Industrial Design South Africa

The JDi Team

Creativity is part of life, design is a passion, and collaboration across disciplines is a tradition at JDi Design.

Adrian van Wijk, Founder

In 1992 Adrian graduated as an Industrial Designer in South Africa and gained experience with some of the top international branding and design agencies. His passion for the environment and solving problems through design has distinguished him as a leading product designer. He has been the recipient of multiple design awards. In 1998 Adrian immigrated to Canada and a year later he founded JDi Design Inc.

Adrian is actively involved in the design industry and has been honoured to have served on the executive board as president of both BCID (The BC. Industrial Design Association) and ACID (The Association for Canadian Industrial Designers).

Adrian keeps fit by chasing his toddler and bicycle commuting.

Jamie McDonald, Senior Industrial Designer

A genuine Canadian, Jamie graduated in 2000 with a Associates of Art  Degree from the Art Institute of Seattle and a Degree of Industrial Design from Emily Carr University in 2004.

Jamie’s diverse experience in working on a variety of projects is fuelled by his enthusiasm and continuing interest in the interchange between material and design. Since Jamie joinedJDi DesignJDi Design, he has been involved in numerous award winning projects.

Jamie and his late WWII-sidecar-riding canine companion have been somewhat of a tourist phenomenon in Vancouver.


Sandy Lam, Graphics & Industrial Designer

Sandy originally from Hong Kong holds multiple degrees, Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University, Graphic Design Associate Diploma and a Degree of Industrial Design from Emily Carr University.

Sandy's graduation project, Spacless, has won international acclaim and has also received a Red Dot Award red dot award. Sandy’s first major project at JDi DesignJDi Design has been selected as a Bronze IDEA Eco Design Award winner in the 2010 IDSA Awards IDSA award. Her works have been published and exhibited world widely.

When not designing Sandy is pampering  "Mocha", JDi's canine mascot who is tastefully dressed in the latest designer fashions while lounging on his executive couch.

sandy lam