2013 Social Good Design Awards book, iPad app and DT session coming soon!

Giving voice to the impact of design and its power to change the way we think and act, the So(cial) Good Design Awards showcase projects that effectively promote action in support of social change. 


For the 2013 Awards, judges David Berman RGD, author of Do Good Design: How Design Can Change our World; Frances Edmonds, Director of Environmental Programs at HP Canada; Ben Hagon RGD, Founder and President of Hagon Design; Jim Ryce RGD, Principal at Jim Ryce Design & Direction and Dmitri Siegel, VP of E-commerce & Executive Creative Director at Patagonia selected 42 winning projects from 190 entries submitted from 7 countries.


This year's printed catalogue of winners will be available at the DesignThinkers Conference happening Nov 6-7 in Toronto, and will be distributed to RGD Members by mail in December. 


You can also download a PDF of the book here


Thank you to the Sponsors who made this year's Social Good Design Awards possible: 

Make sure to look for the official So Good iPad App launching in 2014 with additional content celebrating designers' power to create social change through innovation and creativity. 


So Good Case Study Session

DesignThinkers delegates are invited to attend a special So Good Case Study session on November 6th at 2:30pm in room 104A of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. 


Join a selection of our 2013 Award-winners to as they present case studies that include environmental graphics for the City of Mississauga parks to encourage children and adults to get active; a transit campaign to raise awareness for Youth without Shelter; a designer-initiated campaign called Stick it to Fast Food, and the identity design for La Ligne Bleue, a non-profit dedicated to promoting local Montreal culture. Other winning projects will also be on digital display in this room throughout the conference. 


For more information, visit designthinkers.com/Sessions/2013/So(cial)-Good-Design-Awards-Case-Studies.aspx