The Jim Rimmer Community Scholarship for Design Award invites students as individuals or in groups, who are currently enrolled in a design programme or have graduated within the past year in BC to apply.
Welcome to our 3rd in a series GDC Sponsor Featurette. Local Vancouver Film School is a brand new sponsor for the GDC and we are very happy to have partnering with. Among other great benefits for GDC members, VFS recently handed one of our members a free seat in their Summer Intensive Digital Design Program!
The GDC launches its Environmental Best Practices Guide for designers who want to make better design decisions for the planet. The interactive format makes this guide easy to use. So before you start your next project, check the checklist and aim for a simply sustainable solution.
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.
“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.
The GDC/BC Salazar Student Awards were established in 1985 to honour Enrique Salazar, a founding member of the Society, a BC National Representative, Partner in Salazar Graphics and a highly regarded member of the BC design community. Among many other achievements, Enrique Salazar remained committed to design education throughout his career and taught Graphic Design at Capilano College until his death in June 1985. Metropolitan Fine Printers, the Founding Sponsor of this event, has once again joined with the GDC to commemorate Enrique Salazar and celebrate BC’c most talented and promising design students and their inspirational work.