By accomplishments or influence. Since 1960 the organization has awarded Fellowship to those who have made a major contribution to the organization or the design communications industry.

See the complete list of DesCan Fellows

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Robert L. Peters

Robert was named a Fellow in recognition for his work in professional development and international...

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Amanda Schutz

Amanda Schutz was born in small-town Alberta to two loving, hard-working, sensible parents, and she...

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Blair Thomson

Blair Thomson is the Founder and Creative Director of design practice, Believe in. He is also an...

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Marian Bantjes

Marian Bantjes is a designer, typographer, writer and illustrator working internationally from her...

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Bruce Mau

Bruce Mau was born in 1959 in Pembroke, Ontario, and grew up on a farm in a remote area outside the...

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Greg Durrell

Greg Durrell was born in 1983 in Toronto, Ontario. He is co-founder of Hulse & Durrell, a...

Dick Kouwenhoven

Hailing from the historic city of Delft in the Netherland, Dick was the ninth child in a vibrant...

Denise Saulnier

Denise was born in 1952 in the French-Acadian region of Clare in southwestern Nova Scotia. It was...

Tiit Telmet

Tiit was born in Estonia in 1942. His family escaped the Russian occupation of Estonia in 1944 and...

Maria Kennedy

Maria Kennedy is celebrated as an inspirational and transformative force within Vancouver’s Design...

Mark Busse

Mark was one hell of a Chapter President, he pushed and inspired every executive and member to bring...

Michael Maynard

Michael Maynard was born 1951, in Southampton England. In 1956 his father, Stanley Maynard,...

Allan Fleming

Allan Fleming was barely 30 when he was recruited to come up with a fresh new logo for CN. Yet the...