We are dedicated to the creation of innovative ideas

for themed environments in the entertainment industry

EXCEPTIONAL DESIGN. REMARKABLE SOLUTIONS.

Our Company


MI Concept + Design (“MI”) is a design firm located in Toronto, Canada. Our rapidly growing practice offers a wide range of concept and visioning, planning, design, illustration and brand development services. We pride ourselves on our team’s ability to translate ideas into unique, exciting and most importantly, buildable solutions. Our multi-disciplined team of artists, designers, planners and architects has a wide variety of experience collaborating with design firms, developers and owner groups, and delivering imaginative and thoughtful solutions to help them realize their visions.

We offer our services as turn-key packages or we can step in to help with any phase of a project. Strengthening our internal team, is a qualified network of professionals ensuring every client engagement is supported by the best talent possible.

Our work honours our clients’ unique dreams and visions and helps transform them into efficiently executable and successful realties.

OUR EXPERTISE


In the broadest sense, our work is about developing communication to share your vision in its best light. This work encompasses a range of distinct but closely interrelated fields, including: Concept, Illustration, Planning and Design. We believe in the constant pursuit of better outcomes for our clients and the end users of their spaces. We seek to build long term relationships with our clients and function as a trusted partner, bringing our considerable skills to the table to strengthen the team.

OUR SERVICES

CREATIVE VISIONING
• Illustration

• Concept Development

• Theme Development

• Master Planning

• Brand Strategy

PLANNING + DESIGN
• Schematic Design

• Design Development

• Landscape Development

• Attraction|Ride Development

• Character Development

• Signage + Wayfinding

• Interior Design

• Brand Development

IMPLEMENTATION
• Construction

• Drawings

• Digital Art Files

• Tender Support

How We Work


In today’s digital age, we are able to connect easily with our clients anywhere in the world. Sketches and illustrations can be transmitted instantly and ideas can be exchanged via telephone, emails or Skype. After initial discussion we provide a series of design sketches and develop them according to your comments until we have created full colour illustrations. There are always opportunities to bring in fresh ideas as the digital medium celebrates it. We are also happy to travel right to your office anywhere in the world and work directly with your team especially in the initial ‘blue-sky’ phase of a project.

Our Team

Meet our creative and passionate team
Garfield Ingram

Garfield Ingram

PRESIDENT and Creative Director
Garfield has been in the industry for over 30 years. He studied Interior Design at Ryerson in Toronto which led to a start as an architectural rendering assistant to an established Illustrator where he learned the art and complexities of creating accurately scaled perspective drawings from specific points of view. He applies these skills to this day to envision realistic yet creative designs with a clear appreciation that they are to be built. In 2006, Garfield joined Forrec and furthered his knowledge about the theme park and water park industries on an international scale. Garfield Ingram formed MI Concept + Design in 2015 as a consultant company serving the entertainment industry; hosting a team of skilled and passionate designers who create compelling designs for their clients.

WALT KUNIEC, OALA CSLA

WALT KUNIEC, OALA CSLA

VP, MASTER PLANNER + URBAN DESIGNER
Walt is a seasoned designer and project manager with over 20 years of experience in the design of themed entertainment facilities, as well as traditional architecture, urban design and landscape architecture projects across the globe. He has always had a passion for design which led him to study Architecture at Warsaw Technical University and then acquire a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Toronto. Walt’s career has allowed him many international opportunities. Working for Forrec Ltd for almost 15 years allowed him to carry out responsibilities such as: Area Development Director, Master Planner and Lands Project Manager for Universal Studios Dubai, Master Planner for Aqua Dunya Resort & Water Park in Dubai, Master Planner, Area Development Director for Tehran Park and Waterpark in Iran, Project Manager for Legoland Family Park in Germany, and Landscape Architect for Samsung Everland Theme Park expansion in South Korea. Other major projects spanning three continents include; water parks, marinas, theme parks, hotels, FECs, branded attractions, retail environments, luxury condominiums and vacation resorts.

ADAM EIZINAS, OALA CSLA

ADAM EIZINAS, OALA CSLA

DIRECTOR OF DESIGN
Adam has managed the design of many international large-scale developments, specializing in theme park design, urban design, recreational design, water park design, and landscape architecture. This includes: community master planning, sustainable principles for large scale developments, urban design guidelines, public realm strategies, open space and landscape plans, digital modelling and graphic materials.

SANDY VAZAN

SANDY VAZAN

DESIGNER AND ILLUSTRATOR
Sandy Vazan is a designer and illustrator with bachelor degrees from the University of Guelph for Fine Arts as well as Sheridan College for Illustration. Growing up she learned that any ordinary day could be turned into an adventure with a little bit of imagination. She was encouraged to grow and cultivate my curiosity so even the most mundane box could be turned into a futuristic cityscape. This curiosity combined with her passion for reading and drawing grew into a career illustrating children’s stories. She joined MI Concept + Design in 2016 as a concept designer.

Go Vonghachack

Go Vonghachack

DIRECTOR, INTERIOR DESIGN | 3D VISUALIZATION
Go Vonghachack has over 14 years of interior design and environmental design experience encompassing entertainment and leisure design, retail, commercial, and hospitality design. He studied Interior Design at Ryerson in Toronto and Graphic Design at Conestoga College in Kitchener. His experience ranges from working for several retail/branding agencies within Toronto as well as Forrec Ltd. for 6.5 years where he had found a passion designing for themed environments in hospitality, retail, and entertainment centres. Accompanied by his diverse design skills, Go also specializes in 3D visualization and architectural/interior renderings.

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