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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McMillan Brings Ottawa to Life

Ottawa-based B2B agency McMillan has been creating the design aspects and campaign for the Ottawa International Animation Festival (the second largest animation festival in the world) for the last five years. For this year’s campaign, McMillan’s core team (designer Jared Barter, illustrator Michael Zavacky and writer Ian Driscoll) decided to push the envelope even further, in hopes of broadening the festival’s attendees beyond industry insiders and animation nerds.

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Creative Futures Grad Week

For almost a decade now, Applied Arts has had a two-day in-person career fair in Toronto for high school students every fall. The Creative Futures Expo has become a must-attend for colleges and universities with visual arts programs who want to reach high-schoolers in the Greater Toronto Area. About 1,800 high schools students attend the free event.

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