Kirstin Thomas combines strategic thinking with powerful design, advanced technical expertise and outstanding client relations to deliver communication and design solutions that effectively meet defined objectives.
Karin von Ompteda is a designer/researcher/educator working in areas where disciplines converge. Her background is in both science and design, having undertaken an MSc Biology, BDes Graphic Design, and currently completing a PhD Visual Communication. Karin's doctoral research is focused on integrating scientific and design approaches to typeface legibility, with a particular interest in low vision readers. Working with data plays a central role in her research, practice, and teaching.
After graduating from Ontario College of Art, June began her career as an illustrator in fashion and charicature. With time a more realistic approach evolved, and June found work in educational illustration where she illustrated all ages and genres of people doing a variety of activities. While illustrating Laura Secord?s Brave Walk, she developed a love of historical illustration. However, she has proven to be extremely versatile in her classic approach to illustration by making beautiful pictures that tell stories in a simplified realistic style.
To keep a roof over my head, clothes on my back, and a pair of loose shoes on my feet I–ve worked as a graphic designer for advertising agencies and design studios in both New York and Toronto. Working mostly as a freelancer the down time between jobs has given me the opportunity to explore other aspects of design, photography, writing, and the arts (not to mention improving my tennis game).
Makes large scale drawings, miniature paintings, exhibits around Toronto and with the Fountain Art Fair in Miami and NYC and with Grace Space in Brooklyn. Does graphic design on the side for personal stationery and wedding invitations through the Papery and Laywines.
Having been schooled in England, and after a short initiation into the world of offset printing, Dominic moved back to Canada and has worked as a designer in Toronto since 1993. The experience he brings from the various studios he has worked in include all aspects of the design process. Since joining Hambly & Woolley, Dominic has been involved in the design and development of projects for the ROM, Harry Rosen, Ontario College of Art & Design, Montgomery Sisam Architects, Progress Packaging and McKinsey & Co.
Derwyn is an accredited Creative Director and Graphic Designer (RGD) with over 30 years of high-profile corporate design and branding experience. Areas of expertise include strategic, conceptual, and design development for brand identity programs, websites, print and packaging for a diverse range of clients in many market sectors.
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.
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.