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BIOGRAPHY

Grant has designed hundreds of products ranging from furniture, sporting goods, consumer electronics, retail environments, protective gear, and housewares - Focus has been in footwear design, leading design for many shoe companies, including Senior Director of Design at Vans shoes (01-08) - Launched his own shoe co, Urshuz, in 2008, based on his patented design - Has taught at ACCD since 07- Launched the firm ideapiphany in 2011, which specializes in bringing products to market via licensing.

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design 1995 Industrial Design
Diploma Capilano College, Vancouver BC 1991 Graphic Design / Illustration

WORK INCLUDES

Founder / Chief Creative Officer - 2008 - present
Urshuz
Co-founder / Solutionist - 2011 - present
ideapiphany llc
Senior Director of Design - 2001 - 2008
Vans shoes
Design Director - 1998 - 2001
DVS / Lakai
Designer - 1996 - 1998
E-West Design
Designer - 1995
Stuart Karten Design

CLIENTS INCLUDE

Vans, Puma, Converse, Nautica, DVS, Gravis, Sombrio, WePower

EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE

Dwell on Design, June 2012

AWARDS INCLUDE

FootwearPlus - Action sports design of the year/Vans - 2006
FootwearPlus - Action sports design of the year/Vans - 2005
FootwearPlus - Action sports design of the year/Vans - 2003

PUBLICATIONS INCLUDE

http://blogs.artcenter.edu/dottedline/2011/06/14/urshuz/
http://gizmodo.com/5766592/never-worry-about-wearing-out-your-favorite-shoes-again
http://www.complex.com/sneakers/2011/10/urshuz-fall-2011-footwear
http://www.thrillist.com/style/nation/urshuz_online-shops_sneakers_custom_shoes
http://www.treehugger.com/style/instant-recyclable-shoes-make-a-pair-into-4-or-more.html?campaign=daily_nl
http://design.org/blog/lego-inspired-interchangeable-shoes-men-urshuz
http://www.styleguru.com/entry/bid-farewell-to-those-devasted-shoe-soles-and-embrace-urshuz/
http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/customized-interchangeable-recycled-urshuzs
http://www.sneakerfiles.com/2011/09/06/urshuz-interchangeable-shoes/
http://revolutionartmagazine.com/wp/2011/09/urshuz-your-shoes-your-creation/
http://www.soleredemption.com/urshuz-interchangeable-shoe/
http://www.sneakertube.tv/blog/2011/09/urshuz-puts-new-meaning-to-changing-your-shoes/
http://shoenista.blogspot.com/2011/10/urshuz-new-eco-friendly-footwear-brand.html
Designer Chat Room interview, Earnshaws Footwear Plus, July 2002, pg. 37
Vertex accupressure chair design published in 1998 Graphis / New Talent Design Annual
FunLight childrens flashlight concept published in 1994 Graphis / Products By Design

MEMBERSHIPS INCLUDE

IDSA

CLASSES

IS: Moreless
IS:Prod Devlpmnt thru Market
Product Design 4
Product Design 8
Purina One Snacks Brand
Rapid Problem Solving
Shoe Design
Studio Independent Study

A

Adams, Sean
Agapakis, Christina
Aguado, Ken
Albuquerque, Lita
Alderette, Elaine
Allen, Nathan
Allen, Thomas
Althea, Erin
Ambrosino, William
Apple, Jacqueline
Arnold, Bradley
Arnold, Philip
Astles, Martin
Attebery, Warren
Aumann, Christina
Awad, Sarah
Aye, Yelen
Ayers, Christopher

B

Bailey, David
Ball, Robert
Barker, Alan
Barr, Carla
Barrios, Lizbeth
Bartlett, Brad
Bartolucci, Daniel
Bascope, Felipe
Bashan, Nir
Bass, Adele
Baumgardner, Candice-Leigh
Baxley, Matthew
Beard, Kevin
Beato, Affonso
Becerra Piedrahita, Liliana
Begler, Peter
Beisert, Fridolin
Bendett, Maura
Bennett, Katherine
Bergen, Samuel
Berke, Shaun
Berkman, Stephen
Bermudez, Andre
Bernstein, Andrew
Berson, Lori
Bertiz, Agnes
Bertling, Thomas
Beshty, Walead
Bielenberg, Paul
Bistis, Margo
Blackwell, Pamela
Bliss, Benjamin
Blum, Robert
Boltz, Dirk-Mario
Borgman, Dylan
Borysiewicz, Ania
Boyl, Brian
Bramer, Monte
Brewer, Maura
Bridan, Iliya
Brisbane, Scott
Broersma, Thomas
Brooks, Rosetta
Broughton, Laurel
Brown, Steven
Brumfield, John
Brush, Jason
Buckley, JonDelina
Bullock, Aaron
Burdick, Anne
Burgard, Timothy
Burke, Siobhan
Bustos, Reynaldo
Byron, Antoinette

C

Cameron, Kenneth
Campbell, Dennis
Carlos, Rocio
Carter, Brian
Case, Cole
Castella, Krystina
Cawley, David
Cesario, Vincent
Chambers, John
Chan, Douglas
Chan, Yee
Chapman, Jay
Chechik, Jeremiah
Cheetham, Sean
Chen, Kevin
Chen, Rick
Cheng, Scarlet
Childs, Jacob
Chin, Elizabeth
Cho, Charles
Chong, Ophelia
Chu, James
Clark, Samuel
Clarke, Mark
Claypool, Bruce
Clayton, Christian
Clayton, Robert
Clements, Matthew
Co, Elise
Collier, Jack-Anthony
Collins-Lopez, Shawn
Constantine, Michelle
Cooley, Mason
Cooper, Laura
Cordner, Tom
Crane, Lawrence
Cruz, Ivan
Cundey, Dean
Curedale, Robert
Cutting, Ann

D

D'Orazi, Ryan
Dalton, Allison
Dalton, Trinie
Danziger, Louis
Dargis, Manohla
Daviau, Allen
David, Guillaume
Dealba-Yount, Claudia
Del Rosario, Josefino
Delgado, Ricardo
Delgatty, Grant
Di Claudio, Dario
Di Zinno, Libero
DiCecco, Nicholas
Dickranian, Arshag
Dickson, John
Djordjevic, Marek
Do, Christopher
Dochterman, Daren
Domingo, Dominick
Dominguez, Bruce
Donahue, Gayle
Donahue, Sean
Doody, David
Dooley, Michael
Douglas, Stan
Downs, John
Drake, Dana
Drake, Tyrone
Drenner, Seth
Dubin, Jason
Dunbar, Randy
Duncan Seil, Dana
Durfee, Timothy
Durham, Andrew

E

Eastwood, Steve
Eboch, Douglas
Eckles, Gaylord
Eisenmann, Marion
Ellico, Jesse

F

Fay-Berquist, Ria
Ferreira, Carlos
Field, Ann
Finestone, Steven
Fisher, Kim
Fitch, Wanelle
Flattery, Timothy
Ford, John
Forgacs, Eva
Frank, Jona
Franklin, Scott
Frazee, Marla
Fredlund, Parker
Fung, Alice

G

Gabl, Rosi
Gaboury, Paul
Gaede, Marc
Gaede, Marnie
Garland, Tylor
Gartrell, William
Garvin, Benita
Gayotto, Maria
Gehl, Christopher
Gerson, Errol
Geuens, Jean-Pierre
Gevorkian, Zohrab
Gibson, Jenna
Gier, Justin
Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy
Glover, Lance
Goerner, Mark
Goldsmith, Gary
Goodman, Allison
Gottlieb, Daniel
Gottlieb, Michael
Greco, Peter
Green, Conrad
Greenstein, M.
Greystone, Nancy
Grinnan, Katie
Grosser, Cory
Grove, Robert
Guay, Paul
Gugler, Thomas
Guzowski, Monica

H

Hafermaas, Nikolaus
Hainley, Bruce
Hall, Andrew
Hamachi, Marshall
Han, Richard
Haney, Bart
Hannah, Mark
Hargreaves, Sean
Harlow, Andrew
Harriman, Javier
Hart, Evah
Hartzog, John
Hawker, Devin
Heard, Howard
Hebert, Patrick
Heimann, James
Hendrie, Margaret
Herkelrath, Dana
Hernandez-Salazar, Stella
Herrera, Gerardo
Herscovitch, Penny
Herscu, Ralph
Higashi, Jeffrey
Hill, Jason
Hochberg, Victoria
Hoffman, Sherry
Hofmann, Karen
Holding-Howland, Gail
Holland, Daniel
Holley, Jason
Hollingshead, Julian
Hooker, Benjamin
Horowitz, Michael
Hosford, Grant
Houston, Richard
Howard, Derek
Howarth, John
Hoy, Daniel
Hruby, Patrick
Hsu, Ricky
Hu, Chin-Lung
Huang, Hannah
Huang Luck, Annie
Hubbard, Bruce
Huerta, Gary
Huerta, Salomon
Humphries, Michael
Hunt, Mikyung
Hunt, Robert
Hunt, Wayne
Huntzinger, Timothy
Hur, Julia
Hursey, Dana

I

Iida, Yoko
Ikezaki, Yoshio
Iniguez, Roman

J

Jacek, Nicole
Jackson, Barry
Jambhekar, Shrirang
James, Ian
Jasmin, Paul
Jennings, Gabrielle
Jess, Christoph
Jien, David
Jihanian, Levon
Joel, Sarah-Jane
Johnson, Ethan
Johnson, Luke
Johnson, Nicole
Johnston, Simon
Jones, Jaime
Jones, Joseph
Jones, William
Jukes-Hudson, Molly
Jung, Steve

K

Kahn, Joan
Kahn, Stanya
Kalman, Gabor
Kanda, Chiaki
Kane, Mitchell
Kang, Esther
Kang, Mindy
Kang, Peter
Kang, Sarah
Karrell, Matia
Kato, Robert
Katz, Michelle
Kau, Dyna
Kaufman, Seth
Kazovsky, Alla
Keeley, Dennis
Kellogg, David
Kelly, Terence
Keyes, Richard
Khodaverdian, Hacob
Killam, Frank
Kim, Cecil
Kim, Hyon
Kim, Paul
Kim, Richard
Kim, Steve
Klein, Norman
Knechtel, Tom
Knowlton, York
Ko, Simon
Koch, Alan
Kondrup, Gloria
Kong, Richard
Kong, Stan
Konopelski, Leonard
Kontopoulos, Michael
Koop, Lori
Korkejian, Azniv
Kornblau, Gary
Kouo, Howard
Kroll, Alexander
Krsteski, John
Kulikauskas, Jonas
Kwan, Katherine

L

La Voie, Stephen
Lacey, Fabian
LaManna, Ross
Lange, Gerald
LaPoint, Matt
Lasaine, Paul
Le, Khang
Lee, Dennis
Lee, Miguel
Lee, Wendee
Lee, Wook Hyung
Lee Clark, Susan
Lemus, Nery
Leon, Jeffrey
Lepiz, Roberto
Lewis, Kathlene
Liegel, Franklyn
Lim, Bumsuk
Lima, James
Lindquist, Aaron
Lindstrom, John
Lindy, Gregory
Litzie, Kyle
Liu, I-Ten
Liu, Jou Ying
Llanos, Ronald
Loczi, Geza
Lombeyda, Santiago
Lonegan, Caitlin
Loniak, Jacob
Loper, John
Luce, David
Luddy, Benjamin
Luftschein, Susan
Luna, Luis
Ly, Hong

M

Ma, Jeremy
Macey, Stuart
MacLean, Catherine
Madden, Lorrie
Maeda, Takeki
Mancuso, Thomas
Manning, Rodolfo
Manser, Warren
Marchionno, Ken
Marcus, Daniel
Marek, David
Marki, Susan
Marlos, Daniel
Marshall, Sterling
Martin, Arnold
Martin, James
Martin, Timothy
Maruyama, Ko
Masilko, Gary
Matyseck, Mary
Mayabb, Jonas
Mayrand, Luc
Mazzie, Miles
McBride, James
McCarthy, Dennis
McFadden, Jane
McGuire, Gary
McMillan, Jeffrey
Meadows, Jordan
Meeks, Christopher
Mehnert, Robert
Mendez, Carlos
Meraz, James
Meredith, Thomas
Merfeld, Kenneth
Mertzel, Emil
Meyer, Gary
Miao, Miao
Michaels, Senator
Michlap, Samuel
Micuda, Kelley
Millei, John
Miller, Erik
Miller, Nicole
Min, Jae Seung
Mittongtare, Pornchai
Mocarski, David
Monasakanian, Felix
Montgomery, Steve
Moore, Graham
Moore Bermudez, Melanie
Moss, Scot
Mrozowski, Kate
Mumper-Drumm, Heidrun
Munoz, Ramone
Myers, Jennifer

N

Nakaya, Joshua
Nash, Stephanie
Nashak, Robert
Nassaney, Chesley
Nasser, Christine
Nelson, Peter
Neri, Mateo
Neumayr, Michael
Ng, Eric
Nguyen, Tuan
Nielsen, Cliff
Noble, Eric
Nogulich, Natalija

O

O'Brien, John
O'Connell, David
O'Rourke, Patrick
Ogden, Andrew
Olson, Alice
Orara, Salvador
Osborn, Ronald
Oshima, Yo
Ottengheime, Paul

P

Paick, James
Palmer, Robert
Palomares, Javier
Parish, Justine
Park, Jin Suk
Park, John
Pastrana, Robert
Pearce, Richard
Perello, Ibarionex
Perez-Morin, Christian
Pernisco, Atilio
Peters, Patricia
Phillips, Dennis
Pichetrungsi, Justin
Piercy, Clive
Pietruska, Richard
Pilarski, Jason
Piscitello, Nicholas
Podesta, Patricia
Poindexter, Larry
Police, Louis
Pope, Stuart
Potts, Samuel
Powell Jr., Joseph
Prussia, Leslie
Pugh, Nicholas
Pungprechawat, Donna

R

Raji, Faria
Rake, Marshall
Ranum, Yuri
Rasenberger, Jean
Rath, Earl
Rea, Brian
Reed, Stewart
Reiter, Joseph
Riegelman, Nancy
Rihal, Gaganraj
Robledo, Ronald
Rogers, Paul
Rogov, Rachel
Rohlander, Nathan
Rosca, Lucian
Rose, Charles
Rosenbaum, Lee
Ross, Adam
Roth, Robert
Rubinyi, Katherine
Ruppel, Robh

S

Saitzyk, Anne
Saitzyk, Steven
Salij, Elena
Salvati, James
Sanabria, Orlando
Sanchez, Pauline
Sanchez, Sergio
Sandberg, Erik
Sans, Michael
Sant, Melvyn
Saunders, Brad
Sawamura, Emily
Schaefer, Alexander
Schafer, David
Schanen Rider, Jennifer
Schechter, Asha
Scheffe, Michael
Scheurer, Christian
Schoenbeck, Dewi
Schureman, Kurtis
Schureman, Norman
Schureman, Robert
Schweitzer, Dahlia
Sedlik, Jeff
Segotta, Matthew
Seifert, Gerard
Serrato, Stephen
Shaw, Jeffrey
Shepherd, John
Sherman, Eric
Sherrill, Robert
Shiffman, Tracey
Shinmoto, Kirk
Shook, Lynn
Shumate, Mark
Silbert, Sara
Silva, Edgar
Siqueiros, Francesco
Slatoff, Christopher
Slenzak, Ronald
Smith, Aaron
Smith, Charles
Smith, Jason
Smith, Jeffrey
Smith, Norma
Smock, Randall
Soady, Paul
Song, Sol
Sorenson, Daniel
Sotelo, David
Sotoodeh, Kayvan
Spruijt, Robertus
STAFF, ACN
Steadman, Lucas
Stefanov, Nikola
Stern, Arden
Sterneman, John
Stone, Terry
Strawbridge, Jill
Strick, David
Suits, John
Sunich, Paul
Suszynski, Peter
Swintek, Stephen
Sykes, Edward

T

Tai, Ming
Takei, Koji
Takeuchi, Mark
Tang, Cha-Rie
Taylor, Barry
Taylor, Blair
Temple, Justin
Teves, Miles
Thackaberry, Lisa
Thater, Diana
Thomas, Melissa
Thompson, Karen
Thompson, Robert
Tillinghast, David
Timonen, Jussi
Todd, Mark
Tonapetyan, Margaret
Topol, Rebecca
Tribe, Carolyn
Trunk, Mary
Truong, Johnson
Tsay, Michael
Tshing, Ming
Tubtim, Hataya
Turk, Steve

U

Ueda, Rick
Underwood, Ron

V

Valentine, Christina
van Allen, Philip
Vaux, Alexandria
Velazco, Geoffery
Volk, Lauren
Voorhees, Adam
Vrontikis, Petrula

W

Wagner, Lisa
Walker, Lamer
Wallen, William
Wardle, Geoffrey
Watanabe, Nijo
Watson, Esther
Wawoe, Pascual
Weber, William
Webster, Megan
Weisser, Annette
Weissman, Benjamin
Weissman, Steven
Welch, John
Weston, William
Wheeler, Richard
Whidden, Timothy
Willey, Claude
Williams, Everard
Williams, Robert
Wilson, Warren
Wingate, Kevin
Winterfield, Mary
Wohlgemuth, Denis
Wojciak, Ewa
Wolf, Michael
Wong, Brice
Wong, Darren
Wong, Wilfred
Wu, Christopher
Wu, Hao
Wyman, Jemima

Y

Yamaguchi, Daisuke
Yanish, Mary
Young, Daniel
Young, Doyald

Z

Zane, Wallace
Zeiger, Mimi
Zenteno, Thomas
Zepeda, Anthony
   
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