Biography

 

John Greg Ball is an Industrial Designer in Calgary, Alberta. His body of artistic work includes: large-scale public art, architectural + urban design features, furniture, street furniture, and product design.

 

About:

Ball is a hands-on designer who thrives in collaborative, team environments. An avid fly fisherman and outdoorsman, his diverse and multi-disciplinary work is inspired by his experiences in the natural world. 

 

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 History.

 

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.