RGD advocates best practices for both graphic designers and their clients. Our primary focus is on fighting spec work and crowdsourcing of design; promoting accessible design best practices; and providing best practices in the areas of salaries and billing practices, pro bono work and internships. If you have questions about RGD's advocacy efforts or would like the Association's assistance responding to a request for spec, please email Executive Director, Hilary Ashworth, at
RGD is among 30 professional associations who have joined together to advocate for the use of Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) when hiring professional services firms in Canada.RGD is among 30 professional associations who have joined togeth...
- A design by second-year Global Business and Digital Arts student at the University of Waterloo Ariana Cuvin has been selected as the winning logo of the Canadian Government's contest for the 150th Anniversary of Confederation.
- The request for design submissions to represent the City of Oshawa's cultural events was recently brought to the Association's attention by an RGD Member.