A new design school for Vancouver

Chip Wilson, founder of lululemon athletica, announced he will fund a new $36-million school of design focusing on high-tech clothing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. This is very exciting news for the city of Vancouver. The ultimate vision is to bring the epicenter of technical apparel to Vancouver, which will bring design facilities and opportunities that are otherwise lacking in the city. This will mean more opportunities for soft product design in Vancouver, along with more competition.

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(side note: my Festival Bag makes an appearance in this video about the new school)

video by Kwantlen Design