Legacy and Debate issues winners of 50 Books/50 Covers


Legacy and Debate issues. Covers by Thomas Harris and Leo Burnett Department of Design, 2015 © MAS Context


We are thrilled to share that the Legacy and Debate issues of MAS Context have been awarded in the 50 Books/50 Covers competition organized by Design Observer in collaboration with AIGA. The Legacy issue has been selected as one of the winners in the 50 Books category, and the Debate issue has been selected as one of the winners in the 50 Cover category.

The Legacy issue was art directed by Thirst and the Debate issue was art directed by Leo Burnett Department of Design. You can find the full list of 50 books here and the 50 covers here.

Thank you to Design Observer and this year’s jury for selecting our issue! We are truly honored.

This is the third 50 Books/50 Covers award for MAS Context in the last two years. In 2014, our Repetition issue was selected as one of the winners in the 50 Books category. You can purchase our Legacy issue here and the Debate issue here.


About this competition

“50 Books/50 Covers” has a long history of celebrating design excellence, with selections exemplifying the best current work in book and book cover design as chosen by a distinguished jury of design peers. The annual competition developed from AIGA’s “Fifty Books of 1923” exhibition and past selections have been added to the AIGA Design Archives as well as the physical archives at the Denver Art Museum and in Columbia University’s Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at the Butler Library. Since 2011, the competition has been managed by Design Observer.


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