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Dig These Graves

Dig These Graves

June 16, 2021

“The end is near,” the favourite phrase of those who deem sandwich boards fashionable and call soapboxes hotspots. These days, however, the phrase is also bringing a modicum of hope as it signals a return some semblance of “normal,” a loaded ...

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The Flowers of Flavour

The Flowers of Flavour

June 15, 2021

Chinatowns around the world have been especially hard hit during the pandemic. Canada is no exception. With the rise of anti-Asian racism on the rise, traditional restaurants struggling or disappearing altogether and, in the case of Montreal’s hist ...

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Taking the Pulse of 2021 Young Blood Award Winners

Taking the Pulse of 2021 Young Blood Award Winners

June 15, 2021

Zoë Boudreau, ROOKS BOOKKEEPING LOGO REDESIGN, Young Blood Design - Single, 2021 Design Awards winner. Zoë Boudreau is Vancouver-based art director specializing in clever, concept driven designs, something readily apparent in her 2021 Design Awa ...

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A Fountain of Prizes

A Fountain of Prizes

June 14, 2021

It was a very long winter. Perhaps you helped brighten the blustery days of December with an Advent calendar filled with treats or tchotchkes. There is nothing better than giving yourself a little gift every day, except for maybe having someone else ...

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Winners Gallery

Visual inspiration courtesy of Applied Arts Award winners.

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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

Applied Arts has been presenting the best creative work from Canada and abroad for the past 35 years. This new double Awards Annual continues that tradition with an amazing array of art and design from our 2021 Photography, Illustration and Design Awards winners.

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

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