Thomas Girard, a Canadian design scholar, user experience consultant and speaker, appeared for a TEDx talk at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. He delivered a speech in which he has shared his experience of traveling to airports just to feel at home.
His TEDx talk is translated in 26 languages. Thomas takes everyone on a personal journey through the streets of Mumbai and edible diversions of Barcelona. And through this journey, he has laid his focus on familiarity.
As an independent communications and industrial designer, Girard works on freelance projects and collaborates with artists at a global level to teach students. Thomas Girard has traveled in different parts of the world including New Delhi, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Vancouver, and London. He is a five time recipient of Emerging Scholar awards.
Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Girard pursued a degree in Communication Design at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. He has also been a part of Simon Fraser University and in 2020, he has been offered a place at Royal College of Art, London. Girard is also accepted for a travel study program at the University of Oxford.
Girard tries to bring a diverse and unique approach to arts in the designing world. Due to his interest in learning new things, Girard always collects knowledge exploring different subjects. And he pays a lot of attention to his future and about designing different possibilities for the future. His speech at TEDx is available in as many as 26 different languages and hence, he is receiving a positive response for his words. In order to listen to his TEDx Talk, click on the link below.