HOW Magazine – 2015 Editorial Calendar
January In-HOWse Design Annual + Workflow Management
January Ad Close: October 15, 2014.
On Sale: December 16, 2014.
The In-HOWse Design Annul features 80+ award-winning design projects, chosen
from submissions from America’s leading corporations, organizations and associations.
In-house designers clamor to see the winners—which means your message is seen by
this hard-to-reach segment of the design audience. You’ll get the attention of the inhouse
design managers and designers who control the biggest budgets in the industry.
• Special focus: Time & Billing and Project Management Software
Spring (March) International Design Annual + Hottest Software and Technology
Spring Ad Close: January 23, 2015.
On Sale: March 24, 2015.
The International Design Annual showcases the best designs from around the world,
and the booming world economy of design that you can tap into. We talk to renowned
international design visionaries that will attract a new world audience to HOW. This
is a HUGE newsstand seller—this issue is the only place American designers can see
cultural trends emerging through the world’s best design.
• Special focus: Hottest Software and Technology + Stock Photography
• Bonus distribution: HOW Design Live
Summer (May) The 100 Most Innovative Designers + Design Schools
Summer Ad Close: April 17, 2015.
On Sale: June 16, 2015.
Don’t miss this issue, which will reveal 100 of the most intriguing designers (and their
innovative projects) stirring serious buzz in the creative field. Readers love to see who
the trail-blazers are, and to learn about their cutting-edge endeavors intersecting
design with technology, software, education, fashion and paper, to name a few. This
spell-binding issue won’t stop there—it’ll also reveal top tips for design students.
• Special focus: Design Schools
Fall (September) The Passion of Design + Hottest Printing/Paper Techniques
Fall Ad Close: July 23, 2015.
On Sale: September 22, 2015.
This issue celebrates the passion that designers have for design. Some of the most
passionate projects will be featured in this issue, whether that zest extends to
letterpress printing and typeface creation or designing for social good. Designers will
cherish this issue as a way to keep them in touch with their own passion. It’s a perfect
showcase for your products/services. We’ll feature the passion behind printing and
paper techniques—and you won’t believe what’s out there!
• Special focus: Digital Asset Management, Typography, Hottest Printing/Paper Techniques
Winter (November) The Business Annual + Project Management Software + Design Schools
Winter Ad Close: October 16, 2015.
On Sale: December 15, 2015.
Always a reader favorite, the Business Annual has become the industry’s guide on
being successful both as a designer and as a business professional. Designers rely on
our Salary Survey and our reporting on the state of the industry. Reach designers
when they’re focusing on learning what the newest and best practices are, while
bettering themselves in the process.
• Special focus: Time & Billing Software, Job & Career Advice, Design Schools
• Official issue of: HOW Interactive Design Conference
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