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Western Living Designers of the Year 2014

By admin • Feb 18th, 2014

Western Living’s annual Designers of the Year competition celebrates the best new designs in Western Canada, as judged by Canada’ foremost designers and architects.

Categories include: Architecture • Interiors • Furniture • Fashion • Industrial • Landscape • Eco • The Arthur Erickson Memorial for an emerging architect • The Robert Ledingham Memorial Award for an emerging designer



Employment Opportunity – Arc’teryx

By admin • Feb 18th, 2014

We are looking for a designer with creative management experience to join our team as Manager, Hardgoods Design. In this role, you will lead the Hardgoods design team to strengthen the Arc’teryx brand identity by providing fresh and innovative design solutions across a variety of outdoor and military products, while maintaining consistent application of Arc’teryx design values.



Material Matters : 3d Printing Legalities, Hardware, and Embedded Systems

By admin • Feb 13th, 2014

The next Hardware Startups Vancouver/ Material Matters Meetup will feature informative and exciting stories from three founders of local hardware and embedded systems startups.



Inform Interiors Presents: In Discussion with Benjamin Hubert

By admin • Feb 5th, 2014

On Wednesday February 12th from 5 to 7pm, Inform Interiors welcomes industrial designer Benjamin Hubert to their showroom for a presentation and Q&A.



Meetup – 3D Printing Workshop

By admin • Nov 29th, 2013

Material Matters | 3D Print Workshop
Friday, December 6, 2013 | 7 – 9pm
Motion Capture Studio | Emily Carr University of Art + Design
North Building, 1399 Johnston Street



Meetup : Hardware Startups Vancouver

By admin • Nov 15th, 2013

Join BCID Professional Member Rob Nathan and other local designers at The Cranium CoWorking Space for the next Hardware Startups Vancouver Meetup.
Design has never been more important to launching a hardware business than it is today — form factor, usability and appeal are now key considerations in the birth of any new product. With so many new tools and technologies involved in the process, it’s important to know when and how to incorporate good design in your prototype.



Employment Opportunity – Kwantlen Polytechnic University

By admin • Nov 1st, 2013

This opportunity has been filled. Thank You.



Structure 2014 – Open Call

By admin • Oct 4th, 2013

Are you a designer looking for a leg up in the industry? STRUCTURE, the highly celebrated cost share program developed by BC Wood, returns for 2014.

This opportunity is perfect for product designers, furniture makers, architectural students/interns, industrial designers, upstart businesses and final year design students. You will not find a better opportunity to develop your skill set and exhibit in Vancouver’s two most celebrated design shows – IDSwest + Buildex.



Employment Opportunity – Primex Manufacturing Ltd.

By admin • Jul 16th, 2013

Are you crazy about new technology and how the communications space is changing to meet the expanding bandwidth requirements in the communication age? Have you spent five plus years designing technical parts and have a solid understanding of mechanical, electrical, production and assembly issues that affect product development and want to move into a role that solves problems up front? If working with a dynamic team and some of North America’s top triple play service providers is a direction you want to take your career, please email a covering letter stating your experience and your resume.



Call for Submissions – BC Creative Achievement Awards

By admin • Jun 25th, 2013

The Carter Wosk BC Creative Achievement Awards for Applied Art and Design celebrate British Columbians who through their creativity contribute to the cultural and economic fabric of the Province.
The awards recognize individuals whose work has a practical function. Artists and designers who work in jewelry, glass, wood, fibre, clay and metal [...]