Our Judges: Hangar 18 Design Continuum’s Vida Juric

Our salute to Applied Arts Awards judges continues.  Say hello to Vida Juric of Vancouver’s Hangar 18 Design Continuum. Vida is a founding partner of Hangar 18 Design Continuum, a Vancouver design firm with a legacy of award-winning strategic design solutions spanning over two decades. Vida has design in her DNA, having a designer mother and […]

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Snack by McMillan Offers Bite Sized Agency Services

 Snack by McMillan offers an Uberized process for one-off creative agency projects. Introduced today, Snack by McMillan will provide clients interested in quick turnaround projects across the agency spectrum with an alternative to the traditional agency experience. Snack plans to adopt Uber-like qualities over the next year and offer e-commerce payment options, online project brief submission, […]

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Our Judges: Leo Burnett’s Petra Cuschieri

Our salute to Applied Arts Awards judges continues.  Say hello to Petra Cuschieri, Design Director of Toronto’s Leo Burnett. Petra is an award-winning designer with a focus on branding, packaging, editorial, digital design and illustration. She has a broad range of both agency and in-house experience in multiple categories including food & beverage, fashion, beauty, […]

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Our Judges: Pendo’s Peter Ladd

Our salute to Applied Arts Awards judges continues.  Say hello to Peter Ladd,  Creative Director & Co-Founder of Vancouver’s Pendo. Humber College graduate Peter Ladd launched Pendo in 2015.  Since then, the company has taken on projects covering strategy, naming, identity, print materials,  environmental graphics, websites and video.  Here’s a personal walkthrough from Ladd of what […]

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Brutal Postings on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Did you know that every 23 seconds, a homophobic or transphobic comment gets posted online? Kudos to Rethink for their work with FondationEmergence on “Brutal Postings”, a social experiment highlighting the role of social media in promoting homophobia.  The stunt involved setting up a  display of 74 hateful posts from the last six years that […]

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Eyes on Eye on Design

A new publication from America’s most prestigious design organization both hits and misses the mark. For whatever reasons, publications aimed at the graphic design community are still a lot more interested in what’s fashionable than in what’s critical. Design industry magazines tend to shy away from examining issues that are critical of the industry and […]

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Field Trip & Co. Tells an East Side Story

When it comes to hospital fundraising, the competition for eyeballs and wallets can be fierce and the market fragmented. There’s no particular reason to elevate the reputation of any hospital above that of its peers, especially in a market like Toronto, which is home to some of the world’s leading health care facilities. They’re all […]

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Advertising Awards Judges Work: Sid Lee

As we get closer to our 2018 winter issue drop – which features our 2018 Advertising Awards Winners – we have been showcasing some work from our ad judges. This week we are exploring Kristian Manchester’s latest hits as global executive creative director and a partner at Sid Lee.

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