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Western Living Designers of the Year 2015

By admin • Mar 3rd, 2015

Deadline to enter Western Living’s 8th annual celebration of Western Canadian design is April 1, 2015.



FP Innovations – Charred Wood Challenge

By admin • Dec 19th, 2014

FPInnovations has launched an online forum where anyone can add to the knowledge of charred wood and post ideas for its use. The most compelling idea submitted by March 31st will be chosen to receive $5000 worth of R&D time in our lab in Vancouver, British Columbia.



Employment Opportunity – WhiteWater West

By admin • Dec 5th, 2014

WhiteWater brings the fun as The ORIGINAL Waterpark & Attractions Company. Since 1980, WhiteWater has grown from a successful waterpark operation into a thriving designer and manufacturer of ORIGINAL attractions. WhiteWater’s team is ORIGINAL, seriously fun and innovative. They think outside-the-pool, create the newest, coolest attractions and supply the world’s most memorable, WOW-that-made-my-day experiences! Headquartered in Richmond, BC, WhiteWater West Industries Ltd. has over 30 years of award-winning expertise, 600+ employees and 20 offices worldwide.



BC Design Success Story: Joel Berman Glass completes their largest project

By admin • Dec 5th, 2014

Joel Berman Glass Studios has recently completed the largest project in the studio’s 30 year history. The Hamad International Airport located in Doha Qatar features 6,000 individual panels, 170,000 sq. ft of glass and 5.5 kilometers of glazed corridors.



Meetup – Why Smart Companies Value Design

By admin • Dec 1st, 2014

Join members of the Vancouver Business Network Meetup (VBN) on Tuesday December 9th for a panel discussion on the impact and value of design to small and medium sized business. Panel Moderated by Jon Winebrenner and featuring Angèle Beausoleil, James Brittain, Robert Johnston and Jānis Lanka



Employment Opportunity – Kwantlen Polytechnic University

By admin • Oct 7th, 2014

Commencing January 1, 2015 the new Product Design degree program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University requires instructor(s) for their four-year bachelor degree in Product Design (DEPD). This position is for a non-regular type 1 contract with the possibility of additional work dependent on candidate qualifications.



SFU Young Innovators Crawl – Oct 19

By admin • Oct 6th, 2014

Vancouver is home to many talented young people who are not only passionate about innovation – they walk the talk. The Young Innovators Crawl is your chance to meet inspiring future leaders from the worlds of design, technology, sustainability, arts and culture, and social innovation. Explore the studios and workspaces of an amazing line up of innovators and enjoy live demonstrations, informal talks, pop-up exhibitions, dialogue sessions, and more. Take a sneak peak and be inspired as we showcase Vancouver’s brightest and best.



Employment Opportunity – Kwantlen Polytechinic University

By admin • Sep 10th, 2014

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is seeking temporary full-time Facilities Design Assistant to work with our Facilities Services department until June 30, 2016. In this role, you will assist in the development of interior space requirements, furniture selection, and will schedule, coordinate and oversee the efficient delivery of the move and relocation process of small to large scale projects.



Vancouver Design Week

By admin • Sep 2nd, 2014

For 14 days, Vancouver Design Week will turn the city into a petri dish of design process, practice, and perspectives; through a wide range of independent and collaborative programming. From talks to tours, exhibits to workshops, parties to pop-ups, design across disciplines will open its doors for conversations, installations and celebrations of all scales.

Uncover the unique design ecosystem that shapes, defines and sustains our city. Don’t miss the chance to join in, speak up and stand out in shaping Vancouver’s future!



Vancouver Design Week 2014 – Open Call

By admin • Aug 21st, 2014

From talks and tours, exhibitions and workshops to parties and pop-ups, design across disciplines will open its doors for conversations, installations and celebrations of all scales. Uncover the unique design ecosystem that shapes, defines and sustains our city.

OPEN CALL FOR DESIGNERS – Join in, Speak up & Stand Out!‏