From Oct 22 to Oct 24, 2021, 30 emerging designers and 11 seasoned design professionals gathered virtually to participate in the RGD's first Virtual Designathon, our 7th to date.
At RGD Designathons, design students and recent grads, led by senior professionals, work on real-life design projects for non-profit organizations. This event is an opportunity for participants to connect, network and get real-world experience while using their expertise to contribute to a meaningful cause.
Below are the projects created by our 9 Virtual 2021 Designathon teams:
Community Futures Ontario
Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth
Fondation Michaëlle Jean Foundation
Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region
The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund
Canadian Blood Services
High Park Nature Centre
Mentor: Niël Havermann RGD, Senior Digital Experience Designer at Forge Media + Design
Brief: Suggest a new colour scheme for their branding to reflect inclusion, collaboration, openness and design a presentation for their target audience of municipalities.
Interested in seeing more? Click to see the results from the RGD's first Designathon, second Designathon, third Designathon, fourth Designathon, fifth Designathon and sixth Designathon.
A special thank you to Elyse Maxwell RGD and Noah Ortmann RGD for leading the efforts to organize this Designathon and to Valérie Yobé RGD and Ania Shichkova Provisional RGD for their time and contribution.
If you're interested in participating in the upcoming Designathons email RGD's Executive Director Hilary Ashworth at .