David Thorne

David started the firm in 1994 after working for several years at other corporate design firms in the Toronto area. Over the twenty years, he has served a wide variety of clients from many diverse industries and expanded the types of services he provides to offer more integrated communications across many different media. A believer in simple, conceptual ideas, he approaches his work with passion and great enthusiasm never loosing sight of the client's marketing goals.

Workaday

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 3:00pm to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:00am

Graphic Design Sessional Instructor, Susan Campbell will participate in the group exhibition entitled: Workaday, curated by Patrick Macaulay at Harbourfront Centre from Saturday, January 21 - Sunday, April 24, 2017. 

Workaday is part of the 2017 Toronto Design Offsite Festival. The opening reception is Friday, January 27, from 6-10 p.m. and coincides with four other exhibitions opening at Harbourfront Centre. 

Further information is available here.

 

Venue & Address: 
Harbourfront Centre. 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Website: 
http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/visualarts/2016/work-visual-arts-exhibitions-winter-2017/

Creative Type

Creative Type
Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 5:00am to Saturday, November 22, 2008 - 5:00am

Join students from the graphic design program for a celebration of creative typography and typeface design at OCAD. Posters featuring experimental alphabets and unique original fonts reflect the obsessive love of letters among the typographically-minded. Co-curated by Greg Van Alstyne.

Venue & Address: 
XPACE Cultural Centre 58 Ossington Ave., Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free

Public Presentation: Richard Hunt, Candidate for Tenure Track position, Graphic Design

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 7:00pm

Richard Hunt has six years of teaching experience in the York/Sheridan Bachelor of Design program at both campuses & has been a Sheridan course director for Typography 2 over the last 4 years, which entailed coordinating with both the York faculty and other course directors at Sheridan. Richard is currently teaching Information Design & Graphic Design 3 at Humber College and Research Methodologies for Design 2 at OCAD. Richard has been practising as a typographical consultant for over 20 years in Toronto, during which time he has worked in collaboration with Bruce Mau, Hahn Smith Design, Viva Dolan Communications, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Getty Research Institute, Rhode Island School of Design, during which time his work has appeared on many award winning design projects.

Venue & Address: 
Room 669, Level 6 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free

Public Presentation: Paul Sych, Candidate for Tenure Track position, Graphic Design

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 3:00pm

Paul Sych has been teaching at York University as a course Director in the Graphic Design program for the last 8 years and as a teacher at the OCAD for the last 3 years. His goal in teaching is for students to not only understand the various disciplines of Design, Typography, Book Design & Editorial Design but also assist them in finding themselves visually. His internationally renowned design firm “Faith” now turns 18.

Venue & Address: 
Room 669, Level 6 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free

Public Presentation: Jayson Zaleski, Candidate for Tenure Track position, Graphic Design

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - 3:00pm

Jayson Zaleski is a senior-level designer and brings 9 years of Toronto-based professional studio experience of high-calibre design to the position. Jayson continues to maintain his own design practice. He has 3 years of sessional teaching appointments from OCAD at the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year levels. Jayson has also lectured at both OCAD and Ryerson, both in the capacity of guest speakers. He has also been involved with redesigning the 3rd year Visual Communications final exhibit course at Medicine Hat College where he is currently teaching Graphic Design & typography in a full time capacity.

Venue & Address: 
Room 669, Level 6 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free

Selected projects from First-Year Graphic Communication

Graphic in TS
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 4:00am to Thursday, April 10, 2008 - 4:00am

This exhibit features the work of First-Year Design students in Graphic Communication. Using photography, illustration and multi media as visual communication tools, they will showcase book jackets, CD covers, Annual Reports, Magazine layouts and other creative and inspiring projects in the Art of Design Communication.

Venue & Address: 
Transit Space 100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
cswiderski@ocad.ca/ldsmith@ocad.ca
Cost: 
Free

New York Art Directors 86th Traveling Exhibition

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Monday, March 17, 2008 - 4:00am to Sunday, March 23, 2008 - 4:00am

Every year the Art Directors Club sends its International Annual Awards Exhibition on a worldwide tour. From New York to Sao Paolo, to London to Beijing, the exhibition of Gold, Silver and Distinctive Merits are viewed by thousands.

Please join us in viewing it at Ontario College of Art & Design.

Venue & Address: 
Great Hall 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
tkerr@ocad.ca
Cost: 
Free
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Hip to be square

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 3:30pm

Assistant professor David Thorne has published a new article with Applied Arts called "Hip To Be Square". This piece discusses how the noble square plays an essential role in graphic design, from various symbols to its use in modern social media.
This is his sixth collaboration for Canada's premier magazine of visual communications.  

Canada, gender and the Summer Olympics: A visualization

Curious about the balance of male versus female athletes competing for Canada in the Summer Games? Here, 2016 Graphic Design grad Jessica Yao takes a closer look at the numbers.

View more of Jessica’s work online.



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