All in Instructor Spotlight
Capilano University's IDEA School of Design prioritizes soft design skills with unique first-year assignment. The assignment asks first year students to visit Silver Harbour Seniors' Activity Centre in North Vancouver to interview seniors about their experiences and use graphic design to help share an important life lesson. Check out a winning case study by instructor, Dominique Walker.
Jackie Duys-Kelly has joined the faculty of the IDEA School of Design, instructing 3rd year students in Design Thinking. Jackie's course examines how design thinking is used to identify new solutions to diverse problems. The piece shown above is a mind map designed in her Fall 2017 class by student, Emily Powers.
Ben Frey, Illustrator, UI|UX Designer and IDEA School of Design alumni (2007) joins faculty. Check out his mural as part of Vancouver Mural Festival 2017.
Alberta born Cree artist, George Littlechild came to spend the morning with us as part 2 of a wonderful collaboration with aboriginal students and faculty at Capilano University. He asked the class to use their intuition to create an image, or symbol that represented them: something that would touch their souls and bring them comfort.
Vida Jurcic, who teaches 2nd year Applied Design and 3rd year Packaging, was recently interviewed for the GDC blog.