Michael Calcada


The Next


Michael’s design philosophy is creating functional, easy to use, and intuitive design solutions with unique problem-solving. As a tech enthusiast with a passion for UI and UX design, he believes the future of design will change with advancements in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Michael believes the future of digital designers will be creating three-dimensional content for the next generation of interfaces through new ways of interacting with the digital and physical worlds. As a designers main objective is to help their users, Michael strives to make designs that will be able to help users beyond making applications and systems easier, but makes their lives better. Ultimately, Michael hopes to embrace his passion for UI and UX design and utilize new technologies to create designs and experiences to help people.

Favourite Tools

Sketch, After effects, Invision, Illustrator, Photoshop, Brackets, InDesign

Currently Watching

Game of Thrones, Fargo, Breaking Bad, Rick & Morty, The Office, Westworld, Legion, Gotham, The Flash, Parks & Rec, Arrested Development, & many more.

Favourite Typefaces

Bodoni & Open Sans

Event Info

The Next Design Grad Show
By York University/Sheridan College

Gladstone Hotel

1214 Queen St. West

Toronto, Ontario

April 11

Industry Night


Opening Night


April 12-13

Public Viewing