Congratulations to the 2019 RGD In-House Design Award Winners!
RGD In-House Design Award Winners

After receiving over 300 submissions from in-house designers across North America, RGD is proud to announce the 51 winning projects in our third In-House Design Awards.


We invited internal creatives working within companies, associations, government and other organizations to submit work to compete against their peers and help us demonstrate the value and effectiveness of in-house designers.


Download the 2019 Awards Annual


Congratulations to the winners of Awards of Distinction:

Bell Media Agency

Cactus Club Cafe

Capital One Canada

Conestoga Students Inc.

Corus Entertainment Inc.

District School Board of Niagara

Drake Hotel Properties

Halifax Public Libraries

Herschel Supply Company (x2)

Mountain Equipment Co-op

National Concrete Accessories

PwC Canada

Ryerson University

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

The Regional Municipality of York

University of Calgary


Congratulations to the winners of Awards of Merit

Art Gallery of Ontario (x2)

Beau’s Brewing Co.

Bruce Power

Cambrian Solutions

Canada Life Insurance

Canadian Credit Union Association

Canadian Museum of History (x2)

Canopy Growth Corporation

Capital One Canada


Deloitte Canada


Ferris Wheel Press

G Adventures

Government of the Northwest Territories

Halifax Public Libraries

Legal Services Society

Mindbridge Analytics Inc

Pilot Coffee Roasters

PwC Canada


Ryerson University (x2)

Slice Labs Inc


University of Toronto


WE Charity

York University


And to the winners of our Specialty Awards:

Domtar Award for Innovative Use of Paper:

UofTMed Magazine

.design Award for Creative Use of .design Domain

babyTEL Inc

Category5 Award for Branding/Large Format Innovation:

IBI Group


Winners will receive their Awards and be featured in an exhibit of the winning work at DesignThinkers in Toronto on October 25.


All Certified RGDs, Provisional RGDs & Affiliate Members of RGD will receive a free copy of the printed Annual in early 2020.


Projects were judged by 20 in-house creative directors and design managers who understand what it takes to work in-house and do great work. See the full list of judges here.


Thank you to our Project Partners:

Ryerson University (Design)

Domtar (Paper)

Moveable (Print)

To.B Inc. (Awards Production)

AFIX Poster Display (Exhibit)