The Association of Registered Graphic Designers is a non-profit, professional association that represents over 4,100 design practitioners, including firm owners, freelancers, managers, educators, and students.
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News About RGD
RGD In-House Design Awards 2021
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers' (RGD) In-House Design Awards recognizes the excellence of internal creative agencies leveraging effective communication design to achieve the goals of the companies, governments, nonprofits and other organizations and institutions they work for.
RGD's In-House Design Conference Returns Virtually This June
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers' (RGD) In-House Design Conference, taking place from June 7 to 11, has much to offer to creatives acting as in-house design department of one or are part of a design team that spans multiple offices around the world.
DesignThinkers 2020 Virtual Conference
DesignThinkers is Canada's largest annual graphic design conference, connecting designers from around the world.
RGD Virtual In-House Design Conference 2020
During the week of June 22, The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) will host a virtual conference created specifically for in-house designers.
Creative Directions: RGD's Virtual Career Conference for Designers & Students
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) will host a virtual conference next week, designed to give graduates and emerging designers tools and tips to build a career in the communication design industry.
DesignThinkers Toronto Conference 2019
The 2019 DesignThinkers Toronto Conference will be held October 24-25 at the Sony Centre. Organized by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD), DesignThinkers is Canada's largest annual graphic design conference, connecting designers from around the world.
RGD Releases Updated AccessAbility Handbook for Graphic Designers
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) has released AccessAbility 2: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design. This book is meant for anyone involved in the process of designing communication materials.
Co-Founders of Herschel Supply Co. Named 2019 DesignThinkers of the Year
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers has named Jamie and Lyndon Cormack, Co-Founders of Herschel Supply Co., as Canada's 2019 DesignThinkers of the Year.
2019 DesignThinker of the Year Award
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) is calling for nominations for the 2019 DesignThinker of the Year Awards, which honors design-driven businesses in Western Canada.
DesignThinkers Vancouver 2019
The 2019 DesignThinkers Vancouver conference will be held May 28 & 29 at the Vancouver Playhouse. Over its 20 year history, the DesignThinkers Conference has spanned massive changes in the communication design industry. From print to digital, visual identity to brand, websites to user experiences, design…
DesignThinkers Toronto 2018
DesignThinkers Toronto 2018, a must-attend event for forward-thinking communications design professionals, will be held October 24-25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts & St. Lawrence Centre.
2018 SoGood Awards
Designers, design students and related communications professionals are invited to submit work to this international design competition that celebrates the power of design to do good.
DesignThinkers Vancouver 2018
DesignThinkers, Canada's premier conference for visual communicators, returns to Vancouver in 2018. The event will provide insights into design thinking, process and strategy, strengthening creative professionals' ability to deliver effective and innovative design communications.
DesignThinkers 2017 Toronto
DesignThinkers 2017 Toronto conference will be held November 7 & 8 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
DesignThinkers Vancouver 2017
The 18th DesignThinkers, Canada's premier conference for visual communicators, will be held May 30 & 31 at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre.
RGD Announces Recipients of Inaugural In-House Awards Program
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) has revealed the recipients of the 2016 In-House Design Awards, an inaugural awards program showcasing the best design being done in-house.
RGD Launches an Interactive Tool That Helps Creatives Identify Requests for Speculative Work
RGD and Nascent Digital have launched Free, Fee or Flee? - an interactive tool for creative professionals, specifically graphic designers, through a questionnaire to consider various scenarios involving requests for free work.
RGD 2016 In-House Design Awards
RGD is calling for entries for its first-ever, international In-House Design Awards. This competition has been created to acknowledge and honour the work done by ever-growing creative teams that work as internal agencies.
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) will host its 2015 DesignThinkers conference in Toronto on November 12 & 13.
RGD Accessibility For All: New Resources Help Make the Web More Accessible
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) has launched an initiative that promotes understanding and compliance with accessible website requirements.
Organized by Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD), the 2014 DesignThinkers conference will take place November 6 and 7 at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
David Labistour Honoured as Canada's Top DesignThinker of 2013
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) has presented David Labistour with the inaugural "DesignThinker of the Year" award.
2013 DesignThinker of the Year Nominations
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) and the Rotman School of Management are calling for nominations for Canada's 2013 DesignThinker of the Year.
RGD Launches Bureau to Offer Insights on Design-Related Topics
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) has launched an Expert Bureau to provide press with an easily-accessible resource to identify potential columnists, speakers and interviewees on issues surrounding communications, design and innovation.
RGD Social Good Design Awards 2013
The 2013 Social Good Design Awards is calling for submissions of graphic design projects with the power to incite meaningful change in the way we live our lives.
The 14th annual DesignThinkers Conference, hosted by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD), will bring together leading visual communicators from across the globe.
DesignThinkers 2012, RGD Ontario's 13th annual conference, will take place on November 8-9 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The conference brings together the industry's leading visual communicators to discuss how design builds relationships between organizations, products and people.
RGD CreativeEarners Survey 2012/2013
CreativeEarners is Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario's national survey of salaries and billing practices in the creative industry.
Design at Work: Western Ontario
Design at Work exhibition will showcase the work of professional graphic designers based in Western Ontario.
12th annual DesignThinkers conference will take place in downtown Toronto this Fall.
DesignThinkers is the annual conference of the Association of RGD Ontario.
Accessible Design Projects: Call for Entries
RGD Ontario invites all designers with experience in accessible design to submit their projects.
Design at Work 2009 Winners
Visual communications materials must engage, promote and persuade, to resonate with consumers, especially in this economy.