About Me

‘The secret to success is dedicating your life to mastering your skill.’ – Jiro Ono

Experience

2015-
Design Strategist
L’INSTITUT IDEE

2014-
Creative Strategist
EDGE DWELLER

2015-2018
Communication Strategist
GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE

2013-2014
Marketing Manager
TASDESIGNBUILD

2013
Video Editor
AZURE MAGAZINE

2011-2012
Design Journalist
DESIGNBOOM

2008-2010
Interior Designer
REGINA STURROCK DESIGN

2005-2008
Creative Director
Q’ENCO PROJECT

2005-2007
Exhibition Coordinator
GIBSONE JESSOP GALLERY

Advocacy

2019-2020
Chair
THE FACTORY MEDIA CENTRE

PAC Member
SHERIDAN COLLEGE

Business Strategy & Media Production Advisor
SKILLPOD

2018-2019
Board member
THE FACTORY MEDIA CENTRE

2017-2018
Communications
WORLD DESIGN WEEKS

2013-2015
Managing Editor
OPENCITY PROJECTS

2014
Videographer
COME UP TO MY ROOM

2010-2011
Designer
HAITI SHELTER DESIGN

2009-2011
Volunteer
CANADIAN RED CROSS

2008
Volunteer
ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY

Teaching

2020
Guest Advisor
GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE

2018
Guest Advisor & Lecturer 
RYERSON UNIVERSITY

2018
Guest Lecturer
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

2018 
Guest Advisor
GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE

2017
Facilitator
IADT UNIVERSITY

Talks

2019
Biennale of Ideas
DESIGN PRINCIPLE AND PRACTICES CONFERENCE

2014
Seminar: Feeding the Monster
IIDEX CANADA

2010
Q’Enco
VOICE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

2007
Textile Talk: Design Aid and the Q’Enco Project in Peru
CONTEMPORARY TEXTILE STUDIO CO-OP

Exhibitions

2017
Innovation Exchange
EXPO FOR DESIGN, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

2014
Innesti/Grafting
VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE

2012
Venice 2012 Architecture Biennale
BEIJING DESIGN WEEK

2011
People Changes Places
INSTITUTE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

People Change Places
INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW

2010
Look at Lota
INSTITUTE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

Imaginando Lota
INSTITUTE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

Artopia – Artists Home Show
HAMILTON ARTISTS INC.

2009
Disturbance, Destinations: Real or Imagined, 
Massclusivity and Canada by Design
TORONTO PEARSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

2008
Massclusivity: New models of viable design and craft collaboration in the developing world
HARBOURFRONT CENTRE

2007
Q’enco Project
DESIGN EXCHANGE

2006
Q’enco Project
GIBSONE JESSOP GALLERY

Competitions

2016
Vendor design
THE STOP NIGHT MARKET

2013
Design for death
DESIGNBOOM

2011
OCE Connections
ONTARIO CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE

2008
Spacing: Understanding the Urban Landscape
THINK TORONTO

2007
Vending Card Design
MULTISOTRY COMPLEX

2005
Do it Yourself
TORONTO PUBLIC SPACE

Publications

2014
Innesti Grafting
Vol. 3
Italy. A Contemporary Landscape

2011
People Change Places

Education

2018
MA Interdisciplinary Design Strategies
INSTITUTE OF ART, DESIGN + TECHNOLOGY

2011
Interdisciplinary Design Strategy
GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE

2005
Bachelor of Interior Design
RYERSON UNIVERSITY

Get in touch!

richelle.sibolboro@gmail.com