RGD's newest Awards Program celebrates emerging designers who are making an impact on the design community and beyond! 


Check out our 2020 Winner here.

Check out our 2020 Finalists here.


The 2021 Awards will open for submissions in May 2021 with a July 9 deadline!


Prizes and judges for 2021 will be announced shortly.


Entrants will be asked to submit three examples of their work and a designer statement in video (maximum 4 minutes) or written format (maximum 500 words).


Judges will evaluate for Design Excellence
, Community Impact and Design Effectiveness to select four Finalists and one Winner. Click here to view the list of judges. 


- Must be 35 years of age or under at the time of the deadline (July 9, 2021) OR a Provisional RGD Member in Good Standing (who may be over 35)
- Must be a citizen or resident of Canada

If you have questions, email


2020 Program supported by:




Award Name and Branding: John Furneaux RGD and B3 Strategy