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February 22, 2017

A Sneak Peek of the March Issue!

 

Photo by Darren Hull, one of the featured artists in the new issue

 

The brand-new Community Awards annual mails in early March, and we've got a sneak peek at what's inside!

 

We're excited to present 60 winning entries from the inaugural Community program, designed to highlight talent in regional markets across Canada. Winners are evaluated according to our regular criteria of creative merit, technical excellence and suitability for end use, all within the context of one of three market sizes.


February 17, 2017

2017 Photography & Illustration Awards Winners Announced

 

A winner from last year. Ethan Pines, "At Home With Ra." Advertising Photography - Series, 2016 Photography Awards

 

We're pleased to reveal the list of 2017 Photography & Illustration Awards winners!

 

Winners will have their work and credits published on premium paper in the May issue of Applied Arts. They'll also appear in our tablet edition, and in our online Winners' Gallery, where their work will live on in perpetuity in our searchable archive. 

 

A big thanks goes out to our panel of judges (watch for their bios in the May issue), our award sponsors, Vistek and 4Over, our print and paper partner Mi5 Print & Digital, and our association partners GDC and RGD for their help in producing our upcoming Photography & Illustration Awards section.

 

We know you're anxious to get to those names, so find the list after the jump. Winners emails are rolling out now, so watch for yours! The deadline for high-res material is February 27, 2017.

 

Thanks to everyone who entered and made this a fun experience for our judges, and congratulations to our newest Applied Arts Awards winners!


February 17, 2017

Georges Haroutiun Scholarship Deadline Extended to Mar 31

 

 

 

Good news, students—the deadline for the 2017 Georges Haroutiun Scholarship applications has been extended by two weeks until March 31, 2017.

 

If you're got a study break coming up, now is the perfect time to finish up your entry for the chance to earn one of our six monetary prizes!

  

We will award a total of $7,500 in each of the following streams:


February 15, 2017

Top 5 Things to Do at Dx3

 

 

Canada’s largest digital marketing and retail conference, Dx3, is only a few weeks away, taking place March 8 and 9 in Toronto. Here’s what you need to know before you go.

 

“Dx3 is more than a trade show or a conference,” says Eric Mercer, director of content for the two-day event. “It’s meant to immerse you in the world of what’s changing in technology.”

 

“As a business, you want to provide and create a more meaningful experience for your consumer,” he says. “It’s no longer just about marketing.”


February 15, 2017

The Walrus Talks Identity

 

 

Late last year, Rethink released a cheeky promo video (below) for The Walrus Talks, a conversation series developed by The Walrus magazine and its parent organization, The Walrus Foundation, to coincide with The Walrus Talks national tour kicking off March 1 in Whitehorse, Yukon.

 

Hans Thiessen, Rethink's creative director, design, recently sent us the accompanying brand identity and answered a few questions about the speech bubbles-meets-tusks concept.

 

See the full Q&A in our Features section.


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