Congratulations to the 2021 RGD In-house Design Award-winners!

The RGD's biannual Awards Program celebrates the work of ever-growing in-house creative teams in Canada and around the world. We're proud to announce the 45 winning projects for our fourth In-House Design Awards.


Download the 2021 In-House Awards Annual. 


Winners of Awards of Distinction (Judge's Picks):

Bow Valley College, Spring Recruitment Campaign 2020

Bruce Power, Powering the Future

Deloitte, Disrupting The Bear Campaign   

Deloitte, Women@Work Global Campaign   

DKB Brands, Dokkaebier Branding & Packaging

HarperCollins Canada / Harlequin, The Speed of Falling Objects Book Cover

HarperCollins Canada / Harlequin, The Ventriloquists Book Cover 

hcma, Rebrand

RBC Ventures, Ownr Rebrand

Ryerson University, Reputation Campaign 2020   

Ryerson University, Virtual Convocation Videos, Spring 2020

Science World, Rebrand

University Affairs, 60th Anniversary Campaign


Winners of Awards of Merit: 

APEGA, 2020 Annual Report

APEGA, Emerging Professionals Summit

Bruce Power, Powering Today for Tomorrow Publication

Canada Life, Advanced Advisor Practices: Welcome Kit

Canada Life, TechZone: Environmental & Promotional Wayfinding Launch Material

Canadian Western Bank, Employee Brand Launch

City of Victoria, Zero Waste Victoria Campaign

Dalhousie University, We Are Dal Website

Dalhousie University, 2020/21 Community Report Website   

Deloitte, Climate Change Awareness Campaign

Deloitte, “Trust” Campaign

Deloitte, Catalyst Visual Identity & Video Campaign

EY, 2019 Canadian Partners Conference

Government Of Ontario, COVID-19 Wave 1 Public Health Campaign

IBI Group, The Smart City Sandbox: Activating Urban Innovation

Kira Systems, Rebrand

Legal Aid BC, “Now You’re Talking!” Illustrated Booklet

Legend Boats, Legend Timeline Wall Graphic

National Capital Commission, Capital Pathway Strategic Plan

O2E Brands, Annual Conference Kickoff

Pilot Coffee Roasters, Packaging

RBC Ventures, Canada United Brand

Ryerson University, FCAD Professional Music Program Video

Silverstar Mountain Resort, SEISMIC Spring Mountain Festival

Simon & Schuster Canada, Truth Be Told Book Cover

Toronto Catholic School District Board, “Imagine the Possibilities”: Kindergarten Registration Campaign

Toronto Transit Commission, COVID-19 Campaign

TRIUMF, Radiation Environments Infographic

University Of Toronto, COVID-19 Recovery Signage

Vidyard, 2021 CKO Event

West Coast Seeds, Dr. Bonnie Henry Pollinator Blend Packaging


Moveable Power of Design Award-winner:

City of Toronto, COVID-19 Immunization Campaign



Certified RGDs, Provisional RGDs & Affiliate Members of RGD will receive a free copy of the printed Annual in early 2022.


Projects were judged by 13 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.


Award Sponsors:

Domtar, Herschel Supply Co., Moveable & Porchlight Press


Thank you to our Project Partners:



Flash Reproductions


Storia Photo + Video

WeirFoulds LLP