Artist, Designer and Educator, Howard has taught at OCAD University for more than 25 years.

As a Designer, his practice includes specializations in space management and programming for institutional, commercial and residential clients and consulting on Universal and Accessible Design Best Practices for architectural firms and public institutions.


A practicing designer and professor in Industrial Design, Faculty of Design, Harry Mahler has worked at the Ontario College of Art & Design since 1991. He combines his interest in design education with his work as a consultant industrial designer. He became a partner with the Axis Group International Incorporated in Toronto, a full service design consultancy in 1989. Harry has extensive design and teaching experience, having worked as both staff/consultant designer and design educator in Canada and Europe.

Angelika Seeschaaf-Veres

Angelika is a critical, speculative designer and Associate Professor in Industrial Design & Graduate studies at OCAD University Toronto. She fuses her long expertise in industrial/product design and future foresight to interrogate render future social, economic and technological disruptions tangible through future-facing products, services & systems.

Alexander Manu

Alexander Manu is a strategic innovation practitioner, international lecturer and author. He is a Senior Partner at Equilibrant, a boutique consultancy that provides strategic counsel and future based advisory to executive teams in Fortune 500 companies in industries as diverse as consumer packaged goods, media, logistics, advertising, communications and manufacturing.

Off Course, TO DO Festival - Best of Toronto Design Week by Azure Magazine

Off Course Stein Wang
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 11:15am

Congratulations to Industrial Design and Graphic Design students that presented works-in-progress (prototypes and full-scale models) as part of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival. 

You can read the full article here.

Karim Rashid: From 15 Minutes into the Future

Karim Rashid
Sunday, October 5, 2008 - 4:00am to Friday, October 31, 2008 - 4:00am

Domoteka in Warsaw, Poland, hosts “Karim Rashid: From 15 Minutes into the Future” by internationally renowned designer Karim Rashid, an exhibition originating at the OCAD Professional Gallery and curated by Charles Reeve.

Venue & Address: 
Domoteka CWW DOMOTEKA03-286, Warsaw, Poland

Hard Cell

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 4:00am to Saturday, September 20, 2008 - 4:00am

Industrial Design students from the Ontario College of Art & Design address the future needs of cellphone users in this unique, process-based design exhibition, presented by TELUS. After the meticulous examination of keys, screens, materials, components and interfaces, 25 original concepts for a new TELUS handset came to life. Follow the journey of these design concepts from beginning to end.


XPACE is a non-profit artist- and student-run centre committed to the exposure of multi-disciplinary emerging artists in a professional context that is recognized within the local and international contemporary art and design community. Their goal is to build a bridge between art and design students and their professional counterparts by offering a platform in which they may exhibit their works and be externally recognized, which in turn promotes relevant programming that instigates public discourse and propels the development of contemporary art and design.

All OCAD students are members of XPACE Cultural Centre, which is a membership driven organization governed by The OCAD Student Union Board of Directors.

Venue & Address: 
XPACE 58 Ossington Ave., Toronto, Ontario


Thursday, April 3, 2008 - 4:00am to Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 4:00am

Third-year Industrial Design students from Instructor Sheila Waite-Chuah's class "Design and the Environment" showcase their exploratory projects addressing low-impact materials and fabrication processes.

Venue & Address: 
Displayed on Level 5, near Faculty offices 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario