19 Walsworth Yearbooks schools named CSPA Crown Finalists

Nineteen 2017 yearbooks from Walsworth Yearbooks schools were among those announced as 2018 Crown Award Finalists by the CSPA.

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December 6, 2017 / Advertising / Design

No one involved in the process knows everything they should know to produce a senior tribute for the yearbook. Most parents have never designed, photo-edited or written for a yearbook before. Yearbook designers and the tribute staff have never had children graduate. These two groups — parents and ads/tribute staff — are often at odds in the tribute production process.

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December 4, 2017 / Design / Spotlight

This post is part of a series highlighting the employees and departments that provide Walsworth’s outstanding customer support. Our post about Computer Support can be found here and you can read about the company’s customer service representatives here. Walsworth strives to provide a positive yearbook experience to customers on all fronts. Creative Services is there to…

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September 27, 2017 / Coverage / Design / New Advisers

A recording of yesterday’s live webinar with Walsworth’s Mike Taylor, CJE, Not Your Mama’s Yearbook, is now available for viewing. Taylor spent an hour talking yearbook trends.  The discussion focused on all the reasons and ways yearbook staffs should be bringing their 2018 books up to date and not simply sticking to traditions. The presentation…

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September 19, 2017 / Design / News

Submissions from three Walsworth Yearbooks schools were named Finalists by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) on Tuesday in its 2017 Design of the Year Contest. There were 10 Finalists named in the Yearbook Page/Spread category and three were from Walsworth Yearbooks. Susan Wang from the Wings staff of Arrowhead Christian Academy in Redlands, California,…

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yearbook color palette
August 31, 2017 / Design

You might not realize it, but color decisions impact every page of your yearbook. Colors influence mood, evoke emotions, attract attention and much more. The colors you choose to use, and the ways you use them, will be one of the most important design decisions you make during the yearbook creative process. That’s why Walsworth…

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2017 Homestead High School yearbook cover
July 31, 2017 / Cover Spotlight / Design

In this week’s Cover Spotlight, we’ll take a closer look at the 2017 cover of Homestead High School from Mequon, Wisconsin. The 2017 Homestead yearbook cover (seen above) used a great metallic material called Luminaire Gold linen. Their theme “UPGRADED” is represented in large bold letters on the cover. A white silk screen was applied…

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July 19, 2017 / Cover Spotlight / Design

For our latest Cover Spotlight, we’ll look at the 2017 yearbook cover from Oak Hills High School in Hesperia, California. Through a sophisticated laser cut placed on the front cover (seen above), you catch a sneak peek of the bright, colorful palette the school is using for the sections of the interior of their book.…

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March 24, 2017 / Ask Mike / Design / Spring 2017

HEY, why are you using font sizes that can be read from the space station? You and your students have a vision for the final project. Hopefully, in that vision, you dream of a classy, sophisticated book that your student body and community will love. You know your colors, you’ve planned great coverage, you’re getting…

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