Toronto, Ontario – February 28, 2017 – Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning and the School of Applied Technology present the 17th Annual Chair Show. Second-year industrial design students will  compete for the best seat in the show on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the historic Gladstone Hotel.

In just eight weeks, teams of three or four second-year students from Humber’s industrial design degree program have designed and built full-scale working prototypes of contemporary furniture.  This year students have focused on Human Centred Design, the process designers use to empathize with their intended users, helping them design more meaningful products.

Event: Humber Applied Technology Chair Show
Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: The Gladstone Hotel - Ballroom, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto, Ontario
Photo/Interview Opportunity: Students, chair designs, judges, Humber professors, designn professionals, industry insiders.
Admission: Free

While the Chair Show is the public exhibition of the student's chairs, it is also a design competition judged by panel of noteworthy local design professionals. Four winning designs (first, second, third and people’s choice) will be announced during the show.

For more information, visit or @humberchairshow

About Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions. Committed to student success through excellence in teaching and learning, Humber serves 29,200 full-time students and 23,000 part-time and continuing education students. With an internationally recognized reputation for quality learning, Humber offers a wide-range of career-focused opportunities for students to personalize their educational path, including 150 full-time programs across more than 40 fields of study, 200 part-time and 400 online programs or courses. More than four out of five of Humber graduates are employed within six months of completing their studies. Visit


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For more information, please contact:
Nadia Araujo
Communications Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5479