design

Columnists
Apr 15, 2015

Why is good interface so hard?

Why do so many pieces of software leave us lost, frustrated and railing at their arcane and ugly buttons, choices and placements? Wayne MacPhail presents four reasons.
Blog
Apr 11, 2012

Beware of Images: Sergio Toporek's call to action

Alex Samur
At a recent CreativeMornings event in Vancouver, Toporek challenged members of the audience to question their assumptions about the power of images in their environments.
Columnists
Aug 19, 2010

Learning from nature's design

Tragedy poses the basic questions: What is life really all about? Is nature trying to tell us something? Biomimicry is based on a deep biological read of exactly these two questions.
News
Jan 22, 2010

3D printers: The ultimate makers

Christian Bergmeister
Geoff Turner
Matt Lundy
Mike Kennedy
Three dimensional printing allows a user to make or print, anything they can design -- functional prototypes, concept models and even human organs.
News
Dec 7, 2009

Rob Edmonds evokes Fragments in RPM

Mikala Taylor
Rob Edmonds is among the lucky handful of Vancouver artists able to debut exhibitions like Fragments in RPM in a province reeling from severe arts cuts.
Event

East Side Culture Crawl at the CoLab

Nov 19, 2015 to Nov 22, 2015
Vancouver Community Laboratory
1907 Trumph Street
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 2.5584" N, 123° 3' 54.7776" W
British Columbia CA
One of Vancouver's biggest art events is almost upon us... come down to Vancouver Community Laboratory (Victoria & Triumph) and see what these artists and makers have been up to!
Event

re:Think Housing Jam: Talk about affordable housing in Vancouver

Jun 15, 2012 to Jun 16, 2012
The HiVE
128 West Hastings Street #210
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 55.6248" N, 123° 6' 28.08" W
British Columbia CA
The re:Think Housing Jam is a constructive and creative way to get new perspectives on how we deal with Vancouver's affordable housing crisis.
Event

BMO Financial Group reDesign 2011

Nov 3, 2011 to Nov 4, 2011
The Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen St W
m6j 1j6 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 33.216" N, 79° 25' 37.6212" W
Ontario CA
This summer, 36 leading Toronto artists, designers and architects were involved in a project to redesign and re-imagine Louis XVI-style armchairs, to be sold at silent auction.
Event

FITC Toronto 2010

Apr 25, 2010 to Apr 27, 2010
Hilton Hotel
145 Richmond Street West, Toronto Canada M5H 2L2
M5H 2L2 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 0.936" N, 79° 23' 7.4184" W
CA
Considered the flagship event of all FITC events, FITC Toronto has grown into an international celebration of the world's top interactive and new media talent.
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