Learn research methods for understanding users and techniques for gathering user insights effectively. This 1-class session is taught by Andrew Chak, who leads Experience Design for social story-telling platform Wattpad.
Join us in conversation with the eminent urban planner Alain Bertaud as he argues that applying the theories of urban economics to the practice of urban planning would greatly improve both the productivity of cities and the welfare of urban citizens.
Creativity, invention, and innovation are terms that are constantly confused in project development. How do we integrate our teams to bind together both proactive models and creative processes that lead to the successful development of projects?
RGD invites all designers to Cineplex Yonge-Eglinton's VIP Lounge for an evening of design-related discussions! From 6:30 to 7:00 p.m., we'll network and chat over food (provided by RGD). At 7:00 p.m., we'll divide into groups for discussions (based on your two selected topics) and then we'll move to new discussion groups for 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The evening will feature a preview of our inaugural exhibition, "Simple Truths" by Castor Design: Humanities division. This projects investigates foundational scientific principles and applies them to designed objects. At its core, the body of work presents universal truths in a simple, elegant way.
The Future-Living Lab is excited to invite students, industry professionals and professors to an evening featuring a panel discussion on sustainable design and collaboration within the building industry! The discussion will be followed by an informal mix and mingle to share ideas over food and drinks.
This talk will feature five past and present AZ Awards jurors discussing the scope of their work, what’s on their drawing boards, and what new areas of inquiry – related to new building technologies, construction possibilities and approaches to sustainability – they are exploring within their practice.
On March 27th, come explore how to navigate the experience era with industry leaders. We will discuss best practices and lessons learned on how to truly understand your users, the implications of data privacy, and how to develop meaningful experiences.
Join us for design+AI (20) - Ethics and AI with Stacey Billups. We’ll explore the intersection of design and artificial intelligence among an intimate group of designers, anthropologists, technologists, mathematicians, and strategists.
For this event, the guest author is none other than Andy Polaine, a thought leader in service design. Join Andy as he is going to share his perspectives from his chapter on Measuring Services from his Rosenfeld media book on Service Design: From Insight to Implementation and answer questions from the attendees.
In an era where Engineers are tasked with making decisions that affect the future of humanity, how are we giving them the tools to make ethical choices? What codes are they or should they be bound by? How might art and ethics intersect with this need?
Women, agender, and non-binary folks will benefit from this panel to gain insight on how to take the right steps when considering switching careers, specifically into the tech industry. Know how to self-evaluate, vet your priorities, and execute your plan when switching careers.
Open your eyes to Canada's rich design heritage. On the last Friday of every month DX opens our doors even wider and offers a free, guided tour! Explore highlights of our collection and special exhibitions through an engaging, hour long tour lead by our trained educators.
Are you an ideas person? or are you passionate about change? Calling all designers, developers, strategists, innovators and anyone who wants to create positive change in the world! Join the Toronto Jam for Good on the last weekend in March.
We’re setting up shop at Jane & Finch Mall and inviting participants to reimagine the mall’s flags and banners! Learn about graphic design and flex your branding muscles in this fun drop-in activity. Plus, the top designs will be showcased at the mall from April to September.
As advocates of the urban environment and in response to the Ontario government announcement of a new Expression of Interest seeking development concepts for Ontario Place, the Toronto Society of Architects invites you to explore the future of Ontario Place through a one-day public design charrette!