October 27, 2017 -

Evergreen Brick Works

Why do we accept bad design? | Paul Rowan | TEDxToronto 2016

  • 2016
  • Design

Originally from Toronto, Paul has had an extensive and impressive career in design. He graduated from George Brown College in 1974 with a diploma in Graphic Design, and then moved to Ottawa to work for the world’s first digital typography company, Alphatext.

For the past 30+ years, Paul served as founding partner and VP of Inspiration at Umbra, and has dedicated his career to creating purposeful, intelligently designed products. Paul is passionate about the relationship between people and the objects they use in their homes – and bringing thoughtful design to utilitarian needs.