YEARBOOK
TRENDS!
What’s new. What’s hip. What’s happenin’
By Bradley Wilson
bradleywilson08@gmail.com
bradleywilsononline....
Orthodoxy:
The early years
• Yearbooks were historical records.
• Expensive and time-consuming
to produce.
• A production ...
Agromeck

North Carolina State University
1903
• Television came into the market.
• Some color.
• The ’60s.
• Journalism.
The evolution
• Journalistic standards took over.
• Judging standards established.
• History, PR
• Color more common.
• Organized into s...
• Community standards.
• Community identity.
• Population increases, and changes.
• Sales decrease.
• Self-publishing poss...
Trends
• COVERAGE | unique stories
• COLOR | more; palettes, non-traditional
• PHOTOJOURNALISM | more, smaller,
full capti...
• COVERAGE
this goal of being a historical record in
magazine style
A trend
Ibis
University of Miami
• COVERAGE
to tell the story
A trend
• PHOTOJOURNALISM
large photos
A trend
• DESIGN
A trend
• DESIGN
consistency
A trend
• COVERAGE
of interesting students
A trend
• DESIGN
using color to advance plot
A trend
ONLINE
https://kuler.adobe.com/
ADOBE INDESIGN
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
2008
2008
2008
2008
Arrowhead Christian School
Redlands, Calif.
Crystal Kazmierski, adviser
An example
over time
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
• IDEAS
and college yearbooks for ideas
A trend
ESPN magazine
ESPN magazine
Catalog
Indiana Daily
Student!!
Indiana University, 2009
Journal & Courier
Jan. 10, 2013
• Online competition
• Retreat to original mission:
historical record
• Design to individual standards
• Technology
The fu...
Teamwork
• Reporter and
• Photographer and
• Designer and
• Editor, all working with
• Online staff.
By Bradley Wilson, PhD
bradleywilson08@gmail.com
bradleywilsononline.net • @
!
©201
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
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Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting
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Yearbook trends in coverage, design, photography and reporting

  1. YEARBOOK TRENDS! What’s new. What’s hip. What’s happenin’ By Bradley Wilson bradleywilson08@gmail.com bradleywilsononline.net @bradleywilson09 ! ©2014
  2. Orthodoxy: The early years • Yearbooks were historical records. • Expensive and time-consuming to produce. • A production of the “senior class.” • A reflection of the times. • Little copy.
  3. Agromeck
 North Carolina State University 1903
  4. • Television came into the market. • Some color. • The ’60s. • Journalism. The evolution
  5. • Journalistic standards took over. • Judging standards established. • History, PR • Color more common. • Organized into sections. • Themes. • And enter the Macintosh. (Technology) The journalistic era
  6. • Community standards. • Community identity. • Population increases, and changes. • Sales decrease. • Self-publishing possible. The modern era
  7. Trends • COVERAGE | unique stories • COLOR | more; palettes, non-traditional • PHOTOJOURNALISM | more, smaller, full captions, extremely large • DESIGN | magazine-style, less structure, modern type, small type, thin rule lines • COPY | alternative story forms
  8. • COVERAGE this goal of being a historical record in magazine style A trend
  9. Ibis University of Miami
  10. • COVERAGE to tell the story A trend
  11. • PHOTOJOURNALISM large photos A trend
  12. • DESIGN A trend
  13. • DESIGN consistency A trend
  14. • COVERAGE of interesting students A trend
  15. • DESIGN using color to advance plot A trend
  16. ONLINE https://kuler.adobe.com/ ADOBE INDESIGN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
  17. 2008
  18. 2008
  19. 2008
  20. 2008
  21. Arrowhead Christian School Redlands, Calif. Crystal Kazmierski, adviser An example over time
  22. 2014
  23. 2013
  24. 2012
  25. 2011
  26. 2010
  27. 2009
  28. • IDEAS and college yearbooks for ideas A trend
  29. ESPN magazine
  30. ESPN magazine
  31. Catalog
  32. Indiana Daily Student!! Indiana University, 2009
  33. Journal & Courier Jan. 10, 2013
  34. • Online competition • Retreat to original mission: historical record • Design to individual standards • Technology The future
  35. Teamwork • Reporter and • Photographer and • Designer and • Editor, all working with • Online staff.
  36. By Bradley Wilson, PhD bradleywilson08@gmail.com bradleywilsononline.net • @ ! ©201

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