UNIQUEWAYS WITH THOMAS GIRARDNov 27, 2023
10 Sneha Rai, Flight Attendant
09 Katrina Heschel, UX Researcher
08 Michael Peter, UX Researcher
07 Keith Tam, Academic
06 Alan Jones, Curious Human
His work interests lie in people and what motivates them to do the things they do. Often Al finds that people do many amazing things in addition to some dumb things which can be costly. Al’s work has been largely focused on how to remediate and minimize the dumb things we do.
05 Nicole Ho-Sang, Personal Coach
04 Dr. Garnet Hertz, Canada Research Chair
03 Mahyar Saeedi, Podcast Host
02 Srushti Kulkarni, UI/UX Designer
01 Natasa Razak, Interior Architect
134 Marian Bantjes, Design Legend
Marian Bantjes is a designer, typographer, writer and illustrator working internationally from her base on a small island off the west coast of Canada, near Vancouver. She is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI), and regularly speaks about her work and thoughts at conferences and events worldwide.
133 Jakob Trollbäck, Founder
Jakob Trollbäck is the founder of The New Division and Trollbäck + Company. He is the main architect behind the communication language for the United Nation's 17 Global Goals, an ambitious and inspiring agenda for a better world by 2030. With offices in Stockholm and New York, he is specializing in strategy and communication for sustainability.
132 Eli Woolery, Lecturer
131 Irene Vlachou, Type Designer
Irene Vlachou (*1981) gained her Masters in Type Design at the University of Reading in 2004. She subsequently started to collaborate with international type foundries and corporations, working as a type designer and as a Greek type consultant. From 2013 to 2019 she was senior designer and variable font expert at Type-Together. From January 2020 she is back to full time freelancing Greek and variable fonts.
130 Amy Lima, Product Designer
I'm a first-generation Brazilian-American product designer most recently working on end-to-end design experiences at Amp, a new live radio app by Amazon Music. Previously, I worked on creator tools at Pinterest as the org's first-ever Product Design Apprentice.
129 Adam Urklinski, UX and HMI Designer
Adam is a Lead UX/UI Designer at Volvo Cars, with a background in digital design and Human-computer Interaction. He’s passionate about the intersection between the physical and the digital realm, where he strives to make those experiences delightful and seamless.
128 Chloe Gottlieb, Executive Coach
Chloe's unique approach to Executive Coaching and Product Design consulting combines twenty + years of experience in Executive UX Leadership and Digital Product Design. Most recently, Chloe was the Product Design Director of Google Shopping. Prior to Google, she was the Chief Creative Officer at R/GA.
127 Vida Jurcic, Founding Partner
Vida is a founding partner of Hangar 18 Design Continuum, whose work has been recognized by Communication Arts, Applied Arts, The One Show, Graphis, the Summit Awards and New York Festivals.
126 Lili Gao, Consultant
I am passionate about people and career development, especially for women, people of color and those who are the first in their family to experience corporate life/professional services.
125 Lauren Von Dehsen, Experience Designer
I am an Experience Designer (UX) with a background in both physical and digital design. My passion is to create products and tools that make our lives easier through technology but with the simplicity and ease of the analogue world. I'm obsessed with the Internet of Things, tangible interaction and the death of two-dimensional screens. But, I will never give up my paper to-do lists and bound books.
124 Glynis Tao, Business Consultant
Hi, I’m Glynis. I’m a business consultant and SEO specialist for apparel and fashion companies. With my 20 years of experience in the apparel industry, I bring a wealth of knowledge that I want to share with people in need. I worked for big brands, such as Club Monaco and Reebok, before successfully running my own clothing design company for over ten years.
123 Ezgi Akcinar, PhD
Stanford PhD, working with exceptional individuals & impact-oriented teams for high performance
122 Ellen Lupton, Design Legend
121 Nick Shinn, Typeface Designer
Nick Shinn (born London, England, 1952) is a typeface designer. He attended Bedford School then Leeds Polytechnic, where he earned a Dip. AD in Fine Art. Of his typeface designs, Shinn says, “Beautiful letters aren’t enough to make a successful typeface; I also want to create faces that are design solutions.”
120 Patrick Neeman, VP
A user experience leader for design teams in startups or high-growth organizations. Experience includes developing design thinking adoption strategies within organizations, the conception of new product lines, iteratively redesigning existing products to improve engagement through product led growth, and the implementation of design systems in distributed environments.
119 Kurt Whitelaw, Creative Director
A creative director & product designer now based in Barcelona, who specializes in strategic design narratives for global audiences. Crafting immersive digital experiences with an emphasis on a human-centered approach with quality storytelling.
118 Sachin Chaves, Web Developer
As a web developer with experience working on diverse projects and using a range of tools and technologies, I'm dedicated to creating seamless and visually engaging digital experiences.
117 Mahyar Saeedi, Digital Media Designer
Digital media designer and content strategist from Vancouver, BC. I work on projects that I'm genuinely passionate about. I create personal projects of my own and thrive off learning new skills. I love collaborating as well as surrounding myself with creative and like-minded individuals. Check out my podcast, No Fun City, where I highlight the fun, creative, and inspiring people in and around Vancouver, Canada.
116 Zaid Hisham, Architect
This is where I step in.
I connect the dots.
I create and discover.
I’m an architect.
115 Bruno Oro, Academic
Eighteen years of experience in the fields of Product, Graphic and Interior Design, conceptualizing, designing, documenting, managing, supervising, and researching both commercial and academic projects. Worked worldwide as designer as well as Academic with great success in organizing and leading teams.
114 Miklos Philips, UX Leader
Miklos is a lead UI/UX/product designer with over 17 years of experience. He is a proponent of user-centered design (UCD) practices and design thinking.
113 Kris Krüg, Storyteller
a digital pioneer, acclaimed photographer, creative technologist, author, and educator. My journey has taken me from the sunny shores of California to the vibrant cityscape of Vancouver, where I share my life with my faithful companion, Baby Jesus. My mantra? “Technology is best when it brings people together,”
112 Abhi Murali, Storyteller
Abhinandan Murali is a storyteller and a professional cook who has a plethora of short films, good stories and dry puns. Hailing from the incredible land of India, Abhinandan loves to see life under a microscope. If you enjoy seeing life through the lens of nostalgia and childlike innocence, check out his work
111 Lasse Joergensen, Videographer
Creating a video is about forging genuine connections and making a lasting impact. It’s like sowing a seed of inspiration and nurturing it until it blossoms into something extraordinary.
I spent most of my life in Copenhagen, Denmark, cultivating a passion for creativity.
109 Karla Mercado, Designer
110 Chris Do, Designer
108 Jean François Porchez, Type Designer
Jean François Porchez (born in 1964) is a French type designer. He founded the French type foundry Typofonderie in 1994. He was president of ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale), the leading organisation of type designers from 2004 to 2007. He is probably best known for releasing the new typefaces for Le Monde, the French evening newspaper in 1994. He has designed custom typefaces for customers such as Beyoncé Knowles.
107 Alexandra Sumina, UI/UX Designer
A passionate UI/UX designer from Ukraine. I love creating minimalistic and understandable designs. In my work, I operate with curiosity and sensitivity.
106 Roman Wilhelm, Type Designer
Berlin-based designer Roman Wilhelm (born 1976) studied visual communication at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle (Saale) in Germany, and under Professor Fred Smeijers for a typeface design master’s degree at the Academy of Visual Arts.
105 Christian Nicolay, Artist
A Canadian interdisiplinary artist working between Kelowna and Vancouver BC. His diverse body of work employs a wide range of media and techniques often seeking pathways that intercept traditional ways of working with materials.
104 Pauline Lai, Designer
I am a UX/UI designer specializing in cross-cultural design in both print and digital development. I work with businesses, restaurants, real estate projects, professionals and startups for the past 22 years. With my BBA in marketing.
103 Connor Lowe, Designer
Connor's greatest strength lies in his exemplary leadership by example and his unwavering commitment to pushing creative boundaries. He possesses a remarkable ability to unite people and foster a culture of collaboration. His unique blend of creative vision and technical expertise sets him apart and empowers his team to deliver outstanding results.
102 Gail Anderson, Design Legend
Gail Anderson (born 1962) is an American graphic designer, writer, and educator- known for her typographic skill, hand-lettering and poster design. Gail Anderson's family migrated to the Bronx, New York from Jamaica. She was the first-generation American, and first-generation college-educated in her family. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in 1984, where she was taught by Paula Scher
101 Ria Chatterjee, Student
Ria holds advanced education certification on creating short films and documentaries from University of Washington. A student of creative arts, I have developed a keen sense of visual concepts and out of the box thinking at an early age. Armed with a Bachelor of Design from Raffles, one of the respected International Design Houses and an Advanced Diploma in 3D Design from the Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), I stepped into my professional career as an intern with 'Plus One Degree', the internal design function of HCL Technologies , known for its disruptive and award winning marketing campaigns in the Tech industry.
100 John Bondoc, Industrial Designer
My approach to driving growth involves leading design teams to deliver immediate value to customers and clients through close collaboration with merchants and internal stakeholders. Leveraging my hard-earned international business experience and deep understanding of consumer behaviour, I excel at creative and collaborative problem-solving, formulating design strategies, and executing them through creative leadership.
99 Evan Lee, Artist
Lee is known for exhibitions of his experimental photography and painting, and also for working across a range of media and subjects, as well as teaching and writing.
98 Mark Simonson, Type Designer
97 Jesse Showalter, Internet Personality
Hi my name is Jesse. I design cool projects for startups, create online content, and teach about design, code and life
96 Julie Van Oyen, Designer
Julie Van Oyen is a designer and researcher whose work involves embodied design research, more-than-human interactions, and public sector digital service design. She is also an educator and mentor in the areas of UX/UI, interaction, and service design.
95 Bhumika Kalra, Student
I am Bhumika Kalra. An 18 year old, born and raised in Bali, Indonesia.Being away from home for the last few years has given me the opportunity to learn, explore and find my strengths. Throughout my life, I have learnt the values of compassion and service. Values that act as a drive to push and motivate myself every day. I have implemented these attributes to my involvement in the communities around me, through volunteering, organising events and empathising with those around me. I remind myself that I am driven.