The Department of Interior faculty, staff and students appreciate the on-going support of industry suppliers, manufacturer representatives and employers who participate in guest lectures, studio crits and the following program activities:
Lunch & Learn events – throughout the academic yearIndustry representatives present current information to students about products and materials.
Table Talk – February 28, 2018This annual event, organized by the program Resource Centre Coordinator, provides students with access to industry-related product information from 24 - 27 manufacturer's representatives and product suppliers, (eg., Forbo, Goldray Glass, Haworth, Herman Miller, Steelcase, Tierra Sol, WOW Lighting)
Design3 – March 1, 2018Design Cubed is an annual speaker event, organized by the Interior Design Student Society for all students in the program. This year the students and several faculty listened to presentations and engaged in dialogue with four individuals about the development of their industry-related careers (2017).
- Makarena Alvarez, interior designer — McKinley Burkart
- Natalie Badenduck, associate professor, interior designer, architect, landscape architecture, lighting design, public art
- Maria del Sol Galdón, landscape architect, garden design, urbanism — Galdón Studio Inc.
- Tina Mitchell, interior designer, architect & design market manager — Haworth
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards(MRU Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards)