RGD's Video Archive by Topic
  • DesignThinkers 2016 Recorded Presentations

    - Designers: Advertising Wants and Needs You by Barry Quinn

    - Erik Kessels: Your Designs Could Change The World


    DesignThinkers 2014 Recorded Presentations

    Andrew Deitchman: A Well-Designed Idea

  • 2019 Recorded Webinars

    - Accessibility for Social Media by Michael J. Young RGD


    2016 Recorded Webinars

    - Accessible Information Design' with Michael J. Young RGD 

    - Designing Better: Using the power of design to recreate social systems for the people who need them' by Lorraine Randel


    2015 Recorded Webinars

    - 10 Tips for an Accessible Website by Sandi Gauder

    - Accessibility and Compliance: An Overview by Michael J. Young RGD

  • DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations

    - Mitch Goldstein: Unknowing (book design)


    DesignThinkers 2017 VAN Recorded Presentations

    - Thinking Outside the Book by Craig Mod


    DesignThinkers 2016 Recorded Presentations

    - Chris Dixon: Telling Stories with Words and Pictures

    - Coralie Bickford-Smith: How Design is Helping Put Classics in the Hands of Readers


    2014 Recorded Webinars

    - Designing the Editorial Experience by Sue Apfelbaum & Juliette Cezzar


    2013 Recorded Webinars

    - How to Design Stories by Luke Hayman, Pentagram


    DesignThinkers 2016 Recorded Presentations

    - Print in the Digital Age by Darhil Crooks

  • 2019 Recorded Webinars
    - Worldwide Trends in Logo Design – A Look Inside the Numbers by James I. Bowie, PhD, Principal, Emblemetric
    DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations
    - The Irrational Customer and Brand Desire by Jean-Pierre Lacroix RGD, Shikatani Lacroix Design 
    - Basslines & Riffs by Laura Stein RGD, Sid Lee
    DesignThinkers 2017 TO Recorded Presentations
    - Now Do Something Weirder by Michael Johnson
    - The Art & Science of Brand Naming by Robin Honey RGD
    - To Be Clear Is To Be Kind: Rebranding Atlanta’s Department of City Planning by Blake Howard
    DesignThinkers 2017 VAN Recorded Presentations
    - Rebranding and Authenticity: How to Listen to Ghosts by Emily Lessard

    DesignThinkers 2016 Recorded Presentations

    - Connie Birdsall: Like Me: Our Bonds with Brands

    2016 Recorded Webinars
    - The Importance of Domain Names to Branding presented by Andrew Merriam
    - The Success of Brand Communication by Glenda Rissman RGD and Peter Scott RGD
    - Brand Integrity & Stewardship by Paddy Harrington RGD
    - Branding not Blanding by Kevin Budelmann

    DesignThinkers 2015 Recorded Presentations

    - Sanjay Khanna & Josh McInerney RGD: Mega Brands and Mega Trends
    2015 Recorded Webinars
    - How to Create Vision and Values That Don't Suck by Josh Greenhut
    - Personal Branding and Our Obsession with Being Liked with Mel Lim
    - 5 Questions Your Clients Will Ask During Your Logo Presentation with Bob Hambly RGD
    2014 Recorded Webinars
    - Navigating the New Brandscape - What Every Designer Needs to Know
    - Great Brands Aren't Just For Clients with John Furneaux RGD
    - Brewing Up A Brand: How to Work With SME Clients with Robin Honey RGD
    2013 DesignThinkers Recorded Presentations
    - Brand is a Four Letter Word by Austin McGhie
    - Branding from a Type Nerd Point of View by Matteo Bologna
    2013 Recorded Webinars
    - New Perspectives on Branding with Tony Brinton and Julia Sloan
    - Creating the Challenger and Brands of the Future with Tess Wicksteed
    - What Makes a Great Mark with Steff Geissbuhler
    - Building Iconic Brands with Jorge Calleja
    - Building Brand Identity Buy-In with Mary Jane Braide and Josh Greenhut
    - Visual Identities that Miss the Mark with Bob Hambly RGD
    2012 Recorded Webinars
    - 'Style Guidelines' with Eddie Opara


  • DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations
    - Dear Client In Conversation with Bonnie Siegler
    - The Truth about Clients with Erin Sarofsky
    - It's Your Fault with Emily Cohen
    DesignThinkers 2016 Recorded Presentations
    - Calming Clients’ Fear of Creativity by Bob Hambly RGD
    2016 Recorded Webinars
    - Challenges of Design Firm Owners Panel Discussion with Vanessa Eckstein, Ben Hagon, Ric Riordon and Jennifer Taback 
    - Creative Briefs: Are You Doing It Right? by Wendy Millard RGD

    - Gaining Respect as a Design Thinker by Dave Holston

    - Attracting Media in a Digital World by Jon Packer

    - Community Projects: A Framework to Build Impact by Marc O'Brien

    2015 Recorded Webinars
    - Retainer Agreements: Are They For You? by Ilise Benun, Marketing-Mentor.com

    - Show Me Don't Tell Me by Dave Holston

    - 5 Questions You Need To Ask Your Prospect Before You Even THINK Of Meeting by Rhonda Page

    - A Guide to PR Essentials by Jon Packer 

    - Collaborating with Photographers by Bob Hambly


    2014 Recorded Webinars

    - Getting Along with Clients by Kurt Krumme

    - 5 Questions Your Clients Will Ask During Your Logo Presentation by Bob Hambly

    - Freelancing Success by Kimi Abdullah, Creative Niche

    - Canada's New Anti-Spam Law: Are You Ready? by WeirFoulds LLP

    - Collaborative Games for Strategic Designers by Dave Holston


    DesignThinkers 2013 Recorded Presentations

    - Emily Cohen: Best Practice Strategies Any Design Firm Should Know
    - What's Your Design Worth presented by Jenn & Ken Visocky O'Grady
    2013 Recorded Webinars
    - Integrating Design Thinking Into Your Business Routines by Steve Sato
    - What Clients Want by Stussy Tschudin RGD

    - How to Better Communicate with Clients by Bob Hambly RGD

    - Death by Powerpoint by Ben Hagon RGD

    - Persuasive Presentations by Barry Quinn

    - How to Get People to Do Stuff by Susan Weinschenk

    - Collaborative Games: An Alternative to Conventional Focus Groups by Steve Sato

    - How to Use Colour as a Strategic Tool by Paul Haft 


    2012 Recorded Webinars

    - Following the Green: Budgeting and Keeping Costs Under Control for Creative Projects by David Younger

    - Personal Productivity: GET MORE! by Pam Bryan

    - From Solo Freelancer to Design Firm Owner by Ilise Benun & Jonathan Cleveland

    - Writing for Designers' with Jason Tselentis

    - Creating Persuasive Interactions: The Alchemy of Content and Design by Jeff Swystun

    - From Ideas to Game Plan: Scoping and Scheduling Creative Projects by David Younger

    - Getting it Done: What to Do Well and What to Avoid When Running Creative Projects by David Younger 

    - Scoping an Interactive Project (When the Client Doesn't Know What They Need) by Ilise Benun & Erin Pheil


    2011 Recorded Webinars

    - Designing as Entrepreneur by Steven Heller

    - The Power of Project Debriefs by Jennifer Miller

    - Who's Your System? by Jeannette Hanna

    - New Methods of Collaborative Design by Mary Jane Braide

    - Working with Illustrators by Bob Hambly 


    2010 Recorded Webinars

    - Talking Money with Clients by Ilise Benun

  • 2016 Recorded Webinars


    - 'Social Media Business Development for Design Studios' with Randall Craig 

    - 'Developing a Client Roster' with Ben Hagon RGD

    - '3 Essential Steps to Landing More Clients Faster Than You Think Possible' presented by Craig Severinsen


    2015 Recorded Webinars


    - 'Digital Marketing: The Designer's Edge' with Tim Robertson


    2014 Recorded Webinars


    - 'The Art of Proposal Writing' with Shel Perkin

    - 'Research for Interaction: Using Research Workshops to Win New Clients' with Jamie Steane 

    - 'Marketing Your Design Firm' with Jean-Pierre Lacroix RGD 


    2013 Recorded Webinars


    - 'Best Practices in Winning New Business' with Jeff Swystun 

    - 'The End of the Written Proposal' with Blair Enns 

    - 'How One Design Firm Wins 67% of Proposals Submitted' with Allison Manley and Ilise Benun 


    2012 Recorded Webinars


    - 'How to Find Your Next 'Best' Client' with Laural Carr RGD (2012)

    - '9 'Aha' Marketing Moments: A Business Development Case Study' with Ilise Benun and Jennifer Neal


    2011 Recorded Webinars


    - 'Is Your Website Generating Business?' with Ilise Benun and Mark O'Brien

    - 'RFIs, RFPs and Creative Briefs' with Emily Ruth Cohen 


    2010 Recorded Webinars


    - 'Thought Leadership' with Ilise Benun

    - 'What Makes a Marketing Smart Website?' with Ilise Benun

    - 'Your Marketing Plan for this Year' with Ilise Benun 

    - 'How to Effectively Respond to an RFP' with Allan Cutler 

    - 'Networking: It's Who You Know and How You Connect' with Ilise Benun

    - 'Proposals' with Ilise Benun


  • 2019 Recorded Webinars

    - Talent Forecast: Who You Need To Hire This Year by Theresa Casarin, Creative Niche

    - What Creative Directors Know with Matt Coyle RGD, Erin Craig RGD, Mikey Richardson RGD and Laura Stein RGD


    DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentation

    - Design the Work You Love by Ayse Birsel

    - Kinkos and Crying by Tosh Hall

    - What does it mean to fail forward? Panel Discussion

    - Lessons I’d Teach My Younger Self


    DesignThinkers 2018 VAN Recorded Presentations

    - Have Designers Forgotten How to Enjoy the Ride by Bob Hambly RGD

    - Full Time You by Meg Lewis


    DesignThinkers 2017 TO Recorded Presentations

    - 'Let the power of self-loathing light the pathway to your success' by Robert Vargas, Bloomberg Businessweek

    - 'The Future is You' Panel Discussion with Michael Johnson, Astrid Stavro, Robin Honey RGD & Megan Oldfield RGD


    2016 Recorded Webinars

    - 'Exploring Careers for Designers' with Theresa Casarin, Creative Niche

    - 'What I Wish I Knew When I Was Graduating From Design School' with Chad Weiss Provisional RGD

    - 'What I Wish I Knew When I Was Graduating From Design School' with Heather Stokes Provisional RGD

    - 'What I Wish I Knew When I Was Graduating From Design School' with Hayden Aube


    2015 Recorded Webinars

    - 'Negotiating an Awesome Salary' with John Furneaux RGD

    - 'Where Can Design Take You?' with Paddy Harrington (2015)

    - 'Designer as Catalyst' with Matthew Munoz (2015)


    2014 Recorded Webinars

    - 'Accelerating Your Side Projects' with Jason Tselentis

    - 'Resume Writing For Designers' with Adele Wooton, Creative Niche

    'Love Your Book: Creating an Effective Design Portfolio' with Russell Gibbs

    'Design Your Tomorrow' with Denise Bosler

    'The 46 Rules of Genius' with Marty Neumeier


    2013 Recorded Webinars

    - 'Improving Your Career with Persuasive Presentations' with Nancy Duarte

    - 'How to Review a Portfolio' with Bryony Gomez-Palacio 

    - 'Resume Writing for Creative Professionals' with Theresa Casarin, Creative Niche

    - 'Metaskills: 5 Talents for the Robotic Age' with Marty Neumeier


    2011 Recorded Webinars

    - 'On Design Critiques' with Terry Lee Stone

  • 'Systems Thinking 101: Designing for the Age of Interdependence' with Jeannette Hanna and Lynn Fletcher (2016)

    'Thinking Through Making' with Gunnar Swanson (2013)

    'Disruptive Design' with Tony Brinton and Julia Sloan (2013)

    Design Drawing: Renewed Potential in Design Education' with Timothy Samara (2012)

    'From Idea to Market: The Design of Entrepreneurship' with Steven Heller and Lita Talarico (2012)

    'Traditional to Unrecognizable' with Elliot Earls (2012)

  • DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations
    - Discrimination in the creative industry – Really? Panel Discussion
    - Design for Social Good Panel Discussion
    - Truthfully, our Design Industry is not Diverse — And that’s a Problem!' with Angela Bains
    - We’re all in this together by Dawn Hancock
    - Signs of Resistance by Bonnie Siegler
    DesignThinkers 2017 TO Recorded Presentations
    - Is Design an Unethical Industry Panel Discussion with Douglas Davis, Jennifer Rittner, Jeff Greenspan & Laura Sellors RGD
    DesignThinkers 2016 Recorded Presentations
    - Dark Patterns and Bad Business Models: 'I Can't Let You Do That, Dave' by Cory Doctorow
    DesignThinkers 2015 Recorded Presentations
    - Inclusion, Equality, Progress: Dignified Representation in Visual Culture by Andy Chen: 
    - Design and Privilege by Andy Mangold
    2013 Recorded Webinars
    - Your Work is a Gift by James Victore
    2012 Recorded Webinars
    - Design Change by Kevin Budelman
    - Giving Back With Design by Michael Osborne

    2011 Recorded Webinars

    - Tips, Tricks and Tools for Sustainable Design Solutions by Aaris Sherin


  • 2019 Recorded Webinars
    - Bring Your Own Seat to the Table – How to Create a Culture of Design by Andy Vitale
    DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations
    - To be or not to be in-house? Panel Discussion
    - Building a creative culture by Lisa Smith
    - True North: The Compass Creative Journey by Matt Spangler
    DesignThinkers 2018 VAN Recorded Presentations
    - Creative Powerhouse: How to build and manage an empowered, creative team by Stephen Gates
    - Towards a Total Design by Randy Hunt
    - The Needle Moves Both Ways by Michael Lejeune
    2018 Recorded Webinars
    - Playing Nice with Others Panel Discussion with Wendy Millard RGD, Empire Life; Leland Maschmeyer, Chobani; Kelly Nicoll, PwC Canada; Mark Cohen, TD Wealth; Emineh Babayan RGD, Ipsos Canada
    DesignThinkers 2017 TO Recorded Presentations
    - Non-Design Design by Reena Merchant
    - A Modern Broadcasting Ecosystem by Dewey Reid, CNN
    - Building a Design-Driven Culture Panel Discussion with Reena Merchant, Dewey Reid, Stephen Gates & Emily Cohen
    - In-House Powerhouse: Building and Managing Strong Creative Teams Panel Discussion with Susan Weinschenk, Jessie Kawata, Chris Do & Nicolas Roope
    DesignThinkers 2017 VAN Recorded Presentations
    - Altitudes: Designing At Every Level by Alex Schleifer
    DesignThinkers 2016 Recorded Presentations

    - Scaling Design: Catalysts for Change by Albert Shum

    - Designing in a Disrupted Space by Bob Calvano

    - Improbable by Design: Building an Innovation Culture by Dan Makoski
    - The Power of Staying Put by Michael Lejeune
    2016 Recorded Webinars
    - Challenges of In-House Design Panel Discussion Part 2 with Mark Cohen, Andrew Davies, Kelly Nicoll & Wendy Millard RGD 

    - Challenges of In-House Design Panel Discussion Part 1 with Tina Mackenzie RGD, Kelly Nicoll, Dianne Semark & Wendy Millard RGD

    - Speaking the In-House Language by Jason Tselentis 


    DesignThinkers 2015 Recorded Presentations

    - Aligning Expectations and Measuring Results by Emily Cohen

    - Management Strategies for In-House Creative Teams by Emily Cohen



    2015 Recorded Webinars

    - Change Leadership by Andy Epstein 

    - Keeping your In-House Design Team Productive and Inspired by Wendy Millard RGD 

    - Building and Evolving Creative Teams by Randy Hunt 

    - Misconceptions of In-House Design by Morgan Rose

    - Insider Secrets for Managing Your In-House Design Team by Wendy Millard RGD


    2014 Recorded Webinars

    - Strategies and Tactics by Andy Epstein

    - Keeping Your In House In Order by Andy Epstein 

    - Make Them Want To Work With You by David Gee

    - Organizational / Staff Management Structures and Strategies for In-House Teams by Emily Cohen


  • DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations

    - 'Infographics for Social Change' by Jessica Bellamy, GRIDS


    DesignThinkers 2017 TO Recorded Presentations

    - 'A Serious Role for Fun' by Nigel Holmes


    DesignThinkers 2016 Recorded Presentations

    - Unraveling the Big Picture by Manuel Lima


    2016 Recorded Webinars

    - Info Design 101 by Iffat Jokhio RGD, Pivot Design Group


    2015 Recorded Webinars

    - Information Design Best Practices: Playing at the Intersection of Data & Design by Stefan Popowycz & Christopher Moorehead RGD, Deloitte


    DesignThinkers 2013 Recorded Presentations

    - Feltron Reporting by Nicholas Felton


    2013 Recorded Webinars

    - Transforming Data Into Information by Isabel Meirelles, OCAD U

  • DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations

    - 'Pioneers! oh Pioneers!' by Michelle Dougherty, Imaginary Forces (on titles design)


    DesignThinkers 2017 TO Recorded Presentations

    - A Modern Broadcasting Ecosystem by Dewey Reid, CNN (on broadcast design)

    DesignThinkers 2013 Recorded Presentations
    - Heroes - Super, Design, Real and Imaginary presented by Karin Fong
  • DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations

    - Kinkos and Crying by Tosh Hall

  • DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations
    - Challenging Creativity Panel Discussion with Paul Sahre, Emily Oberman, Nicholas Blechman & Vanessa Eckstein RGD
    2015 Recorded Webinars
    - Materials and Magic by Andy Pratt
    2014 Recorded Webinars
    - Where Do Your Ideas Come From? by Stephen Jurisic
    Design, Innovation and Transformation by Kathryn Best
    - Creative Bootcamp by Stefan Mumaw
    - The Design Process Made Simple by Joseph Duffy IV
    - Go with the Flow: Design's Influence on How We Move by Bob Hambly RGD
    2012 Recorded Webinars
    - Yellow: The Most Fickle of All Colours by Bob Hambly RGD


  • DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations

    - 'Transforming Design Research into Meaningful Design' by Ian Chalmers RGD
    DesignThinkers 2017 TO Recorded Presentations
    - 'From Insights to Executions: Creative Strategy & the Business of Design' by Douglas Davis

    2015 Recorded Webinars

    - 'Interviewing Users: Uncovering Compelling Insights' by Steve Portigal


    2013 Recorded Webinars

    - 'Design Research' by Meredith Davis

    - 'Research-Based Outreach' by Jennifer Rittner

  • 2019 Recorded Webinars

    - Adobe Gemini: Digital Drawing & Painting by Kyle Webster

    - Adobe XD by Talin Wadsworth, Lead Product Designer for Adobe XD


    DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations

    - AI and the Future of Graphic Design by John Furneaux RGD


    DesignThinkers 2017 TO Recorded Presentations

    - Designing A New Reality: Chatbots, VR & Beyond by Val Head

    2015 Recorded Webinars

    - Web Analytics: Understanding the Basics by Vincent Galante RGD


    2014 Recorded Webinars

    - Typesetting with Microsoft Word: Translating Design Into Word by Bill McLean

  • DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations

    Bruno Maag: Can you handle the truth?


    DesignThinkers 2017 TO Recorded Presentations

    - From Contrast with love! by Maria Doreuli & Ekaterina Kochkina


    DesignThinkers 2016 TO Recorded Presentations

    - Positively Grotesque by Rod McDonald RGD


    DesignThinkers 2015 Recorded Presentations

    - Adding Value to the Invisibility of Typefaces by Jean François Porchez


    DesignThinkers 2014 Recorded Presentations

    - This is Your Brain on Typography by Ellen Lupton


    2014 Recorded Webinar

    - 'Font Design' by Rod McDonald RGD


    2013 Recorded Webinars

    'Understanding Font Design' by Rod McDonald RGD 

    - 'Using Historical Archives to Develop New Typefaces' by Rod McDonald RGD

    - 'Typography: A Systems Approach' by Richard Hunt


    DesignThinkers 2013 Recorded Presentations

    - Similar But Different by Cyrus Highsmith
  • 2019 Recorded Webinars

    - UX Meets MBA – A Designer Goes to Business School by McLean Donnelly


    DesignThinkers 2018 TO Recorded Presentations

    - All about UX Panel Discussion


    DesignThinkers 2018 VAN Recorded Presentations

    - Designing for Behaviour Change by Grace Hwang, Carrot Inc.
    DesignThinkers 2015 Recorded Presentations
    - Magical UX and the Internet of Things by Josh Clark
    2015 Recorded Webinars

    - Harnessing the Value of UX by Jason Ulaszek

    - Usable Usability by Eric Reiss


    2014 Recorded Webinars

    - Evolving the Digital Guide by Andy Pratt


    2013 Recorded Webinars

    - Using UX Design Principles & Methodologies in Design Management & Innovation by Mel Lim

    - Designing for Development by Sean Lerner

    - The Lost Art of Design Etiquette by Dan Rose

    - 'Understanding Information Architecture' with Dan Klyn


    2012 Recorded Webinars

    - 'Think Design, Not Codes' with Terry White