2016 grad Maria Centola has landed an interesting summer job – hand painting a salmon sculpture for the City of Coquitlam's 125th anniversary.
This year, students in the IDEA School of Design were given a unique assignment.
Sample our first year students' favourite pieces of work!
We're very pleased to announce that Grad 16 student Shyronn Smardon won one of three new Applied Arts Georges Haroutiun Scholarships! The $3,000 award (design category) also comes with tickets to the Applied Arts Magazine 30th Anniversary Gala in Toronto where the awards will be presented and work shown in front of Canada’s top industry creatives.
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.
Lexus recently invited students from Canadian schools to design an auto show display for the new Lexus RX 350 SUV. Three IDEA students beat out teams from OCAD and Concordia!
There is still plenty of time to find out if the Bachelor of Design is for you! We’ll walk you through the features of our program and follow with tours of classroom studios.
The Bachelor of Design second year lab made it into this short promotional video for Capilano University.
Are you interested in a career as a graphic designer, art director, illustrator, concept artist, UX or interactive designer (to name only a few of many choices)? Please join us for our fall Open Studio Day on November 14th!
This fall, Continuing Studies at Capilano University offers two courses that comprise The Portfolio Advantage: Drawing and Design Basics I and Life Drawing.
2015 IDEA graduate Cristian Fowlie just snagged a Merit (for his illustration, “New Energy” and three Honourable Mentions in the international student competition for 3x3: The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration.
Congratulations to our 2015 IDEA graduates: an exceptional – and exceptionally cohesive – group. To say nothing of kind, resourceful, talented. We’ll miss you and enjoy your future successes with pride.
IDEA students Jeremy Michael, Jessica Ngo, and Tierney Milne scored First, Second and Third Place respectively in the Illustration category of CAPIC's Rodeo7 Contest this spring.
Grad 2015 promises to be a great show, with some amazing design work and more than our usual number of illustration grads. Show runs April 13 - 17, 2015 at Harbour Centre in Vancouver.
IDEA students were lucky to be invited to see the incredibly talented Ola Volo, a Canadian illustrator from Kazakhstan, talk about her work which helps to shape and beautify outdoor spaces in Vancouver.
Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Sami Christianson, and her love of old black lettering, hand drawn type and pretty bad words.
Grad 2015 students Lilian Leung and Aimée Grimes each won a $1,000 Jim Rimmer Scholarship, open to all design students in British Columbia, Canada.