Bloomfield Hills' Norm Sinclair Recognized by Alliance of Area Business Publications
The Alliance of Area Business Publications, a national organization, recently recognized DBusiness magazine with four awards at the 2012 Editorial Excellence Awards, including Best Overall Design.
Other awards included silver in the following categories: Best Body of Work by a Single Writer by Bloomfield Hills area resident Norm Sinclair; Best Personality Profile; and Best Cover.
Judged by experienced journalists across the country, DBusiness received a gold award for Best Overall Design. It was the second year in a row that DBusiness garnered the gold. The judges noted the magazine’s “beautiful array of covers greeting the regular readers.” Additionally, the magazine is continually distinguished for its “sophisticated use of color and unique color combinations.”
The design was conceived and awarded to R.J. King, DBusiness editor; Jessica Decker, art director; and Megan Dekok, associate art director.
DBusiness also earned three additional silver awards:
Best Cover – 30 in their Thirties, Sept/Oct 2011
R.J. King, Editor; Jessica Decker, Art Director; Lorenzo Petrantoni, Illustrator
Best Personality Profile – “Risky Business: How Kwame Kilpatrick’s arrogance spawned a reign of corruption in Detroit,” May/June 2011
R.J. King, Editor; John Schultz, Managing Editor; Roc Bohy, Writer
Best Body of Work, Single Writer – Norm Sinclair
Norm Sinclair, Writer; R.J. King, Editor; John Schultz, Managing Editor
About DBusiness magazine
DBusiness was named Best Magazine for 2011 by the Alliance of Area Business Publications and awarded Best Overall Design, Best Body of Work by a single writer, and Best Explanatory Feature, as well as runner-up for Best Feature Layout. DBusiness magazine is brought to you by Hour Media, publishers of Hour Detroit, Detroit Home, Metro Bride and numerous other magazines. Hour Media also publishes the Metropolitan Detroit Guest and Retail Guide, The Metropolitan Menu Guide and a variety of custom publications. To subscribe to DBusiness, call 866-660-MAGS (6248) or visit www.dbusiness.com.
Source: DBusiness magazine