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(What’s the Story) Morning Beverage?

(What’s the Story) Morning Beverage?

July 30, 2021

We’ve all seen a cartoon of parched individual struggling through the desert only to suddenly be presented with the sweet relief of a glimmering pool and lush, fruit-filled vegetation. Just as suddenly as it appears, the bower of bliss disappears, ...

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Buzz Bombs and Brand Boners

Buzz Bombs and Brand Boners

July 29, 2021

For years, I’ve been looking for an excuse to reread Thomas Pynchon’s 1973 novel, Gravity’s Rainbow, and now I think I’ve found it. What’s my excuse? Well, as you’ve no doubt noticed, the space race has been hijacked by a trio of brand o ...

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2021 Design and Student Awards Winners Galleries Now Online

2021 Design and Student Awards Winners Galleries Now Online

July 29, 2021

Best Studio, THE MOST COVETED PAPER PRODUCT OF 2020, Promotional-Premium/Gift Item - Single, 2021 Design Awards winner.  The 2021 Design and Student Awards Winners galleries are now online to fuel your inspiration. One thing you will notice whi ...

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Mammoth @#$%&!holes

Mammoth @#$%&!holes

July 28, 2021

The inuksuk is a stone landmark used by the Inuit, Iñupiat, Kalaallit, Yupik, and other peoples of the Arctic region of North America. Historically used as a way finding or a marker of food sources, veneration, campsites, and other places of import, ...

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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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