The Interviews

Welcome to the heart of this project, the Canadian Women in Design interviews. Here you can browse through different professional women across Canada, working in the field of design. We’ll be releasing interview from time to time, so check back often for more inspiration.


Claire Dawson

“Our studio cares very passionately about the craft of design and labours over every detail. It can be heart breaking when budgets won’t allow for certain techniques or a client can’t be convinced about a specific detail. We don’t always win them all. ”

Claire is the creative director and co-founder of Underline Studio, a multi-disciplinary graphic design agency based in Toronto, Canada. Underline's client list is consciously diverse, ranging from corporate and retail enterprises, to media and publishing organizations, to educational and cultural institutions. [Read More...]


Kelly Hartman

Kelly Hartman is the Principal and Creative Director of Hartman Design Studio, based in Calgary, Alberta.
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Jag Nadra

With over 12 years of experience as a Graphic Designer behind her, Jag Nagra is an Illustrator from Vancouver, Canada. [Read More...]


Melanie Lambrick

Melanie Lambrick loves to make big and bold, graphic illustrations that elevate text, and help readers understan...
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Esra Tasdemir

Esra Tasdemir is a graphic designer and art director based in Toronto. A graduate of the Graphic Design...
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Valéry Goulet

I am proud of being able to be honest and straightforward. I am not sure how it started... [Read More...]


Vikki Wiercinski

Vikki is a multi-disciplinary designer who's made the 12 years of her career all about experimentation... [Read More...]


Skye Oleson-Cormack

Skye Oleson-Cormack is a multi-disciplinary designer based in Montreal, QC. She currently runs Fingers Crossed Press and is available for freelance opportunities. [Read More...]


Nicola Hamilton

Nicola is a Toronto-based art director and graphic designer, whose work has been internationally recognized by the D&AD, the Society of Publication Designers... [Read More...]


Kylie Henry

Kylie is a proud immigrant to Canada, having moving here from New Zealand in 2005. Named one of the top 11 Young Designers in Canada by Design Edge Magazine, she has been... [Read More...]


Karolina Łoboda

Founded in 2008 by Creative Director duo Karolina Łoboda and Neil Rodman,  Toronto based The White Room (TWR) studio has developed enduring design for almost 20 years. [Read More...]


Emily Chu

Born in Beijing, Emily grew up near the beautiful rocky mountains in Alberta, Canada. Originally a designer and textile artist, Emily currently illustrates full-time for editorial and commercial clients. [Read More...]


Women of RAM

With over 50 years of combined experience, these women worked tirelessly to develop the brand and exhibitions within the new RAM. In this interview, each team member speaks to career experiences within a museum environment. [Read More...]


Kate Golding

For me, part of my intent when creating a design is to share with the viewer the joy I felt... [Read More...]

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