GDC is Canada's national association for design professionals. Supporting and advancing the design profession through advocacy, education, community building, and CGD™ certification. Join GDC


23 Nov

Type Night in Vancouver

Armed with everything from good old-fashioned gossip to documented evidence, type designer and amateur historian Rod McDonald will take you through some of the surprisingly rich and varied history of type and lettering in Canada.

Industry News

How IKEA Designs Its (In)famous Instruction Manuals

Love's or hate 'em, a lot of thought goes into that Ikea stuff you throw away after assembly.


Applied Arts Subscription Discount

Save 25% on a 1 year subscription of Canada's visual communications magazine.

to see member only perks,
savings and promotions

About GDC


GDC® is a member-based organization of design professionals, educators, administrators, students and affiliates in design-related fields.

National Support Partners

Foundation Support Partners