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Launched more than 20 years ago, the Applied Arts Design Awards celebrates the very best work produced throughout North America and abroad.
Chapter Annual General Meeting Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015
In our last post, we talked about the importance of tools that help an agency’s team track time, communicate and collaborate. This week, we’ll dive into managing a large and diverse team as well as tools to share your process with clients you might not be able to meet with face to face.
Professionals often pride themselves on the tools and workflows they have developed to ensure the quality of their work. These tools and processes can vary wildly from person to person but the outcomes may be quite similar.
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.
Canada's federal leader of the opposition responds to the GDC's petition against the government run spec logo contest for Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations.
If you could ask Gord Montgomery ANYTHING about zines, what would you ask him?
If you could ask Andrew Benson ANYTHING about zines, what would you ask him?
Meet Chris Young - "Looking through BMX, skateboard and snowboarding magazines as a kid turned me onto design..."
Back in the day, I never envisioned myself working in an ad agency. I’ve always thought that agency life was cut throat, malicious and tedious work that I didn’t have the creative gumption to survive in.
The Jim Rimmer Community Scholarship for Design Award is awarded annually to students whose project supports a community program, social cause, non-profit, or an environmental or social cause.
Jim Rimmer sadly passed away on Saturday, January 9th, 2010 after battling cancer. He was a pivotal influence in Canadian letterpress and private press.
Spicers Canada is a leading distributor of fine paper, graphic arts supplies, sign and display media, and industrial packaging products and equipment. Their Vancouver branch was founded in 1941.
What do you do for a living? It’s a common question that comes up in conversation.
2014 was an active year for GDC. Read why the past year was a year for the history books.
Fifty years ago the government of Canada conducted a fruitless contest for Canada’s centennial celebrations identity. GDC Fellow Stuart Ash recounts those heady days and why today’s 150th anniversary spec contest needs to be stopped in its tracks!
Who does’t love letterpress! Even people who have never seen a letterpress before love the products that they’ve come in contact with. The paper, the embossment, the tactility… oh my.
Who doesn't love cruising the internet for some new reading material? This month, we are giving you our top websites for print design!
SDGQ responds to the federal government's logo contest
Government of Canada invites students to work — for free. Help stop this spec contest in its tracks.
Help the GDC Foundation Grow and Enter the Prize Draw!
When it comes to printing, there are many variables at play – paper, ink colors, one or two sides, sizes, and of course – the actual printing process.
Fact: Designers love books! Especially well designed books with big photos. This month's bookshelf is all about lettering and typography.
Carl Dair Typography Workshops the typographic event of the year for GDC Manitoba
Sustainable gift-giving hints for your design business.
Lettering is becoming more prevalent than ever, I see it everywhere— commercials, ads, packaging— it’s hot.
One of the many projects that I've always wanted to start (but never got around to…) was to take photographs of 'urban typography' found in and around Edmonton.
There are three units that rule typography on the web: px’s, em’s, and rem’s.
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