About Applied Arts

Create. Celebrate.

Applied Arts is Canada’s authoritative voice on visual communications.

Since 1986, we have brought the best in creative achievement, strong opinion, timely information, and essential industry insight to our readership of creative and marketing professionals.

We are issued semi-annually, summer and winter. Each issue showcases the latest winners of our annual Advertising, Design, Photography, Illustration, and Student competitions. 

Our website offers a wide range of tools, information and inspiration, designed to complement our print offering. Our digital platform provides unique editorial content, as well as prominently featuring our awards winners, trends and other industry-focused features.

Whether in print or online, Applied Arts is your window on the creative industry into Canada and beyond.

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We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Government of Canada through the Canada Magazine Fund, Support for Business Development for Magazine Publishers Program.



We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Ontario Media Development Corporation Magazine Fund.