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Workshops & seminars, Arts & culture, Exhibitions

MDES22 - Research-Creation in Design

Date & time
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 –
Thursday, May 12, 2022
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

This event is free


J.W. McConnell Building
1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

Wheel chair accessible


Consider it a large showroom of different ideas in design domains that will present, teach and inspire new ideas for you. The MDES22 - research-creation show is Concordia University’s graduation show in design. In the exhibition, the students will display their designs and creations pertaining to their thesis. There will also be a series of different roundtables and workshops concerning research-creation topics. This exhibition will surely benefit the visitors who are interested in multidisciplinary design.

The exhibition is open from May 3rd - 12th.

Event Schedule

Friday, May 3

Vernissage, 5 pm - 8 pm

Monday, May 9

Motivation through interaction design (in-person workshop), 11 am - 12 pm

Human sensorial exploration in designing a comfortable patient room (in-person workshop), 11 am - 12 pm

Soil in the City: How Cultivating Living Soil can Improve our Relationship with Urban Ecosystems, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Tuesday, May 10

Sustainable Fashion Round Table, 10 am - 11 am

Japanese Ways of Designing and Consuming Fashion with Care, 2:30 p m - 5:30 pm

Wednesday, May 11

Walking Practices and Urban Imaginaries, 10 am - 11 am

La mise en livre: Le livre comme forme de vie, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Augmented Creativity with Large Language Models, 1:30 pm - 3 pm

Design with Intent to Learn: K-12 student tours & workshops (in-person workshop), 3 pm - 5 pm

Come Play a New Emergent Narratives Game (in-person workshop), 3 pm - 5 pm

Create your ideal workspace! (in-person workshop), 3 pm - 4 pm

Thursday, May 12

Material Reuse in the City: A Rapid-Fire Roundtable Discussion, 10 am - 11 am

Collective Care Through Mending, 2 pm - 4 pm

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