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Zuckerberg’s New Clothes

Zuckerberg’s New Clothes

November 12, 2019

It’s been over a week since facebook CMO Antonio Lucio posted an announcement entitled ‘Introducing Our New Company Brand”. I have to admit when I read that headline about 1.5% of me thought maybe the brand team was actually grappling with som ...

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Grip's Bernice Lo

Grip's Bernice Lo

November 5, 2019

Bernice Lo is an Associate Creative Director / Art Director at Grip Limited in Toronto.  Better known as “Bee” by her peers, Bernice recently joined Grip. Previously, she helped lead the Rogers brand at Publicis. With over 11 years of experienc ...

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Cossette's Carlos Moreno

Cossette's Carlos Moreno

October 2, 2019

Carlos Moreno is the Global Chief Creative Officer at Cossette in Toronto.    Carlos is one of the most successful creative directors in Canada. Under his leadership, Cossette was named Canadian "Agency of the Year" by Strategy Magazine in 2016, ...

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Will Novosedlik on Clearing a Path to the Future

Will Novosedlik on Clearing a Path to the Future

September 28, 2019

Standing on the subway platform the other day, I came across this creative for an organization  called Pathways to Education:                 Immediately struck by the logic of the message – linking lifelong poverty and burden ...

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Winners Gallery

Visual inspiration courtesy of Applied Arts Award winners.

You've got ideas.
Now get them noticed.

The Applied Arts Awards competition is an international recognition of creative excellence with a history of more than 25 years. 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.

The Applied Arts Awards are the only competition in Canada that not only recognizes the creative work of professionals across the visual communications sector, but also establishes the industry standard in the photography, illustration, design, advertising and interactive disciplines.

Current Issue

The Fall issue of Applied Arts magazine sees Will Novosedlik and his editorial team examining the role of education in the ever-changing design landscape.

Readers will also get a first look at the 2019 Student Awards winners, including the cover design by Capilano University's Jominca Engelbrecht – a visually stunning poster she designed for the Vancouver Folk Festival.

For more information about the issue or to pick-up your copy of the Applied Arts Summer issue today at select retailers, click below.

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