Vancouver
Design Week

May 7-13, 2018

Mon, May 07

3 Events [+-]

TEALEAVES x UBC Botanical Garden: Garden of Secrets, a Panel Discussion on Plant-Inspired Biomimicry and Biophilic Design Inspiration

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$18 - $30

Mon, May 07 - 7 - 10 pm at UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research, 6804 S W Marine Dr, Greater Vancouver A, British Columbia V6T 2J8, Canada

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[Design Edition] This panel, consisting of luxury tea blender TEALEAVES, UBC Botanical Garden, Christine Lintott Architects & PFS Studios, explores how botanical gardens and the “secrets” they house can inspire different innovators from tea blenders, designers, academics and more to build lasting impact on people, society and the environment.

The first bud from the Garden of Secrets will bloom at Vancouver Design Week!

A world of possibilities awaits.

Type Brigade No. 43

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Free

Mon, May 07 - 6:30 pm doors/talk 7:30pm at BrainStation, ground floor of 455 Granville St.

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[Design Edition] Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography speaker series. Every other month, we host talks on typography, lettering, type design, calligraphy, and more, with local speakers and out-of-town guests.

"Why We Cycle" Vancouver Premiere

Mon, May 07 - 7-9 at 1660 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5N 1W1

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[Design Edition] Modacity and HUB Cycling are proud to co-present the Vancouver premiere of the Dutch film “Why We Cycle”. This delightful documentary takes a ride with ordinary cyclists and specialists from a variety of disciplines. These conversations uncover some obvious, but even more hidden effects of cycling, on people, on societies, and on the organization of cities. The 56-minute film will be followed by a half-hour panel discussion with local politicians, bike advocates, and business leaders.

Tue, May 08

4 Events [+-]

A Magical Place

Free

Tue, May 08 - 6pm at #409-321 Railway St, Vancouver V6A1A4

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[Design Edition] Entering a magical world where technology, nature, and human beings meet. Dive into a world of light designed to deliver a message of positive impact and immerse your senses in colourful visuals and relaxing music.

Emily Carr University of Art + Design Wine & Cheese Reception

By Invitation

Tue, May 08 - 5-7 at 520 E 1st Avenue, Vancouver

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[Open Call] Join an intimate gathering of industry leaders and graduating ECUAD design students to celebrate the globally significant design industry in Vancouver on the occasion of Vancouver Design Week.

Co-hosted by Vancouver Design Week and the Shumka Centre for Creative Entrepreneurship at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

PechaKucha Night: The VDW Edition

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$19.75

Tue, May 08 - 7 pm -9 at Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1E3, Canada

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[Design Edition] PechaKucha Night is a fun and informal event where people can meet, inspire and get inspired, based on a format that is fast-paced and fun. Join us for PechaKucha Night Vol. 45 as part of the Vancouver Design Week. PechaKucha is for content and not profit. It is supported by a network of volunteers and is 100% funded through ticket sales.

TEALEAVES #ColorInSight Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion on Color

Tue, May 08 - 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St.

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[Design Edition] An inspired documentary screening, #ColorInSight, and panel discussion will explore colour strategy, specifically, how brands across industries can harness the power of colour and how colour strategy can have a large impact on the perception of products and services.

For companies, colour has long been a tool that the most memorable brands use to assert their identity. Colour has become an industry-agnostic tool that only the best brands wield to capture their audience’s attention.

Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Vancouver Design Foundation to support VDW.

Wed, May 09

7 Events [+-]

Alison Brooks: IDEALS THEN IDEAS: New Urban Housing as Civic Architecture

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By Donation, suggested $10

Wed, May 09 - Doors 6, talk 7 at UBC, Robson Square

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[Open Call] Renowned London Architect Alison Brooks will present the keynote lecture of Vancouver Design Week. ‘IDEALS THEN IDEAS: New Urban Housing as Civic Architecture’. Alison will be discussing her practice philosophy, architectural approach and the ideal of ‘civicness’ relating her current and recently completed projects in housing and higher education. These include the Cohen Quadrangle at Oxford University and her exceptional mid-rise, high density residential schemes In London such as Ely Court, shortlisted for the 2017 Mies Award for contemporary European architecture. She will discuss how her architectural ideals of authenticity, generosity and beauty can be embedded in all urban development and will demonstrate the potential of housing to both express local culture and serve the wider community.

Brain Station - UX Principles

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Free (use code VDW100)

Wed, May 09 - 6-7:30 at 455 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2T7, Canada

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[Open Call] UX Principles provides you with the basic understanding of the UX Design process, essential skills of a UX Designer, and how they use strategies like Design Thinking and Human-Centred Design when designing digital products.

We’ll discuss how UX Designers work independently and alongside technical teammates, and review the day-to-day work of a UX Designer.

Designing Change

SOLD OUT

Free

Wed, May 09 - 6-7:30 at 1800 Spyglass Place

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[Open Call] Leaders are under pressure to innovate - or else. Trouble is, most never learned how.

Moura Quayle and Denise Withers bridge this critical gap with their books, Designed Leadership and Story Design: The Creative Way to Innovate.

In this open discussion, Moura and Denise will talk briefly about the foundational concepts behind their books and decades of design practice, then invite participants to to share insights and experiences for designing change.

How Invoke Prototypes For Impact | Vancouver Design Week + Creative Pulse

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Pay what you can

Wed, May 09 - 390.0 at 322 Water St #400, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6

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[Design Edition] Dominic Wong, Director of Design at Invoke, will lead a fast-paced workshop on paper prototyping for digital products.
Learn what it takes to refine a world class product through Invoke’s process of failing fast, iterative prototyping, and tactical collaboration.
Join us for tasty beverages and snacks—and discover how paper can make your digital projects more impactful.

Turncoats Vancouver #8: Welcome to the Design Desert

Wed, May 09 - 6 pm at DUDOC Vancouver 1489 Frances Street Vancouver BC V5L 1Z1

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[Design Edition] Who doesn’t want to throw up when reading useless labels like “most liveable city”, “greenest city”, or “hotspot for sustainable design”? Nothing can cover up the harsh reality: If not for its famed geography and picturesque surroundings, Vancouver would be a third or fourth tier city. Where are the buildings and public spaces that are artful, intelligent and innovative? Where are the ideas? Design isn’t valued here. We’re thirsty for an oasis in this design desert!

Wilson School of Design: Circular Economy & Product Sustainability - Student Edition

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Free

Wed, May 09 - 1-6 om at 5600 Kwantlen Street, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 3V8

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[Open Call] Guest lecturers from UK’s Cranfield University will provide participants with an interactive workshop leaving attendees with an understanding of what a circular economy is and how they can implement circular innovation to add new value to their studies.

Participants will use state of the art tools and approaches to assess their current capability levels for the integration of circular economy principles into their learning.

Wilson School of Design: Is Design Thinking Proprietary of Designers?

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Free

Wed, May 09 - 6-8 at 5600 Kwantlen st. Richmond

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[Open Call] Many designers feel something has been taken from them when professionals outside the design field talk and teach Design Thinking. But should they, really? This talk encourages the audience to participate in a conversation, where the conventional idea of Design will be challenged, and a wider understanding of the future role of designers in a complex and digital world will be explored.

Thu, May 10

8 Events [+-]

bulthaup X VDW Industry Party

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Thu, May 10 - 7:30- 10 pm at 93 Cordova St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K9, Canada

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[Open Call] Building on a highlight of 2017, the bulthaup + VDW Industry Party is back. A lively social evening of intersecting design disciplines, immersed in exemplary works from our very community:

* Hosted at the extraordinary bulthaup Showroom

* Cocktails born of art and science, by Odd Society Spirits

* Delectable snacks by underground dinner and entertainment duo Rabbit’s Foot Supper Club

* Custom ceramics by local rising star Janaki Larsen

Creative Mornings Van At Night

Get Tickets May 4

Free

Thu, May 10 - 6-7 pm at 400 - 675 West Hastings Street Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1N2

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[Design Edition] Instead of breakfast and coffee, join the CMVan community for drinks and canapés on Thursday, May 10th from 6–7pm and hear from two rising local design stars, Ender and Pat Christie, co-founders of SPACE, in a co-presentation about creativity through the lenses of commitment and craft. As part of Vancouver Design Week, this special evening edition will be hosted by HCMA Architecture + Design in their Vancouver headquarters. As usual, Tickets are free, but tickets will be issued with priority to Vancouver Design Week attendees.

General registration opens May 4.

Engine Digital - Make it POP Quiz

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Free

Thu, May 10 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm at The Railway Stage & Beer Café 2808 main street

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[Design Edition] Engine Digital is part digital consultancy, part design and technology studio. Seeing the need for a casual and fun event to bring together the Vancouver design community, the design team at Engine Digital created Make It POP Quiz — pub trivia with a design-nerd twist.

How to make social change sticky?

Free

Thu, May 10 - 5-7 pm at 790 East 14th avenue, Vancouver

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[Open Call] Join this workshop by InWithForward, where we build organizational and community capacity to make & sustain bottom-up change. We're exploring what 'flourishing' looks like for the people we serve? What is the appetite for change? How can we create an environment for experimentation in social services?

Come play with some of the frameworks and tools we use, that combine social science, implementation science, and design to develop deeper understanding that is actionable and propels change.

Matthew McCormick Technically Beautiful Design Talk at Inform Interiors

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Free

Thu, May 10 - 5:30-7:30 at 50 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K8, Canada

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[Design Edition] Matthew shares his personal journey into lighting, his work, and inspiration since he created his eponymous studio in 2013.

RED Academy Logo Design Battle

Free

Thu, May 10 - 6-8 at 1490 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1H5, Canada

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[Open Call] Get ready for RED Academy’s Impact Logo Design Battle. Join to watch or participate along with our students and staff. There will be a face off against each other in an attempt to create the best logo for one of our community partners. Armed with markers and our whiteboards, teams will have one hour to conceptualize and execute a logo. Join us for a beer and cheer them on or get in on the action!

In our programs, students work with Community Partners as their clients.

Wilson School of Design: Circular Economy & Product Sustainability: For Industry Professionals

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Free

Thu, May 10 - 9 am - 12 pm at 5600 Kwantlen Street, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 3V8

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[Open Call] Guest lecturers from UK’s Cranfield University will provide participants with an interactive workshop leaving attendees with an understanding of what a circular economy is and how they can implement circular innovation to create new value for their business.

Participants will use state of the art tools and approaches to assess their current capability levels for the integration of circular economy principles into their business operations.

Wilson School of Design: Spaceship As A City - Urban Planning

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Free

Thu, May 10 - 1-2:30 at 5600 Kwantlen Street, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 3V8

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[Open Call] Spaceship As A City is a metaphorical movement in urban planning - a new way of thinking about humans and their relationships with their habitats - an intelligent way of designing future cities.

Product Design instructor Sue Fairburn hopes to provoke an active discussion about the future of cities.

Sue discusses making cities self-sufficient, like a space station. Spaceship and space habitats are comparable to the modern, densely packed, and technology-driven metros of tomorrow.

Fri, May 11

3 Events [+-]

Creative Cocktail: Shaken & Stirred + BCIT Graphic Design Grad Show

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Free

Fri, May 11 - 5:30 - 7:30pm at BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour St., 8th Fl.- Atrium

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[Open Call] We're shaking up Vancouver Design Week 2018 with not one, but two deliciously addictive creative events.

Featuring a line-up of multi-disciplinary designers, each showcasing their career paths and presenting design beyond the drawing board. This event will also give you access to the BCIT Graphic Design Grad Show 2018.

We welcome you to celebrate with the graduates and view their work.

Emily Carr University of Art + Design x VDW Design Talks: Making the Invisible Visible in Canadian Design

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By Donation (suggested $10)

Fri, May 11 - Doors 6:30, 7 - 8:30 pm at 520 East 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2

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[Open Call] Western Canadian design stems from humble roots: our country's early practitioners were often anonymous, though their work impacted the everyday lives of citizens. They shaped Canada through design, creating the architecture, systems and products of a newly founded and developing country. As a result, Canadian design has been, in practice, largely unseen in Canadian life and in the international design market.

Spend an evening with five designers whose work challenges this anonymity and brings attention to the value and impact that West Coast design contributes to on a local and a global scale. Five short presentations will be followed by a roundtable discussion and audience Q&A.

Speakers: Bonne Zabolotney (Vice President Academic + Provost, ECUAD); Mo Dhaliwal (Director of Strategy, Skyrocket Digital) David Battersby (Partner, BattersbyHowat Architects Inc.); Michael Leckie (Principal, Leckie Studio); and Kate Duncan (Designer, Kate Duncan Furniture Design). Moderated by Anicka Quin (Editorial Director, Western Living & Vancouver magazine) and Leanne Prain (President, GDC BC).

Opening Possibilities: Party @ Westeck Windows and Doors

Free

Fri, May 11 - 7-9 pm at 1480 Kootenay St

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[Open Call] An informal gathering of interior designers and industry leaders in windows and patio openings. Intended to connect faces to names, showcase innovation in #fenestration, and celebrate our new partnership with Western Window Systems.

Sat, May 12

42 Events [+-]

Architectural Tour of Vancouver's Central Business District

Free

Sat, May 12 - 1:00 - 2:30 pm at Waterfront Station, 601 W CORDOVA St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5A7, Canada

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[Open Call] Sean Ruthen, Architect AIBC, FRAIC is your guide on this 90 minute architectural tour from Waterfront Station along Burrard St. to the Law Courts, with stops along the way to talk about the CPR, Gastown 200 Project, as well as influential city builders such as the Guinness and Bentall families.

Other stops include Canada Place, the Marine Building, Christ Church Cathedral, the Electra, and Robson Square.

Arnt Arntzen @ Paneficio Studios

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11-3 at 800 Keefer Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1Y7

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[Design Studios] Meet the designer and builder of contemporary studio furniture in shared designers/artist space Paneficio, with a display of works and process talk.

BFJ Design Showroom

Sat, May 12 - 11-4 at 1362 W Pender, Vancouver

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[Design Studios] Open studio: Cabinetry design and unique finishing.

B+H Architects and CHIL Interior Design

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11-4 at 1706 West 1st Avenue, Suite 400

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[Design Studios] An open office self-guided tour with current and in-progress projects displayed for the public to see our design process and finished works.

BOCCI glass shop tour and demo

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11 & 1 at 495 Railway St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1B1, Canada

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[Open Call] BOCCI's team of glass blowers will lead a tour of the new Railtown glass studio and demo the most recent BOCCI products, 84 + 87.

BrainStation: User Interface Design Principles

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Free (use code VDW100)

Sat, May 12 - 3-4:30 at 455 Granville St

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[Open Call] The User Interface Design Principles Workshop will provide you with the basic understanding of the UI Design process, essential skills of a UI Designer, and the tools they use.

We’ll also discuss how UI Designers work independently and alongside technical teammates, and review examples of great UI and current trends. Please bring a computer.

Bronsino Designs

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11-3 at 225 - 975 Vernon Drive

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[Design Studios] See handmade leather bags & accessories for both men & women using both new & upcycled leathers.

We'll guide you through our upcycling process & how we turn old leather garments into new products. Bags & accessories from our spring/summer 2018 collection on display.

Carscadden Stokes McDonald Architects Inc.

Free

Sat, May 12 - at 715 East Hastings Street

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[Design Studios] We are a core architectural practice specializing in community recreation facilities. We want our work to be accessible to the public and ourselves. We do that through conversation. So come and convene.

Christian Woo Open Studio

Sat, May 12 - 1-4 at 7 – 20 Orwell Street North Vancouver, BC V7J 2G1

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[Design Studios]

Crosstown Elementary School Tour

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Free

Sat, May 12 - 1-4 at 55 Expo Boulevard

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[Design Spaces] Crosstown Elementary School is a new urban primary school for downtown Vancouver families. Join us a for a tour of the school and its community-oriented spaces. Presented by Francl Architecture.

Culture and Wayfinding: The Visual Language of Moving People through Space

Free

Sat, May 12 - 5 pm start at 343 Railway St Vancouver, BC

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[Open Call] SEGD Vancouver (our local chapter of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design) will review the principles of wayfinding and explore the cultural implications of the language of signage, iconography and message in built environments.
By SEGD Vancouver and SubCulture at Creative Coworkers.

De La Cajga Art Studio

Sat, May 12 - 12-4 at #409 - 268 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 2V3

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[Design Studios] The expected growth of our city makes for a carefully orchestrated project. The available land is limited by water and mountains -our fixed boundaries. I am free to do what architects and developers can only dream of doing. I bend engineers’ protocols and planners’ minds to construct new urban environments. Photography and imagination combine and allow me to move and reshape buildings.

In these times when real estate prices are hitting the roof, I multiply the land available and bring the matter -through illusion- to the fore. Will such imaginary constructions become a seed that generates alternatives beneficial to the future inhabitants of our city? I hope so. As a creator, I express what my mind sees. The works presented are meant to incite thinking. I do not claim to know what should be done. I want our city to continue being a unique livable space -a paradise some would say- for decades to come. Look at what surrounds us! Imagine what our actions today will turn into tomorrow. We are responsible for what we leave to future generations.

Designing a Family-Friendly Workplace

Free

Sat, May 12 - 2-3:30 at Groundswell Social Ventures - 421 - 268 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

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[Open Call] A group of Vancouver-based parents, entrepreneurs and creatives are developing the business case for Nestworks, a new non-profit startup dedicated to reimagining work/life balance. If this resonates with you, bring your ideas to help us grow this exciting project! How could we redesign our workplaces to better accommodate our family needs? What opportunities for social innovation, creativity and improved mental health - among other positive impacts - may present themselves when we reframe the traditional binary of "work" and "life" to be more integrated, instead of separate?

Designing Future Classics by Native Shoes

Free

Sat, May 12 - 12-1 at 14 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1A4

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[Open Call] Designing Future Classics in both a product and a retail space for a beast free brand. We will address environmental/sustainable product development and how we translated those design pillars into our first retail space.

DIALOG

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11-2 at 406-611 Alexander St.

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[Design Studios] DIALOG is a multidisciplinary design studio consisting of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Interior Design, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.

For Vancouver Design Week we have created an interactive installation that poses questions about the impact of design on the wellbeing of our communities.

Earnest Ice Cream North Van

$5 (in shop)

Sat, May 12 - 11 and 2 at 127 W 1st St, North Vancouver

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[Design Tastings] Come get the scoop on the details of Earnest Ice Cream! Hear our story, learn about ice cream and our North Van shop design, then top it off with a full tasting tour and scoop of ice cream.

Haeccity Studio @ MakerLabs

Sat, May 12 - at 780 East Cordova Street

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[Design Studios] Recent work and work relating to VDW's 2018 theme of Impact will be on display. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Intergalactic Agency

Free

Sat, May 12 - at #302 - 1224 Hamilton Street

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[Design Studios] Intergalactic will be showing off our VR, AR, interactive, design and UX capabilities with demos of a VR apartment walkthrough, VR Light Sabre game, augmented tablet experience for Real Estate, and video demos of our interactive/design process.

L'Atelier Coworking: Breakfast and Meet the Designers

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Free

Sat, May 12 - 10 am -12:30 pm at 400 - 319 West Hastings Street

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[Design Studios] Meet the freelancer designers who work out of L'Atelier Coworking and learn about the ins and out of #freelance life. L'Atelier will be providing light breakfast, coffee, and tea.

L'Atelier, French for workshop, is a Co-Working space, event space, and networking hub in Gastown for creative entrepreneurs, startups, and freelancers.

We provide comfortable, inspiring, and affordable space for individuals and small businesses to realize their projects and connect with a community of likeminded creators.

Lori Sokoluk @ Paneficio Studios

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11-3 at 800 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1Y7

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[Design Studios] Join us for this artist talk on impact of architecture on Lori's art practice, and desired impact of the artwork on our city.

Louder Than Ten

Free

Sat, May 12 - 1-4 at #4-306 Abbott St

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[Design Studios] Louder Than Ten trains digital project managers for the design industry. Join us for refreshments, shop talk, and help on your project pains.

Marianne Amodio Architecture Studio

Free

Sat, May 12 - at #102 127 E Pender.

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[Design Studios] Come join us for libations in the courtyard, a tour of the studio, and a view of our upcoming and ongoing work.

Mckinley Burkart

Sat, May 12 - at suite 412 - 611 Alexander Street Vancouver BC V6A 1E1

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[Design Studios] With a newly opened office in Vancouver we would be thrilled to host an open studio tour to showcase who we are and what we're up to... more details to follow!

Mia Weinberg's Studio

Sat, May 12 - 11-3 at Studio 424, 1000 Parker Street

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[Design Studios] I specialise in creating site-specific public art combining my professional training and years of experience as an artist with a background in materials technology, industrial engineering, and production control. I will invite you into my creative process with examples of how I integrate art into architecture and public spaces, from initial concept to installed artwork. You will get up close and personal with some of the materials I have used, including: engraved granite; Richlite® (panels made from recycled cardboard); thermo-formed translucent Corian®; Streetbond® and cement skim.

Mosh Framemakers

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11-4 at 45 Water St.

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[Design Studios] Mosh framemakers create hand crafted, artisanal, bespoke eyeglass frames in their store and factory in stylish Gastown, downtown Vancouver, BC.

Sara Moshurchak, the Head Honcho, Design Guru and Style Wizard along with her team of certified Canadian optical elves craft one of a kind, custom eyeglasses. By hand. Right here. Sara is only one of three women in the world handcrafting frames like this.

We will open our studio to show how we handcraft eyewear, the creation of our next collection currently in progress, and some of the other fun projects in the pipeline. Liquid refreshments will be served. We also have a whole bunch of excess acetate plastic material that we'd love to give a good home to. So bring a small bag to load up on some amazingly colourful (and free) offcuts!

Obakki

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11-4 at 341 Water St. Vancouver -unit 400

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[Design Studios] A space that holds an in-studio shop with design and manufacturing in back-of-house. Sure to inspire with a loft space blanketed by overhead twinkle lights. Obakki founder, Treana Peake is the epitome of using fashion as a force of good. The proceeds of Obakki designs cover the administrative costs for Obakki Foundation, a global charity who has provided clean water to over two million people in Africa. Visit us and learn more about how how fashion can make an impact.

Panefico Studios Tour

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11-3 at 800 Keefer Street

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[Design Studios] I have been part of creating three artist studio buildings and will give you a tour that will touch on Paneficio Studios history, the neighbourhood and fostering the well being of artists in our city. I am a visual artist whose primary medium is assemblage. My art will be on display but I will focus on the tour of our building and how we created a working space for 9 artists. This will start the day off at our building with two artist talks by Arnt Arntzen and Lori Sokoluk.

Perkins+Will

Free

Sat, May 12 - 1-4 at 1220 Homer Street

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[Design Studios] Perkins+Will is a multidisciplinary design firm, specializing in Architectural, Interior, Urban, and Industrial Design with a history of design excellence, particularly in sustainability.

Come visit our office where we will have a collection of our recent work as well as a series of discussions and activities regarding transportation futures and the new public realm, including:
* Oxford-style Debate: Are autonomous vehicles a force for good or bad?
* Collective Movement: mapping Vancouver’s transportation and commute patterns
* Exquisite Corpse: help us draw a future vision of Vancouver block by block.

Pivot & Pilot: Creative-Communicating Visually: How to Make Design Speak for Itself

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Free

Sat, May 12 - 1-4 pm at 475 Main St. Suite 228

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[Open Call] Join us for a discussion on the impact of evocative branding. Why do different brands selling similar items, compel entirely different groups of people? We will examine the communicative power of strategic branding as well as give insight into our design process. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

Postmark Brewery Tour

Sat, May 12 - 12 & 2 pm at 55 Dunlevy Ave Vancouver, BC V6A 3A3

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[Design Tastings] Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of our brewing and wine-making facility, made all the more entertaining with a beer tasting. Come check out where the magic happens!

At Postmark Brewing, we strive to impact the craft beer industry, while keep our environmental footprint as small as possible. From recyclable packaging materials to our full-circle spent grain program with Two Rivers Specialty Meats, we're as eco-friendly as they come in the brewing business.

Propellor

Free

Sat, May 12 - at 1120 East Georgia Street

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[Design Studios] Propellor is a multi-disciplenary design studio focused on lighting design and sculpture. For VDW we will open our doors and invite visitors in to see what we are cooking up: recent commissions, new products, ongoing projects, experiments, and an assortment of prototypes.

Join us for a look into our creative process and stay for conversation and a beverage or two.

Skyrocket

Free

Sat, May 12 - 12-3 at #301 - 560 Beatty St.

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[Design Studios] We're a digital branding agency offering services in strategy, design and engineering. During VDW we will have team members in the space to host guests and answer questions about our process and work. We'll have case studies/work on the walls and beer/appies on hand.

SPACE

Free

Sat, May 12 - at 554 Clark Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1Z5, Canada

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[Design Studios] SPACE is a coworking studio and material exploration space in which members show up, evolve and contribute through their own personal practice.

During your visit to SPACE you'll see a diversity of work from a variety of different artistic and design practices in the open studio environment. We hold SPACE for collisions between people and their ideas.

Our feature displays we be highlighting examples of work that has emerged from this collaborative environment.

SPACE has taken leadership by strategically designing a space in which design-minded people can grow, explore new ideas, take action and produce results. We're embedded within our community, and believe in the difference we can make in our city by a hyper-local network of human connections.

STARK Architecture

Free

Sat, May 12 - at 316 - 402 West Pender Street

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[Design Studios] Our experience and skill set lies in fostering relationships with the clients and listening to their needs. We like to change and adapt our styles to suit the client and love experimenting with new ideas, software, materials and processes. Join us as we open our doors for a lineup of models, drawings, and snacks!

SwitzerCultCreative: Great Design Made in Vancouver

Free

Sat, May 12 - 1-3 pm at 1725 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver V6J 1K7

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[Design Studios] Come and hear our stories! SwitzerCultCreative cultivates opportunities for talented local designer/makers. We believe great local talent holds an important place in our community and beyond. What impact does "Create local, buy local" have on our communities? Guests will hear the SwitzerCultCreative story and directly from those working on the front lines.

TEALEAVES X Boulevard Restaurant #LanguageOfAroma

Sat, May 12 - 3-4 at 845 Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1X9, Canada

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[Design Tastings] Join TEALEAVES for an AROMA-themed tasting experience, inspired by tea at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar. Explore how AROMA affects taste with Executive Chef Alex Chen through his tea-inspired entreé.
Menu details:
Slow cooked halibut with summer peas, snap peas, asparagus, pomme dauphine, TEALEAVES Health & Well-Being Green tea-infused razor clam sauce vin blanc, and caviar.

#PaletteForYourPalate project in collaboration with Pantone, Microsoft Design and world-class chefs and mixologists, we explore tea + color + mood + aroma through our bespoke culinary experiences.

Timbertrain Coffee Roasters

Sat, May 12 - at 311 W Cordova St

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[Design Tastings] We will be teaching a class on how to professionally cup coffees to identify tasting notes and flavours.

In specialty coffee, impact can be a coffee that leaves an impression on you. Flavours that pop in new and interesting ways, or invoke a memory that you didn't realize you had.

Tiny talk: Small Housing Design & its Role in Addressing Densification @ L'Atelier Vancouver

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$10 (suggested donation)

Sat, May 12 - 1-2:30 at #400-319 West Hastings Street

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[Open Call] A presentation on small housing types, designs and their real-world applications. Followed by an industry-led panel and Q&A with Jake Fry (Smallworks), BC Tiny House Collective co-founders and other panelists. Presented by Small Housing BC.

Wallenium

Free

Sat, May 12 - at 7-1238 Homer st.

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[Design Studios] Our space features Vintage Yaletown style + modern space optimization!

Come see our newly designed autonomous silent meeting room, integrated glass wall systems and locally designed craft furniture presented by @archetypeconcepts.

Lets talk design while enjoying some refreshments and snacks.

Wilson School of Design Building Tour

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Free

Sat, May 12 - 12-3, tours at 1 & 2:30 at 5600 Kwantlen Street, Richmond

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[Design Spaces] On this faculty-led tour, you will experience the School’s exterior glass curtain wall which produces a breathable and comfortable environment for the students within, as it regulates levels of air, light, and temperature. The innovative, wooden interior structure conveys an inviting atmosphere while incorporating sustainable, renewable design and a carbon footprint reduction. The second-floor “porch” juts out of the building and contains a student lounge with access to an outdoor terrace for enjoying Richmond’s moderate climate.

The event box, on the fifth floor, takes advantage of views to the mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Come see what the centre for design innovation and leadership looks like.

Yew Woodshop

Free

Sat, May 12 - at 1295 Frances St.

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[Design Studios] The Yew Woodshop is a shared studio and making space for 6 different small businesses focusing on wood design & production. Members include OGA Design Inc., Daly Co., Benjamin McLaughlin Art, Willow & Stump Furniture Design, Skyn / Boon, and Sacred Light Design Co.

During VDW members of the Yew Woodshop will be on site to share their current and past works, as well as prototypes and process work that would not otherwise be on display.

Zen Maker Labs

Free

Sat, May 12 - 11-4 at 276 East 1st Street V7L 1B3, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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[Design Studios] We're an industry-connected, education-focussed community hub consisting of a maker lab, a print and digital design agency, and a business incubator and co-working space.

For VDW we'll open our maker stations for all ages with a focus on kids for laser cutting, 3D design, 3D printing, jewelry design, and poster making.

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BoConcept Vancouver

Free

Sun, May 13 - 12-5 at 1275 West 6th Avenue

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[Design Studios] Open house featuring the history of our brand and key iconic designs in our showroom.

There will be a photo wall, a movie and other activities. Light refreshments will be served with a Danish touch.

Carter Hales Design Lab

Free

Sun, May 13 - 1-4 at 377 West 6th Ave Vancouver

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[Design Studios] We are a branding, packaging and website design firm.

Circle Wellness Studios & NULANE Design + Build

Free

Sun, May 13 - 1-4 at 390 Industrial Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 1A9, Canada

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[Design Studios] Circle Wellness Studios: Innovative wellness amenities for residential and commercial clients. The WelPod, a multi-sensory therapeutic smart room, is their flagship concept, and they also offer consult, design, and build services for custom experiential installations that promote mindfulness and well-being.

NULANE Design + Build: A boutique Design and Build firm passionate about designing small living spaces. Our natural niche in the Vancouver housing market is lane way homes, and we also enjoy designing alternative residential buildings like straw bale houses, earthships and tiny houses.

D'Arcy Jones Architecture

Free

Sun, May 13 - 1-4 at #309-175 East Broadway

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[Design Studios] DJA are a boutique architecture and design studio. Come see our new studio and some new projects we're working on. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Emily Carr University of Art + Design: Tour

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Suggested Donation $10

Sun, May 13 - 1 - 2:30 at 520 East 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2

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[Design Landmarks] On September 5, 2017, Emily Carr University of Art + Design officially opened the doors to its new home. The $122-million campus was designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects to facilitate multi-disciplinary approaches to the arts with an emphasis on vision, learning and innovation.

Join lead architect Ana Maria Llanos for a tour of the first purpose-built institution of art in design in Canada. RSVP April 24 to reserve a spot.

Faculty Brewing Co. X Hives For Humanity Collaboration

Sun, May 13 - 11-6 at 1830 Ontario Street

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[Design Tastings] In collaboration with Hives For Humanity, we have brewed a special pilot brew for VDW! Come hang out, grab a beer, and check out our space!

Gene Studios

Free

Sun, May 13 - at 2414 Main Street

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[Design Studios] Product Design, Visual Branding, Photography, Communications. We work collaboratively in the studio between Char Kennedy and Lobby Studio (www.lobbystudio.ca) to come up with engaging and thought provoking design ideas, and we invite the public into our space to be part of the conversation.

Hapa Collaborative/Nick Milkovich Architects

Free

Sun, May 13 - 11-3 at 403-375 West Fifth Avenue

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[Design Studios] For Vancouver Design Week we are reaching out to demonstrate the important role of landscape architecture and urban design in the everyday life of the city. We want to demonstrate how intrinsic our work is to the experience of the city and the positive change that design in the public realm helps facilitates. We'll showcase the recently completed North Plaza at the Vancouver Art Gallery, completed in partnership with our architectural colleagues and studio mates at Nick Milkovich Architects. We’ll show our models, poster boards, samples of hardscape material, and images of our projects, with a 10 minute presentation on the development process of the Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza.

Refreshments and secret giveaways will be available.

i.O.N Clothing

Free

Sun, May 13 - 10-4 at 109-1535 Johnston Street, Granville Island

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[Design Studios] Emily Carr award winner Patrick Christie has teamed up i.O.N (formerly Hemp and Company), one of Canada's oldest eco clothing companies, to design and build their first Vancouver location.

Built from BC wood and sustainable materials, i.O.N provides a retail environment that shows a concern for our planet both environmentally and socially.

Lanefab Design/Build

Free

Sun, May 13 - 12-4 at 362 E.10th Ave Vancouver

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[Design Studios] Lanefab is an integrated design/build company that crafts custom homes and infill mini-homes (or “laneway houses”) with design quality & energy efficiency as core values.

Visit our design studio to see samples of passive house windows and doors and understand how they work.

Linetest

Free

Sun, May 13 - 2 - 4 pm at 304 - 128 W 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1K6

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[Design Studios] Linetest is a full-service production company focused on crafting imaginative motion graphics and animated videos to promote brands. We'll share our knowledge of animation and our design process during the open studio hours.

mcfarlane biggar architects + designers

Free

Sun, May 13 - 1-3 pm at 301 - 1825 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 2Z3

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[Design Studios] We'll offer a display of previous and current projects to showcase our design process, along with some icy sweet treats from our Earnest neighbours.

MNSTR GALLERY

Free

Sun, May 13 - at 1818 Lorne St.

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[Design Studios] MNSTR Creative Studio + Gallery combines graphic design, art, printmaking, photography, and curation. We are a new studio in Mount Pleasant run by Ben & Oli, a husband and wife duo, and part of the space is also our home.

We'll exhibit our individual and collaborative work in the coming months and eventually curate shows for other artists. We were previously in Singapore and Australia the past 10 years to live + work before finding Vancouver as a new home at the beginning of 2016.

For VDW, we're opening our studio to showcase our physical artworks and to play a slideshow of our past and current projects.

Oil will demonstrate his screen printing process during the show, the final step in his creative process taking digitally created imagery and applying it to the canvas by hand. Visitors can drop in any time throughout the process and watch how the prints are made.

A VFX animator by day, Beng is a self taught screenprinter who creates poppy narrative-driven social commentary art works. These artworks will also be available for purchase through our website soon.

We'll have a studio lighting set up for still life/food and a workstation to demonstrate workflow. Having a background in graphic design has helped her a lot with the creative direction in her photography work, styling and editing skills.

Their collective experiences and skills have brought them to create their little monster (MNSTR) here in Vancouver. “We hope to contribute to the art and design scene in the city and are keen to connect with the creative community here... people with different focuses from designers, artists, craftsman, and those who are enthusiastic about visuals.

Drop by and hang with us!

Nada Grocery: Talk & Tasting celebrating a just food system and unpackaged future

Sun, May 13 - 2 - 3:30 pm at 675 East Broadway

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[Design Tastings] Nada is a Vancouver-based social venture & package-free grocer on a mission to cultivate a better world by inspiring people to change the way they shop for groceries. As a radically different grocery experience, Nada has designed its business to reduce waste at all levels of its supply chain, contribute to a circular economy and food system, and curate a customer experience that makes package-free shopping as convenient as possible.

Nada is finishing construction of its new Mount Pleasant retail location, and is hosting its first public event in partnership with Vancouver Design Week!

Curious to learn how it all works? Join us for series of talks from Nada’s founder, its design partners, and its head chef to learn about the intersection of design and impact. Guests will enjoy a snack platter with their ticket.

NGX Interactive

Free

Sun, May 13 - 11-3 at 265 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 4P5, Canada

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[Design Studios] Come tour our studio and workshop to experience interactive exhibits at different stages from early prototypes to near installation. Give your input on our exhibits via our visitor experience evaluation methods or chat with us about the future of technology in the cultural sector.

ODD Tea @ Vancouver Special Anniversary Event

Sun, May 13 - 12 - 5 at 3612 Main Street, Vancouver BC

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[Design Tastings] ODD Tea welcomes its you to our debut opening ceremony through VDW. Join us at our POP up at the Vancouver Special Anniversary event.

Exclusively for this debut, a handful of meticulously curated tea infused beverages will be served for tasting.

Amid a variety of roses and orchids, ODD Tea share the story behind its inception, health benefits of locally purveyed ingredients, and the know-how to making delicious recipes with an odd twist.

RED Academy

Free

Sun, May 13 - 11-3 at 1490 West Broadway

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[Open Call] RED Academy is hosting a four-part journey to learn about the design process and our work with community partners in the city.

In Research Republic, learn how designers are not locked away in a room. We’re active in learning everything about our users. We use interviews with curated questions to discern the wants and needs of the clients/users.

Participate in two activities that’s about one part UI (User-Interface) design with a visual test and one part UX (User Experience) design by conducting an interview.

Join us at Designer’s Den to go on a magical carpet ride to learn about the design process through short, punchy explanations. There will be lots of opportunities to practice what we preach through mini activities that involving mood boards, typography, colour theory and rapid iteration in 10 second quick-draws.

Come on a hike into The UX Forest! Participate in rapid landing page design challenges and affinity diagramming exercises. Find out why UX design is important, on the rise and how it can be applied to any digital product.

Explore the Community Partner Harbour and meet alumni and their portfolios of work with our Community Partners. Community Partners are either non-profits or impact based start-ups within the city. In the Harbour you can pick up some connections and great design inspiration.

Finally stay for Party Town to have a coffee, get a chance to win a free Essentials design course, and network with Vancouver's design community.

The Aviary

Sun, May 13 - 11-5 at 657 East 15th Ave

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[Design Studios] We are a coworking space where a range of designers/creatives share the studio together. We will have an installation/exhibit on display.

The Soap Dispensary

Free

Sun, May 13 - 10-6 at 3718 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3N7

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[Design Tastings] Join us for a sampling of delicious locally made snacks and beverages as part of Vancouver Design Week.

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

$15

Sun, May 13 - 2-4 at 6331 Crescent Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

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[Design Spaces] Revitalizing UBC: Cultural landscape and twentieth century design legacies.

The University of British Columbia offers a rich design legacy to explore. More than that, the buildings and landscapes reflect key society forces that have historically shaped the place, including a significant collection of Mid-century Modern buildings that introduced fresh ideas on education and design. As the campus continues to grow and evolve, UBC Campus and Community Planning has sought to understand the campus as a cultural landscape so that each rehabilitation project and new development contributes to this sense of place.

Tour leaders Gerry McGeough, UBC University Architect, and Karen Russell, Manager, Development Services, will discuss these forces and themes that have shaped the campus over time, how these are informing current planning, and lessons learned as UBC seeks to apply emergent “values based” heritage conservation practices. We will learn about the history and development of key sites and buildings along the route, their design and the architects that conceived them, and how they fit into the bigger picture of the UBC campus.

This walking tour is taking place in conjunction with Vancouver Design Week – Vancouver’s official interdisciplinary design festival.

Vancouver Special: 10 year Anniversary Party

Free

Sun, May 13 - 12-5pm at 3612 Main Street

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[Open Call] Vancouver Special is a design-focused retail shop on Main + 20th which opened in the Spring of 2008. We offer a special mix of local and international furniture, lighting, design accessories,and art+architecture books.

As a thank you to the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood and the entire Vancouver design community for all their support over the past 10 years, we will be hosting an afternoon of food, fun, giveaways, in store promotions and kids activities.

Walking Tour: Revitalizing UBC: Cultural landscape and twentieth century design legacies

Sun, May 13 - 2-4 pm at 6331 Crescent Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

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[Open Call] The University of British Columbia offers a rich design legacy to explore. More than that, the buildings and landscapes reflect key society forces that have historically shaped the place, including a significant collection of Mid-century Modern buildings that introduced fresh ideas on education and design. As the campus continues to grow and evolve, UBC Campus and Community Planning has sought to understand the campus as a cultural landscape so that each rehabilitation project and new development contributes to this sense of place.

Tour leaders Gerry McGeough, UBC University Architect, and Karen Russell, Manager, Development Services, will discuss these forces and themes that have shaped the campus over time, how these are informing current planning, and lessons learned as UBC seeks to apply emergent “values based” heritage conservation practices. We will learn about the history and development of key sites and buildings along the route, their design and the architects that conceived them, and how they fit into the bigger picture of the UBC campus.

WOKE Studio

Free

Sun, May 13 - 2-4 at 1737 West 3rd Avenue, Suite 210,Vancouver

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[Design Studios] We transform the raw materials of software and hardware into refined user experiences. Come check out the studio and ask our designers about our projects, thoughts on the future of design, or anything your heart desires.

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This Year’s Theme: IMPACT

VDW’s third edition is the first to have a theme. Setting a theme creates the opportunity to look at design through a different lens each year, deepening our understanding of design and its presence. After all, design is the means through which we shape and create the world we live in.

Almost every object, service, and built environment that we interact with has been designed by someone. Everything that has been designed has had a lot of thought put into it - from analysing problems and developing solutions, to conceptualization, production, usability, and ultimately, the resulting effects on people, society and the environment.

This year, VDW will focus on the impact that design has on our lives and how it can be a powerful tool to make the world a better place. Participating studios will be able to showcase how their designs impact their environment, their industry and people. This will give VDW visitors a better understanding of the extent to which design impacts their world - from the images they see to the clothes they wear and the objects they use.

We invite you to not just notice design, but to ask questions, uncover hidden layers, and consider the change that a design makes, lest it be taken for granted until it eventually “disappears”.

Photo Credit: Yew Wood, @maarchitecturestudio, Kudoz, @sengsuriya

Get Involved!

From volunteering to hosting an event to showing leadership in your sector with a sponsorshipthere are many ways you can bring your ingenuity and passion to Vancouver Design Week.

Participant Registration

Each year designers of all stripes step out with a wide range of offerings to create the showcase of the city’s talent. In 2018, there are even more ways to participate. If you don’t see a category that fits your idea, get in touch and we will work with you to make it happen.

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Event host registrations close at midnight March 29.

1 / Design Studios

A unique opportunity to discover the "behind the scenes" of local design studios as they open up their doors to share their work, perspectives and practices.

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2 / Design Tastings

Learn (and taste) what shaped and inspired some of Vancouver's most distinctive tastings rooms (restaurants, cafes, bars, breweries) from the design teams that created them.

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3 / Design Talks, Workshops, and Tours

Design discussions that open your mind, stimulate your creativity and learn first hand from our city's design leaders and innovators.

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4 / Design Spaces

Be guided through cutting edge designed buildings, urban spaces and normally private spaces led by architects and industry experts.

Run a Design Space Tour

5 / Design Landmarks

Voted by Vancouverites, Design Landmark tours will reveal the how these buildings and spaces came to be, from the designers that created them.

Suggestions so far include Polygon Gallery, Emily Carr, Hotel Vancouver, Robson Square, Woodwards, Wilson School of Design, Parks Board Office.

Suggest a Design Landmark

6 / Design Editions

Popular public events produced by our city's design influencers, with a special VDW twist! Bring your event’s perspective to a whole new audience with a special VDW edition.

Note: Editions are registration fee-exempt.

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Show Your Support

1 / Volunteer with VDW

Teamwork makes the dream work! As a volunteer you will have access to places and people that help grow your network and lend a helping hand to a community-raised festival. We strive to create a great volunteer experience, but spaces are often limited so jump in early.

Get on the Volunteer List

2 / Become a Sponsor

Vancouver Design Week is 100% community-produced, and cannot happen without financial sponsorship. With various levels to fit a range of budgets, we have a place for firms of all sizes. Or, consider chipping in with a modest donation, because every bit helps.

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3 / Become a Vancouver Design Foundation Member

As we build the platform to not only sustain Vancouver Design Week, but to incubate and foster other initatives. Learn about our new membership program, and consider joining to grow your involvement in our unique design community.

Learn More about VDF Membership

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Questions? We have answers.

What is Vancouver Design Week?

Vancouver Design Week (VDW) is the city’s official interdisciplinary design festival — at once a city-wide platform, invitation and call to action! VDW is a unique opportunity to: celebrate local design talent; connect design makers and users; and to support design’s capacity for improving the quality of our everyday lives.

We are all impacted by design everyday. VDW’s mission is: to increase awareness of and appreciation for design, design process and the pervasive impact design has on important social and cultural issues; and to create an informed, inclusive (and inspiring!) participatory platform for engaging them.

When is Vancouver Design Week?

May 7-13, 2018.

Where is Vancouver Design Week?

It’s happening all around Vancouver. A full event calendar and maps will become available as events and locations are confirmed. to hear when the line-up goes live.

How can I get involved?

Proactive question - we want you!

Host an event, become a supporting partner, volunteer, make a donation... and most importantly: show up, join in, and stand out! Explore practices and processes, exchange perspectives with (other) designers, ask questions, share your thoughts and be a part of the conversation!

How can I support Vancouver Design Week?

We’re glad you asked!

Become a supporting partner, make a donation, or volunteer amongst other designers across disciplines and districts. See below for more details on all of these options.

You can go a step further and become a Vancouver Design Foundation member as an individual or a business. Dues are a modest $25 per person, and all funds help us sustain VDW and build new programs. Learn More and Show Your Support

How do I become a host? Can anyone list an event?

VDW invites local designers across disciplines to sign up for signature open doors events - Design Studios, Spaces, or Tastings. Open your space, show off your work, share a sampling of what makes you unique as a part of our design community!

If you’ve always wanted to create — a design-focused happening — now is the time! Your inspiration can enrich, expand or constructively challenge the Vancouver design conversation, and you can successfully host it during VDW, apply for our Open Call.

Note that a modest registration fee will be charged to help cover the cost of maintaining the platform.

How do I sign up for events? Is it free?

Attendance to some events will be free, some (where space is limited) will require registration, and others will require paid tickets. Registration and ticketing will be managed by individual event hosts / organizers, so be sure to confirm details before heading out. And sign up for our newsletter so you don’t miss any early bird announcements!

Who puts on Vancouver Design Week and how is possible?

Vancouver Design Week is a not-for-profit social enterprise, created by a passionate team of volunteers from across design disciplines; with the support of generous contributions of time, talent and resources from the larger design community. In collaboration with some of the city’s most renowned designers, design institutions, entrepreneurs, educators, thinkers, and makers — Vancouver Design Week has been willed into being by a shared belief that design is imperative to improving the quality and potential of our city. Help us make this vision a reality by showing up, joining in, and standing out!

Sponsors

We owe a great thanks to our generous and diverse sponsors. Vancouver Design Week would not be possible without their support and leadership.

Leadership

Rize Bulthaup Bulthaup

Visionary

Bocci Emily Carr Living Space

Community

Capilano University BFJ Design
HCMA DIALOG

Industry Partners

Denim & Steel Cause + Effect
Joda Creative Picatic

Community Partners

Glenmore Custom Print + Packaging this open space Mobi by Shaw Go
Chambar

Cultural Partners

Museum of Vancouver City Studio Vancouver GDC RGD IDS Vancouver Vancouver Design Nerds Urbanarium Women In Architecture

Media Partners

Gray Western Living Scout Magazine Georgia Straight Azure Magazine
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