2018 Public Design Program | Now Accepting Applications

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

ACAD's School of Communication Design is looking for participants for this year’s Public Design Program. The program has worked with not-for-profit clients from across the province for over 20 years. Inspired by the practicum project at the School of Visual Arts in New York, the Public Design Program pairs fourth-year students from the School of Communication Design with clients to provide them practical work experience.

Clients pay a nominal fee of $500 per student assigned to a project. Projects must be completed during the Fall 2018 semester and range from graphic design, website design, advertising, brochures, signage and more.

Here's a list of organizations that have benefitted from the work of of Communications Design Students:

  • Alberta Children's Hospital
  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Calgary Board of Education
  • National Film Board
  • Foothills Academy
  • The Military Museum
  • KidSport Calgary
  • Calgary Blues Festival
  • And many more!

>>> Apply today for the 2018 Public Design Program

Please email Ian Fitzgerald for more information.

publicdesign.acadnet.ca