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Profile Reem Abdelhaleem is an enthusiastic multifaceted product designer and fine artist. She thrives in communicating in team enviroments utilizing her diverse skill set to make projects come to life. Reem is also a #dyslexicthinker. Qualifications SolidWorks, AutoCAD, assembly and technical draftingmanufacturing developmentAdobe suite programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Xd)Product/ package design, mock-ups and presentationUI/UX designArt direction, creative thinkingExcellent communication skills and team working abilityEfficient problem solver and willingness to learn Employment ...


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I aspire to diverse my field of study and apply that knowledge into streams of creativity including, detailed orientation with high consideration of product quality, that have been carried over with a solid experience in the field of industrial design that has yielded the results of graduating with a Honours Baccalaureate Degree of Craft & Design (Industrial Design) & Ontario College Certificate of Art Fundamentals. Additionally, acquired other essential ancillary skills such as 3D visualization, concept development, and critical assessment when it comes to delivering a viable product ...


Aleksandr Semenov is an industrial designer based in Oakville, Ontario. And a graduate of Bachelor of Industrial Design program from Sheridan College. His work involves designing and developing products based on the creative process of research, concept development, visualization, feedback gathering, refining, manufacturing, and evaluating results.As someone with post-secondary education in both Industrial Design and Visual Arts, Aleksandr is inspired by the natural world and sees beauty in organic forms. Which helps him in designing objects which are comfortable to use and pleasing to look ...


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My name is Peter Angelone, I am a first year industrial design student at OCAD looking to connect with the Ontarian industrial design community and its members, and also broaden my skills along the way. 


Anthony is a technically-minded designer that strives to develop products that enhance people’s ability to perform at their best. Previously, he worked at Stance Healthcare where he focused on developing furniture solutions for various healthcare environments. Starting in the fall of 2021, he enrolled in the Master of Engineering Design program within the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology at McMaster University. In the Spring of 2022 Anthony started a new position within the skate division at True Hockey where he focuses on developing cutting edge products that serve all ...


As an industrial designer with an architecture background, and Masters degree in Environmental Design (ID focus), I have accumulated 15 years of experience in the design industry, with a strong focus on physical interaction design, design for manufacture, injection molding, wood products, sheet metal, design sketching, electronics enclosure design, and ergonomics. In 2014, I founded a design consultancy with a focus on tech and medical startups in Toronto.


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Hi! My name is Lexie Armstrong and I am a 3rd year industrial design student with a minor in business. I am also a part of thestudent associations for my program at Carleton University, Ottawa. I have gained experience in entrepreneurial practices, exhibition design, and leadership positions, on top of the very helpful classes of her program.I have always been a person that wants to help better the lives of others. I have worked very hardto ensure I am helping others majority of my life. Through volunteering hundreds of hours during highschool; working as a tutor in mathematics, English ...


Graduating with Honours from the Humber College Industrial Design program in 2002, I began working with Ove Industrial Design in 2003 and have completed projects in the medical, industrial and consumer product markets. Working closely with clients and customers, engineers and manufacturing partners, I've taken projects from idea to manufactured reality. I particularly enjoy projects where limitations create challenges that require innovative solutions.


The Arnott Design Group Inc.

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JOHN ARNOTT. ACID, IDSA CV. EDUCATION & TEACHING 20200808John Arnott has been a leader in professionalIndustrial Design practice in Canada and internationally for more than thirtyyears. He has also been a leader in the professional organisation, thenon-profit arts and design communities, and the International Industrial Designfraternity. In parallel, he has been a serial entrepreneur having startedseveral companies including Input Technologies Inc., the pioneering company in‘touch screen’ technology based on his patents forming the basis of what todayis ubiquitous.In his teaching both in ...


Founder of Intu Design in Ottawa, Stewart has practiced industrial design, environmental graphic design and user experience design for over 25 years. Stewart has specialized in design for public spaces throughout his career, developing deep expertise in the design of compelling public amenities. Stewart has extensive experience working with multi-disciplinary teams on projects ranging from interior and exterior signage and wayfinding projects to national scale commemorations and monuments.


TOVA FORM

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My design philosophy is rooted in the beauty, complexity, and functionality of nature. I believe in observing and mimicking natural forms to create products that not only look good but also function well and are sustainable. I design with empathy and put myself in the shoes of the users to understand their needs and desires, resulting in products that are intuitive and enhance their lives in meaningful ways. I prioritize sustainability and strive to use eco-friendly materials and manufacturing methods to minimize waste and pollution. Collaboration is key, as I believe in the power of teamwork ...


B&B DESIGN ASSOCIATES INC.

b&b design™ is a full service firm that provides innovative industrial design in the development of future consumer and industrial durable goods. Years of experience and refined skills are employed in the practice of “Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMA)” and on “Design for Disassembly and Recycling (DFD-DFR)”.Design is a creative activity whose aim is to establish the multi-faceted qualities of objects, processes, services and their systems in whole life-cycles. Therefore, design is the central factor of innovative humanization of technologies and the crucial factor of ...


SummaryAn innovative architectural design / manufacturing leader withan intuitive grasp of modularity, structures, DfMA / BIM / MCAD design process,materials, building systems and the critical path. 35 years creating and managing multi-disciplinary design and precision manufacturing teams and creating offsite manufacturing facilities that successfully delivered high-profile projects around the world. Experience encompassing the impacts of modular and offsite project delivery on the entire AEC project cycle, from lead and pitch development though contract negotiation, design assist, material ...


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I started my career in England for the London Electricity Board before travelling in Europe. On my return, I worked for Canware Ltd., a lock and door manufacturing company, with the responsibility tosolve function issues with the lock mechanisms, and then to Savage Sloan, an industrial design firm.In 1969, Ibegan working for Atlantic Packaging Company Ltd., where I initiated the Packaging Design Centre. In this roleI integrated graphics and package design, corporate image programs for such companies as Knob Hill Farms and Highland Farms. For employee health and safety, I recommended the ...


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Multidisciplinary designer looking for work in Canada. Eager to learn from new experiences and always ready for a challenge. Dedicated to creating inclusive, accessible, and sustainable products for people.


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My name is Joshua Castellano and I am a 2nd year OCAD University student, currently enrolled in the Industrial Design program. My main practices are 3D design and woodworking, with a focus on furniture design.


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Hello, my name is Lily Chang.   I am an entrepreneurial Industrial Design student with 5 years of experience in design and product development. I have a background in product design, development and manufacturing, visual merchandising, marketing, and customer experience.   I possess an abundance of product development and manufacturing knowledge with several years of sales experience which has enabled me to adapt newfound knowledge and hone my abilities to predict many potential risks and challenges within a design.


Cortex Design

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Hello, My name is Sam Cicci I'm currently a 4th-year student at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. I worked on the Debwewin project through the Innovation Accelerator Co-op last summer. Utilizing Design thinking, our group proposed a concept to develop installations and interactive experiences for public awareness of the history around Oakville's Indigenous lands. My passions are music, bicycling, and trying-out restaurants in the GTA. I enjoy designing and making as it is fun, but at the sametime challenging. Sam


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Hi there! My names Harry Cotaras, I'm a fourth year student at Humber College. Orginally from Halifax, NS. I'm inspired by minimal, simplistic forms that give people that sense of joy and contentment.


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As a Partner at Entro, Cynthia has played a significant role in establishing the firm’s practice and culture. From leading major projects for health care, transportation, civic, commercial, retail, and educational facilities, to being passionate about embodying a positive example for the next generation of designers, Cynthia’s design leadership has resulted in award-winning projects across several disciplines. Cynthia earned a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Carleton University. She has been part of ACIDO's Board of Directors since 2017, and currently serving as President of the ...


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I studied industrial design and work in the field of medical equipment design.  In this field, I have won several international competitions, including The Reddot Design Award. I am currently in Toronto and I am studying "Design for Health" at OCAD University.


Hi I'm Raymond, a third year Industrial Design student at Humber College in Toronto. To me, Industrial Design combines customer service, art and engineering to solve problems. The design process is so intriguing to me. It follows astructured procedure built on pillars: empathizing, ideating, developing, prototyping and testing. Each pillar is bridged by creative thinking to arrive at a final solution. I have also graduated from the Photonics Engineering Techonology program at Algonquin College and worked breifly in the manufacturing sector as a pricing specialist. Additionally, I have many ...


Cortex Design

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I have been an engineer at heart - since a very young age. Working with my father (also an engineer) i was taught at a young age about how to build all kinds of different things. Most importantly, my father taught me never to be afraid of learning by doing. I became extra interested in aerospace as a teenager, when involved in the Canadian cadet program, where I learned to fly, and eventually became a gliding instructor. Engineering as education seemed like the logical path, with my predispotions for all things mechanical, and aeronautical - I couldn't get enough of it. Applying what he ...


Hudson, an industrial designer residing in Toronto, Canada, embarked on his design journey from an early age by crafting his own toys. Since then, his passion for inventing new products and solutions, coupled with his desire to create unique concepts, has been a driving force in his life. His aim is not only to enhance people's lives but also to provide them with meaningful experiences through his designs. Much of his work thus far has comprised self-initiated projects and collaborations with various startups and companies. Through these endeavors and his experience as a freelance designer, ...


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I am passionate about greating beautiful products and memorable experiences.


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Morteza Farhoudi (he/him) is a Behavioral Designer residing in Boroujen, Iran. He has studied Industrial Design in Iran University of Science and Technology. He is currently doing his M.Des in Inclusive Design at OCAD University. Morteza is interested in investigating the mediating role of artifacts in our everyday life.


I am a little obsessed by the made environment, as a child I pulled books apart to see how they worked. I earned an MA from Manchester Metropolitan University, where I learned not simply ?how' we design but ?why' we design. A common theme can be found in all of my work ? one that is always evaluating process, takes a rational approach to form, and results in an appropriate solution given an object's context.


I am currently a Mechanical Engineer at Dasco Storage Solutions.

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Vincent is an Industrial Designer and Structural Engineer who is currently Partner at Entro Communications and also runs an independant collaborative design studio that brings together designers from various fields to work on select projects. As a Partner for Entro, Vincent has worked & managed numerous large scale built environment projects such as The Art Institute of Chicago, The Detroit Institute of Art, Toronto International Pearson Airport, the Eglinton Crosstown, and many more.


Award-winning industrial designer with 16 yrs of experience in managing projects from sketch to shelf with NA & Asian manufacturing. Focused on commercial success by aligning user needs with business goals. Although specializing in housewares, freelance work has been as diverse as commercial furniture, healthcare, sustainability initiatives & other consumer products. Specialties: Industrial design; Design management; Creative problem solving; Ideation; Design for Manufacturing & Line Building.


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Biography of Davor Grünwald After hecompleted his High school education 1962., he studied electronics at Universityof Zagreb. Got his diploma in Vienna1968, from the Academy of Applied Arts, Department for Industrial Design. Stayed nine months longer at the Institutefor Industrial Design and earned his Master degree on the theme: Ergonomics of Machines tools. With this hebecame the first formally educated Industrial designer in Croatia, Yugoslavia. In 1969 returned to Zagreb and helped establish the Industrial DesignDepartment at ULUPUH (Croatian Association of Applied Art). Got his ...


Tim is an experienced product designer, entrepreneur, researcher and educator with a strong background in product development through diverse consulting practice.  As co-founder and CEO of Rehab Fur Your Pet - Ottawa's first independent physical rehabilitation and fitness center for small companion animals - and Assistant Professor with the School of Industrial Design at Carleton University, Tim utilizes his skills, knowledge and passion for design and business to explore the relationship between design and entrepreneurship, and how emerging design practices support innovation.


I am a graduate of the Humber Industrial Design program and for the past 15+ years I have been developing products, packaging, and public environments with a focus on the design and roll-out of retail spaces, customer experience, and the development of branded fixture and mill-work systems.


Carleton University

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I am maker who loves to design creative, sustainable, and practical solutions to improve lives of users. I enjoy sketching, tinkering, and all things design. I believe design and innovation drive the world and that products should be useful but also exciting to use.


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I am an engineer, husband and father of 3, and the owner of Cortex Design - a medical and life-sciences product design firm that employs industrial designers & engineers. I love helping clients solve really challenging problems. For more of my articles and writing pertaining to Cortex Design, see my LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dylan-horvath/detail/recent-activity/posts/ For information on design work, please connect with me via: https://cortex-design.com/contact/


See a need, fill a need. 


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I am one of two founders of Entro Communications providing experiential branding and wayfinding. At the time out industry was new, today we work in a mature and ever changing market that is influenced by the urban planning and construction industry.


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My name is Lee Seung Ho but my preferred name is Bryan Lee and I am currently living in Toronto attending the Ontario College of Art and Design University in first year Industrial Design. I am 18 years old and I graduated from Thornhill Secondary School in 2019 and went straight into university to start my career path of Industrial Design. At a young age, I always enjoyed playing basketball and appreciated basketball shoes the most which was what sparked my interest in Industrial Design. As I exlplored ideas in shoe designing, I also delved into the design field itself by taking interest in ...


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Jonathan Loudon has been involved with innovative product development for the past 20 years. He has worked across diverse sectors ? from consumer products and sustainability initiatives to furniture and medical devices. Clients range from Office Max and Canadian Tire to Roche Pharmaceuticals and Alias Wavefront. He currently runs a design consultancy called Swave Studios.


Developing exceptional physical products requires the embrace of ambiguity. Asking "why?" allows the unknown to become known and brings vision to the product and purpose to the mission. Most importantly, you can check yourself before you wreck yourself.Driven by an insatiable desire to design and build, I thrive on confronting diverse and intricate problems. I’ve honed my product development chops by being hands-on with all facets of product development: research and requirements, user experience, industrial design, product engineering, and design for manufacturing and assembly.As a Product ...


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I’m a Chinese Canadian who is raised and formed by Chinese, Canadian, British, and American cultures. I've recently earned my BFA in Industrial and Product Design from Rhode Island School of Design, I also had a Concentration (Minor) in Literary Arts and Studies. I am currently pursuing my MA degree in Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London, UK. I strive to design and make human-centred products that are marked by elegance and functionality. However, I think universally inclusive design is more of a utopian concept, therefore I am also very passionate about designing for ...


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Third-year student in the Bachelor of Industrial Design program at Humber.


Carleton School of Industrial Design

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-1st year student in Industrial Design -Degree in Business Administration -Hoping for more opportunities to know more about the industry


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Hello! My name is Erin MacGregor. I am a passionate, first year OCAD University Industrial Design student looking to learn more about the industry as I pursue my education.


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I'm a student at Humber College in Toronto.I have a diverse educational background from Music Performance to American Sign Languarge, and have explored a variety of experiences, but fell in love with ID. I spent my internship working with Brave Soles, designing handbags and accessories, from sketches through teh packs and prototyping using reclaimed materials like airplane seat leather. I am hoping to expand my knowledge and experience further into shoes, lighting and furniture with a focus on sustainability and material repurposing. 


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Experienced 3D designer with a successful project completion track record. Skilled in materials and manufacturing processes (metal, wood, plastic), rapid prototyping, conceptual and visual skills, and design software (Illustrator, Fusion360, AutoCAD). Known for quality work, budget-friendly, positive team player with strong collaboration skills and creativity. Committed to using knowledge and expertise for optimal results and learning from professionals.


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Alexey is an internationally acclaimed multidisciplinary designer and art director with over two decades of experience collaborating with businesses within the retail, broadcasting, publishing, arts, food and service industries.Raised in Ukraine andinspired by his father, who was one of the first designers of Soviet electronic wristwatches, Alexey completed his studies in Industrial Design in Kyiv, which has provided him with the strategic problem-solving capabilities of combining art, business and engineering to help drive his innovative designs. After starting asuccessful career in the ...


Award winning, multidisciplinary designer Mardi Najafi has been immersed in the world of design for over 25 years. From Paris to New York and Toronto, his experience bringing branded retail environments to life spans both small businesses and Fortune 500 brands such as Coca-Cola, Adidas, Swatch, Virgin Mobile, Penguin Shop, and Versace.With a passion for creating unique, immersive moments with unexpected details, Mardi continues to transform the retail experience as Vice President, Retail Strategy and Design at Figure3. An accomplished speaker, educator, and panelist, he enjoys sharing his ...


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Geoffrey received his Bachelor of Industrial Design from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. His professional design career includes focus in consumer products, exhibit design, office furniture products, [CMF] colour, material and finish design. He has held the position of Design Director at Teknion for many years and most recently at Global, both companies design, manufacturer and market business furniture for the Contract Office Furniture industry. His design leadershiphas brought to market many product solutions, ranging from niche products to full integrated systems products. Geoffrey ...


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Ray Minato ? engineer, founder, investor Ray is the founder and CEO of Inertia, a hardware product design, manufacturing, and investment company. Ray's background is in mechanical engineering from Queen's University and started his career in automotive manufacturing, then later going on to design and engineer race cars which won their class at both the 24hrs of Daytona and 24hrs of leMans. Ray founded Inertia in 2004 with purpose of helping start-up and high-growth companies launch world


Toronto based Industrial designer and craftsperson. Institute of Irish Designers Graduate Award winner 2022 for sustainable, modular furniture piece, LuLu. Notable research presented at the 2021 Design History Society Conference, focusing on the cohabitation of people and products in the home. Recognized with an A’ Design Award in Furniture, Homeware, and Décor Items in 2018 for the Stature reading chair.


A highly passionateeducator, coordinator, practitioner and thinker in design, services, educationand creativity. Sessional Faculty at OCADUniversity (2019-2020) PhD in Design, MA and BA in Industrial Design. Practicum teaching experience at George Brown andSeneca Colleges.Professionally trainedunder College Teachers Training Program (CTTP).Mixededucational background (Industrial and Product Design, Media Management, ResearchMethodology, Education), Member of thewinning team (ZAVIE DESIGN STUDIO) in iF World Design Award / DNA Paris 2019 / European Design Award2018 & 2019 / RedDot Design ...