Toronto-based UrbanArts is a charitable organization that has worked with schools to get young people involved in, among other activities, creating murals as a way to contribute to community development.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), which opened in Winnipeg in 2014, is not only the country’s first new national museum to be built since 1967, but also the only one anywhere in the world dedicated to exploring and celebrating the universal concept of human rights, from its history to its future.
NanoLumens, which manufactures light-emitting diode (LED) arrays in a variety of sizes, shapes and curvatures, has installed 10 displays at Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and Vancouver International Airport.
Celebrations of Montreal’s 375th anniversary are well underway with the recent launch of several new and ongoing events incorporating digital projections, banners and other types of graphics and signage.
Toronto-based environmental graphic design (EGD) firm Entro recently helped the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group develop appropriate signage for ‘universal washrooms’ in health-care facilities.
Having rebranded just over a year ago, polymer material manufacturer Covestro needed to update the directional and wayfinding signage at its North American sites, which gave it an opportunity to showcase how its own products can be used.
Greater Vancouver’s Tsawwassen Mills, which opened in October 2016, is the biggest shopping centre built anywhere in Canada since 2009. At nearly 140,000 m2 (1.5 million sf), the facility is roughly as large as Granville Island.
Grocery store operator Calgary Co-op recently retained Toronto-based design firm Shikatani Lacroix to develop signage for its ‘store of the future’ concept location in Calgary’s Auburn Bay neighbourhood.