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Kari is an award-winning graphic designer currently working at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto.

She graduated from OCADU with a Bachelors of Design in 2012 and obtained her RGD certification in 2016. Prior to working at the Daniels Faculty, she was the Art Director of Designlines magazine and the Associate Art Director of Azure magazine. She specializes in print and digital design, and in her spare time loves to dabble in the more traditional arts of hand lettering and calligraphy. When she's not creating something, you'll find her watching Disney movies, reading and sewing. 


• Art Direction
 Graphic Design
• Print/Editorial Design
 Digital Design
 Hand-lettering & calligraphy

Honors & Awards

• 2023 Juror for the National Magazine Awards B2B (Best Art Direction of a Complete Issue)

• 2022 Juror for the RGD Student Awards (Domtar Award for Print Design)

• 2021 Gold Award Winner for NMA B2B "Best Issue" Category
• 2020 Silver Award Winner for NMA B2B "Best Issue" Category
• 2020 Juror for the RGD Student Awards (Excellence in Colour)

 2017 Juror for the RGD Student Awards (Milestone Integrated Award for Digital Marketing Design)

• 2012 Applied Arts Student Award Winner (Applied Arts Magazine)
•  2012 Adobe Design Achievement Award Finalist (Adobe Inc.)
2012 (Honourable Mention) Savage Sloan Ltd. Award for branding (OCAD University)
 2011 Applied Arts student re-design competition finalist (Applied Arts Magazine)
• 2010 Aboveground Arts Supplies Scholarship (OCAD University)

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