Archive for February, 2011
You’re an Industrial Designer… think you’re a genius? Well, you may be right! TVO presents The Genius of Design, a five-part series that tells the story of Industrial Design. Covering essential themes such as industrialization and capitalism; as well as, critical issues facing designers today like over-production, consumption and the environment, The Genius of Design takes a historical look at significant periods in Industrial Design: the Industrial Revolution, 20s modernism, the swinging 60s, the designer 80s, and the present day.
Ghosts in the Machine: Monday, February 28, 2011 at 12:30 AM
Designs for Living: Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 9:00 PM
Blueprints for War: Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 9:00 PM
Better Living Through Chemistry: Thursday, March 17 at 9:00 PM
Check it out here
At this popular event, students of the Industrial Design program at Humber College introduce fourteen new chair designs. Visitors will be invited to tour and experience this unique show, and to interact with the design teams. Awards will announced in various categories, judged by a panel of notable individuals in the design community.
Details:March 2nd, 2011
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom
1214 Queen Street West
6:30pm – 11pm
What: In Malcolm Gladwell’s book The Tipping Point, he speaks about how little things can make a big difference. With all of the information and visual noise that surrounds us today, what are the little things that designers can do to contribute to our society to bring order to the chaos?
Come out and hear some great speakers discuss their perspectives on the importance of design in our community with 5 ideas and 5 images. Meet and reconnect with colleagues and friends in the Ottawa design community to discuss why the design community is important to you and why it is valuable to the design industry.
Where: Hard Rock Café (upstairs) in the Byward Market – 73 York St, Ottawa, Ontario Canada
When: Wednesday, February 23 • 5:30-7:30 pm
Theme: Why is design important in our community?
Sponsors: Creative Niche, Corel
Brought to you by IABC Ottawa, Pivot Design Group and LinkedIn Group “Industrial Design”
Click here to Register
Love art, but have a hard time visiting every gallery in the world. Follow this link to Google’s Art Project where you’ll be able to view galleries from all over the world. Travel through as if your are there (like Street View) and then zoom in on every piece with incredible detail.