Kia Canada Inc. presents the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) ‘Best Print Design’ and ‘Best Web Design’ awards
TractionLife.com Wins 2016 Kia Canada Best Web Design Award at AJAC’s 33rd Annual Journalism Awards Banquet
> ‘Best Print’ and ‘Best Web’ Design awards presented at the 33rd AJAC annual Journalism Award Banquet
> 2016 ‘Best Print Design’ awarded to Ignition Luxury & Performance’s Summer Road Escapes
> 2016 ‘Best Web Design’ presented to TractionLife.com
Above Photo: (left) John Adzija, Kia National Manager of Corporate Communications and Partnerships presenting award, with (right) Michel Deslauriers, AJAC President.
News Release, Date: October 27, 2016
Ajax, ON (October 27, 2016) – Kia Canada presented the 2016 ‘Best Print Design’ and ‘Best Web Design’ awards today at the AJAC’s 33rd annual Journalism Awards Banquet. Kia Canada was pleased to recognize Ignition Luxury & Performance’s Summer Road Escapes with the 2016 ‘Best Print Design’ award. On the digital side, the winner of the 2016 ‘Best Web Design’ award was presented to TractionLife.com.
The ‘Best Design’ awards, presented by Kia Canada for the fourth consecutive year, recognize the best print publication and online outlet in Canadian automotive journalism. The selected victors respectively combine a professional outlook which is both effective and aesthetically appealing.
“Kia Canada is delighted to be the sponsoring partner of AJAC’s annual awards for ‘Best Print Design’ and ‘Best Web Design for the 4th consecutive year.” said Ted Lancaster Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc. “Both Ignition Luxury & Performance’s Summer Road Escapes and tractionlife.com provide standout design elements and showcase skill in the creativity of their respective layouts. It is an honour for Kia Canada to recognize the creative efforts of the winning publications and respective outlets.”
“With its colourful and engaging content, Ignition Luxury & Performance’s Summer Road Escapes is a pleasure to read and provides captivating photographic elements.” noted one of the judges with regards to the ‘Best Print Design’ winner. On the digital side, TractionLife.com was the winner of the ‘Best Web Design’, with judging panel comments including “Clean and dynamic interface, simple to navigate and ample whitespace giving individual content pieces proper prominence they deserve.”
Although all judges decisively agreed on winners, runner-ups were not far behind. The 2016 runner-up for ‘Best Print Design’ presented by Kia was awarded to Le Guide de l’auto 2017, while the runner-up award for ‘Best Web Design’ was presented to guideautoweb.com.