Claire Dawson, Underline Studio

Claire Dawson is Creative Director and Co-Founder of Toronto-based design agency, Underline Studio. Underline has twice been named Design Studio of the Year by the Advertising and Design Club of Canada. Underline’s client list is consciously diverse, ranging from corporate and retail enterprises, to media and publishing organizations, to educational and cultural institutions. Claire’s work has been widely published and honoured with awards from some of the most distinguished national and international competitions, including D&AD, the New York Type Directors Club, the One Show and Graphis. She has given numerous lectures on design topics, curated panels for Canada’s largest design conference, Design Thinkers, and served as a judge for many North American creative awards competitions. She is currently President of the Board of the Advertising and Design Club of Canada.