Applied Arts explores the strategic and cultural forces driving creativity in Canada and features the resulting work—whether groundbreaking, unusual or otherwise exceptional. Printed quarterly, the magazine is written for, and by, thought leaders and emerging talents in the visual communications field. The magazine and its digital properties cover multidisciplinary creative efforts including, but not limited to, design, advertising, photography, illustration, digital experience and performance. Since 1986, Applied Arts has delivered gorgeous imagery, strong opinion, timely information and essential industry insight to a readership of 46,000 creative and marketing professionals.
Applied Arts maintains the benchmark for creative excellence in Canada through its annual awards program, the winners of which are beautifully reproduced in every issue. The Applied Arts Awards cross multiple disciplines including Photography, Illustration, Design and Advertising. The Student program highlights creative work from secondary and post-secondary institutions, and the Community program showcases multidisciplinary work from regional markets in Canada.
Appliedartsmag.com offers a wide range of tools, information and inspiration, featuring unique editorial content, greater prominence for the Awards winners, and other industry-focused features.
We would like to thank our advisory boards for their guidance on industry issues.
Editorial Advisory Board
Matthew Clark, Subplot Design
Vanessa Eckstein, Blok Design
Stephen Jurisic, Miami Ad School
Kristian Manchester, Sid Lee
Jeff Ridpath, Glenn Davis Group
Awards Advisory Board
Rich Brown, art director
Matthew Donne, copywriter
Jack Latulippe, creative director
Jinah Lee, art director
Catherine Peacock, account director
Whether in print or online, Applied Arts is your window on the creative industry in 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.
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