Situating Design in Alberta


"Situating Design in Alberta" is a book that explores Alberta design industries including visual communication design, industrial design, interior design, architecture, and urban planning within the context of local design education, practice, and policy. This book is the first major publication on design in Alberta and is positioned within growing academic and public interest in local design industries in an increasingly globalized world. It is valuable as a study of design in Alberta, and as a case study it contributes to this emerging field nationally and internationally.

Three spreads
Spread 1: Illustrating early history of industrial design in Alberta, Canada
Spread 2: Illustrating history of industrial design education in Alberta from 1960s to present day
Spread 3: Illustrating relationship between industrial design education and current practices in Alberta