•••      Jessye Lilly Joy Grundlingh   •••

I am a Cape Town born, Toronto based Industrial Designer with an attraction for products and systems that question latent assumptions. I aim to push the boundaries of design to unveil how new ways of thinking can be embedded in everyday objects.

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2016    Bdes in Industrial Design (OCADU) 
2012    BA in English Language, Pure Mathematics.(UCT)
           Graduated with distinction.



2015     Wingbury Properties Ltd | Design Consultant 
2014     Urbanproduct | Studio Assistant  
2013     OCAD University |
Peer Tutor  


         Exhibitions + Projects

2016     Paris Wincey Mills Co | Wingbury Properties
Designed, specified and installed interior and exterior elements of large scale commercial restoration project in the downtown core of Paris, ON. Roles included project management, fabrication and brand development.

2015     Cradle @ The Elastic Effect | OCAD University
Showcased the Cradle furniture line which was developed in conjunction with Andrew Kroetsch and Nicholas Koppelaar at the launch event of an OCAD- based initiative to connect young creatives with local businesses.

2015     Spoila! | MADEINLAND  →               
Designed + fabricated an installation based around construction waste generated from condo development in downtown Toronto,to be used as change rooms at the fall fashion event.

2014     Bench_01 | Green Living Show   →   
Showcased a prototype of Bench_01- the beginning of the Cradle furniture line- one of 15 designs chosen for the Maple Leaf Forever Competition.

         Awards + Scholarships
2015     Sustainable Design Award for Bench_01    →
2015     Bronfman Scholarship in Industrial Design (OCAD)
2014     Scholarship for Emerging Artists &Designers (OCAD)

•••    +1 416 708 7893 | designbycradle.com | @jljgr  •••