For over 35 years, Applied Arts Media has been the go-to destination for creative advice, insight and inspiration. The Applied Arts Awards celebrate innovative creativity, and capture the current visual arts landscape in Canada and beyond.

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The Applied Arts Awards competition is an international recognition of creative excellence for professional, personal/unpublished and student work.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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News

Good Mail Day

Good Mail Day

September 23, 2021

There is something particularly wonderful about physical mail. The ritual of going to the mailbox, seeing an envelope, maybe it even has a handwritten address, but it most certainly has a stamp. That most functional piece of art and design, and, in ...

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Golf Podcast Helps You Avoid Rough…Sleep

Golf Podcast Helps You Avoid Rough…Sleep

September 23, 2021

We imagine many Canadians dream about golf. Probably most often between those post-lunch and pre-five o’clock hours on a Monday when the weekend’s game is still fresh in the memory like recently cut grass. While bogeying hole after hole can induc ...

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nabs Debuts the Podcast AD CHATS with Frank Palmer

nabs Debuts the Podcast AD CHATS with Frank Palmer

September 22, 2021

Have you ever been at an industry gathering and from across the bar you noticed two titans talking attentively? You may begin to wonder what trade secrets and bon mots are being trafficked during this tête-à-tête, but alas you are likely not a lip ...

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Coopting Commentary

Coopting Commentary

September 21, 2021

There is something particularly satisfying about sports commentary with an English accent. Be it the crack of a cricket bat or a Lewis Hamilton crack up, there is just something a bit more genteel about how our neighbours across the pond, whose Que ...

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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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