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About

Leila Singleton is an art and creative director based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her work appears in over two dozen books and magazines; has been recognized with over three dozen honors from organizations including Graphis, GDUSA, and Creative Quarterly; and has been exhibited in locations such as Times Square and Kharkov, Ukraine.

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Awards

Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts awards: Communicator Award of Distinction (x4), Davey Silver (x2) American Graphic Design & Advertising 32: Award of Distinction (x4) Creative Quarterly 44: Runner-up GD USA Magazine awards: American Graphic Design (x8), American Inhouse Design (x2), and American Web Design 2019 Graphis: Advertising Annual Silver (x2) and Merit, Graphic Design Annual 2019 Silver, Poster Annual Silver (x1) and Merit (x8) Hiiibrand Hiii Typography 2018, Bronze Indigo Design Awards 2019: Silver (x1), Bronze (x3) ONE Condoms Design: Winner + Judge's Pick (2006); named Design All-Star (2016) PUBLISHED • 1000 Handmade Greetings • American Graphic Design & Advertising 32 • Basic Logos • Big Book of Green Design • Big Book of Logos 5 • Business Cards 1: Bright Ideas from Around the World • Design DNA: Logos • GD USA Jun 2019; Dec 2018, 2017, 2016; Nov/Dec 2015, 2014, 2013; Jul/Aug 2012 • Graphis Annuals: Advertising 2020, 2019, 2018; Graphic Design 2019; Poster 2020, 2019, 2018 • Green Graphics • Logos 2: Bright Ideas in Logo Design from Around the World • My Own Business Card #2 • Really Good Logos Explained EXHIBITIONS 2010: Society of Typographic Aficionados' TypeCon Poster Show (Los Angeles, CA) 2009: 4th Block VII International Triennial of Eco-Poster (Kharkov, Ukraine) 2007: Graphic Responses / 15th Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition (online) 2006: AIGA’s Urban Forest Project (Times Square, New York City) FEATURES + INTERVIEWS Foldfactory.com: “Super-cool Fold of the Week” (2/1/18 + 9/4/14) CareerContessa.com: "How to Build a Career as a Freelance Graphic Designer in a Big City" (7/7/16) PsPrint blog: "Hot Off the Press" (6/21/12) UPrinting blog: “17 Great Travel Brochure Examples Fit for Globetrotters” (1/26/11) Fort Collins Now newspaper: "Prettying Up Times Square" (10/11/06) Savannah College of Art & Design Chronicle newspaper: “Alumna’s Career Soars in Mountain States” (7/28/06)

Affiliations

CURRENT TypeThursday Global PAST American Institute of Graphic Arts, Art Directors Club, Colorado Poets Association, Type Directors Club, TypeThursday San Francisco

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