Voted Magazine of the Year (Trade Category) by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors
Design Edge Canada is the country's leading media brand for the graphic design industry, with a full suite of award-winning print, web, e-mail, social media and event properties engaging designers across the country.
Designedgecanada.com, launched in February 2006, serves the Canadian graphic design industry with up-to-the-minute news, a national job board, classifieds, blogs, events calendar, contests, links and resources. With more than 55,000 site visits per month, the site is known for its engaged audience, not afraid to express its views in lively reader commentary.
The companion e-mail bulletin, Design Edge Express, is published every two weeks with a circulation of more than 10,000 and a phenomenal 60%+ open rate. More than 4,500 Twitter followers engage with Design Edge daily, frequently retweeting our news stories, jobs and other postings.
Design Edge Canada print magazine, launched with a March/April 2006 issue, is published six times per year with an ABC-audited national circulation of 8,000 and a 99.1% request rate. The magazine has the highest circulation to professional graphic designers of any publication in Canada. Regular departments include News on Design, Trendspotting, Case Study, Design for Print, Tool Tips, Newsmakers and New Releases. Each issue has a cover theme and cover feature that are outlined in our editorial calendar.
In 2011, Design Edge was one of the first magazines in Canada to launch an iPad edition with bonus rich-media content including video, screencasts and photo galleries.
Design Edge also produces the annual Regional Design Awards, with the "design party of the year" held every June in Toronto, and the annual Design City trade show, the largest show for designers in Canada with more than 1,100 attendees.
Design Edge is the Official Media Partner of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario, one of North America's leading design associations.
Design Edge Canada is published by North Island Publishing Ltd.,
8-1606 Sedlescomb Dr.,
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4X 1M6
Nancy Kay Clark,
North Island also publishes the award-winning Graphic Monthly Canada for the commercial printing industry, publishes Masthead for the magazine publishing industry, produces the Design City and Print World trade shows, and publishes PrintCan.com and directories for the printing industry.