International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda). The GDC has been a member of Icograda since 1974, which connects our members to designers around the world. Contact the National Secretariat to obtain a password to the Icograda website members area.
Societe des designers graphiques du Quebec (SDGQ). SDGQ is directly affiliated with the GDC. SDGQ has been a member of Icograda since 1985. Click here for more information on the agreement. As of 2011, the GDC National President became the GDC's voting delegate and representative at Icograda meetings.
Other organizations of interest to designers:
ADCC Advertising & Design Club of Canada
AIGA American Institute of Graphic Arts
The Alcuin Society Suporting excellence in book design and production
ATypI Association Typographique Internationale
CAPIC Canadian Association of Photographers & Illustrators in Communication
Communication Designers Association formerly Cdot
Design Exchange Canada’s design centre in Toronto
SDA Society for Design Administration Canada
Graphic Artist’s Guild US based union of illustrators, designers, web creators, production artists, surface designers and other creatives
IDM Institut de Design Montréal
NABS National Advertising Benevolent Society
RGD Ontario Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario
SEGD Society for Environmental Graphic Design
The Type Club of Toronto Mission Statement:
To promote Typography
Mission Design Mission Design’s Montreal 2017 project aims to cement Montreal and the province of Quebec on the international design map. Clustering the biennial congresses of all six of the international architecture, design and urban planning organizations, the objective is to create a series of parallel congresses with unique opportunities for linkage between them. Montreal 2017 will give the disciplines an occasion to come together and collaborate towards a brighter future.The GDC has endorsed this initiative and will be a partner on thier advisory group.
- SDGQ is a GDC Affiliate
- UCDA is a GDC Affiliate
- The Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario was created in 1996.
- February 01, 2011Founded in 1948 as the Art Directors' Club of Toronto
- December 28, 2010Formerly Cdot