Michèle Champagne, 
MDes,


Recherche, Design,
Etcetera,


Montréal, Québec,
M
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Michhham,
+001 647 834 1507



Fil, Français,
French,


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Michèle Champagne
est une designer

qui circule entre la recherche, la direction artistique et le design d’édition à travers les médias. Elle est actuellement disponible pour des nouveaux projets.
        Après une maîtrise à l’Institut Sandberg à Amsterdam, elle travaille dans le milieu culturel avec Artexte, Droog, Mediamatic, Metahaven, Penguin Random House Canada, Institut Strelka et VPRO, un difusseur public néerlandais. Sa refonte de Hazlitt magazine pour Penguin a été primée Siteweb de l’année par les Prix du magazine canadien.
       Michèle recherche les nouvelles dynamiques d’édition, les tendances anti-critiques dans le design et la mesure du bonheur dans la surveillance numérique. Elle enseigne aussi, récemment comme Professeure invitée à l’École de design à l’Université du Québec à Montréal. 



Anglais, English,
Line,


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Michèle Champagne
is a designer

who circulates between research, art direction and publication design across media. She is currently available for new projects.
        After a Master of Design at Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam, she works in the cultural sector with Artexte, Droog, Mediamatic Foundation, Metahaven, Penguin Random House Canada, Strelka Institute and VPRO, a Dutch public broadcaster. Her redesign of Hazlitt magazine for Penguin won Website of the Year from National Magazine Awards.
       Michèle researches new publishing dynamics, anti-criticism culture in design and happiness measurement in digital surveillance. She also teaches, recently as Guest Professor at the School of Design at University of Québec in Montréal. 



Services, Circule,
Circulate,


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Research,

Cultural research, Desktop methods, On-site methods, Visual audits, Design reviews,

Art direction,

Visual identity, Typographic identity, Photography direction, Illustration direction, Custom image editing tools, Public program direction at the professional level, Pedagogical direction at the university level,

Publication design,

Print catalogues, Print magazines, Digital magazines, Digital book covers, Websites and social networks with publishing capabilities,



Études, Studies,
Situations,


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Master of Design, 

Gerrit Rietveld Academie,
Sandberg Instituut,
Design Department,
2011, Amsterdam, NL

Bachelor of Design, 

OCAD University,
Faculty of Design,
Graphic Design Program,
2005, Toronto, CA

Certificate of
Information Design, 

University of Toronto,
Faculty of Information,
2001, Toronto, CA



Projets, Clients,
Partners,


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Life, Smile, Publication,

Artexte,
Spring 2018 to 2019,
Montréal, CA 

Research on “the happiness industry,” its vocabulary and legibility. Research invites study and dialogue around the question, What happens when happiness and well-being get tangled in powerful measurement and digital surveillance infrastructure?


A, B, Z,
Artexte, Art Metropole, 
Gallery 44, InterAccess, UQAM,
2016 to 2019,
Montréal, Toronto, CA

Direction and public program curation for a self-initiated school of design, art and computation. Lively talks, workshops and collaborative publishing are its core activities. Contributing faculty includes Daniel Canty, Steph Davidson, Jon Gacnic, Jürg Lehni, Zach Lieberman, Ken Lum, Tracy Ma, Dimitri Nieuwenhuizen and Mindy Seu. TXT is organized with Garry Ing and Greg J. Smith,


Hazlitt, 
Penguin Random House Canada,
2014,
Toronto, CA

Redesign for Hazlitt, a digital literary magazine. E-book cover design for Hazlitt Originals, a digital imprint of fiction and non-fiction singles. Prototype delivery of Hz, a custom image editing tool built with Processing. Hazlitt won Website of the Year from National Magazine Awards,


37th NMAs,
National Media Award Foundation,
2014,
Toronto, CA

Art direction and graphic design for a typographic identity and print catalogue for the 37th annual National Magazine Awards in Toronto, 


That New Design Smell no. 1,
Sandberg Instituut,
2011,
Amsterdam, NL

Self-initiated research on the adverse effects of positive psychology on design practice. Art direction, editorial design and writing for a web-to-print magazine blending design criticism with Internet comments. Winner of Best Student Prize from Dutch Graphic Culture Foundation. Recognized in Items magazine’s Best Dutch Design Graduates issue, 


Russia Consumes, Fantastical Investments,
Droog, Metahaven, Strelka Institute,
2010 to 2011,
Amsterdam, NL, Moscow, RU

Field research in Moscow on the nature of Russian consumption habits across socio-economic strata (Russia Consumes). Design for a literary furniture collection with survival instincts (Fantastical Investments). Collection unveiled in an exhibition at Droog Amsterdam, 


De Verenigde Sandbergen no. 64,
Sandberg Instituut,
2010,
Amsterdam, NL

Design and writing for a print magazine that doubled as a catalogue for a Sandberg exhibition at De Brakke Grond. Designed with Lauren Grusenmeyer. First Prize winner of Coupe magazine’s International Image and Design Awards,


Daar Zijn Wij Van,
VPRO Broadcasting,
2010,
Hilversum, NL

Design and editorial direction for a 300-page print report laced with public letters, postcards, emails, press clippings and Internet comments. Design for a corporate social responsibility report and custom carboard box. Designed with Brigiet van den Berg. First Prize winner in the Best Annual Report category from the Dutch Graphic Culture Foundation,


Mediamatic Travel,
Mediamatic Foundation,
2009,
Amsterdam, NL

Design for a do-it-yourself social network for traveling creatives. Built with AnyMeta. Design for a custom display typeface and plugin. Design and public program support for network launch events and exhibitions during Amsterdam Art Biennale,



Conférences, Tic,
Talk,


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AIGA, US
École de design à l’UQAM, CA
GDC Manitoba, CA
Harvard GSD, US
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, US
OCAD University, CA
Print Room, NL
Sandberg at Mediafonds, NL
SBC Gallery, CA
Typographische Gesselschaft
München, DE
University of the Arts London, UK



Pédagogie, Tutor,
Teach,


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École de design à l’UQAM, CA
MICA, US
OCAD University, CA
Red River College, CA
York University, CA



Écrits,Writings,
Wits,


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Articles
(Artexte), CA
Back Office
, FR
C Magazine
, CA
De Verenigde Sandbergen, NL
Print, US
The Gradient (Walker Art), US
The Graphic Design Reader, UK
Volume, NL




Crédits, Credits,

Old News, Philip Cheung, 2019, CA; Portraits for Make Ready’s The Surveyor, Jordy van den Nieuwendijk, 2015; The Road to Jazz Fest, Norman Wong, 2014, CA; Adaptation of Screaming Girls, Jo-anne Balcaen, 2005, CA; Colored People, Adrian Piper, 1991, US; Inspection House, Willey Reveley, 1791, UK