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“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 [...]

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 [...]