Graphic Designers of Canada is a member-based organization of design professionals, educators, administrators, students and affiliates in communications, marketing, media and design-related fields. CDC is Canadaʼs national certification body for graphic and communication design and, since 1956, has established standards for design professionals, educators, and leaders.
Formerly known as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, AIGA is a professional organization for design. Its members practice all forms of communication design, including graphic design, typography, interaction design, branding and identity. The organization's aim is to be the standard bearer for professional ethics and practices for the design profession