Joy Charbonneau

Architect, Designer, Curator

Joy works at Gensler as an architectural design leader. Her portfolio includes workplace, retail. hospitality, and post-secondary university projects in the US and Canada.

Since 2010, Joy has been independently promoting Canadian design. Joy has created more than 6 exhibitions featuring new works by more than 80 designer as part of the DesignTO Festival. Joy researches Canadian design trends to present them at Universities and design conferences. Alongside this, Joy collaborates on product design for clients including Karakter Copenhagen.

Joy also creates artworks that feature accurate representations of Canadian hydrology, bathymetry, and landscape. Joy’s artworks are exhibited in group and solo shows in Canada including the Toronto Art Fair, and the Art Gallery of Hamilton.