Archive for February, 2012

OCAD U Student Groups : Throwing Club


In the second installment of Learning Zone: Student Groups. A talk with Sorlie Madox giving us the 411 on OCAD U’s Throwing Club.

To Inquire more about Throwing Club, email:


02 2012

Art & Design Annuals Collection

annualsDid you know that the Learning Zone holds a collection of Art & Design Annuals?

With publication dates from 1922 onwards, this collection represents historical content as well as contemporary titles.

A variety of annuals and yearbooks in a range of topics including advertising, graphic design, illustrators and photography are available as a reference resource, here at the Learning Zone.

So come to the Learning Zone to read, enjoy and create!




02 2012

Plate Station Launch


Welcome to the Re-usable Dish Exchange program — a new campus initiative jointly created by Greening the Grange and the OCADU Learning Zone. Have a better meal experience, by using dishes instead of styrofoam or plastic.

Students, faculty and staff can support this green initiative, by visiting the Learning Zone to borrow cutlery and plates for their meals in the Grange food court.

Here’s how:

  • To borrow cutlery and plates, leave a piece of ID with a Learning Zone staff member
  • After your meal, come back to the Learning Zone, wash your plate with the environmental friendly dish soap and scrubber, provided in LZ washrooms
  • Return plate to retrieve your ID


02 2012

OCAD University Student Groups

The Learning Zone staff spoke with a number of OCAD University student groups to find out what’s happening outside classes. This is this the first installment of these interviews.

Find out about Proud at OCAD U

Check out other student groups for the 2011-20112 academic year.


02 2012

Graphic Design 1 Poster Exhibit


The Learning Zone presented a collection of artwork and videos from Robert Appleton’s Graphic Design 1 class, on January 9th – 23rd 2012.

A series of graphic design posters were exhibited illustrating the student’s knowledge and skill on design aesthetics applied to content and message, and the impact on form and communication.

A concurrent video exhibit was included using sound, typography and image.



02 2012

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