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Transportation UX Industrial Designer | Innovate smart mobility - For urban commuters seeking for alternatives to a car or public transportation while being eco-friendly through using a smart micro-mobility.


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Tim has led Ove Industrial Design in Toronto for three decades, always with a focus on user-centred design. Ove's 'See Through - Break Through - Follow Through' process allows clients large and small to identify consumer needs, offer innovative solutions and provide detailed manufacturing specifications. A Past-President of ACIDO and Past-Chair of the Design Industry Advisory Committee (DIAC.on.ca), Tim stepped down as ACIDO's Director of Standards in 2022. RecentPortfolio: This collage features twelve recent Ove projects managed and design-directed by Tim for Allanson, Alutron, D&R ...


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20 years experienceSpecialties: - Product Design / Creating IP- Multiple award-winning- Patents (US & Int'l)- NPI- 3D CAD/CAM/Rapid Prototyping- Plastics: injection molding ( 2K, IML), blowmolding, Silicone, TPU, thermoforming, etc.- Sourcing- Entrepreneurial / Business developmentSeasoned product developer & inventor focused at intersection of design, manufacturing, and entrepreneurial business. Helping bring new product ideas from concept to reality, Design career includes being the first-ever winner of CBC's Dragons' Den for medical invention; Sunnybrook Centre for Studies in ...

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I’m an industrial designer with a focus on mechanical design and styling.After graduating from the University of Antwerp in Product Design in 2015, I started my career at Comate Engineering & Design in Leuven Belgium. I had some prior experience by working as an intern for Achilles Design in Mechelen, but it was at Comate where I really got to grips with the fast-paced world of product design as a consultant. This world included some really interesting industries, such as medical, aerospace and consumer products. After that I got some experience working in Toronto Canada, where I helped ...


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I studied industrial design at Carleton University and have a master's of sustainable design from BTH University in Sweden. I operate a boutique industrial design agency in Toronto called Future Artifact. I'm a founder and designer at The Yoak. And I have a brand of lifestyle goods called Lumbürr Co.


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I have been working as an industrial designer for over 10 years on a variety of different projects in many different industries. I originally started a company out of school called Liika Design (www.liika.ca) and pitched on the very first season of Dragons Den. Currently I am a partner at the design firm Fredicus in Toronto.


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Toronto based Industrial Designer, Design Exhibition Curator and Immersive Story-Game Producer. Categories include Lighting, Consumer Product Design, Experience Design, Design for Manufacturing. Working for the past 2 decades to achieve balance of meaning, purpose, function, beauty and technology in every project. 183 designs in production and counting.


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With over 35 years of industrial design practice, Jay Sobel shares a diversity of collaborative and leadership experiences championing end-user needs, defining product functionality, and creating an appropriate "look and feel" across product platforms in the telecommunications, defense, healthcare, pet care and sporting goods industries. Ventures in these fields have led to the development of a bevy of meaningful products and a portfolio of 29 patents and 34 awards including prestigious Gold (2001) and Silver (1997 & 1991) Industrial Design Excellence Awards from the Industrial Designers ...


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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.


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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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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/


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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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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.


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When I was young I liked to walk around in the buff with a tool belt as a loin cloth; blow moldedhammer in hand. This progressed into sandbox construction yards. I then graduated to LEGObricks. The urge to design has never left. For more than 10 years, I have been transforming abstract ideas into tangible constructs. I skillfullypush concepts through to production using design research, 3D CAD tools, iterative prototyping,and knowledge of advanced manufacturing techniques. Specializing in design for manufacture and assembly, and complemented by an unmatchedSOLIDWORKS skillset, I’m able to ...


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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.


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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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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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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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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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Adam has volunteered on the ACIDO board of directors for over a decade and recently stepped off as Past President of the Association. With 20 years of professional experience, he leads his downtown Toronto design consultancy,SHEPP Industrial Design Inc. (SHEPPiD). He specializes in the conception, development and launch of Hi-Tech, Med-Tech and Consumer devices. Adam's professional focus is tobuild, maintain and evolvehis client's physical products and families of products. Adam is passionate about supporting the Industrial Design community by making meaningful and lasting relationships that ...


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Multi-award winning designer with 8 years' experience in the creative design, development and market launch of high-quality POS Elements, furniture and furnishings for the residential and commercial markets. Combine outstanding design talents with the ability to independently plan and manage large-scale, high-dollar projects, reduce manufacturing costs and optimize production yields. Prior experience in industrial design and product development.


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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 ...


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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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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.