Here Are 4 Absolutely Awesome Printed Annual Reports

Nowadays, everything is going digital. From books and images, to in office memos and reports. But one company is proving that print is not dead. Not only is it not dead, it can actually be an art form. The brilliant minds at C&G Partners have gone above and beyond for their clients when they designed these printed annual reports, each one tailored to perfectly reflect the values and initiatives of the companies.

Kress Foundation

The Kress Foundation is a nonprofit that promotes the appreciation and understanding of European Art and Architecture through education, grants, and fellowships. C&G Partners designs annual reports that feature a selection of portraits chosen by the Foundation from their extensive collection of European art, creating a perfectly curated book that is an exhibit in and of itself. Each year features a different selection making the annual reports exciting and intriguing.

Kress Annual Report
Kress Annual Report 1
Kress Annual Report 2

The Rockefeller University

The Rockefeller University is known for the advancements in bioscience, so in order to capture this, C&G transformed scientific imagery into abstract art. The understated elements of the report are appropriate for The Rockefeller University and is able to express the institutions scientific nature while still maintaining a subtle and sophisticated quality.

Rockefeller University Annual Report
Rockefeller Annual Report 1
Rockefeller Annual Report 2

Union Square Partnership

For the report made for Union Square Partnership, C&G utilized bright colors and energetic images to reflect the vibrancy of the neighborhood. The report was fashioned in a square shape to mirror the company’s name the visuals throughout the book highlighted Partnership’s many projects for public good.

Union Square Partnership Annual Report
Union Square Partnership Annual Report 1
Union Square Annual Report 2

The American Council of Learned Societies

The ACLS is a nonprofit association of sixty-nine organizations across the country providing scholarships in the humanities and social sciences. C&G used vibrant color schemes and incorporated typography to focus on the society’s initiatives. The names of all the members involved splash across the covers of each new report to create a variety of colorful patterns.

ACLS Annual Report
ACLS Annual Report 1
ACLS Annual Report 2

Learn more about their annual reports here.

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