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Nancy Wu shares personal stories and lessons learned on being a graphic designer + educator

Listen to Nancy Wu say “YOU KNOW” too many times on her first posted (second recorded 😉) podcast interview for @TheQuickiePodcast now on iTunes or Spotify. Lots of interesting personal stories and lessons learned. Also watch her recent video interview with her friend Pete Bella at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) about her thoughts on being a graphic designer + design education.

Four IDEA School of Design students selected for Jeff Burgess' annual summer mentorship

Visual artist, illustrator, and educator, Jeff Burgess mentors four IDEA School of Design students in his studio one day a week over the summer. The students participating this summer are Sophie Young, Aidan Zecchel, Alison Johnstone and Charise Wang. We visited his studio in the early weeks to capture some images of the work being created and interview the students. We hope you enjoy!

Congratulations Dominique and Grad 2020—Jury identifies top case studies submitted by RGDs in 2017

Capilano University's IDEA School of Design prioritizes soft design skills with unique first-year assignment. The assignment asks first year students to visit Silver Harbour Seniors' Activity Centre in North Vancouver to interview seniors about their experiences and use graphic design to help share an important life lesson. Check out a winning case study by instructor, Dominique Walker.