Member News: July-August 2015

Check out what Members of RGD have been up to! 

Image: Forge Media + Design's traffic box wraps as part of Markham's 'public art renaissance' 



Ian Chalmers RGD of Pivot Design Group was quoted in Toronto's Spacing Magazine on 'Building a Better Budget at City Hall'

Marawan El-Asfahani RGD and the team at Jacknife were profiled in Fast Company's 'Designed For Success'

Bob Hambly RGD and the team at Hambly & Woolley share projects for the Ojibway Historical Preservation Society, Rotman School of Management and more in the latest Orange Newsletter 

Andrew Kuzyk RGD and the team at Entro share projects for the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House, signage strategy / public wayfinding in Toronto for the Pan Am Games and more in the latest issue of Entro's 'Newsworthy'.  

Edmund Li RGD and the team at Reich+Petch designed a comprehensive branding strategy and identity for the Pan Am Path, Toronto’s new multi-use pathway system that connects roughly 80 kilometres of trails from Etobicoke to Scarborough.

Karen Oikonen RGD received MDes in Strategic Foresight and Innovation from OCADU

Stussy Tschudin RGD, Greg Neely RGD and the team at Forge Media + Design were mentioned in The Toronto Star as part of Markham's 'public art renaissance' for their traffic box wraps. 


Career Moves

Eric Schmidt RGD is now Senior Manager, Digital Creative at Firmex

Chawana Champagne Prov RGD is now Account Manager at Pier 8 Group

Samantha Goh Prov RGD is now Senior Graphic Designer / Developer at CentreCorp

Andrea Martens Prov RGD is now Graphic Designer and Communications Coordinator at London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC)

Graeme Nishida Prov RGD is now Interactive Studio Artist at GRIP Ltd

Jason Rocca Prov RGD is now Graphic Designer at Trade Mark Signs 

Isabelle Santiago Prov RGD is now Associate Creative Officer at Dashboard



Meggan Michaud RGD of Design de Plume was awarded the Cambrian College Alumni Award for 2015.


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