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Remembering Diane Weatherby & Doug Bobolo

In recent months we said goodbye to two of Victoria's early graphic designers, important friends of our community.

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Remembering Diane Weatherby & Doug Bobolo

In recent months we said goodbye to two of Victoria's early graphic designers, important friends of our community.

Remembering Diane Weatherby & Doug Bobolo

Earlier this year we said goodbye to two of Victoria's early graphic designers, important friends of our community.

2017 GDC VI Professional Scholarship

A DesignThinkers Vancouver scholarship for a GDC Vancouver Island Professional member.

Design Jam: GDC VI & Bridges for Women Society

Experienced graphic designers mentored Pacific Design Academy students, as they worked cooperatively to design business cards for women who have been impacted by trauma.

2017 AGM & the Art of the Gig Poster

Join us on March 2nd for celebration of the art of the gig poster, preceded by the GDC VI AGM.

GDC Foundation: Thank you — It Was a Good Year!

GDC Foundation fundraising hits its 2016 goal and then some!

Building the GDC Foundation, one garage sale at a time

Designers de-clutter in aid of fundraising effort

Junk & Gems

Saturday, October 15, 2016 — A Vancouver Island Chapter pop-up community studio sale, fundraising for the GDC Foundation.

Beers with Peers 2016

Join us for a graphic design community social, while sipping the finest craft beers of the region. In Victoria, Nanaimo and Courtenay.

GDC + RGD: Partnering for the Profession

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

2016 GDC VI Professional Scholarship

A $500 scholarship for GDC Vancouver Island Professional members.

2016 AGM & the Art of the Beer Label

Join us on March 11th for celebration of the art of the beer label, preceded by the GDC VI AGM.

2015 GDC VI Student Scholarship

A $500 scholarship for Vancouver Island design students.

Master Class with Robert Bringhurst

We're honoured to host the renowned Robert Bringhurst for an intimate Master Class in book design.

Beers with Peers (Victoria)

Come y'all of the graphic design community — come out for a drink!

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.

Congratulations GDC Fellow: Valerie Elliott CGD, FGDC

Valerie Elliott CGD, FGDC, was inducted into GDC Fellowship at the National Annual General Meeting in Calgary, Alberta on June 5, 2015.

Community & Evolution

A letter from Emrys Damon Miller, new Vancouver Island President (June 2015).

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.

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