Carla Ayukawa

carla08smallerCarla is a graduate of  Carleton University’s School of Industrial Design (B.I.D ’91).

She a Professional Member of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD).

The following are examples of projects Carla has participated in, amongst others.

1997 – current 

Responsibilities include project management and/or design on the following projects:

Environmental Graphic Design

Leamy Lake Interpretation (Award of Excellence, Interpretation Canada 2006);

• Ottawa River Quebec Shoreline Interpretation;

ByWard Market Identity and signage;

• Parkdale Market Identity;

• Sussex Courtyard Identification;

• Island Park Drive (Ottawa) signage design;

• National War Memorial interpretative design;

• Capital Shorelines interpretative panel design;

• Confederation Boulevard interpretative design;

• The Rideau Canal Skateway identity and interpretative design;

• Confederation Boulevard Banners 1998, 2001 and 2003, 2007;

• University of Ottawa Merit Awards displays; and

• Design Services for Ottawa Public Library, City of Gloucester, and Upper Canada Village.

1991 – 1993, 1995 – 1997 : Industrial and Environmental Graphics Designer

National Capital Commission, Ottawa

• Project manager – Confederation Boulevard Banners (1996, 1997),

• Project manager – National Outreach Provincial Linkage Banners (1996, 1997).

• Design on the following projects: Canada House; Canada and the World ‘96; Winterfun Poster Challenge; Tulip Legacy; Rideau Canal Skateway; Capital Slide; Canada Day and Winterlude; Confederation Boulevard Banners; National Outreach Provincial Linkage Banners.

Exhibit Design

• Living In Space – Canadian Museum of Civilization

• Kid’s Celebrate – Canadian Museum of Civilization

• Joshua’s Journey – Canadian Museum of Civilization;

• Petra – Lost City of Stone – Canadian Museum of Civilization;

• Archetypes in Stone – Canadian Museum of Civilization;

• Satisfaction Guaranteed (travelling exhibit) – Canadian Museum of Civilization;

• “Rocket” Maurice Richard – Canadian Museum of Civilization;

• O Pelourinho! – Canadian Museum of Civilization;

• Skates of Yesteryear – Capital Info Centre;

• Gamelin Visitor Centre Exhibit – Gatineau Park;

• Rockcliffe Park Lookout interpretive display design;

• Canada and the World – National Capital Commission.

• First Peoples Hall – Canadian Museum of Civilization – Zone 2 and Zone 3;

• Spirit of Siberia – Canadian Museum of Civilization;

• Boat People No Longer – Canadian Museum of Civilization;

• India– The Living Arts – Canadian Museum of Civilization;

• travelling exhibit labels for Iqqaipaa – Canadian Museum of Civilization.


• 1997 – School of Industrial Design – Carleton University, Sessional lecturer – Environmental Graphic Design