I'm putting on an exhibit of sorts for the Winnipg Design Festival. This is the first time I've curated and organized an exhibit, so I'm excited to see the results once it's finished.

Below is a description of the exhibit :

Three dimensional modeling is a tool employed by designers, architects, makers,and manufacturers to gain an understanding of the spatial implications of an idea. Three dimensional modeling – whether 1:1 or 100:1 – is arguably the most revealing stage in the design process. Its physicality allows for a hands-on interaction with the manifestation of the idea.
Something that was previously ideated along a single index, usually through sketches or drawings, can now be viewed from multiple perspectives. This can facilitate a deeper understanding of not only the physical connections within the object, but also the larger contextual spatial and emotional connections that the object will have with the surrounding environment.
The upcoming exhibit, Maquette, will showcase a selection of these three dimensional explorations from established Winnipeg-based designers, architects and artists. Maquette will present how some of Winnipeg’s foremost creators use three dimensional modeling in their creative process. Whether in the form of initial conceptual iterations or the result of countless hours of labourious refinement, each of the objects on display will offer an insight into the creative process.

The event times are :

September 28, 2012 – 8:30 p.m. (Opening Night)
September 29, 2012 – 6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. (Nuit Blanche)

Participating firms / designers :

Din Projects
Ben Borely
H5 Architecture
Lancelot Coar
Craig Alun Smith
Matt Kroeker
Dylan McKinnon
Tomas Rojcik

More information at :


Thom Fougere