Focus Taiwan News on Wearable Design

Focus Taiwan News: WEARABLE DESIGN: Developing an intimacy with devices

Designing a wearable device is actually about how to allow people better understand themselves, according to a technology designer at a Vancouver-based design company.

Kharis O’Connell, director of experience design at Global Mechanic, said that designing things that people want in a post-smartphone era is a process of learning what works and what does not. When a device is put on the users’ skin instead of going into their pocket, O’Connell …

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National Film Board: The Ice Men cometh

New Bruce Alcock exhibit features paintings wrought from the 1914 sealing disaster

“Ice Men” Christina Parker Gallery (Oct. 10-Nov. 1, 2014), 50 Water Street, St. John’s, NL

Opening reception: October 10th (artist will be present)

The tragic sealing disaster of 1914 is a seminal story of Newfoundland and Labrador – one that not only inspired the recent National Film Board animation, 54 Hours, but also a new exhibit by Corner Brook-born artist …

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Focus Taiwan News Channel: Canada’s Global Mechanic to give address at Taiwan Designers’ Week

 

Taipei, Oct. 3 (CNA) Global Mechanic, a Vancouver-based design company, will co-present a keynote speech at this year’s Taiwan Designers’ Week, an industry-leading design conference that kicked off Friday.

Global Mechanic said it is honored to be the only Canadian design company invited to present at the 10-day event that runs through Oct. 12 and to play a pivotal role in the international design community.

Kharis O’Connell, director of experience design …

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Want China Times: Canada’s Global Mechanic helps kick off Taiwan’s Designers’ Week

October 4, 2014 edition.

Global Mechanic, a Vancouver-based design company, will co-present a keynote speech at this year’s Taiwan Designers’ Week, an industry-leading design conference that kicked off Friday.

Global Mechanic said it is honored to be the only Canadian design company invited to present at the 10-day event that runs through Oct. 12 and to play a pivotal role in the international design community.

Kharis O’Connell, director of experience design at …

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Taiwan Designers’ Week Looks to Canada for Insight and Leadership

Vancouver-based Global Mechanic to deliver keynote speech on UX, product and service design

TAIPEI, TAIWAN and VANCOUVER, BC, Oct 02, 2014 – Global Mechanic, a Vancouver-based design company, announced today they will be co-presenting the keynote speech at this year’s Taiwan Designers’ Week (TWDW), an industry-leading design conference being held Oct 3-12. Global Mechanic is honoured to be the only Canadian design company invited to present at TWDW, and to play …

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