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MDes student project launched as a commercial board game at the 2019 Cryptochicks Hackathon & Conference

  What initially began as a three-week material exploration project for York University Master of Design (MDes) student, Christine O’Dell, has now evolved into a commercial project launching worldwide on June 2nd 2019. In David Cabianca’s Design Studio: Culture and Criticism, graduate students were tasked with developing investigative methods for design research through a series of four projects focused […]

MDes Thesis Oral Exam 2019: Aala Sharfi

When: Friday, April 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am Where: MDes Studio / DB 4023 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Cost: Free The York Master of Design program would like to invite all faculty and students to attend the upcoming thesis presentation. Master of Design candidate Aala Sharfi will present her thesis: On Virtual […]

MDes Thesis Oral Exam 2019: Egor Sokolov

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 10:00am Where: MDes Studio / DB 4023 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Cost: Free The York Master of Design program would like to invite all faculty and students to attend the upcoming thesis presentation. Master of Design candidate Egor Sokolov will present his thesis: Systematizing Studio Practice: […]

MDes Thesis Oral Exam 2019: Saarah Saghir

When: Wednesday, April 10 @ 2:00 pm Where: MDes Studio / DB 4023 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Cost: Free The York Master of Design program would like to invite all faculty and students to attend the upcoming thesis presentation. Master of Design candidate Saarah Saghir will present her thesis: The Role of […]

MDes Thesis Oral Exam 2019: Andrea Giambelli

When: Tuesday, April 9 @ 10:00 am Where: MDes Studio / DB 4023 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Cost: Free The York Master of Design program would like to invite all faculty and students to attend the upcoming thesis presentation. Master of Design candidate Andrea Giambelli will present his thesis: Learning From Toronto: […]

MDes Thesis Oral Exam 2019: Frank Zhang

When: Monday, April 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm Where: MDes Studio / DB 4023 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Cost: Free The York Master of Design program would like to invite all faculty and students to attend the upcoming thesis presentation. Master of Design candidate Frank Zhang will present his thesis: Empowering Airbrush […]

Andrew Blauvelt - Public Talk

The York Department of Design and Master of Design Program is pleased to announce a public talk by designer, writer and curator Andrew Blauvelt, Curator of the Cranbrook Art Museum. A practicing graphic designer for more than 20 years, his work has received over 100 design awards, including several nominations for the Chrysler Award for Design […]

Congratulations to MDES student Andrea Giambelli

The Master of Design Program wishes to congratulate MDes student Andrea Giambelli on being awarded one of five CIBC Fine Arts Graduate Student Awards valued at $4000. Mr Giambelli’s proposal, an interactive virtual installation that is part of his thesis will take place in central Toronto, is titled Learning from Toronto: An Experiment in Participatory […]

MDes Thesis Oral Exam 2017: Francis Benoit

When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 @ 2:30 pm Where: MDes Studio / TEL 4023 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Cost: Free The York Master of Design program would like to invite all faculty and students to attend the upcoming thesis presentation. Master of Design candidate Francis Benoit will present his thesis: The web […]

MDes Thesis Oral Exam 2017: Julia Grzeskowiak

When: Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm Where: MDes Studio / TEL 4023 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Cost: Free The York Master of Design program would like to invite all faculty and students to attend the upcoming thesis presentation. Master of Design candidate Julia Grzeskowiak will present her thesis: Reviving craft […]