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Stamped Across History

Stamped Across History

April 16, 2021

It seems almost unfathomable that at one time a person diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes faced a death sentence. However, this was just the case 100 years ago before the discovery of insulin. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of this milestone medica ...

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Do the Side Hustle

Do the Side Hustle

April 13, 2021

Creative people are creative people, period. They are rarely pigeonholed into one niche, genre, skillset, or client brief. This pandemic year has allowed us to pursue some of our creative passions off the side of our newly assembled work-from-home de ...

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Fresh, Fresher, Freshest

Fresh, Fresher, Freshest

April 12, 2021

How do you make brand recognized for freshness even fresher, a visual refresh, of course. Vancouver-based agency Subplot Design Inc. worked with long-time partners Petcurean, producer of premium quality pet food brands available in more than 35 cou ...

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Relaxed Linen

Relaxed Linen

April 8, 2021

Boston Pizza and john st. take dinnertime weight off your shoulders and put it in your lap. Several years ago, the GOAT of YA literature Judy Blume, in conversation with Lena Dunham, discussed how her husband had tried to buy her a human-sized thund ...

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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

Applied Arts is serving up 200+ pages of inspiration! The new issue is a double award's annual combining the winners from our 2020 Design & Student Awards competitions.

This issue continues our over-arching theme of 2020 'through the eyes of the client'. Our editorial contributors examine relationships - what characteristics are critical to developing a successful client-designer relationship and how that relationship can dictate the creative work.

For more information about the issue or to pick-up a copy Applied Arts today at select retailers, click below.

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