'Design & Thinking' Premiere Screening Event: Watch, Discuss & Drinks
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:30 PM
The Graphic Designers of Canada – BC Chapter will be hosting the Salazar Student Awards May 11th, 2012 from 6-10pm at UBC Robson Square. The annual awards program recognizes outstanding student design projects from throughout the province. In addition, a special keynote address by Robert L. Peters will take place.
This is not your typical grad show! Each graduate will be presenting the one project of which he or she is particularly proud in back-to-back three minute presentations. Followed by a festive networking social where the students' work will be on display and where you can get to know them a bit more depth about their work over light food and drink.
The Jim Rimmer Community Scholarship for Design Award is awarded annually to two students, or student groups, who have applied their design thinking to benefit their community and effectively communicate a message, affect action and promote change.
For over 25 years, APDF has been providing opportunities for design firm leaders to exchange information and learn from each other. Today, we continue to focus on our primary theme of exchange - in live events and beyond.
David Baker and APDF have worked together to develop an interactive session of key business development topics, based specifically on APDF member feedback. We will spend the morning learning from David, and then break into groups in the afternoon to discuss, debate, and develop actionable steps for you to bring back to your firm on Monday!
This year's Vancouver awards presentation for the 29th annual Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada will be hosted by, and take place at, the Emily Carr University of Art + Design, this coming Wednesday, October 12th.
The Guest Speaker for the evening will be John Gall, Vice-President and Art Director at Vintage and Anchor Books (New York). He is also an instructor at the School of Visual Arts, and the author of Sayonara Home Run! The Art of the Japanese Baseball Card.
“The work process of Jim Rimmer on the almost lost art of pantographic type making” is featured in, Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century. This dvd (45 minutes) was produced by Richard Kegler.
Kegler of the Buffalo based digital type firm, P22, will introduce and discuss the dvd.
This will be followed by the presentation of the Robert R. Reid Award for Lifetime Achievement in Canadian Book Arts to Jim Rimmer (1934-2010). The award will be accepted by members of his family.
Design Thinking is a way to code design deeper into our society. It helps organizations of all types realize the importance of design and to work more creatively with designers on the full sweep of social and business problems where design can be applied.
Find out whose the winners of Salazar Awards 2011
Salazar Awards Winners List 2011 >>
Please join us as we showcase the work of 300+ graduate and undergraduate students in Design, Fine Arts and Media.