Ryerson students know it as the old theatre school building, historians know it as the first Canadian school of pharmacy, but soon 44 Gerrard Street East will soon be known as Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Innovation. The centre’s design was revealed on Feb. 7, highlighting the modern adaptations that will be made to the historic building. The heritage site housed […]
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A startup from Ryerson’s Fashion Zone is combining fashion and technology to start a social movement and is using Kickstarter to do it. Gimme360 is a clothing company that donates proceeds from every garment sold to provide water for developing countries. The amount of proceeds donated depend on the project they’re working on due to the amount of equipment needed […]
What’s new? The Design Fabrication Zone (DFZ) is expanding its number of members, projects and recently, in location. The DFZ is going from being cramped into a few rooms on the third floor of the Victoria Building to stewarding a new “future lab” that will be located on the main level of the Church Street development. “These changes are very […]
Engineering and design students will come together to tackle real-world problems at the Interior Design & Engineering Affiliation (I.D.E.A) competition this weekend. On Oct. 8, about 145 students will combine their skills to create a solution to a health care problem in the form of a floorplan and virtual prototype. The exact problem will be kept under wraps until the […]
Bianca Bellantoni, along with 66 of her fellow fashion design students, will be debuting her fourth-year clothing collection at Mass Exodus on Apr. 10, which will be held for the first time in Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre. Watch Bellantoni explain how she got her collection ready for the big show, and follow The Ryersonian’s coverage of the event this weekend. […]
Third- and fourth-year students from Ryerson’s school of image arts took over the Gladstone Hotel for the First Edition Photobook Show.
You see fashion art as womenswear or menswear, which is kind of weird because when you think about art you don’t think about that.
Ryerson challenges students to design a future makerspace with a $2,000 prize.
A new winner for the annual Danier Design Challenge was crowned on Friday. Third-year fashion design student Joobo Shim and his winning gender-ambiguous jacket walked away with $5,000 and his jacket will be mass-produced and sold in some Danier stores. Shim said designing gender-specific clothing is restrictive to him. “To be honest, from the start of my design practice, I […]
Innovators, designers and storytellers got together in groups at the Toronto Reference Library on Thursday. By the end of the day, each group had to present an innovative idea for the library of the future. Ryerson’s Transmedia Zone, Penguin Random House and the Toronto Reference Library collaborated to hold the very first #YourFry Library Design Challenge. The hashtag #YourFry signifies […]
Reporters Rachel Surman and Rebecka Calderwood are spending the day at the Toronto Reference Library at the #Yourfry Library Design Challenge.
The finalists of the sixth annual Danier Leather Design Challenge were announced Tuesday. The competition is part of a mandatory third-year Ryerson fashion design course, in which students are expected to design and build a unique leather jacket. The top designer will win a cash prize of $5000 and will have his or her jacket sold in Danier stores. “This […]
The construction of Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre is nearing its completion. A curious structure tied to its construction, initially scheduled to be demolished with the SLC’s completion, might receive a reprieve from its death sentence. The two-storey SLC curtain wall mock-up, erected next to the Architecture Building on Church Street, has served its purpose in testing and fine-tuning the SLC’s final installation details. Designers and construction workers have […]
Students had no input in the unsuccessful paint jobs on Gould Street, but the fate of Victoria Street Lane’s makeover is now in their hands. Public voting is underway until Feb. 5 to choose the best renovation plan for the alley-like laneway between the Chang School and the School of Image Arts. A panel of four judges, headed by vice-president […]
Students will soon be able to follow the yellow and blue road if they’re lost. In addition to painting a river on Gould and Victoria Streets, the master design also calls for the names of campus buildings and spaces to be incorporated onto the road. Workers on site have begun spray-painting names on top of the smaller streams that diverge […]
Finding a quiet study space in the Ted Rogers school of management (TRSM) is about to get much easier. The Ryersonian has the full story. Host: Arti Panday Producers: Josh McLean, Rebecca Mildon
London was calling to four Ryerson students, whose Canadian-inspired fashion designs caught the eye of Hudson’s Bay Co. executives and British retailer Topshop. The team created a 10-piece fashion line and business plan for Topshop to enter the Canadian market, and won a trip across the pond to present it. “It was a really great experience … it makes you […]
Even before the Sam the Record Man sign came down in 2008, the discussion began about putting it back up. After a heated debate at Toronto and East York Community Council last Tuesday, the sign’s future remains unclear. But the Ryersonian has learned that the sign’s original creators, The Brothers Markle Inc., offered to consult Ryerson on the possible remount […]