Brightest and best use of design principles are meant to be challenged.
Yeah, there are some solid ones that will never change, but everyone else is using them too, and everyone's pushing the envelope.
I started designing books and pages in college, moved on to own my own newspaper, then off to Seattle, an in-house agency, freelancing and my most recent projects in Black Diamond.
I've included logos, books, pages and ads that I designed. Most are part of a series and continue in some form from year to year.
Whether good composition breaks the rules or depends on them--they whisper of the past and future.