Level 20 Clothing, Textiles and Fashion

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Great Minds of Design Episode 4: Architecture By Nature

Architect Trevor McIvor creates homes designed to take advantage of the innate energy efficiencies found in nature.

Great Minds of Design Episode 3: Designing Cultures: Haiti

Designer Patty Johnson travels to the country of Haiti, where she works with local artisans and craftspeople.

Great Minds of Design Episode 2: Solar Stained Glass

Canadian designer Sarah Hall works at a studio in Germany to create revolutionary solar energy-collecting windows.

Great Minds of Design Episode 1: Urban Redesign

Street artists redesign the cityscape with clever urban interventions that use natural elements as their materials.

Design By Decade Episode 6. 2000s

In the first decade of the 2000s, large-, medium- and small-sized producers were taking on the challenge of environmentalism. But beyond that, the various visual languages designers were using expanded, ranging from the persistent global aesthetic to more specific regional approaches.

Design By Decade Episode 5. 1990s

In Canada, there was a resurgence of design during the 1990s. Large design firms were investing in product research and development and many sophisticated and exciting products surfaced. This episode examines some of the most distinctive and cutting edge Canadian designs that represent this revol...

Design By Decade Episode 4. 1980s

Throughout the 1980s, many design companies prospered in Canada as awareness of prestigious design was on the rise. Designers embraced a more pluralist look, creating objects that challenged earlier perceptions of good design. The possibilities of what could be made were endless.

Design By Decade Episode 3. 1970s

The 1970s were a time of transition and great social change. The decade was dominated by cynicism and anxiety. Against this backdrop, however, creativity continued to flourish in Canada.

Design By Decade Episode 2. 1960s

The 1960s were a time of social revolution and counter culture across the world. This episode examines some of the most intriguing and original Canadian designs that represent this magical era.

Design By Decade Episode 1. Post-War Design

The post-war period in Canada was a golden age of progress and production. After the Second World War, Canada found itself in a time of affluence and industrial growth. As the nation developed into a true consumer society, the manufacturing sector reacted to meet new needs, producing modern objec...

That's Art?! Episode 12: Erica Balon, Jon Klassen and Dan Bergeron

Series: That's Art?!
Jon Klassen has won awards for his illustrations. What really matters to him is the smile on a child's face as they learn to read with his beautiful books. Erica Balon is part of a new wave of graffiti artists. She isn't interested in vandalism or egocentric tags - she wants to bring beauty and l...

That's Art?! Episode 11: Drew Struzan, Buff Monster and Sam Radoff

Series: That's Art?!
Drew Struzan has gone from being a poor kid in Oregon City to becoming Hollywood's most celebrated poster artist. His bold brushwork has defined some of the greatest movies and characters in modern cinema, from Star Wars to Harry Potter. Buff Monster's cuddly characters appear on everything from ...

That's Art?! Episode 10: Kosh and Tracy Lee Stum

Series: That's Art?!
Kosh is the creative genius behind such iconic album covers as "Abbey Road," "Who's Next?" and "Hotel California." He is a three-time Grammy winner whose career spans 30 years of music. Tracy Lee Stum has painted on sidewalks all around the world. She is a world leader in stunning 3D effects.

That's Art?! Episode 9: Marc Silvestri, Susan Trianos and Zab Hobart

Series: That's Art?!
Marc Silvestri is one of a handful of artists who had the courage to shake up the status quo. He faced off with Marvel Comics and DC Comics. Twenty years later, he's still doing it his own distinct way. Susan Trianos makes the most beautiful and delicious cakes you've ever seen. From birthdays to...

That's Art?! Episode 8: David Lozeau, Katya Trischuk and Carl Wiens

Series: That's Art?!
Celebrate the Day of the Dead with artist David Lozeau. His smiling skulls will dance their way into your heart and liven up your home. It doesn't have to be Easter to enjoy painted eggs. Katya Trischuk is creating tiny masterpieces all year round using traditional techniques and very modern desi...

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