RGD Community Updates

Picture: Redgee Award finalists and winners gather at Berkeley Church in Toronto


Check out what RGD Members have been up to! 




Janice Van Eck RGD launched a new website

Cathy Ledden RGD and her team at Ledden Design iT launched a new website


Career Moves

Grant Ivens RGD is now Professor of Graphic Design, Marketing Strategies at Seneca College (partial studies) 

Anda Lupascu Prov RGD is now Freelance Graphic Designer at andadesign.net 



Marko Zonta RGD and the team at Zync honoured among Best Sports Websites in 18th Annual Webby Awards for Olympic.ca (view a Case Study of this project here


Canadian Regional Design Awards (The Redgees


Mary Binsted RGD was Finalist in the Logo Category for Yukon First Nations Culture & Tourism Association



Caroline Bruckner RGD and the team at TMX Equicom received Best of Region, Finalist (Print) and Best in Category (Typography) for Gran Tierra Annual Report



Ron Beltrame RGD received Best in Category (Typography) for aboutface and Finalist (Logo) for CHEFX

Ben Hagon RGD and the team at Intent received Best in Category (Campaigns) for Fill the FridgeBest of Region (Ontario) and Best in Category (Print) for St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation Report to the CommunityFinalist (Identity Application) for PUBLIC KITCHEN & BARFinalist (Print)  for Mood Disorders Association of Ontario Corporate Sponsorship Brochure, and Finalist (Web) for Perimeter Development Website

Robin Honey RGD and the team at Honey Design received Honourable Mention for Best in Region and Best in Category (Web) for Forked River Microbrewery WebsiteBest in Category (Packaging) for Everspring Sprouted GrainsFinalist (Logo) for Maple & Moose logoFinalist (Logo) for Quantum Group Logo, Finalist (Identity Application) for Forked River Microbrewery Brand IdentityFinalist (Print) for The Bee Brand ManifestoFinalist (Web) for Arctos Anthracite Project WebsiteFinalist (Web) for Contrans Group Website

Gareth Lind RGD, Lind Design, was Finalist (Logo) for Thomas Video 

Carl Poirier RGD and Luc Bergeron RGD and the team at Cayenne Creative were Finalist (Identity Application) for Kirk Law Office

Jason Recker RGD, Jesse Gibb RGD and the team at Carve Design received Best in Category (Identity Application) for The Spectacle Company

Kathleen Scott RGD and the team at Bruce Power were Finalist (Print) for Bruce Power: Making Our Site Safer & Stronger

Michael Zavacky RGD and the team at McMillan received Best in Category (Misc) for FIFTYMEN Owl PosterFinalist (Logo) for PrimRose Donkey Sanctuary logoFinalist (Misc) for Ad Agency WOES drink coasters, Finalist (Misc) for McMillan Christmas Cards 


Ontario Horseshoe

Daniel Tojeira RGD and the team at Spin Design Solutions Inc. received Finalist (Logo) for Anova EnergyFinalist (Logo) for Dead Jack PineFinalist (Web) for Why We Walk – Light The Night – Microsite



Caroline Bruckner RGD and the team at TMX Equicom were Finalist in the Web Design Category for Gaining Ground 2012 Annual Report 

Claire Dawson RGD, Fidel Pena RGD and the team at Underline received Best in Category (Packaging) for 'Holiday Beer Packaging'*, Finalist (Editorial) for Prefix Photo 27, Finalist (Editorial) for Prefix Photo 28, Finalist (Print) for Catapult Journal, Finalist (Misc) for Spring & Arnaud

John Furneaux RGD and the team at Projektor received Finalist (Logo) for Planet Kid IdentityFinalist (Identity Application) for Switchback Cyclery Brand Identity Program

Carey George RGD and the team at Goods & Services received Best in Category (Packaging) for Goods & Services Holiday Gift*, Finalist (Logo) for Goods & Services Logo, Finalist (Logo) for Krcmar Logo, Finalist (Editorial) for Wayward Arts MagazineFinalist (Print) for Wayward Arts MagazineFinalist (Packaging) for Flash Reproductions Holiday Gift

Bob Hambly RGD, Barb Woolley RGD and the team at Hambly and Woolley received Best of Region (Toronto) and Best in Category (Print) for 'BEES'

Diti Katona RGD and the team at Concrete Design Communications received Best in Category (Identity) for 'Art with Heart', Best in Category (Advertising Design: Print) for 'Mountain Equipment Co-op Print Advertising Campaign', Best in Category (Advertising Design: Outdoor) for 'Mountain Equipment Co-op Advertising Posters/Billboards Transit CampaignBest in Category (Editorial) for 'Lida Baday Spring 2013 brochure'Finalist (Identity Application) for Art Canada Institute – Institut de l’art Canadien IdentityFinalist (Identity Application) for King of Denmark IdentityFinalist (Identity Applicatio)  Mountain Equipment Co-op Corporate IdentityFinalist (Editorial) for Art with Heart CatalogueFinalist (Editorial)  for Art With Heart 20th Anniversary Commemorative Brochure , Finalist (Print) for Marimekko With LoveFinalist (Environmental) for Tangerine Interior DesignFinalist (Packaging) for Bite Beauty Cuvee CollectionFinalist (Packaging) for Bite Beauty – 15 Shades of Sephora

Andrew Kuzyk RGD and the team at Entro were Finalist in the Environmental Category for SickKids Peter Gilgan Research and Learning Centre

Norm Lourenco RGD and the team at K9 Design were Finalist (Logo) for Canadian Cover Awards Identity Design

Tim Smith RGD, Vince Galante RGD and the team at The Pixel Shop were Finalist in the Web Design Category for the RGD DesignThinkers website

Stussy Tschudin RGD and the team at Forge Media + Design received Best in Category (Environmental) for 'Connexion Point', Finalist (Web) for Red Canoe Online StoreFinalist (Environmental) for 222 Jarvis St

Marko Zonta RGD and the team at Zync were Finalist in the Web Design Category for Canadian Olympic Team website

*tied for Best in Category award 



Mario Mercier DGA and the team at Orangetango received Best of Region (Quebec) and Best in Category (Campaigns) for 'DesignThinkers 2013'


If you're launching a new website or firm, starting a new job, welcoming a new team member, let us know! Email  to share an update in a future community news item. We look forward to hearing from you!