John Greg Ball is an award-winning Industrial Designer based in Calgary, AB. Ball teaches product design and development in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at SAIT Polytechnic, and is a professional member of the Industrial Designers Society of America -IDSA.
Ball is currently studying an MEDes- Masters of Environmental Design degree at the University of Calgary.
Thesis Topic: Technology, Sound Reproduction, and Product Development.
Product Design: ergonomics, furniture, lighting, and consumer products for mass-production.
Urban Design: landscape architecture, architecture, and large scale public art.
The One to Watch -Western Living Magazine- Designer of the Year awards
People's Choice Award- Avenue Magazine
Design Inside the Box Award- Avenue magazine
Best of Canadian Design- Reader's Digest (with Shoko Cesar)- Toronto
Best of Canada Award - Canadian Interiors Magazine (with Shoko Cesar)
People's Choice Award- Canadian Interiors Magazine (with Shoko Cesar)
Honorable Mention- Designboom International Teenaged Furniture Competition- Italy
Winning work- OPUS Design Award- Japan (with Joel Yatscoff)