Member Offers & Discounts
  • Applied Arts

    Free Subscription for Certified RGDs, Prov. RGDs and Affiliate Members
    Applied Arts explores the strategic and cultural forces driving creativity in Canada and features the resulting work—whether groundbreaking, unusual or otherwise exceptional. Printed quarterly, the magazine is written for, and by, thought leaders and emerging talents in the visual communications field. The magazine celebrates the creative arts community with the annual Design, Advertising, Photography, Illustration, Community and Student Awards programs.
  • RGD Members receive a 20% discount on Akendi UX training and certification courses, offered across Canada. Akendi’s courses and certifications are designed to provide in-depth theory mixed with practical application exercises. Designed and taught by Akendi professionals in the field, attendees gain a clear understanding of the UX creation process, tools & techniques.
  • Azure

    44% - 50% off Subscriptions

    AZURE is an award-winning magazine dedicated to contemporary architecture and design.

    Each issue delivers the latest in groundbreaking architecture, commercial interiors and residential projects; curated collections of the most innovative product designs and building materials; and influential trends that are driving the industry forward.

    RGD members receive a 1-Year Print + Digital subscription for $25 or a 1-year Print-Only subscription for $20! Visit the Members-Only section for the discount code.
  • Collab Space - Ottawa

    15% off monthly membership.
  • Coworkly - Ottawa

    15% off monthly membership.
  • Curry's Art Store

    10% Discount
    Members enjoy 10% off regular priced product at Curry's, in-store only. Show your hard copy or digital membership card to receive the discount. Curry's offers competitive pricing on over 20,000 art products. Contact information and a list of the 11 retail locations in the Greater Toronto Area can be found at
  • Depositphotos

    1-Month Free Trial & 30% Discount
    The team at Depositphotos makes high-quality visual content accessible with flexible subscription plans, affordable pricing, and advanced search filters. It’s easy to find the right visuals for any project thanks to their smart search algorithms, and professionals ready to advise you on any request. The right images or videos can transform whole projects, and they’d like to help you find yours by offering their service for 1-month free, and granting a 30% discount on subscription and image sales after that.
  • DeSerres

    10% Discount
    RGD Members receive a 10% discount on selected regular-price products. You also accumulate points (1 point for every dollar spent) that can be use to purchase any product in store.
    Other perks you’ll enjoy:
    - 100 bonus points when you activate your card
    - 2% cash-back reward (in points) on all your purchases, which can be used to purchase
    any product in store
    - Personalized offers and exclusive promotions
    - Sneak peek at new products

    To accept this invitation and learn more about the benefits of our Creative Club for associations, simply show your hard copy or digital membership card next time you visit one of our stores to receive your Creative Club membership card. Last but not least, visit our Website to activate your card using your email address.
  • .design domain

    Free Domain for 1 Year

    design is a branding revolution. If you're still using a .com web domain and your old Gmail address, you're missing an opportunity to ensure that your personal presentation is as polished and professional as your work! The new .design domain extension is proud to partner with RGD to bring you As a Member, you can register a .design domain name, matching email address, and easy Weebly website builder free for an entire year, plus receive the lowest annual renewal costs anywhere

  • Now is the perfect time to get a handle on font management with the new version of Suitcase Fusion! Designed for modern creatives, Suitcase Fusion and TeamSync will organize your fonts, save you time and ultimately supercharge your workflow — and now all RGD members will receive a 15% discount on Extensis Suitcase Fusion and TeamSync.

  • GoodLife Fitness Clubs

    45% Discount Program

    RGD members receive 45% off regular rates for gym memberships at GoodLife Fitness (valid at locations across Canada). The cost is now $399 plus HST for a 12 month period (rates subject to change).

  • Good Gorilla - Toronto

    25% off first month trial and 10% off monthly membership.
  • Hero Images

    10% - 20% Discount

    Hero Images is a team of Canadian makers dedicated to providing best-in-class content and custom image solutions that help make your job easier. With over 20 years of experience creating top-performing stock photography, they are experts at translating brand stories into beautiful, relevant visual content. Uploading new content weekly, their site is always fresh, curated, and simple to search.

    RGD Members save 20% on all single images and 10% on all image bundles (quantities unlimited).

  • HotelStorm

    10 - 55% Discount
    HotelStorm is offering exclusive discounts for RGD Members. Save up to 55% on hotel rates over online travel agencies and enjoy the convenience of 24/7 concierge. A great option for business or personal travel!
  • iStock

    15% Discount
    iStock created the crowd-sourced stock industry and became the original source for user-generated stock photos, vectors and illustrations, and video clips. For more than 15 years, we've given our artists a platform to make money with their passions by licensing their stock content to businesses and individuals around the world for use in a wide variety of projects. Today we remain an industry leader and key destination for creative business professionals who want to make a big impact without breaking the bank.

    iStock is part of the Getty Images family of companies.

  • MakerLabs is Vancouver's largest makerspace. They provide the tools, space and knowhow to allow anybody to create almost anything. The communal working areas include a wood shop, metal shop, CNC router table, laser cutter, sewing machines, and an electronics area. MakerLabs is providing RGD Members with a 10% discount on all Safety & Orientation classes as well as a 10% discount on the first month of a MakerLabs membership.
  • Mitchell Sandham

    Discounts on Liability Insurance

    Specializing in custom insurance packages for graphic designers, Mitchell Sandham has a unique understanding of the risks and exposures designers face on a daily basis. Coverages can include Professional Liability (Errors & Omissions Liability), Commercial General Liability and Property Coverage. Mitchell Sandham has enhanced the insurance offerings for RGD Members both in terms of price and coverage. With a new online quoting website, Members are now able to get a quote at their own convenience and have the option of purchasing the insurance and receiving the policy documents instantly.

  • The MIT Press

    30% Discount
    The MIT Press is pleased to offer RGD Members a standing discount on all MITP graphic design and design theory titles. While applicable for use on the MIT Press website only, this code will not expire and can be used more than once, for multiple titles, and for both print and MIT Press e-editions where available. Happy reading from The MIT Press!
  • Offscreen Magazine

    10% off subscriptions for RGD Members 
    Offscreen celebrates the human side of technology and the web. As a slow counterbalance to the fast-paced, buzzword-heavy tech coverage online, our magazine explores critical perspectives on technology through earnest conversations. We ask crucial questions about how we shape technology and how technology shapes us.
  • RGD is a member of OAAG. RGD Members receive free admission at participating OAAG member galleries and discounts in their shops (Valid RGD membership card required.) For a list of participating institutions, go to membership/reciprocal.html .
  • Packly

    15% Discount
    Packly is offering RGD members a 15% discount on all their Digital Services. Packly is a complete packaging design tool to create custom die-cut templates, download vector dielines and visualize 3D models. Anyone can now easily design custom packaging and share projects with clients easily, safely and with a customizable interface. Thanks to Packly, you don’t need to share your native files anymore, simply send your clients a link to see an interactive 3D or 2D model, even viewable from their smartphone!
  • Pantone

    15% Discount
    RGD Members can use a promo code on for 15% off items $99 and over.
  • Skillshare

    30% Discount
    Skillshare is a learning community where anyone can discover, take, or even teach a class. We started Skillshare to close the professional skills gap and provide universal access to high-quality learning. By teaching the skills needed in tomorrow’s world, Skillshare empowers creators to pursue the work they love today.
  • StickerYou

    10% Discount
    Get 10% off all products. Use StickerYou online editor to create custom stickers, labels, decals, temporary tattoos and more. This promo has no minimum order quantity and unlimited usage! Order in any shape, any size, and for any surface. Drop shipping and worldwide shipping available.
  • Stocksy

    20% Discount
    Stocksy United is a Canadian art-forward, royalty-free stock photography + footage agency founded on creative integrity and respect for artists. With their exceptionally high curation standards, discovering unique, beautifully authentic imagery is effortless. Explore Stocksy’s collection of exclusive imagery and easily find the perfect assets for attention-grabbing projects. Receive 20% off your first 5 licenses.
  • Sustainable Cards

    10% Discount

    Sustainable Cards is the world’s leading sustainable wood card manufacturer, specializing in the most earthfriendly hotel key cards, gift cards and retail point-of-sale signage.

  • Swipe

    10% Discount

    RGD members receive 10% off regularly-priced books at Swipebooks on Advertising & Design located at 401 Richmond St. W., #121, Toronto. 1.800.56.SWIPE.

  • TD Insurance

    Preferred group rates, enhanced coverage and flexible limits.
    We are pleased to announce a new agreement with TD Insurance Meloche Monnex. Thanks to the agreement between TD Insurance and RGD, you can benefit from special privileges, such as preferred group rates, enhanced coverage and flexible limits.
  • UPPERCASE Magazine

    15% Discount
    UPPERCASE publishes a quarterly magazine as well as books for the creative and curious: products that spark the imagination and inspire creativity. The eponymous magazine, now in its sixth year, is loved by readers around the world and has been recognized for its design excellence. RGD Members save 15% on subscriptions.