Kelly Read-Lyon is an Ottawa-based graphic designer with a distinctly clean and simple aesthetic. With 17 years of experience in both agency and magazine environments, she's worked as Art Director for gordongroup in Ottawa, as Assistant Art Director for Canadian Business Magazine in Toronto and for Innovacom in Gatineau, Quebec. She applies her skills to print, branding and identity, and digital design, with a particular expertise in magazines. 

Kelly loves to explore, using her passion for critical thinking and innovation to create new things. She is a team player, well-versed in exploring a variety of design solutions while working in a deadline-driven environment. She holds a diploma in Graphic Design from the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD).



Recognition

2016
Finalist, Folio’s Eddie & Ozzie Awards
Association / Non-Profit (Consumer) Category, for American Society of Interior Designers ICON magazine’s Summer 2016 Issue

2012    
Winner, Design Edge Magazine
Print Category, Annual Regional Design Awards, for Q West condo’s site brochure

2012   
Gold Davey Award
International Academy of the Visual Arts, for the 2011 Annual Report for the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Science (CFCAS)

2012   
Silver Davey Award
International Academy of the Visual Arts, for the Next condo’s site brochure

2012   
Bronze Summit Creative Award
Summit International Awards, for Q West condo’s site brochure

2012   
Bronze Summit Creative Award
Summit International Awards, for Gorderly Quarterly

2011   
Gold Davey Award
International Academy of the Visual Arts, for Q West condo’s teaser brochure

2011   
Finalist, Design Edge Magazine
Annual Regional Design Awards, for Q West condo’s teaser brochure

2005   
Best Layout, Ted Rogers Awards
Consumer Publishing, for Canadian Business Magazine

2001   
Ian Lawrence Memorial Award
Ontario College of Art & Design

2000
Tony Cooper Tuition Award
Ontario College of Art & Design

1999   
K.M. Hunter Award
Ontario College of Art & Design
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