Alaska Business Monthly

Mad Dog Graphx Wins Three from International Davey Awards

Anchorage, AK – Graphic design firm Mad Dog Graphx has won three honors in the 2014 Davey Awards. A brochure designed for Anchorage Park Foundation won Gold, and Mad Dog’s annual report for Food Bank of Alaska and a holiday poster created for Benchmark Construction each won Silver.

The Davey Awards is an international creative award focused exclusively on honoring outstanding creative work from the best small firms worldwide. The 2014 Davey Awards received nearly 4,000 entries from ad agencies, interactive agencies, production firms, in-house creative professionals, graphic designers, design firms and public relations firms.

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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