Designer Profile | Miles Keller

Miles has over twenty years of professional experience as an industrial designer. His company, MKDA industrial design, is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and provides services in all aspects of the design process.

Clients have included Allseating, Corning Glass, Herman Miller, Keilhauer, Nienkamper, Teknion, The Getty Museum, Umbra, and Zenon Environmental. He has a degree in industrial design  from the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) and a BA from the University of Calgary. He has also studied architecture at the University of British Columbia as well as serving on the boards of the both the Financial Post Design Effectiveness Awards and the Humane Village international design conference. Miles was also president of the Association of Chartered Industrial Designers of Ontario (ACIDO) for four years (1996- 2000).

Miles is one of Canada’s most highly regarded industrial designers and his work has been widely recognized, including the ID Magazine Annual Design Review (1989), the IDEA Awards (1997,2005), the Virtu Canadian Design Awards (1995, 6, 7, 8, 9), the IIdex/NeoCon Canada Awards (2002), the Best of Canada Design Awards (2002), and the Good Design Award (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005).

In 2006, MKDA received a silver IDEA award, as well as a silver Design Exchange Award, for the “ZW1000 municipal water filtration system” by Zenon Environmental. The IDEA awards, sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America and BusinessWeek, are recognised as “the world’s most prestigious and coveted design accolade”. Recent awards include a silver Design Exchange Award for MMA equipment for Reevo in Waterloo, Ontario.

Expect to see an exciting new lighting solution from Miles making its way onto to ideacious very,very soon!

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Designer Profile, Miles Keller by ideacious. Bookmark the permalink.

About ideacious

ideacious enables the product ideas of designers and non-designers alike The process of getting an idea to market has always been long, expensive, uncertain, and intimidating. ideacious aims to solve these issues by bringing together creators, buyers, and service-providers within one low-risk, rewarding community.

One thought on “Designer Profile | Miles Keller

  1. Pingback: IIDEX Woodshop Winners Spotlight | Miles Keller | ideacious

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s