ULTRABOLD Awards

This Awards Program celebrates emerging designers who are making an impact on the design community and beyond! 

 

The 2022 Awards are now open

Enter here!

 

Entry deadline: June 17

 
The 2022 ULTRABOLD Winner will be announced at DesignThinkers 2022 Toronto.
 
Eligibility 
  • Must be 35 years of age or under at the time of the deadline (April 8, 2022) OR a Provisional RGD Member in Good Standing (who may be over 35)
  • Must be a citizen or resident of Canada

  • Past entrants are eligible to enter. Finalists must wait one year before being eligible to enter again.
 

Entry Fees*

Provisional RGD & Certified RGD Members: FREE

Jr Affiliate & Affiliate Members: $45

Non-Members: $95

* not including applicable taxes

 
 
Finalists will receive:
  • Cash prize ($500-$1,000)
  • Free Membership (Provisional RGD or RGD) for 2 years
  • Free attendance at DesignThinkers for 2 years
  • Recognition across RGD's communications channels including the RGD website, social media, our email newsletter and at DesignThinkers 2022 reaching over 70,000
 
One Winner will receive:
  • Cash prize ($500-$1,000)
  • RGD Membership (Provisional RGD or RGD) for 5 years
  • Free attendance to DesignThinkers for 5 years
  • Recognition across RGD's communications channels including the RGD website, social media, our email newsletter and at DesignThinkers 2022
  • Opportunity to be recognized during DesignThinkers 2022

Watch our ULTRABOLD Awards Info Session & Panel Discussion: a deep dive into the ULTRABOLD Awards submission and evaluation processes.

 

Questions?
If you have questions, email

 

2022 Program supported by:

 

   

 

 

 

 

Award Name and Branding: John Furneaux RGD and B3 Strategy

 


 

2021 ULTRABOLD Award-Winner: Henry Slaughter

 

2021 ULTRABOLD Finalists: Zoë Boudreau, Jazmin Lihou, Chris Reyes, Skylar Richard, Henry Slaughter, Mel Sutjiadi RGD and Claudia Yuen

 

"Through the ULTRABOLD Awards, the RGD has been able to shine a spotlight on brilliant creative minds producing purposeful work. We are really proud to give emerging designers a platform during the initial, trying but defining, phase of their careers. Thank you, Henry and our 2021 finalists for showcasing the power of design," says Nicola Hamilton RGD, our President.