IAN attended Sheridan College and started his animation career in Toronto. He joined Global Mechanic 2003 upon arriving in Vancouver. Ian has recently started to nurture another longtime love, making furniture. His "Pippa Desk" was recently featured in Dwell magazine as part of a live/work design contest. He really digs the work of J. Otto Seibold, Mary Blair, Tim Biskup, John Kricfalusi and Eric Carle.