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April 27, 2018
Student designs will be installed in new Québec City IKEA store

Three students in Conestoga’s Visual Merchandising Arts program have won a competition that will see their work displayed as part...


April 3, 2017
Visual Merchandising Arts students host year-end show

Students in Conestoga’s Visual Merchandising Arts two-year diploma program hosted their year-end portfolio show at Communitech on March 31. The...


March 23, 2016
Students refurbish chairs to support Habitat for Humanity

Faculty and students from Conestoga’s Interior Decorating diploma program hosted the fifth annual Chairity Gala at the Waterloo Region Museum...


March 7, 2016
Runway show raises funds for Lyme disease research

On March 4, second-year students in the Visual Merchandising Arts program hosted Conestoga’s sixth annual aWEARness runway performance at the...


January 22, 2016
Alumni share success stories at networking event

Conestoga’s first annual Interior Decorating and Visual Merchandising Arts Alumni Celebration on January 20 brought together grads, students and faculty...


January 20, 2016
Students display work at Kitchener Public Library

From January 16 to February 6, Conestoga Visual Merchandising Arts students will have pieces from their upcoming aWEARness runway performance...


May 2, 2014
Students create aWEARness

Conestoga students took to the runway in support of charity for the fourth annual aWEARness runway performance held at the...


February 11, 2014
SOMAD stages surprise Flash Mob at Conestoga

Conestoga students were treated to a professionally trained flash mob courtesy of Cirque de Soleil choreographer Debra Brown on Monday,...


October 25, 2013
Capturing the moment in style

Visitors to Kitchener’s Empire Theatre this week had the rare opportunity to step back in time, thanks to a special...


September 24, 2013
Canadian design icon visits Conestoga

Commercial designer and well-known philanthropist Simon Chang shared his insights and career advice with Conestoga students at an event held...


July 26, 2013
Runway performance showcases student talent

The third annual runway performance by graduating students in Conestoga’s Visual Merchandising Arts program raised more than $3,000 for SickKids...


February 28, 2013
Artist-in-residence brings his visual mayhem to Cambridge

Danny Ingrouville, 54, clasps the grips on the elliptical machine and slips in his earbuds....


February 28, 2013
Artist-in-residence brings his visual mayhem to Cambridge

Danny Ingrouville, 54, clasps the grips on the elliptical machine and slips in his earbuds....


November 14, 2012
Students design for charity

The holiday season is any visual merchandisers' dream. Crowds of shoppers are exposed to hundreds of displays purposefully arranged to...


July 12, 2012
Design Students honoured with multiple awards

Conestoga Media and Design students continue to demonstrate their creative talent, winning multiple awards over the past month for their...


May 9, 2012
Student runway performance raises money for local food bank

For the second consecutive year, a class of Conestoga students rocked the runway in order to raise awareness about hunger...