Alumni Success Stories
A limited-edition illy cup collection will go on sale this week in the US and its purpose goes beyond sipping beautiful espressos and cappuccinos to relaying a message about coffee-growing communities and sustainable coffee production around the world, while also supporting creative artists in coffee producing countries with an opportunity to have their work seen by millions of people.
The Museum of Vancouver invites Vancouverites to explore and celebrate innovation in action. 30+ designers, live, in concert and stationed throughout the museum’s galleries, discuss their work during Why I Design, a Vancouver Design Week feature event and party Friday, September 19.
A Pop-Up Affair is a collective of a designers and makers, whose 9 founding members are all recent Emily Carr graduates.
We're delighted to announce that the National Gallery of Canada has acquired two works by Luke Parnell (MAA '12) for their permanent collection. Phantom Limbs and A Brief History of Northwest Coast Design will be featured in Shine a Light: Canadian Biennale 2014.
From the TIFF site: Set on a rural Saskatchewan ranch during the annual branding season, Bison follows a young man who heads to the country for a guys’ weekend, but is profoundly unsettled after he makes a disturbing discovery. Kevan Funk’s follow-up to Yellowhead is a disquieting study of the continued colonization of the West.
Clifton can be easily slipped into a pocket or wallet. The discreet design allows the case to be easily hidden without giving anything away. At approximately 1cm thick, Clifton presents the ring with a delightful flower blooming effect when opened.
Snug Vest Founder/Designer Lisa Fraser ('10), and co-presenter Pamela Rollins, U of Texas-Dallas, have applied to present a panel -- The Importance of Design in Special Needs Tools at the upcoming South by Southwest Festival, within the theme of Cognitive Process & Design Thinking.
We're thrilled to announce that Alexander Farah's ('14) short film, Sahar, has been officially selected to have its World Premiere at the 39th annual Toronto International Film Festival this September! The film will be featured in the Short Cuts Canada Programme 4.
Alexander graduated from the Film, Video and Integrated Media Program this past May, and received the Sophie Burnett Memorial Award for Highest Academic Standing (Undergraduate Level) in his program. Sahar is his directorial debut.