Community Cinema: ‘Design & Thinking’ documentary screening + salon

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in nerd news
Community Cinema: ‘Design & Thinking’ documentary screening + salon

  Community Cinema: Design & Thinking documentary screening + salon March 24, 2014 7:00pm (doors open 6:30pm) Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St. Vancouver, BC Film ‘Design & Thinking’ is a documentary that links commonalities between business, design, social change-makers, and citizens in the profoundly ambiguous 21st century. Watch […]

Open Jam 2014

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in nerd jam, nerd news
Open Jam 2014

  You have 90 seconds to pitch an idea for creative collaboration. Come one! Come all! Our third Jam of 2014 is as open as the sky. If you have a collaborative project you are working on or thinking about starting, come out and pitch it to the group. You will have about 90 seconds […]

Happy Holidays!

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in nerd news
Happy Holidays!

We’re looking forward to getting back into a healthy habit of hosting monthly events at the fabulous HiVE and we hope that you will join us! Basically, 2014 is going to be AWESOME. Mark your calendar for our first event of 2014 on the evening Friday January 17th. This will be in collaboration with writer […]

2013 Annual Nerd Beach BBQ

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013 in nerd news
2013 Annual Nerd Beach BBQ

We’re throwing the 2013 edition of our annual Vancouver Design Nerds Beach BBQ. Throw on your finest pair of flip flops, fanciest formal beach wear and bring your hunger. We’ll be grilling up lots of meat and vegetable-based imitation meat (free while supplies last). If you have particular BBQ desires, bring your own food and […]

Nerds at EPIC Festival

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in nerd news
Nerds at EPIC Festival

Nerds Robyn Fenton & Eesmyal Santos-Brault will be speaking at the EPIC Festival at VanDusen Botanical Gardens, on Sunday July 7th at 4pm.

Meet the first Social Innovators in Residence!

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in nerd news
Meet the first Social Innovators in Residence!

The Nerds are delighted to introduce our very first Social Innovators in Residence: Nick Harvey-Cheetham and Maia Rowan. Maia comes to us from the Industrial Design program at Emily Carr, now working as an independent designer. Her projects are always thoughtfully put together and culturally relevant. One of her super powers is empathetic observation. Seriously. […]

Nerds featured in FACE/AD/BLOG

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in nerd news
Nerds featured in FACE/AD/BLOG

Back in Feburary, a few of us were interviewed by a group in Montreal putting together a very interestingly formatted ‘posterfolio’ called FACE/AD/BLOG. They somehow found us and wanted to feature the Urban Mobility Project from our project archive. After many attempts at finding a time that worked for both sides we each met the […]

New Nerd Chapters – NYC and MTL

Posted by on May 12, 2013 in nerd news
New Nerd Chapters – NYC and MTL

Design Nerd Chapters starting up in New York City and Montreal this summer! NYC led by the incredible duo Samantha Lefort and Joshua Welsh, while Montreal is led by the very talented artist &designer Eli Horn. Montreal FB group / New York City FB group

Laboratory of Housing Alternatives – Visioning Workshop

Posted by on Nov 8, 2012 in nerd jam, nerd news
Laboratory of Housing Alternatives – Visioning Workshop

The Laboratory of Housing Alternatives is a forum for people who want to take action into providing affordable housing alternatives for young, creative and emerging professionals! RSVP Here! Every year many creative professionals leave Vancouver due to the lack of adequate and affordable places to live. We form part of a new generation that live and work […]

Case Study: re:THINK Housing Jam

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in nerd jam, nerd news
Case Study: re:THINK Housing Jam

Vancouver Design Nerds ‘re:THINK Housing Idea Jam’ seeds winning ideas in City of Vancouver’s housing competition. The Vancouver Design Nerds Society was excited to host and facilitate a Design Jam bringing together 125 people to brainstorm new housing ideas for the City. The diverse group, including designers, architects, and a panel of judges, jammed for […]