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SK Design Week

Saskatchewan Design Week 2017

Design Week is a biennial week-long celebration of lectures, films and other educational events. This year it is from September 23-29 with events in Regina and Saskatoon.

Come join the GDC and the Design Council of Saskatchewan to participate and learn about different areas of design. Design Week is a biennial week-long celebration of lectures, films and other educational events. This year it is from September 23-29 with events in Regina and Saskatoon. 

Design Week also includes the Premier's Awards of Excellence in Design which recognizes the great design being done right here in Saskatchewan. Entries for this prestigious competition are displayed to the public and awards are handed out at an evening gala at the conclusion of Design Week.
 


Saturday, September 23

Launch Party (Saskatoon)

Stop by Design Week HQ to be first to see all the entries for the Premier’s Awards of Excellence and place your vote for the “People’s Choice Award.” While you’re there have an hors d'oeuvre, a drink or two and listen to opening remarks from the Design Council of Saskatchewan and local dignitaries.

7 pm, Design Week HQ, 145 1st Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK
This event is free and open to the public.
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Monday, September 25

Premier’s Awards of Excellence in Design Entries Exhibit (Saskatoon)

Stop by and view all of the entries into the Premier’s Awards of Excellence in Design competition and place your vote for the “People’s Choice Award.”

3:00 - 6:00 pm, Design Week HQ, 145 1st Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK
This event is free and open to the public.
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Omar Gandhi Evening Lecture (Saskatoon)

Omar Gandhi was recognized as one of the world’s top 20 young architects by Wallpaper* Magazine, one of Canada’s 20 most influential people by Monocle Magazine, and as one of 2016’s ‘Emerging Voices’ by The Architectural League of New York. Also a sessional instructor at his Alma Mater, Dalhousie University.

7pm, Persephone Theatre Backstage, Remai Arts Centre, 100 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon SK
This event is free and open to the public.
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Tuesday, September 26

Graphic Means Film Screening (Regina)

Graphic Means, explores graphic design production of the 1950s through the 1990s—from linecaster to photocomposition, and from paste-up to PDF.

7 pm, The Artful Dodger, Regina, SK
Free. Come early – Space is limited.
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Graphic Means Film Screening (Saskatoon)

Graphic Means, explores graphic design production of the 1950s through the 1990s—from linecaster to photocomposition, and from paste-up to PDF.

7 pm, The Two Twenty, Saskatoon, SK
Free. Come early – Space is limited.
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Wednesday, September 27

Premier’s Awards of Excellence in Design Entries Exhibit (Saskatoon)

Stop by and view all of the entries into the Premier’s Awards of Excellence in Design competition and place your vote for the “People’s Choice Award.”

9 am to 11:30 am, Design Week HQ, 145 1st Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK
This event is free and open to the public.
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Saskatoon Makerspace Lunch and Learn (Saskatoon)

Saskatoon Makerspace provides creative people with access to tools & equipment and the education that is necessary to safely operate them. Tour this great new facility and munch on a barbecued burger.

12 noon, Saskatoon Makerspace, 140 Avenue C S, Saskatoon, SK
Tickets $15, available on Picatic. Space is limited.
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Robin Mazumder Lunch and Learn (Regina)

Robin Mazumder is a Vanier Scholar and doctoral candidate in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Waterloo, where he is studying the psychological impacts of urban design.

12 noon, The Artful Dodger, Regina, SK
Tickets $20, available on Picatic. Space is limited.
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Jason Kasper Evening Lecture (Saskatoon)

Jason Kasper is the founder and Principal of IDEATE Design Consulting Inc. in Winnipeg. The company began in 2002 with the mandate to create innovative design solutions attainable to as many as possible. Since then, the firm has gone on to work with a diverse range of clients on many successful projects.

7 pm, Village Guitar & Amp Co., 432 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK
This event is free and open to the public.
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Thursday, September 28

Canadian Light Source Morning Tour and Lunch (Saskatoon)

Sign up for a guided tour of the synchrotron, Canada’s largest science experiment. After your tour, enjoy lunch along with a presentation about the Canadian Light Source project from Industrial Science Manager, Jeff Warner.

10:30 am - 1:00 pm, 44 Innovation Boulevard, Saskatoon SK
Tickets $20, available on Picatic. Space is limited.
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Canadian Light Source Lunch and Afternoon Tour (Saskatoon)

Enjoy lunch along with a presentation about the Canadian Light Source project from Industrial Science Manager, Jeff Warner. After lunch, receive a guided tour of the synchrotron, Canada’s largest science experiment.

12 noon - 2:30 pm, 44 Innovation Boulevard, Saskatoon SK
Tickets $20, available on Picatic. Space is limited.
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Robin Mazumder Evening Lecture (Saskatoon)

Robin Mazumder is a Vanier Scholar and doctoral candidate in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Waterloo, where he is studying the psychological impacts of urban design.

7 pm, Frances Morrison Library, 311 23rd Street East, Saskatoon, SK
This event is free and open to the public.


Jason Kasper Evening Lecture (Regina)

Jason Kasper is the founder and Principal of IDEATE Design Consulting Inc. in Winnipeg. The company began in 2002 with the mandate to create innovative design solutions attainable to as many as possible. Since then, the firm has gone on to work with a diverse range of clients on many successful projects.

7 pm, The Artesian, 2627 13th Ave, Regina, SK
This event is free and open to the public.
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Friday, September 29

Premier’s Awards of Excellence in Design Reception (Saskatoon)

Aside from handing out the awards, this is a great opportunity to get out and celebrate with Saskatchewan’s professional design community. Snacks, entertainment, cash bar.

7 pm, Design Week HQ, 145 1st Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK
Tickets $50, available on Picatic. Public welcome.
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*NOTE: All of the entries into the Premier’s Awards will be exhibited at various times during the week at the 1st Avenue North location. Check back to this website for dates and times.