John Greg Ball is an Industrial Designer in Calgary, Alberta. An avid fisherman and outdoorsman, his diverse and multi-disciplinary work is inspired by experiences in the Natural world.
Ball has a Master of Environmental Design degree from the University of Calgary, Bachelor of Design (social sciences pathway) from the University of Alberta, and is a professional member of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).
Body of work includes furniture, products, and architectural design. Recently a finalist in IDEA-Industrial Design Award- 2016. Awarded "The One To Watch" in Industrial Design- Western Living Magazine- 2011, People's Choice Award- Avenue Magazine Design Awards- 2011, part of Wallpaper Magazine’s Best Ceramic Collection- 2007, and the Best of Canada Award -2006 (with Shoko Cesar). The Hoodoo rack, also designed with Cesar, is part of the permanent collection in the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Greg was the past President and a founding member of the Industrial Designers of Edmonton Association (IDEA), and President of MADE in Edmonton. Currently, Ball is working with the Beakerhead festival in Calgary to create interactive works of Art and Design.