Curriculum Vitae

 

Education



2011 – 2013 (expected) – Master of Arts (M.A.) Design Products                                                                                                         Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

 

2002 – 2007 – Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) Industrial Design                                                                                         Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, Canada

 

Workshops



2010 Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milan, Italy                                                                                                  Summer School Certificate - "Milan's Courtyards" by Patricia Urquiola

2010 Vitra Design Workshop Domaine de Boisbuchet, France                                                                             Certificate - "Souvenirs" by Yael Mer & Shay Alkalay, Raw-Edges

2009 Vitra Design Workshop Domaine de Boisbuchet, France                                                                             Certificate - "Recycling Nature" by Estudio Campana

2008 Vitra Design Workshop Domaine de Boisbuchet, France                                                                             Certificate - "My Lovely Walking Stick" by Hector Serrano

 

Experience


 

2007 – 2011 – Creative Lead & Product Designer                                                                                                        Umbra LLC

2006 – 2007 – Sample Technician                                                                                                                                Joeffer Caoc Inc.

 

Awards


 

2010 – Winner of the Inhabitat Spring Design Competition 3rd place Editor's Choice Award.

2010 – Winner of the Faces of Design Awards 2010.

2009 – Umbra Outstanding Achievement Award.

2007 – ACIDO's 6th Annual Design Competition - Rocket 2007- First Place winner of the                                   Sustainability & Awareness prize.

2007 – Umbra Award.

2004 – Arnold Worldwide Canada Inc. Steven Vaughan Tuition Scholarship.

2003 – George A. Reid Scholarship.

2003 – Barbara Sauerbrei Memorial Award.

 

Exhibitions


 

2012 – PARADISE, Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2012, Ventura Lambrate. [April 17 - 22, 2012]

2012 – "GRIST!" Work In Progress Show at the Royal College of Art. [January 31 - February 06, 2012]

2011 – The Diana World Tour by Lomography. [September 08 - 29, 2011]

2009 – Gladstone Hotel's annual alternative design event -Come Up To My Room.

2008 – "Beaver Tales: Canadian Art and Design" exhibition curated by Rachel Gotlieb and Martha                       Kelleher at the University of Toronto Art Centre. [September 16 - December 6, 2008]

2008 – The SOUVENIR SHOP at  Come Up To My Room.

2007 – EXPLORE DESIGN North America's first design education fair for youth at the Metro Toronto               Convention Centre [October 10 and 11, 2007]