People / Maia Rowan

Research Assistant, Scotiabank Platform Program
SIM Centre Research Fellow 2014-2015
Partner, Junior Design Office

Maia Rowan is a Masters of Design candidate at Emily Carr University in the 2016 cohort.  She is fascinated by design entrepreneurship, and experimenting with new designer-client relationships.  Her thesis explores how service design can offer alternative consumption models in the clothing industry.

Greysky Thinking is the collaborative studio of Vancouver based designers Andreas Eiken and Maia Rowan. The studio takes on projects that exist in the realm of design and sustainability. Our mission is to work on ethical and innovative design projects in the community. Our focus is on product design, service design, and systems thinking. Eiken and Rowan are working on Junior Design Office, a platform that brings design students together with local organizations working towards social and environmental sustainability.

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