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John Greg Ball . MEDes, BDes, IDSA

industrial designer . calgary


highly collaborative - solution-heavy design work

> furniture > product design > custom architectural features (landscape and residential design) > large-scale public art > lighting > jewelry > concept development > aesthetics > user interface > ergonomics > 3D illustration > computer-aided design> commision work > consulting.


selected exhibitions

> industreal -milano italy > maison&objet -paris > toronto interior design show > the works art and design festival -edmonton > 2010 vancouver olympics > permanent collection- canadian museum of history with shoko cesar.



> past president made in edmonton > co-founder IDEA- industrial designers society of edmonton > contributing editor -2005-2010 + canadian design resource > co-curator -made in the west.> professional member IDSA- industrial designers society of america


awards and accolades

2016-Winning Design- George Lane Park Stage Design- Town of High River 

2016-Finalist -IDEA Industrial Design Award- IDSA

2014-MEDes Research Award- University of Calgary

2014-Second Place- Graduate Student Photo Competition- University of Calgary

2013-Queen Elizabeth 2 Graduate Award- University of Calgary

2013-GSA Student Award- University of Calgary

2013-MEDes Research Award- University of Calgary

2012-Environmental Design Entrance Scholarship -University of Calgary

2011-“One to Watch” in Industrial Design-Western Living Magazine

2011- People’s Choice Award- Avenue Magazine

2010- Inside the Box Design Award- Avenue Magazine

2009- Finalist- For the Birds Birdhouse Competition- Toronto

2007-Shortlisted Entry: Calgary Stampede Casino- Public Art Project, Calgary, Ab.

2007- Wallpaper Magazine’s Best Ceramic Collection,, Milano, Italy.

2006- Best of Canada Award, Canadian Interiors -Toronto On.

2006- People’s Choice Award- Best Product- Canadian Interiors -Toronto On.

2005- Honorable Mention, Designboom International Furniture Competition, Milano.

2004- Notable Entry, Catia/ Core77 International Napkin Sketch Competition, New York.

2001- Awarded Work, Opus International Design Competition, Japan

2001- Industrial Design Student Access Award, University of Alberta.

2000- Industrial Design Student Access Award, University of Alberta.

1999- KITE Certificate of Excellence, Red Deer College.

1998- KITE Certificate of Excellence, Red Deer College.

1998- Visual Arts Scholarship, Red Deer College.

1998- Heinz Jordan Scholarship in Painting, Red Deer College.



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