Alaska Business Monthly

Mad Dog Graphx Wins Awards from Creativity International

Anchorage, AK – Anchorage graphic design firm Mad Dog Graphx recently won three honors in the 44th Annual Creativity International Design and Advertising Awards. Annual reports for Anchorage Project Access and The Alaska Community Foundation and a brochure for Anchorage Park Foundation were all selected as winners and will appear in the upcoming Creativity 44 design annual.

The Creativity International Design and Advertising Awards is one of the longest running independent international advertising and graphic design competitions in the world. Established as a traveling exhibit in conjunction with Art Direction Magazine in 1970, the Creativity Awards Annual replaced the traveling exhibit and became one of the first books to showcase leading-edge design not just from New York, but from across America and all points of the globe. Entries in this year’s competition came from 32 countries and 22 U.S. states.

Michael Ardaiz and Kris Ryan-Clarke are the creative team behind Mad Dog’s biting edge 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.

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