Alaska Business Monthly

Mad Dog Graphx Wins Six Honors in GDUSA Awards

Anchorage, AK – Mad Dog Graphx won six honors in the 2014 GDUSA Awards. Graphic Design USA is one of the oldest news magazines about graphic design in the United States, and winners in this year’s competition were selected from a field of more than 8,000 entries.

Mad Dog won two awards for logos, for designs created for Neurological Consultants of Alaska and for Quintillion Networks. Three annual reports also won, for Food Bank of Alaska, The Alaska Community Foundation, and Anchorage Project Access. Finally, a brochure designed for Anchorage Park Foundation also won. The winning designs will appear in GDUSA’s online gallery and in the magazine’s year-end design annual.

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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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