The CBA update is a publication that the Concrete Block Association sends out to all of its members, annually. It cites industry information, developments and events throughout the year. The layout was designed to be more informal than that of BPAS’s quarterly newsletter, which gave us more flexibility with text positioning. The content was text heavy, so it was vital to make good use of CBA’s colour palette and the limited images we could design into the publication. The text was presented in inventive displays such as the text-based spider map and bar chart, but it was also presented in more subtle ways via the use of vertical colour blocks headline text. Each page has been thoughtfully and individually designed to make the most out of the content, and this is evident throughout the publication.