At Capilano University’s IDEA School of Design you'll engage with instructors who are professionals with years of experience and broad networks across the industry. Bring your talent, passion and goals to a program with a reputation for industry-ready graduates. Check out some of our instructor spotlights below.
Capturing ‘wildhood’ has been a main theme in the recent work of fourth generation landscape painter, Dominique Walker. Dominique current teaches in the IDEA School of Design at Capilano University. Check out her recent exhibit.
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.
Sometimes, a pen, some post-it notes, and two productive hours can do more for you than technology ever can.
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.