A creative lab that specializes in pop ups, collections, content, and experience design. Collaborate with us.

CDN Design Resource

The biggest design site in the country dedicated to documenting everything in Canadian creative.

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Partnering with SFMoMA, this retrospective explored the work and influence of Tobias Wong.

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Something Beautiful

A shout out from the creative community - design can make the world a better place to live.

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Modern Eye

Read how modernism dominated design, craft and architecture in Canada from the 1940's to today.

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A collection of groundbreaking events and exhibits that explored sampling in contemporary Canadian design.

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Material Culture

A series of exhibits, courses, and lectures that explored how digital experiences are changing design and craft.

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National Colour Palette

Walrus magazine helped us produce a complete colour palette inspired by our capital cities.

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Follow Your Heart

Popping up across North America, a reminder to seek paths that lead to happiness and joy.

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Do Something Nice

Simple street posters perpetuate warmth and optimism.

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Playing Cards

Learn about CDN design with these playing cards by Hannah Wise and John Ryan

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Souvenir Shop

A unique pop up and online collection/shop that explored that often over looked carrier of meaning — the souvenir.

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Hijacked penny presses - redesigned to produce original artwork by Douglas Coupland, Marian Bantjes, Ken Lum and more.

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A magazine that explored and embraced the clash between ‘good design’ and popular taste.

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Cabin / Cabane

A groundbreaking globally toured exhibit, that embraced Canadian symbols and myths to produce new work.

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