Highlights
  • Vancouver Coastal Health and Emily Carr University
    July 4, 2012

    Vancouver Coastal Health and Emily Carr University

    A 3rd year communication design studio, Core Design Studio V, considered the challenge of nurse-to-nurse communications during shift changes. Current systems have focused on paper or web-based education and information recording, but compliance…

  • CURRENT Issue 03 App Available Now!
    June 9, 2012

    CURRENT Issue 03 App Available Now!

    The CURRENT Issue 03 App now available for download on iTunes! Current is a multi platform design journal that showcases creative, practice-based and applied research. It functions as a site for design researchers,…

  • Design Exhibition 2012
    May 24, 2012

    Design Exhibition 2012

    Design Exhibition 2012 Each year the fourth year design major students propose a semester or year long project. Proposals become project briefs which become iterative prototypes. Students work in teams to organize, curate…

  • 3rd Year CORE + Museum of Vancouver Collaboration
    January 28, 2012

    3rd Year CORE + Museum of Vancouver Collaboration

    Featured below are a selection of process books from a 3rd year CORE project that had students collaborate with the Museum of Vancouver to produce concepts for an Augmented Reality App to coincide…

  • Applied Arts Magazine Contest
    August 11, 2011

    Applied Arts Magazine Contest

    Marcela Huerta: Final submission PDF Open publication – Free publishing – More applied arts Applied Arts Magazine is Canada’s premier magazine of visual communications. Previously, two of its six yearly issues have featured…

  • Interactive Therapy Gloves at the CHI Conference on Human Factors
    August 2, 2011

    Interactive Therapy Gloves at the CHI Conference on Human Factors

    “The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of human-computer interaction. CHI 2011 focuses on leveraging our diversity and connecting people, cultures, technologies, experiences, and ideas.”…

  • Abracadata
    August 2, 2011

    Abracadata

    Health care researchers develop a tremendous amount of data. The challenge is to be able to see both the system and the parts simultaneously. This is where information/interaction designers can aid health researchers…

  • thab. A Sustainable Degree Project
    August 2, 2011

    thab. A Sustainable Degree Project

    Below is an interview with 2010 graduate of the Industrial Design program, Liz To on her sustainable degree project, thab.

  • Safety Lab
    July 19, 2011

    Safety Lab

    Thank you to Helene Day Fraser, Assistant Professor, Design and Dynamic Media, Textile Product Research and Design, for this explanation about the collaboration between Emily Carr and Lululemon this past year. “Funded by…

  • Third Year Design Core
    July 18, 2011

    Third Year Design Core

    A selection of works from Christian Blyt’s third year industrial design core classes.    

  • Caretaker Unit Development
    July 13, 2011

    Caretaker Unit Development

    This Design 311 Core Design Studio Project focused on building furniture for a hospital room (6m x 6m, incl. bathroom) to accommodate patient visitors. A growing body of scientific research suggests that the…

  • Complex Typography
    July 8, 2011

    Complex Typography

    In this course, students explored both normative and expressive typographic structures, and examined the relationship between the written and spoken word. 

  • Core Studio: Evocative Objects
    July 7, 2011

    Core Studio: Evocative Objects

      The second challenge in the 2nd year Core Studio had students create a 3D object, using Turkle’s Evocative Objects as the basis for their exploration. Their concept had to include design research,…

  • Typographic Communication
    July 6, 2011

    Typographic Communication

      Through studio practice and related seminars, students study typefaces and investigate the basic conceptual, contextual, and technical principles of their application in a variety of visual communications.

10 x 10 Presentations
September 16, 2012

10 x 10 Presentations

This year, students entering their 4th year in all design disciplines were asked to come to the first class prepared with a 10-slide, 100 second presentation that described who they were as a…

Video
August 20, 2012

An Interview with Casey Hrynkow of Herrainco Brand Strategy and Design

As part of a directed studies course led by Deborah Shackleton, design students Bree Galbraith and Solveig Johannessen interviewed Casey Hrynkow, principal of Herrainco Brand Strategy and Design. An alumni of Emily Carr,…

August 20, 2012

An Interview with Isabelle Swiderski of Seven.25 Design

As part of a directed studies course led by Deborah Shackleton, design students Bree Galbraith and Solveig Johannessen interviewed Isabelle Swiderski, principal of Seven.25 Design. The following video of this Emily Carr alumni…

August 7, 2012

Jonathan Aitken on his Youth in Transiton Project for Current 03

An interview with Jonathan Aitken and his students on their project, Youth in Transition, for Current Issue 03.

August 7, 2012

An Interview with the Director of the SIM centre, Alexandra Samuel

An interview with Alexandra Samuel by Celeste Martin for Current, the Design Research Journal at Emily Carr University.

August 7, 2012

Changing Views on Research: Glen Lowry in Conversation with Maria Lantin

Here is the video that accompanies the article in Current Issue 03.

August 27, 2011

Clean Hands for Health

Clean Hands for Health from the Assistant Dean of Design, Jonathan Aitken In January 2011, our 3rd year core Communication Design class began this project working with the The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. They…

August 9, 2011

Current – An Interview With Joanna Ambrosio

For this interview, we sat down with MAA graduate, Joanna Ambrosio to discuss her thesis project, her thesis being published by academic publisher, Lap Lambert, and what she sees to be the roll…

August 7, 2011

An Interview with MAA Graduate Sara Salevati

We sat down with MAA graduate and SFU PHD student, Sara Salevati to discuss her thesis, as well as her goals for her future in design. The resulting video is a great resource…

July 19, 2011

Current – An Interview with Dr. Ron Burnett

CURRENT – An Interview With Dr. Ron Burnett from The Design° on Vimeo. Here is an interview with Dr. Ron Burnett that was filmed in the spring of 2011 for the Current Design…

July 13, 2011

CURRENT – An Interview with Louise St.Pierre

  CURRENT – An Interview with Louise St.Pierre from The Design° on Vimeo.   This is the video interview that accompanies professor Louise St.Pierre’s Case Study on Powertech, written for the Current Design…

June 27, 2011

An Interview with Haig Armen

This is the video interview that accompanies professor Haig Armen’s Case Study on Pulse Energy, written for the Current Design Research Journal at Emily Carr University.

  • An Interview with Casey Hrynkow of Herrainco Brand Strategy and Design
  • An Interview with Isabelle Swiderski of Seven.25 Design
  • Jonathan Aitken on his Youth in Transiton Project for Current 03
  • An Interview with the Director of the SIM centre, Alexandra Samuel
  • Changing Views on Research: Glen Lowry in Conversation with Maria Lantin
  • Clean Hands for Health
  • Current – An Interview With Joanna Ambrosio
  • An Interview with MAA Graduate Sara Salevati
  • Current – An Interview with Dr. Ron Burnett
  • CURRENT – An Interview with Louise St.Pierre
Lions Gate Hospital Foyer project
August 7, 2012

Lions Gate Hospital Foyer project

Here is a great example of how our students apply their learning to real-life situations, and use design research to challenge the spaces around them. _____________________________ Open publication – Free publishing – More…

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