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20TH ANNUAL NORTHERN CA + NV PRINT AND DESIGN COMPETITION

AUGUST 24, 2017 • OAKLAND, CA S C O T T ’ S

S E A F O O D

R E S T A U R A N T


A B O U T T H E S H OW C A S E AW A R D S The 20th Annual VMA Showcase Awards is recognized as a prestigious symbol of printing and design excellence and celebrates the best in the Northern California and Northern Nevada visual communications, printing, and design industries. A select panel of judges decides if an entry warrants a Gold, Silver or Bronze recognition. From the Gold winners, judges award specific entries with a Grand Award, Judges’ Choice Award, and the highest

honor of them all, the Best of Show Award. All Gold Winners in the print category are forwarded to the Printing Industries of America (PIA) Premier Print Awards to compete for the coveted Benny in the national competition. Please visit www.printing.org/programs/ awards/premier-print-awards regarding the national competition. Please visit showcase.vma.bz to view this and past winners and for more information on how to enter the competition for next year.

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Charles Schwab Pinnacle Brochure

AMP Printing

Napa Valley Vintners Invites You

AMP Printing

Silver Oak Pop-Up Tour Map

AMP Printing

Spottswoode Celebrating 35 Years

Beeline Group

Glass Half-Full Holiday Gift

Beeline Group

Glass Half-Full Holiday Gift

Best Label

High Water Brewing Aphotic

Moquin Press

Adare Pharmaceuticals

Moquin Press

Ammunition Book

Moquin Press

Applied Underwriters Mighty Big Harvest

Moquin Press

Aqua Lube Package

Moquin Press

Cardinal Health

Moquin Press

Colt Idol Art Catalog

Moquin Press

First Republic Bank Package

Moquin Press

Kat Von D Package

Moquin Press

Lolli and Pops Chocolate Package Birthday Cake

Moquin Press

Paul Hobbs Winery Gatefold Brochure

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Don Julio Reposado Face Label

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Dowdell Pinot Noir

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Fortitude Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Grgich Hills Estate Rosé

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Hertelendy Chardonnay

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Illumination Sauvignon Blanc

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Intermingle

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

James Cole Suede

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

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Kenwood Artist Series

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Knights Bridge Chardonnay

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Louis Pommery Neck Label

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Madelynne Red Wine Cuvée

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Mapleshade Repose

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Matusalem Rum Solera Blender

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Maxem

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Ménage à Trois

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Nobility Cabernet 2016

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Octopoda Cabernet 2014

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Rodney Strong Rosé of Pinot Noir

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Sarah Christina Cabernet 2014

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Sonoma Brothers Distilling

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Sonoma Brothers Distilling Bourbon Whiskey

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Sterling Cellar Club Viognier

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Sterling Vintner’s Collection Cabernet Sauvignon

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Symmetry Meritage

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

True Myth Chardonnay

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Unfiltered Blonde

Razorfish

Acura Build Your NSX

Razorfish

Acura Explore NSX

Unicorn Printing

Palo Verde Spa Brochure

Vintage 99 Label

Coppola Director’s Cabernet

Vintage 99 Label

Coppola Rosso & Bianco

Vintage 99 Label

Rhiannon Red Wine

Vintage 99 Label

The Rock Cab

Watermark Press

Bay Area Air Quality Annual Report

Watermark Press

Davis Bynum Folder and Brochure

Watermark Press

Ever Magical 2017 Opening Night Gala


JUDGES ANDY BARILE

LAUREN ELLIOT

NANCY NOBLE

TODD DONAHUE

SUE KENT

BARBARA S I LV E R M A N

Watermark Press

Robert Talbott Spring Catalog

Vintage 99 Label

Secret Ravine Montepulciano

Watermark Press

Santa Clara University Viewbook

Vintage 99 Label

Tamayo Honey

Watermark Press

Autodesk, Inc. Brand Book

Watermark Press

Creative Mint Claremont Anniversary Book

Watermark Press

San Francisco State University Extra Illustration: From Marginalia to Scrapbook

SILVER AMP Printing

Charles Schwab End Client Brochures

Barlow Printing

Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center Calendar July-September 2016

Barlow Printing

Word of Mouth Magazine

Best Label

Almanac Beer Co. Blueberry Jack

Watermark Press

Creative Mint Woodside Hotels Distinctly California

Best Label

Harris Ranch Spice Blend

Western Web, Inc.

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Best Label

Henhouse Brewing Company Chemtrails IPA

Western Web, Inc.

North Coast Journal

Best Label

The Living Apothecary Hibiscus Apricot Kefir Tea

Western Web, Inc.

Pierson Building Company

CMYK Viome Decca Design

Decca Design Website Redesign

Decca Design

TeenForce Posters

Moquin Press

Abbott Booklet

Moquin Press

Marc Jacobs Beauty Package

Moquin Press

Powerbright Handout

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Benham’s Gin

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Fetzer Vineyards Anthony’s Hill

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Fortnight Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

BRONZE Best Label

Temescal Brewing New Feeling IPA

CMYK Viome Decca Design

TeenForce Website

Minuteman Press of Berkeley

Writings, Memories by Bertram Izant

Minuteman Press of Berkeley

Writings, Memories by Bertram Izant

Moquin Press

A Corvin - Weinberg Productions Pop-Up

Moquin Press

The Deck Package

Western Web, Inc.

Bay Times

Western Web, Inc.

Buena Vista Humboldt Roller Derby

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Gloria Ferrer Brut Rosé Front Label

Western Web, Inc.

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

San Antonio Winery Imperial Red

Western Web, Inc.

Latitude 38

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

Smoking Gun Cabernet Sauvignon

Western Web, Inc.

Savor - Chico News and Review

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

The Conquer Chardonnay

VMA SHOWCASE AWARD WINNER

PIA PREMIER PRINT AWARD WINNER

Multi-Color Corporation - Napa

WindVane Carneros Pinot Noir

Vintage 99 Label

ARC

BOS = Best of Show GA = Grand Award

BOC = Best of Category AOR = Award of Recognition COM = Certificate of Merit

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G R A N D AW A R D S

JUDGES’ CHOICE

SPONSORED BY CANON SOLUTIONS AMERICA

AMP Printing

Watermark Press

Santa Clara University Viewbook

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SPONSORED BY RAY MORGAN COMPANY

Watermark Press

Napa Valley Vintners Invites You

BOOKLETS

JUDGES’ CHOICE Robert Talbott – Spring Catalog

SPONSORED BY VMA INSURANCE SERVICES

DESIGN FOR WEB

Razorfish

Acura Explore NSX

SPONSORED BY CANON SOLUTIONS AMERICA


D I G I TA L L A B E L

SPONSORED BY KONICA MINOLTA

I N N OVAT I O N

Multi-Color Corporation – Napa

Best Label

LABEL DESIGN

PAC K A G I N G D E S I G N

Kenwood Artist Series

Vintage 99 The Rock Cab

SPONSORED BY VERITIV

SPONSORED BY INTERNATIONAL PAPER

High Water Brewing Apothic

SPONSORED BY SPICERS PAPER

Moquin Press

Applied Underwriters – Mighty Big Harvest

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BEST OF SHOW

DESIGN

Beeline Group

Glass Half-Full Holiday Gift Set

LABEL

Multi-Color Corporation – Napa Fortitude Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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PRINT

Moquin Press Ammunition Book

SPECIAL THANKS SPONSORS

PRODUC TI ON N OTE S AWARDS BOOKLET A very special thanks to Canon Solutions America for generously sponsoring this winners booklet. Print: Canon imagePRESS ® C10000VP Paper: Neenah Paper Crest Solar White 80# Cover METALPRINT AWARDS Print: Bay Photo Lab CERTIFICATES Print: Direct Response Imaging Paper: Neenah Paper Stardust 60# Text SHOWCASE AWARDS TEAM Program Manager: Laura Vargas Design Manager: Todd Donahue Designer: May Suen Photography: Kimberly Beck Rubio

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Showcase 2017 Winners Booklet  

The 20th Annual VMA Showcase Awards is recognized as a prestigious symbol of printing and design excellence and celebrates the best in the N...

Showcase 2017 Winners Booklet  

The 20th Annual VMA Showcase Awards is recognized as a prestigious symbol of printing and design excellence and celebrates the best in the N...

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