Sam McGarva

Director, Design & Research // Department of Unusual Certainties

Sam’s background in industrial design and mechanical engineering informs her practical and human-centred approach to design. Working with Department of Unusual Certainties, she has developed multi-stakeholder workshops, engagements, and collaborations leading to public space designs, installations, and published work.

DoUC is a creative studio who design collaborative processes to create substantive experiences, visualizations, spaces and strategies. The studio’s goal is to design and execute iterative and responsive processes for engagement which serve to empower the participants and community as well as provide valuable insight towards a defined goal.