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.



2022 Finalists

  • A Moving Story

    Kim Larson, Art Director

    EDify

  • A Nobel Search

    Marcey Andrews, Art Director; Dan Page, Illustrator
    Karen Sherlock, Lisa Cook, Editors

    New Trail

  • Answering the Crisis Call

    Diana Van Oorschot; Art Director; Kyle Hack, Illustrator

    Legacy in Action

  • Changing Convention

    Diana Van Oorschot, Art Director; Daniel Wood, Photographer

    Legacy in Action

  • How to Do Everything

    Dana Woodward, Designer; Isa Rodrigues, Illustrator

    Wider Horizons

  • Olivia Cheng Takes a Stand

    Kim Larson, Art Director

    EDify

  • Strength, Resilience, Courage: Black Teachers Share their Stories

    Yuet Chan, Kim vanderHelm, Erin Solano, Art Directors

    ATA Magazine

Previous Winners

  • 2021 GOLD | U of Amazing Alumni Stories Part I

    ART DIRECTOR Marcey Andrews
    ILLUSTRATORS Miracle Studios, Jonathan Carlson, Kagan McLeod

    New Trail

  • 2021 SILVER | Game-Changers

    ART DIRECTOR Kim Larson
    PHOTOGRAPHER Aaron Pedersen ILLUSTRATORS Scott Carmichael, Robert Carter, Emily Chu

    Leap

  • 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

  • 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