The RGD hosts 3 to 4 webinar presentations per month featuring leaders from a variety of design & business disciplines. From amongst our 10 most popular webinars of 2021, accessibility and in-house design emerge as hot-topics for the year.
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RGD Members can access recordings of the webinars listed above in the Members-only section and also receive FREE access to all upcoming presentations.
10. In-House Perspectives Series 2 - Rebranding Strategies
Presented by Paul Fast, Vincent Galante RGD & Tabatha Montagano and Kevin Moran RGD & Linh Trinh. Moderated by Kathleen Scott RGD
Working on a brand refresh or a complete rebrand for your company is an exciting opportunity, but there are many things to consider during the process. Have you done an audit of your current brand? Will this be a collaborative effort with an outside agency? Do you have an implementation plan? This webinar looked at the strategy and practical considerations behind going through a rebrand with your in-house design team.
9. In-House Perspectives Series - Digital Asset Management (DAM): Implementation and Best Practices
Presented by Erin Grandmaison RGD, Nadine Kuhlkamp RGD and Julie Barge RGD. Moderated by Kathleen Scott RGD
8. Signage and Wayfinding Series - Placemaking
Presented by Loren Aytona Arena Prov. RGD and Adam Fine. Moderated by Teo Herman RGD.
Placemaking helps to create a distinctive image for a site that works with the architecture, interior design and other elements of the environment to create a sense of place. This webinar looked at how the explicit communication of information in an environment can create a unity and a sense of place.
7. Accessible Design Series: Accessibility in Signage and Wayfinding
Presented by Toban Allison and Aurelia Fleury. Moderated by Magued Hanna RGD
There are a number of different aids that can be used within signage and wayfinding systems to help those who have visual, hearing or mobility impairments. Through presentations from designers working in the signage field, we see practical examples and learn how good design is also accessible design.
6. Accessibility in Design - Basic Accessibility for Adobe InDesign - Part I
Presented by Dax Castro
In this webinar, we learned how to design PDFs in InDesign and to work in Acrobat to build accessible features.
5. Freshly Certified — Creating Effective Packaging Case Studies
Presented by Adeleke Aladekoba RGD, Jordan Bamforth RGD, Kailey Scott RGD, Ronald Tau RGD. Moderated by Amanda DeVries RGD.
4. Accessibility and Usability: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Presented by Samuel Proulx. Moderated by Magued Hanna RGD.
Through real-world examples and highlighting common missteps, this webinar revealed how accessible design work isn’t just about checking all the technical boxes – it’s about considering the user too.
3. In-House Perspectives: Starting Off On the Right Foot: Research, Brainstorming and Ideation
Presented by Raj Sidhu RGD, Neal Halverson RGD and Dianne Semark. Moderated by Kathleen Scott RGD.
2. In-House Perspectives: Getting the Right Information: In-take Forms and Creative Briefs
Presented by Cris Jaw RGD, Vishu Mahajan and Amanda Parker. Moderated by Kathleen Scott RGD.
Many problems both organizationally and creatively can be traced back to the start of the design process. Having a solid process at the beginning can change the outcome of a project. In this webinar, three in-house design professionals share how their design teams receive incoming work and collect information for a creative brief.
1. Accessible Design Series: Creating Accessible Online Documents - Part II
Presented by Denis Leclerc RGD. Moderated by Magued Hanna RGD.