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Lucie Lacava

Lacava Design
Lucie held the position of Art Editor at the Montreal Gazette before founding her company Lacava Design Inc. in 1992. Lacava’s body of work includes more than 100 print and digital projects across Canada, the United States, Latin America, Europe, the UAE, and South East Asia.

In 2010 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for News Design in Denver Colorado. She has received more than 100 international awards in her career. Among the most prestigious are: the “World's Best Designed Newspaper" ten times collectively to Le Devoir, Le Soleil, and the National Post, the Best of Show award for Le Devoir and two Judge's Special Recognition awards for Le Soleil and the National Post from The Society for News Design.

Among the most recent projects, The Straits Times (ST), the English-language flagship daily of SPH, swept seven awards at the Asian Media Awards 2017, including Gold for Best Newspaper Overall Design two years running since the redesign in 2015.

Lucie has been published in critical books, including Contemporary Newspaper Design (Mark Batty Publisher), Visions of the Newspaper of the Future (American Press Institute), the World Association of Newspapers report "New Designs, New Formats”, and most recently contributed a chapter to, Digital Fonts and Reading, Edited by: Mary C Dyson (University of Reading, UK), Ching Y Suen (Concordia University).

Most recently she was invited to create a digital news application, as part of an R&D project co-chaired by Columbia University and The Poynter Institute for Media Studies. She was also an active member of the local committee helping organize the ATypI 2017 Montreal conference.

Since 2013 she is a part-time lecturer at l’Université du Québec à Montreal, UQAM.
Lucie Lacava aka @lulucrezia, became instafamous after being featured on Instagram for her blue architectural gallery.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, April 4

1:00pm CDT