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  • DesignThinkers is Canada's largest annual graphic design conference. In 2020, we are hosting the event online. Join us for Week 1 (Nov 9-13) and Week 2 (Nov 16-20).
  • Get to know our Awards Programs: ULTRABOLD, SoGood and In-House Awards. The next RGD Awards Program to accept entries will be the 2021 In-House Design Awards launching in late 2020.
  • All Professional Members are invited to join RGD's Slack Workspace to connect, ask questions and generate discussions with fellow Members. Find out about joining RGD here.
  • Virtual Communities bring RGD Members together for regular, open conversation to share knowledge, discuss challenges, propose solutions and support each other.
  • RGD Handbook
    The Business of Graphic Design: A Professional's Handbook is the first and only comprehensive Canadian guide to maintaining a graphic design business. Look for the 3rd edition in early 2015.
  • More than 4.4 million Canadians live with a disability. RGD is helping lead the way to a more accessible province through support of and education on accessibility in visual communications.
  • The interactive tool labeled Free, Fee or Flee? helps designers understand and address the various scenarios when they are asked to do work for free.
  • RGD produces a bi-annual survey and summary of Salaries & Billing Practices in the Canadian Creative Industry. Check out the new Creative Earners Report now available!
  • RGD depends on strength in numbers to speak effectively on behalf of the profession. Lend your support by joining our ranks.
  • Get to know our path to Professional Certification and Affiliations.

Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)
96 Spadina Avenue, Suite 210
Toronto ON M5V 2J6 Canada

Phone: 1 888 274 3668
Toronto: 416 367 8819

  • Executive Director
    Hilary Ashworth,
  • COO & Director of Membership
    Heidi Veri,
  • Director of Communications & Development
    Michelle Pereira Hampton,
  • Creative Director
    Karin Heinsch RGD,
  • Membership Coordinator
    Zaria Pucknell,
  • Communications Coordinator
    Rushika Shah,
  • Programs Coordinator
    Abdul Omar,
  • Community Engagement Coordinator
    Rebecca Dudgeon,