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The Black and White of the White Room

The Black and White of the White Room

December 5, 2019

Neil Rodman is Co-Founder & Creative Director of The White Room Inc. Branding & Art Direction in Toronto   Neil is a graduate of Sheridan College in Oakville, Canada. He has been a designer for the past 19 years. Over the course of his c ...

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Keeping Up with Moore’s Law

Keeping Up with Moore’s Law

December 4, 2019

The digitization of illustration and photography has transformed these practices into a multichannel narrative that is as much about how the work gets done as it is about its final form and destination. by Will Novosedlik, Photo: Angela Gzowski In ...

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Jenny Smith: no small fish

Jenny Smith: no small fish

November 26, 2019

Jenny Smith is President & Executive CD at Ray in St. John's, Nfld.     With over 20 years in the advertising business, Jenny is no stranger to creating internationally recognized, award-winning work. She has judged every national and regi ...

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Lisa Lebedovich: where there's a will

Lisa Lebedovich: where there's a will

November 21, 2019

Lisa Lebedovich, creative director at Will in Vancouver   "Some of my favourite projects are ones where I’ve been told it’s not possible, and then we go ahead and make it possible." With over 18 years of advertising experience, Lisa has creat ...

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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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