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2019 Annual IDEA Interprets “Growth” Poster Exhibit by 2nd year students runs April 23–May 12, 2019

IDEA Interprets explores a single theme through typography and illustration. The poster show and sale helps to support the development of emerging local artists. The theme of the 2019 show, “Growth”, has been imaginatively interpreted by second year illustration and design students. Opening Gala: April 23, 2019 | 6pm-8pm. Shown above: “Lies Grow on You” by Anna Tsybulnyk.

Some Fall 2019 Early Applicants get a small taste of campus life at IDEA School of Design

IDEA School of Design students and faculty welcomed some of our Fall 2019 Early Applicants and their guests to Capilano University for a casual social on Thursday March 21, 2019.

Entry to the Bachelor of Design program at Capilano University is competitive, and applicants must submit a portfolio and other documents through the online portal SlideRoom. Late Admission Applicants for Fall 2019 must submit a portfolio by Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

Meet the next generation of promising creative professionals at the IDEA 2019 Grad Show – April 8th–12th, 2019

The focus of the Bachelor of Design at Capilano University is career preparation.

This year’s grad show theme is Every Type of Talent, which reflects the range of capabilities, personalities and interests of our 2019 graduates. We’re proud of their achievements and their growth since they arrived on campus four years ago.

Curious about going pro? Open Studio Day at IDEA is Saturday February 9, 2019

Twice a year we invite the public to our Open Studio Day, for an overview of the entire program and to show what makes it distinctive from other schools. Plus, it’s a chance to see where the action happens, and meet both faculty and current students. Mark the date: Saturday, November 3rd, 1 – 4 p.m.

We begin at 1 p.m. with a Keynote presentation, followed by studio tours, friendly portfolio reviews, and a drawing session. Shown above: Illustration by Alice Zeng (IDEA18), Junior Designer at If Communications.

Annual Valentine’s Day Card Fundraiser Sale by IDEA students at Capilano U starts today!

Second-year students at IDEA School of Design, Capilano University's Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication degree program, design, illustrate, print and sell Valentine's Day cards each year as a fundraiser for their third-year class field trip next year. The sale starts Thursday, January 31, 2019 in the library and cafeteria at Capilano University.

Open Studio Day | Saturday November 3, 2018

Curious about going pro?

Twice a year we invite the public to our Open Studio Day, for an overview of the entire program and to show what makes it distinctive from other schools. Plus, it’s a chance to see where the action happens, and meet both faculty and current students. Mark the date: Saturday, November 3rd, 1 – 4 p.m.

We begin at 1 p.m. with a Keynote presentation, followed by studio tours, friendly portfolio reviews, and a drawing session. Shown above: Book cover illustration by Maxwell Littledale (IDEA18).

The first Bachelor of Design grad show will take place on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Harbour Centre.

Capilano University’s IDEA program is now a Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication. We invite you to come celebrate with us at our first ever grad show! These fine individuals are ready to work so find out what they have to offer. Opening Gala Monday, April 9th, 2018. Industry Preview 6–7pm. Friends + Family 7–9pm. Show runs through April 13th, 2018 at Harbour Centre Lobby in Vancouver.