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Faculty of Design

Industrial Design

In the Industrial Design program, students learn how to develop new products that are used in our daily lives. These may include everything from everyday products to mobile apps. Students are encouraged to design sustainable products that will last many generations, keeping in mind diverse cultures.
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Mikaela Liang
Mikaela Liang

Industrial Design

Mikaela Liang

“"Design makes our ideas magical." ”

Max Fine
Max Fine

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Industrial Design

Max Fine

“In a time where climate change demands action, it is not just a question of how will we live with the problem, but how will we live with the solution. More

Natasha  Alksnis
Natasha Alksnis

Industrial Design

Natasha Alksnis aka. Polymath Synthesizer

“Polymath Synthesizer seeks to reform the way in which design is practiced by encouraging deviation from traditional methodologies and engaging material from multiple disciplines, promoting more robust conceptual frameworks. More

Ben Bonsu
Ben Bonsu

Industrial Design

Ben Bonsu

“Innovation is found at the intersections More

Jaclyn Flomen
Jaclyn Flomen

Industrial Design

Jaclyn Flomen aka. Jflodesign

“In this project, I explore a future where users have autonomy over their algorithms, where emotions and moments for collective pause allow one's selves to connect back to our bodies. More

Harcharan Jagdev
Harcharan Jagdev

Industrial Design

Harcharan Jagdev

“Remember the past, imagine the future ”

Anna Mehdikhani
Anna Mehdikhani

Industrial Design

Anna Mehdikhani

“Mate is an eternal, self-generating, and self-evolving personalized system that opens your mind to the possibilities of tomorrow, while improving your quality of life today. More

Yunqiu Liu
Yunqiu Liu

Industrial Design

Yunqiu Liu

“Productivity drives design innovation. ”

Michelle Wong
Michelle Wong

Industrial Design

Michelle Wong aka. Mich (they/she)

“A solution requires multiple perspectives to effect beneficial change. Fledge is a co-design support panel for prospective offboarding students, directing next steps for student and program via empathetic and think tank discussions. More

Che Huang
Che Huang

Industrial Design

Che Huang

“Tangible Intuition is a project that aims to curve the learning curve that acts as a roadblock to those looing to consider motorcycles as a serious form of transport. By creating a communication bridge between user and machine, it’s possible to... More

Simrah Mahmood
Simrah Mahmood

Industrial Design

Simrah Mahmood

“My thesis project identifies design opportunity gaps in postnatal women, explores the postpartum experience, who is involved and patterns of emotional and physical recovery struggles found in postpartum women in the west. More

Francine Larsen
Francine Larsen

Industrial Design

Francine Larsen

“I am a designer, collaborator, and artist. I love design and the process of design. Design connects me to people, places, and things. More

QIYU LI
QIYU LI

Industrial Design

QIYU LI

“There is a group of people in the world called Stay-at-home moms and dads who lack the security of the social system and endure more than their fair share of prejudice. Stay-at-home moms and dads are the world's most strenuous type of work,... More

Arvind Karunananthan
Arvind Karunananthan

Industrial Design

Arvind Karunananthan

“Project name: More

Luke Ceolin
Luke Ceolin

Industrial Design

Luke Ceolin aka. CoffeeandKicks

“ Every day is a new chance to change the world ”

Yoonwoo Seo
Yoonwoo Seo

Industrial Design

Yoonwoo Seo

“How can we be in the experience we never sought for ourselves before? ExCover is a virtual portal to your past, future, and places of pure imagination. Enabled by Genie, a natural language processing AI, your data is enriched and valued as an asset... More

Adrian Liu
Adrian Liu

Industrial Design

Adrian Liu

“How might we help Canadian adolescents (15-19) develop better social awareness during face-to-face interactions to avoid the sense of exclusion caused by pervasive phone behaviour “Phubbing”? More

Jung Hyun Lee
Jung Hyun Lee

Industrial Design

Jung Hyun Lee

“Design is a visualizing process of my experience, perspective and vision. ”

Serkan Ekenel
Serkan Ekenel

Industrial Design

Serkan Ekenel

“I seek alternative strategies/solutions to improve the lives of those with physical disabilities. In collaboration with health care professionals and educators I aim to create positive learning experiences for physically disadvantaged individuals... More

Xuan Cui
Xuan Cui

Industrial Design

Xuan Cui

“A bridge to communicate with yourself ”

Wesley Huang
Wesley Huang

Industrial Design

Wesley Huang

“I am an international student passionate about user-centered design, participatory design and emotional design. Driven by system thinking and strategic thinking, I focus on the relation of each element inside and outside the project, and discover... More

Taylor Ann
Taylor Ann

Industrial Design

Taylor Ann

“My design practice focuses on fostering enjoyable and practical experiences that improve our everyday lives. More

Yicheng Wang
Yicheng Wang

Industrial Design

Yicheng Wang

“"Design has the power to break the boundaries through the exploration of different fields, bringing the diversity to the interconnection of life, and design" More

Elaina Kim
Elaina Kim

Industrial Design

Elaina Kim

“Design is the intermediary between information and understanding. ”

Ying Zhong
Ying Zhong

Industrial Design

Ying Zhong

“'Enjoy the gift of nature in every sip' More

Jeneil Cokes
Jeneil Cokes

Industrial Design

Jeneil Cokes

“People searching for mental health care face significant barriers. After getting over the initial difficulty of reaching out for help in a society that still stigmatizes mental illness, potential clients are then met with high prices, overwhelming... More

Lisa Eunhye Yi
Lisa Eunhye Yi

Industrial Design

Lisa Eunhye Yi

“How can we help your every day be more sustainable? - Apple’s ‘Earth’ allows users to participate in developing solutions to global challenges with a couple clicks. More

Sara Sohrabi
Sara Sohrabi

Industrial Design

Sara Sohrabi

Xiaozong Tang
Xiaozong Tang

Industrial Design

Xiaozong Tang

Mary Chauvin
Mary Chauvin

Industrial Design

Mary Chauvin

Schylar Van Den Helm
Schylar Van Den Helm

Industrial Design

Schylar Van Den Helm

Austin Mercieca
Austin Mercieca

Industrial Design

Austin Mercieca

Yuheng Wu
Yuheng Wu

Industrial Design

Yuheng Wu aka. Matthew

Layla Chergui
Layla Chergui

Industrial Design

Layla Chergui

Zoey Ji
Zoey Ji

Industrial Design

Zoey Ji

Celebrate the work of OCAD U’s class of 2021/2022!