How the 2011 MCM Awards Catalog Covers Were Judged

The judges of the 2011 MCM Awards were asked to grade the entries’ covers on the following standards, on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest:

  • Front cover’s strength in compelling the reader to open the catalog
  • Front cover’s ability to accurately represent the brand and the merchandise
  • Overall design and eye-flow of front cover including handling of the logo and type elements
  • Visual carry-through from front cover to opening spread
  • Effective use of the back cover to sell product
  • Back cover’s ability to accurately represent the brand and the merchandise
  • Use of the back cover to express important customer service information

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