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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The Applied Arts Awards competition is an international recognition of creative excellence for professional, personal/unpublished and student work.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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TURNING THE TABLE: AARON STARKMAN

TURNING THE TABLE: AARON STARKMAN

January 28, 2022

Our 2021 Advertising Awards judge Aaron Starkman leads Rethink— the back-to-back Canadian agency of the year. He is currently ranked as the #1 creative director in Canada, with his recent work including Heinz puzzle and tilted label campaign, t ...

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Paper Hearts

Paper Hearts

January 24, 2022

Dating isn’t a “one-size fits all” endeavour, nor is it particularly easy. It’s a process that requires work and honesty and some imperfect edges, with the goal of finding your missing piece. Toronto-based agency FUSE Create ...

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TURNING THE TABLE: KELI POLLOCK

TURNING THE TABLE: KELI POLLOCK

January 21, 2022

DAUGHTER Advertising & Design Creative Director and 2021 Advertising Awards judge Keli Pollock’s well of creativity runs deeper than most. She’s got the computer skills but is also a staunch advocate for stepping away from the screen& ...

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Tech Follows

Tech Follows

January 20, 2022

The horrors of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) are not limited to the direct abuse performed, because of the ability to disseminate material across the web, survivors are left haunted and tormented by the materials as they continue to find an ou ...

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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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