The 2015 SUVA media prize in the “press” category was granted to Melinda Marchese, a journalist at LargeNetwork, for her article, “The intestine, another brain”, which appeared in the March 2015 issue of In Vivo. The jury called the journalistic work “stunning, crisp and accessible to all, supported by superb infographics.”
Produced by LargeNetwork, In Vivo covers current events in the life sciences and issues surrounding health policy and modern medicine. Articles are richly illustrated and presented in a compact layout. Co-edited with the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), the magazine also includes an illustrated supplement, In Extenso.
European Design Awards
The magazine Technologist, produced by LargeNetwork for the Eurotech alliance, received a bronze medal in the magazine category at the European Design Awards (EDA) in Istanbul on May 23, 2015.
EDA’s website wrote that “Technologist is a European science magazine with high-quality content, including research news, in-depth articles and creative infographics. With its detachable pages that can be shared or saved, it is an innovative journalistic concept and effective educational tool.”
“Coup de Coeur” award
Suva Media Prizes
The infographic supplement In Extenso, made by LargeNetwork, earned the “jury’s favorite” award in the Suva media competition. The jury found the special on the science of jogging “original, attractive and convincing.” In Extenso, the first Swiss data journalism publication, is inserted in the magazine In Vivo, which is made by LargeNetwork for the CHUV. For each issue, the double-sided pamphlet addresses a special topic related to health using educational and creative data visualizations.
Excellence Award in the “External Publication” category
European Excellence Awards 2014
In Vivo, produced by LargeNetwork for the CHUV, added a new award to its list: on December 4, 2014, the magazine earned first place in the “External Publication” category at the European Excellence Awards ceremony held in Paris. Awards are granted by a professional jury that reviews the most compelling work in the field of communications and public relations in Europe.
Grand Prix Romand de la Création (GRAND)
Technologist, a magazine made by LargeNetwork for Eurotech, an alliance of universities, received the Grand prize for creation in the publishing cateogory in Lausanne on November 6, 2014. The grand prize crowns the most visually creative publications in western Switzerland. Born in 2014, Technologist is distributed in three languages (French, German and English) and comes out four times a year. The European science magazine publishes reference articles and detailed infographics on detachable pages that can be shared or stored. This innovative concept, as well as its large, modern layout, impressed the jury of media professionals.
Red Dot Award
Red Dot Communication Design
“Secrets d'élégance”, a book made by LargeNetwork for the Swiss luxury department store chain Bon Génie Grieder, earned a Red Dot award on October 24, 2014. Distributed in bookstores, the richly illustrated book is a guide to fashion advice from throughout the history of the institution. The Red Dot competition is one of the most respected contests in the world of design.
Special Jury Award
In Vivo, a magazine created by LargeNetwork for the CHUV, received the “Special Jury Award” on Thursday, October 30 in Basel at the SVIK Awards (Schweizerischer Verband für interne Kommunikation, or Swiss Association of Internal Communication). Every year, a professional jury rewards the best business publications. “In Vivo managed to present health issues in a journalistic way,” said the president of the jury. “That’s exactly how a large institution should share information with the public.” In Vivo covers current events in the life sciences and issues surrounding health policy and modern medicine. Articles are richly illustrated and presented in a compact layout.
European Design Award
LargeNetwork won a gold medal and a bronze at the European Design Award competition in May 2012. The gold went to the journal Hémisphères and the bronze to the magazine Swissquote. The jury, composed of representatives from 15 design magazines, is considered one of the most competent in the field.
In March 2011, Geneviève Ruiz, a LargeNetwork journalist, won the Prix Chuard, awarded annually by the Centre Romand de Formation des Journalistes (CRFJ). The prize recognizes outstanding journalistic work produced during the training period.
Best financial magazine of the year
In June 2010, the magazine Swissquote was a standout at the BCP Awards (Best of Corporate Publishing) in Hamburg, taking the prize for best financial magazine of the year. The BCP Awards is considered the most prestigious European competition for the custom publishing industry. A jury of 100 professionals lauded Swissquote Magazinefor its innovative design as well as for its journalistic excellence.
First prize in the Graphic Design
Grand Prix Romand de la Création (GPRC)
Also in June 2010, the magazine OnAir was a winner at the GPRC competition in Geneva, organized by the Association des Créatifs Romands. The magazine was awarded first prize in the Graphic Design category.