We strongly believe in community and evangelizing design, so we’re proud to announce that our senior designer, Iffat Jokhio is the featured RGD on the Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario website. Why am I a designer? I believe that designers are generalists— we are constantly learning about our clients and their audience in … Read More
After a successful DesignMeets… Public Policy event in Ottawa, now it’s time to hear what Toronto has to say about our public policy, and how we can engage the design process.
On the weekend of November 8-10, 2013, developers, designers, and healthcare professionals will come together for a hackathon to create innovative solutions to some of healthcare’s most deep-rooted problems. So what exactly is a hackathon?
There is a tremendous opportunity to shift the way people receive healthcare, especially at home. As designers, this is our chance to create new technologies and systems to enable this shift to occur. Today, we will be participating in our partner Hacking Health’s Home Care Summit Workshop in Ottawa. Designers, developers, and leaders in the … Read More
This evening we are proudly sponsoring an event to benefit “Sketch”, a truly amazing organization that empowers local disadvantaged and homeless youth through arts programs. The event features the works of Jeffery Robinson, who has created many interesting pieces, most notably his DNA art.
On September 7th & 8th a crew of 115 developers, designers, energy experts, utility representatives, behavioural economists, MaRSians and volunteers descended on 101 College Street for the first MaRS Energy Hackathon. Many had gotten a chance to warm up, form teams, and discuss ideas the night before during a pre-Hack ideation party at collaborative workspace … Read More
Pivot is excited to be a part of the MaRS Energy Hackathon this weekend (September 7 & 8) in Toronto. We’ll be there giving UX design advice to developers, designers, energy experts and budding entrepreneurs. They will be creating apps and hardware that make use of the Green Button open API and other sample datasets. The main … Read More
Last night at the first ever Hacking Health Cafe (HHC) at the MARS Centre in Toronto, Pivot’s Creative Director, Ian Chalmers, spoke among the likes of UKidney.com, Patients of Canada, VeriDrug, and NightingaleMD. Hacking Health Cafes are monthly events held across various cities to bring together the digital health community. It provides for a casual environment where … Read More
Entrepreneurs, self-starters, and risk-takers are constantly launching new ideas and services in the hopes of gaining audiences and investors. These “doers” are a critical part of our economic and innovation engine and a big part of the reinvention of the Canadian design & technology marketplace. The biggest challenge for these idea starters is the viability … Read More
DesignMeets… HealthCare is back again on June 26th to help those on the frontier of design and innovation connect and collaborate around the questions and issues of improvement to our health care system as a patient and as a provider. (Check out the first HealthCare event recap here). Patient Care can come in many forms and patient-centered … Read More
Announcing our brand new blog! As many of you know, in 2010 we launched a meet-ups organization for the Canadian Design industry under the name DesignMeets.ca The turn-out at each event has been more than spectacular and we’ve had themes ranging from Entrepreneurialism to Social Consciousness. Now with our partners we’ve launched a sector-specific blog for the Design … Read More