Designers Invited to Enter the International So(cial) Good Design Awards
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers will be honouring 40 individuals who have created graphic design work powerful enough to change the world.


TORONTO, CANADA, July 17, 2014 – The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) is inviting submissions for the third annual So(cial) Good Design Awards, recognizing graphic design work with the power to incite positive action and make meaningful change in the way we live our lives.


Award recipients will receive a physical award created from sustainable materials, as well as recognition in a printed catalogue (5,000 copies to be distributed) and in a two-month exhibit at Pearson - Canada’s busiest international airport.


The 11-person award jury is made up of a diverse group who work in the for-profit, non-profit and government sectors. Judges include Charles Adler, co-founder of Kickstarter; Joe Duffy, Design Director at Duffy & Partners; and Brent Mykyte, Creative Director at the City of Calgary.


Click here to download a free app featuring the 2013 award recipients. The So Good Awards give voice to the critical work designers are doing and can do to change the way we think and act.


Entry pricing ranges from $15 to $50 CAD. Members of all Icograda member associations receive lower rates. Early bird pricing is available until July 25; entry deadline is August 5. Click here for more information on how to enter the awards.


About the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)
Representing over 3,000 members, RGD is a non-profit organization that promotes industry knowledge sharing, continuous learning, research, advocacy and mentorship.

CONTACT: Michelle Pereira, Senior Coordinator, Communications, RGD, 1.888.274.3668 x26, . Accompanying graphics and canned social media messages are available upon request.