Alaska Journal of Commerce

Mad Dog Graphx Wins Awards

Anchorage, AK – Mad Dog Graphx has won four honors from the 18th Annual Communicator Awards, a leading international awards program recognizing creative excellence for communications professionals. In addition, work from Mad Dog has recently been included in six new books on graphic design. Mad Dog won Communicator Awards for annual reports created for Food Bank of Alaska, The Alaska Community Foundation and Anchorage Project Access, as well as for a promotional piece designed for Pyramid Printing. Since January, Mad Dog Graphx has appeared in four new books by David E. Carter, best-selling author of more than 110 books about graphic design. Mad Dog’s work also appeared in books from Rockport Publishers, and in the LogoLounge Master Library Series book. Michael Ardaiz and Kris Ryan-Clarke are the creative team behind Mad Dog’s award-winning designs. Founded in 1996, Mad Dog offers a range of creative and production services, specializing in corporate, retail, and brand identity development, and advertising and marketing design.

Growing a Startup

Delaney Thiele, founder and designer at Cloudberry, is partly of Yup’ik and Athabaskan descent, and takes inspiration from her Alaska Native heritage when choosing the materials and patterns for her line of handcrafted beaded earrings.   MORE