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Course Showcase of Emily Carr University of Art + Design Undergraduate Program

System of Food Banks

Nourishment Project by Michael Peter “How might we reimagine, a sustainable & efficient system for nourishment, between the collection & distribution sector, of food banks?” Design context This project allowed me to understand, develop, and use Service Design tools in a real-world scenario, building a participatory and empower service for food banks. I focused the service…

Gilligator

  A Breathing Apparatus For Fish During Surgery GILLIGATOR     Just like humans, animals need medical attention too. Artificial limbs, surgical tools and specialized equipment are all tools that veterinarians utilize when treating animals. It is difficult to identify what needs are important for animals since communication and language are not something that can…

Mobilicity

A Smarter City Challenging Project by Roan(Lemon) Reimer & Brittany Williams   “How might we make transit the best option for local transportation?” Design Context There are many aspects of the local transit system which work well because they are designed well. Quite a few other aspects only work well due to users familiarity and…

Skin

Nourishment Project by June Tang & Ginnie Morse “How might we redesign the skin care experience for all genders and races of users so that they can feel included and accepted in the community of self-care? How might we also make skincare more sustainable to match the practices of eco-friendly users and optimize usage without…

Sourdough Making

Nourishment Project by Brittany Williams “How can I make the process of making sourdough bread easier and more accessible for the beginner bread baker? ” Design Context Naturally Fermented Sourdough made by the fermentation of dough using naturally occurring lactobacilli and yeast. Sourdough bread has a mildly sour taste not present in most bread made…

Kombucha

Nourishment Project by Xinmiao Zhang “How can I redesign both the DIY and store buying experience for kombucha lovers?” Design context I accidentally bought Kombucha once in the grocery store and the smell and flavor were completely new and kind of shuck to me. After researching it, I discovered that Kombucha is a kind of…

To You

A Smarter City Challenging Project by Claudia Hopkins & Sandra Han “What smart initiatives could be developed to encourage meaningful interactions between community members to reduce social isolation?” Design context People use social media to learn about others and don’t rely on face to face connections. According to digital inclusion and online centres are social…