Canadian design schools are among the world's best! Two Canadian schools are listed among the 60 Best Design Schools in the world by BusinessWeek. They are George Brown College and the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. 

Toronto has Canadian largest concentration of design businesses and it is one of North America’s top four centres for design.

Following are some of the popular design schools in Canada:

The Art Institute of Vancouver (
The Institute offers Diploma programs in Graphic Design, Advanced Graphic Design, Graphic Design & Foundation for Design, Home Furnishings Merchandising, Interior Design, and Interior Design & Foundation for Design.

George Brown College (
The School of Design at George Brown College is a member of both ICSID (the International Council of the Societies of Industrial Design) and ICOGRADA (The International Council of Graphic Design Associations).

Vancouver Institute Of Media Arts (
The Institute offers programs in Digital Photography, 3D Computer Animation, Classical 2D Animation, Game Art & Design, Acting for Film & Television and Visual Effects for Film, Television & Games.

Centre for Arts and Technology (
The Centre for Arts and Technology is an accredited institution with campuses in Kelowna BC, Halifax NS, and Fredericton NB. Programs include: 3D Animation and Game Animation, Audio Engineering, Digital Filmmaking, Fashion Design, Graphic & Digital Media Design, Event & Promotions Management, etc.

ICS Canada (
ICS Canada is an accredited member of Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). It offers online and distance learning design courses like Dressmaking and Design, Computer Graphic Artist, Floral Design, Interior Decorating, and Photography.

Vancouver College of Art and Design (VCAD) (
VCAD offers programs in Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Marketing and Merchandising for Fashion, and 3D Modelling Animation Art and Design.

Digital Arts Technology Training Institute (
The Institute offers flexible online diploma programs in 3D Animation, 3D Character Animation, 3D Game Artist, Graphic Design, Web Design.
1 Comment:
Anonymous - May 21, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Hey! Thanks for the post.

Do you know if VCAD is a good school?

Thank you

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek