Paul Sych

Visual Communication, Typography Creating a new visual literacy fuels professor, designer, and typographer Paul Sych’s identity. His work spans over two decades of graphic expression, innovation, and exploration. Paul’s creative design agency  Faith was founded as a chrysalis of design discovery producing prolific works in both digital and print spectrums. Led by a penchant for distinctive […]

Sandra Gabriele

Visual Communication, Information Design, Typography Sandra Gabriele is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Master of Design Program. She attended Ontario College of Art in Toronto; School of Design (Schule für Gestaltung) in Basel and holds a MDes in Visual Communication Design from the University of Alberta and a MASc in Human Computer […]

David Cabianca

Visual Communication, Typography, History, Theory & Criticism David Cabianca joined the department in 2005. He has taught typography, history, and theory at California Institute of the Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, OCAD and both architecture studio and theory and criticism at the University of Manitoba and the University of Michigan. At Michigan, he was the […]

Wendy Wong

Visual Communication, History, Theory & Criticism Professor Wendy S Wong has established an international reputation as an expert in Chinese graphic design history and Chinese comic art history. She served as Director of the Graduate Program in Design from 2015 to 2018, Chair of the Department of Design from 2006 to 2009, and as Associate […]

David Gelb

David Gelb explores the potential of technology and pedagogical experimentation with a focus on ethical interfaces, artifact collaboration, and building design knowledge. David is co-leader of Interactive Art + Design Learning Modules which is supported through the Shared Ontario Course Fund and includes 10 researchers, artists and designers from across the province.  He also co-leads Looking […]

Angela Norwood

Information Design, Visual Communication Angela Norwood explores design as a practice for demonstrating knowledge and reflecting values. She is most interested in the potential for traditional knowledge systems to inform contemporary design practice and is currently co-developing such an approach to designing called Reciprocal Design, a mindset grounded in designers’ increased accountability in the pursuit […]