David Shaw will speak in Architecture and Design Now at 6:15 on Nov 26 in Room M 1040

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 6:15pm - 9:00pm

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Born in Thunder Bay, David Shaw is a multidisciplinary designer working for over a decade in diverse media, from painting to textile design. He holds a Post Graduate Certificate in New Media Design from Sheridan College and an Honours Bachelor of Studio Arts from The University of Guelph. 

Shaw is currently based in Montreal, working as an industrial designer. He joined Canadian success-story DAVIDsTEA soon after its inception, helping to establish the company's brand and visual identity. He now heads their Product Development department and is responsible for the research and design of their products and accessories. 

Shaw brings a contemporary aesthetic to the company's mission of "making tea fun and accessible for all," developing innovative ceramics, steel and glassware with the aid of rapid prototyping.

He has collaborated extensively with design firms such as Bodum and Takeya and his designs have been featured in numerous publications in print and online (CTV, thekitchn.com, Village Voice, enRoute).