Design News

January 24, 2023

Royal Canadian Mint selects alum Lily Kao to design minted Year of the Rabbit coin

The Royal Canadian Mint marked the lunar new year with AMPD alum Lily Kao's (BDes ‘14) a new 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin design in honour of the the Year of the Rabbit . The Rabbit Coin follows Kao's Tiger Coin, released last year in honour of the Year of the Tiger, and is the second instalment in a 12-year series contract.

September 10, 2022

Shital Desai pioneers accessible interaction design as York Research Chair

Eight researchers across York University will join the York Research Chairs (YRC) program – the University’s internal counterpart to the national Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program which recognizes outstanding researchers. Professor Shital Desai was named York Research Chair in Accessible Interaction Design.

Black History Month at AMPD
February 1, 2022

Black History Month At AMPD: Message from the Dean

Every February, York University joins in the celebration of Black History month. In 2022, Canada highlights this month as "February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day."