About the CADC

Our Mission

To recognize and uphold creative excellence, elevate growth and change through collaboration, and support our future creative thinkers through education, mentorship, and community engagement.

Our Vision

Inspire creative change in the world with integrity and authenticity.

Our Values

Empower and educate creatives by giving them access to visionary leadership

Provide a network of support for creatives to learn, grow, and explore 

Invest in a sustainable future by supporting education and expanding our community 

We are strongest when everyone has an opportunity to contribute 

Uphold the highest standards of creative excellence

Our Logo

Thank You Paul

Our Logo

Here’s a fun fact you can use at parties: the CADC logo was designed by graphic design legend (and Connecticut native) Paul Rand in 1986. We’re incredibly proud and fortunate to have our legacy mixed with his. It gives us a sense of context and acts as a reminder of our place in the design community. Long story short, we’ll be black and red forever.

Learn More About Paul Rand

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