Digital Detox Jam + Fundraiser (Save the Date!)

Posted by on Feb 3, 2017 in nerd jam, nerd news
Digital Detox Jam + Fundraiser (Save the Date!)

Mark your calendars nerds, this is going to be a good one! Join us IRL for a Digital Detox Jam as we explore ways to unplug and interact mindfully with digital devices. This will be our first-ever VDN Fundraiser… yes, Nerds need love too! Please support the Vancouver Design Nerds Society through cost of admission, […]

Design Sundays Workshop – Modify Vancouver: An Intro to Design Fiction

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in nerd jam
Design Sundays Workshop – Modify Vancouver: An Intro to Design Fiction

Modify Vancouver, hosted by the Vancouver Design Nerds, will introduce participants to Design Fiction through the research of guest speaker Ian Wojtowicz. This workshop will spark creativity, collaboration and a method for generating conceptual ideas as they pertain to local issues around Vancouver’s mobility and public space. Participants will work in small groups to put […]

MOV Food Security in Cities

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in nerd jam, nerd news, projects, proposals
MOV Food Security in Cities

In February, the Design Nerds hosted a Jam with our long-time collaborators, the Museum of Vancouver (MOV). The subject was food security and the resiliency of cities to cope with the requirement of reducing carbon footprints while encouraging walkability and neighbourliness and community for residents that often find themselves isolated and disconnected from those living […]

Make Space for S P R I N G

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in nerd jam
Make Space for S P R I N G

20 February 18:30–21:30 The Hive #210 – 128 West Hastings Street Vancouver, V6B 1G8Register: spaceforspring.eventbrite.ca#makespaceforspringLet’s face it Vancouverites are inundated with too much stuff that takes up precious time, space and $$$. Join us for our first Nerd Jam of 2015 where we look at decluttering our lives and inventing ways to re-purposing items to […]

Finding the Future – AUB Workshop (UK)

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015 in nerd jam
Finding the Future – AUB Workshop (UK)

Flying across the pond for the holiday period, Design Nerd Marten Sims lead a day-long workshop at the Arts University Bournemouth (voted the UK’s favourite Art and Design University) titled ‘Finding the Future’. The workshop consisted of two main parts designed to help 60-or-so BA (hons) Graphic Design 3rd-year students find problems to start to […]

The Innovation Equation

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 in nerd jam
The Innovation Equation

Vancouver is home to many innovative businesses, practices & social ventures, yet replicating and scaling innovation is tricky. Join us to create a new formula to support innovation that can be used for generations. 5–6pm, Sunday 19th October The HiVE, 128 West Hastings This event is part of the SFU Public Square Young Innovators Crawl: […]

Nerds & Birds

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in nerd jam
Nerds & Birds

Join local naturalists Julie Sabau and Dan Straker for a one hour urban wildlife easy walking exploration to learn about bird identification and behaviour. After the tour let’s Jam on creative ways to connect to urban wildlife. This is an outdoor event, please do not bring alcohol. 5–6pm Walking tour + 6–8pm Design Jam Friday […]

Street Talkin’ Jam and Vancouver Design Week

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in nerd jam, nerd news
Street Talkin’ Jam and Vancouver Design Week

As a part of Vancouver Design Week, the Vancouver Design Nerds are hosting a two-phase Jam about how word-based street interventions can transform our city and preserve our cultural spaces. RSVP EVENTBRITE HERE JAM: 6PM, 17TH SEPT The HIVE 128 West Hastings INSTALL: 20TH SEPT Railway Street From Princess to Dunlevy We’ll be gathering over […]

DIS 2014 Jam

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in nerd jam, nerd news
DIS 2014 Jam

On June 22, the Design Nerds were invited to host a Jam to help kick off DIS 2014 (Designing Interactive Systems) at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Vancouver.. on the 19th floor.. floor to ceiling glass.. revolving donut shaped space!. After much thought about what we could in fact ‘jam’ on we slowly evolved to […]

Mobile Civic renewal Lab Jam

Posted by on Mar 22, 2014 in nerd jam, nerd news
Mobile Civic renewal Lab Jam

Join Vancouver Design Nerds and The Civic Renewal Lab at The HiVE for a Jam with the aim of creating a mobile Civic Renewal Lab. RSVP: www.mobilelab.eventbrite.ca Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1pjgYDo More information to come. In the meantime, don’t miss our Community Cinema event at SFU Woodwards on Monday the 24th of March: