DesignThinkers 2014

05 November 2014
07 November 2014
The Icograda endorsed 15th Annual Design thinkers conference is the largest event of its kind in Canada. Welcoming over 20 leading speakers and 1500 participants from around the world. Design Thinkers is an occasion to explore, inspire, listen, learn and interact with peers.

Design Thinkers is a journey into the creative process and a celebration of all disciplines of visual communication design, cutting edge work and strategic design thinking.

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5 to 7 November,  2014


Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
1 Front Street est, Toronto
Ontario Canada


  • Charles Adler, co-founded Kickstarter
  • Frédéric Bonn, Executive Creative Director, JWT
  • Irma Boom, Amsterdam-based graphic designer
  • Aaron Draplin, Draplin Design Co
  • Joseph Duffy, Design Director, Duffy & Partners
  • Andy Epstein, Designer and Illustrator
  • Ellen Lupton, Graduate Director at Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Mary Lewis, Creative Director & founding partner, Lewis Moberly
  • Dave Holston, Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Brand Management, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Henry Hobson, Bootmaker
  • Sibylle Hagmann, Kontour
  • Wesley Grubbs, Artist, Data Visualizer
  • Karen McGrane, Managing Partner  Bond Art and Science
  • Debbie Millman, President Design, Sterling Brands
  • Marty Neumeier, Director of Transformation at Liquid Agency
  • Paula Scher, partner, Pentagram NY
  • Erik Spiekermann, Information architect, Type designer and Author
  • Richard Turley, Creative Director, Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Jessica Walsh, Multi-disciplinary designer & art director, Sagmeister & Walsh
  • Todd Waterbury, Executive Creative Director & Senior Vice President Marketing, Target
  • Dave Watson, CD Design, North America at TAXI
  • Andrew Zolty, Co-founder at Points, Co-founder/Creative Director at BREAKFAST


Discounted rates apply to all Icograda Association members and their members.

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Each year, Icograda endorses a select group of activities internationally that advance our objective to promote the value of design. Endorsed events demonstrate that they enhance the standards of design, professional practice and ethics.
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