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Calgary Creative Jam

Adobe invites the creative community to a fantastic event.

Alberta South Presents Speed Dating With Creatives


Adobe Creative Jam: Calgary

Please join us for a Creative Jam, an inspiring two-part design experience that demonstrates and celebrates creativity.

ACAD Portfolio Show

The ACAD, School of Communication Design Graduating Class of 2016 Invites You to: Portfolio Show 2016

GDC + RGD: Partnering for the Profession

GDC and RGD announce partnership on 2016/2017 Creative Earners Survey

Screening: Sign Painters at the Monarch, Medicine Hat

We see them almost every day without a second thought. Weathered by time, distinct characteristics shining through, hand-painted signs are a product of a fascinating 150 year-old American history.


CAMP Festival celebrates cutting-edge creative technology, art and design by converging the digital industry and its members to share stories, connect and get inspired.

Learn Brush Lettering

Join Toronto letterers Kyle Gallant & Christopher Rouleau for a one-day intensive on the basics of brush pen lettering.

National AGM 2015: Report

In June, GDC held its national annual general meeting. Every year the GDC national AGM is hosted in a different Canadian city, sponsored by the local chapter. This year, GDC Alberta South Chapter hosted the event in Calgary.

Open Letter: Canada 150: Update — Gov't Launches New Logo

The Government of Canada releases the "winning" logo from the Canada 150 design contest.

Collaborative discussions begin for 2017 WORLD DESIGN SUMMIT in Montreal

The Honourable Liza Frulla, President of the World Design Summit Organization (WDSO), announced on 24 March 2015 the creation of the Scientific Committees that will prepare the agenda for the discussions leading to the World Design Summit, to be held in October 2017, in Montreal.


The graduating class of the School of Communication Design will be showcasing their work at a new and exciting venue. Industry professionals are invited to view student work at the Bow.

OUT of the BOX: “the Colours of Sam”

Friends and colleagues celebrate the life of Sandra Sebastian. "Sam" was known to many in Calgary's design community in her role as a fine paper representative.

Alberta South AGM

Join us for a casual AGM, and meet old and new friends, as we recap 2014 and discuss plans for 2015.

Canada's 125th Anniversary Logo Designer Says 150th Spec Contest "an insult"

Peter Gough spoke with GDC recently and shares his experiences working on the 125th anniversary logo and his thoughts on the Canada 150 spec contest.

From the President: 2014, A Year in Review

2014 was an active year for GDC. Read why the past year was a year for the history books.

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