Feature Design

The use of compelling imagery and graphic elements that work creatively and engagingly to support the story narrative. This award is granted to art directors and their staff or freelance associates for a single magazine article.



2020 Finalists

  • 2020 GOLD | Handmade Tales

    CREATORS Marcey Andrews, John Ulan, Luke Lucas

    New Trail

  • 2020 SILVER | Powered Up

    CREATORS Marcey Andrews, Stephen P. Hughes, Luke Lucas

    New Trail

  • Avenue's Best Neighbourhoods

    CREATORS Venessa Brewer, Raymond Biesinger

    Avenue Calgary

  • Taste of Travel

    EDITORS Sara Samson, Diane Bolt CONTRIBUTORS Lisa Kadane, Patty Lee, Carol Patterson, Jaime Tung, Renée S. Suen

    WestJet Magazine

  • The Boxer

    ART DIRECTOR Kim Larson

    Avenue Edmonton

Previous Winners

  • 2019 GOLD | The Ultimate BBQ Guide

    Curtis Comeau

    Avenue Edmonton

  • 2019 SILVER | The How-To Issue: Better Living Through Research

    Lisa Cook, Editor-in-Chief; Karen Sherlock, Managing Editor
    Mifi Purvis, Associate Editor; Therese Kehler, Writer; Marcey Andrews, Art Director

    New Trail

  • 2018 GOLD | Designers of the Year

    Paul Roelofs

    Western Living

  • 2018 SILVER | The 21

    Marcey Andrews

    New Trail

  • 2017 GOLD | Swim or Sink

    Marcey Andrews, Art Director

    New Trail

  • 2017 SILVER | The Annotated Rudy Wiebe

    Marcey Andrews, Art Director

    New Trail

  • 2016 GOLD | The Future of Everything

    Marcey Andrews, Art Director

    New Trail

  • 2016 SILVER | 12 Annual Best Restaurant Awards

    Venessa Brewer, Art Director

    Avenue Calgary

  • 2015 GOLD | Back in the Game

    Pete Nguyen, Art Director

    Avenue Edmonton

  • 2015 SILVER | The Face of the Century

    Marcey Andrews, Art Director

    New Trail

  • 2014 GOLD | No Vacancy

    Danae Thompson, Art Director

    Swerve

  • 2014 SILVER | 40 Foodies Under 40

    Brennan Higginbotham, Art Director

    Western Living

  • 2013 GOLD | Double Take

    Vishu Mahajan

    Swerve

  • 2013 SILVER | Designers of the Year

    Randall Watson, Art Director

    Western Living

  • 2012 GOLD | 40th Anniversary Issue

    Western Living

    Western Living

  • 2011 GOLD | Taste To Go

    Jared Sych, Photographer; Teresa Johnston Art Director; Joy Lee, Food Stylist

    Wine Access