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OXD Wins Four Communicator Awards

We’re thrilled to be recognized by the Communicator Awards in the Education and Government categories for website design.


OXD and Honeywell Named Finalists in the 2019 CODiE Awards

Honeywell QCS 4.0 is a finalist in the Best IoT or IoT Enablement Solution category. The SIIA CODiE Awards recognize excellence in software, education, information, and media products. Submissions are reviewed by peer-judges awarded for being are awarded for their vision, innovation, and impact on an industry. We’re proud to be nominated for a second […]


OpenRoad Communications is now OXD

Things are looking a little different around here, but we’re still the same people. Allow us to reintroduce ourselves. 23 years ago we were a few students excited about the potential of the internet and eager to put some recently acquired skills to work. Bright eyed and bushy tailed, as they say. Businesses needed people […]


UBC and Honeywell named best of News and Manufacturing by the Web Awards

UBC and Honeywell win best News and Manufacturing websites at the Web Awards.


Creative That Goes Deep campaign wins Excellence Award at the 22nd Annual Videographer Awards

OpenRoad’s “Creative That Goes Deep” campaign receives the Excellence Award.


OpenRoad Communications wins three Summit Creative Awards

OpenRoad’s print, web, and illustration work wins three Silver Summit Creative Awards.


UBC Innovation: overcoming the complicated with collaboration

How OpenRoad helped UBC bring innovation to life with a flexible approach.


BC Government launches Online Divorce Assistant Application

Employing service design and development to improve access to justice.

OpenRoad is now OXD.

After 23 successful years as OpenRoad Communications, we’ve made some changes. We’ve got a new name and new website, but we’re still the same people you know, focused on using research, strategy, design, and technology to make new experiences possible.

Learn more about the rebrand

Continue to the new website

Because of some of the advanced techonologies we're using, the site currently isn't ready to use in Internet Explorer.

We're working on improving that experience,but in the meantime if you're able to use Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Microsoft Edge, we encourage you to do so.