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Vancouver Designed Töbo Track now on Kickstarter!

By admin • Apr 2nd, 2015

BCID would like to congratulate and encourage everyone to support Professional Member Tomas Nielsen and his Tobo Track Kickstarter.
Tobo Track is an exciting new way for kids (aged 3 and up) to build roads and tracks for toy cars and trains. It is based on multiples of one innovative simple piece that can be joined together in hundreds of ways to create a track that goes anywhere you want it to.



Employment Opportunity – Hurdler Studios

By admin • Mar 12th, 2015

Hurdler Studios is a ProdUX design agency specialising in creating physical and digital products which are a delight to those who use them. We are searching for a world class designer with experience in designing in a diverse range of markets at an international level.



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.