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It's time to be recognized for your hard work

The Applied Arts Awards competition is an international recognition of creative excellence for professional, personal/unpublished and student work. Applied Arts is Canada's leading voice for visual communicators, so being published as a winner is your best opportunity to promote your work across Canada and beyond.

For 30 years the Applied Arts Awards competition have recognized the creative work and set the bar for creative excellence in visual arts, including creative advertising, design photography, illustration, and interactive.

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Digging the Data with Will Novosedlik

Digging the Data with Will Novosedlik

May 26, 2022

Photo: Clay Banks Back in the early noughts, I taught the history of graphic design at OCAD. I used to say to my students, as a graphic designer you only have four tools to work with: shape, type, colour and image. The internet was still young, the ...

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TURNING THE TABLE: Stefanie Sosiak

TURNING THE TABLE: Stefanie Sosiak

May 24, 2022

Photography & Illustration Awards judge Stefanie Sosiak is an award-winning Art Director for Air Canada enRoute magazine, as well as an avid traveller and food lover. Stefanie has over 15 years of design and content marketing experience in the in ...

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Design Wreck

Design Wreck

May 17, 2022

Waaaaay back in 2018 (a lifetime ago in COVID times, but the blink of an eye in a young career) we featured Student Award winner Marvin Veloso and his journey from unemployed Seneca College design grad to junior art director in seven days, all becaus ...

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TURNING THE TABLE: JONATHAN LAVOIE

TURNING THE TABLE: JONATHAN LAVOIE

May 13, 2022

Jonathan Lavoie, whose background is in graphic design, started his career at BBDO Montreal, and went on to join the Sid Lee team in 2005. He has worked on projects for North Face, Adidas, Samsung, Burger King, Videotron, IGA, Loto-Quebec, Belair Dir ...

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Current Issue

Applied Arts newest lookbook is a double Awards Annual celebrating the Applied Arts 2021 Advertising & Student Awards competitions.

For more information about the issue or for a list of our stockists, click below.

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