Category Archives: OCAD

TORONTO 2011, THE BEST MOMENTS – Part 2

Toronto’s Art, Culture and Design Events – taking advantage of the scene And continuing on with the good stuff… NOVEL IDEAS @ MARS The Glass Room by Simon Mawer. Image from BIG CITY BIG IDEAS… More info on NEW FORCES IN FRENCH DESIGN… FYI – IDS jams on the New Forces in French Design riff [...]

“NEW FORCES IN FRENCH DESIGN” SERIES @ OCAD UNIVERSITY

C’est moi @ le musée du Louvre To simplify things here is my sum up of all 3 of my posts on “NEW FORCES IN FRENCH DESIGN” with easy-to-get-to links. PT 3: Didier Faustino – French / Portuguese Architect, Designer, Artist & Provocateur Didier’s firm, if one is to speak to the critics of his [...]

NEW FORCES IN FRENCH DESIGN Pt 3: Didier Fiuza Faustino

Didier Fiuza Faustino: Bodies, Restrictions and Moves. Another great lecture! Unfortunately the final one. I am very disappointed this series has come to its end. I learned so much, was engaged by each speaker and would have loved to sit in on many more. Thanks to Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD U), Claire [...]

NEW FORCES IN FRENCH DESIGN Part 2: Jakob + MacFarlane

This is my second post on a great lecture series OCAD is offering in partnership with the Consulate General of France, Institut français and Azure Magazine. As a designer, my head is constantly preoccupied (even in slumber) with finding solutions as to how to make the end user’s experience more enriched. Because I design within virtual [...]

NEW FORCES IN FRENCH DESIGN Pt 1: Cédric Morisset

September 19, 2011 – 7:30 pm

Cédric Morisset speaking to Dutch Designer, Marcel Wanders, about Marcel’s collaboration with the famed French crystal manufacturer Baccarat. OCAD along with the Consulate General of France is currently presenting a lecture series titled “New Forces in French Design”. The lectures are open to the public and this past Thursday, September 15 the opening guest lecturer [...]