DAVID HANSON, RID, IDC, IIDA
Interior Designer

David's combination of creativity, technical expertise, careful attention to detail, and professionalism have made him a leader in the interior design community. His extensive experience in commercial design and stellar record of quality projects have garnered DH Designs an impressive client list that includes Air Canada, The City of Richmond and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Recently, David was featured in an interview for a segment of the television program 'D' about Air Canada's Maple Leaf lounges. The program is shown in Quebec on TV5 and on Air Canada flights. A clip of the interview can be viewd by selecting this image:

Since his graduation from Ryerson Polytechnic University in 1988, David has enjoyed a distinguished career in Ontario and British Columbia. His continuous involvement and contribution to his profession have brought him recognition across Canada. After serving for more than 12 years on the boards of the Interior Designers Institute of British Columbia , the Interior Designers of Canada, and the Washington DC based National Council for Interior Design Qualification , David now actively serves on the board of directors of the Chicago based International Interior Design Association as the Vice President of Professional Development. He is the recent recipient of the IDIBC Award of Distinction for his extensive contribution & participation. His contribution to the design community also includes teaching Interior Design students at Kwantlen University College.

Professional training

Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design, Ryerson Polytechnic University

Certificate in Autocad, International Academy of Merchandising and Design

BC Building Code course, British Columbia Institute of Technology

Professional affiliations

IDIBC Registered Interior Designer (RID)

NCIDQ Certificate Number 10654

Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) Director for British Columbia.

Past-president, Design Coalition for Professional Development, IDC

Past Vice-president, national, Interior Designers Institute of BC (IDIBC)

Member, International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

IIDA Retail Forum Advisor

Member of NCIDQ Board of Directors

Project Experience

Cioppino's Enoteca
Taste @ Major the Gourmet
Kvaerner Chemetics

Richmond Ice Centre / City of Richmond
The Chocolate Market
U-Grill
Heath Benefits
B.A. Robinson Lighting
Canadian Airlines International
Richmond Public Library / City of Richmond
Pottinger Gaherty Environmental Consultants Ltd.
Richards Buell Sutton.
MR Evans Trading
Delta Hotels
British Airways
Qantas Airways
Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada
Apple Computers
Seaboard Life
St. Paul’s Hospital
Etobicoke Teacher’s Credit Union
Royal Trust
Bridgehead
Veterans Affairs Canada
B.C. Transit
Ministry of Transportation & Highways
Ministry of Social Services
Delta Provincial Courthouse
Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Ministry of Community and Social Services
Ministry of Tourism & Recreation
Ontario Securities Commission
Ministry of the Environment
McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada

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