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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 [...]

DO WE HAVE AN ANSWER? DESIGN WITH DIALOGUE PT 1.

Design with Dialogue, September 2011 at OCAD, Toronto.   Last month I stumbled across a get together advertised on the ever so helpful Eventbrite. Design with Dialogue is a group that meets the second Wednesday of each month at OCAD. Design with Dialogue (DwD) is a Toronto-based community of practice that develops leadership and facility [...]

DOORS OPEN 2011 AND A CASE FOR USING LOCAL DESIGNERS

Condo Complex at 25 Ritchie Avenue, Toronto by architect David Anand Peterson. Part of Doors Open 2011. Doors Open is an organization that allows you to be a fly on the wall at some of the most interesting architecture sites in Toronto. During Doors Open 2011 I took my legs out for two days around [...]

NEW FORCES IN FRENCH DESIGN Pt 1: Cédric Morisset

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 [...]