Designers: Jake Silverstein, Editor-in-Chief, Gail Bichler, Design Director, and Matt Willey, Art Director, for The New York Times Magazine Graphics category

Fractured Lands: The New York Times Magazine

A one-off, ad-free issue of The New York Times Magazine devoted to the last ten years in the Middle East.

Designed by art director Matt Willey, its dramatically austere and book-like feel with monochrome typography and bold chapter openers was an appropriate design for a single 40,000-word piece of journalism about the recent history of the Arab world by Scott Anderson.

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Graphics nominees


A year of political unrest has proven to be a strong theme for this category, including the creation of a Refugee Nation Flag designed for the first ever Olympic refugee team.

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Beazley Designs of the Year

This exhibition comprises 62 nominations across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport. The exhibition and awards showcases some of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world today.

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