Creative professionals share their winning projects from RGD's 2019 In-House Awards, focusing on their internal design process, challenges they had to overcome and the success of the project.
12:00 pm - 2018 Season Two Classics Catalogues and 'The Journal' Issue 10
Presented by Sung Lee, Creative Director at Herschel Supply Company
Sung's objective was to create a series of catalogues that highlighted the feeling of discovery and travel, along with creating a sales tool for local and international distributors.The Journal is a visual celebration of products, stories, photography, and travellers. It visually celebrates this utopian archipelago and the products it inspired, while sharing stories from their growing community of travellers.
12:15 pm - Halifax Public Libraries African Heritage Month Timeline
Presented by Ashley Radisic, Senior Designer at Halifax Public Libraries & John Thomson, Freelance Creative Director at John Thomson
Ashley is a senior designer with over 10 years of experience working in both large and small boutique agencies. She has worked with brands such as Cineplex, Halifax Shopping Centre, The Algonquin Resort, Saint Mary's University, Irving Oil, and Casino Nova Scotia. Ashley is currently working as the Senior Designer on the Marketing & Communications team at Halifax Public Libraries. There, she is dedicated to strengthening brand integrity and developing engaging new ways to thread the Library's brand and vision into all projects.
John's career spans more than 20 years as a creative director/art director, working both in large multinational agencies and small local boutiques, creating solutions for brands of all sizes. His brand experience includes Nissan Canada, Atlantic Lottery Corporation, General Motors, Sobeys, Keg Steakhouse & Bar, Nova Scotia Tourism, Bell Aliant, Nova Scotia Community College, and many more. Attending one of the top design schools in the world - Art Center of Design - John graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1996. Over the course of his career, John has managed to collect a few awards along the way doing what he loves. His work has been recognized at the Ice Awards, the Summit International Awards, and the Marketing Awards.
12:30 pm - Crave
Presented by Ronald Ruiz, Creative Director, Product Design and Brand at Bell Media