books is unique thanks to some conspicuous fragments of hand-sprayed dayglow lettering.
Language: English, translated by Wendy Lubberding, Hans van der Lugt
Final editor: Tessa Lantinga and Bas van Raay (coordination)
Publisher: Design Academy Eindhoven
Designer: Haller Brun, Amsterdam
Lithographer: robstolk, Amsterdam
Printer: Rodi Rotatie, Diemen (printed in waterless web offset), robstolk, Amsterdam (unique covers, hand-sprayed using spray cans)
Binder: Patist, Den Dolder
Dimensions: 240 x 340 x 19
Amount of pages: 480 p.
Number of copies: 2,500
Price: € 30
ISBN: 978 94 91400 27 8
Font and foundry: Akzidenz Grotesk Pro (H. Berthold Type Foundry)
Binding style: unsewn hardback with a flat spine, cold-glued, thin boards with minimal square; the fore-edge has not been trimmed
Material: 60gsm UPM matt (interior), 200gsm Cyclus Offset (endpapers), 115gsm Wibalin Buckram 500 White over 1.5 mm grey board (binding)