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Mitch Toews

Cascadia region, work in WA and BC, reside in, Canada

Designer (Product Design)

Member since March 26, 2008

  • Network Communications

    Communication, Communication Design

    Lynden Door manufactures wood flush interor doors for residential and architectural applications.

    My next project will be to design and execute an integrated, multi-level comunications suite to interconnect our company, vendors, distributors and customers. From raw material suppliers around the world (but mainly in Cascadia) through rings that include: >associations, standards, certifiers (like FSC) and regulators >production equipment suppliers >manufacturing operations >HR >purchasing >finance >shipping >order entry & customer service >quality assurance >customer service >R+D >marketing and sales >enterprise distributor >independent distributor >independent manufacturer's agent >dealer >design channel (arch/designer/spec writer/developer/builder) >end users in North America and beyond (but mostly western N. Am.)

    Objectives: commonality, single source, usability, transparency with constraints, collaboration, continuity of culture/brand, sense of unity, access to education and training, change notice dissemination, product knowledge, corporate communications, industry news, social networking

    Phew! I've done tis before, but with a much bigger team than this time around. Any words from the wise? Software tips? Consultants?

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design