Architect and industrial designer David Grant-Rubash AIA, NCARB, OAA, M.IAPD is the founder of PHAEDRUS Studio, a Toronto and New York-based design and architecture studio designing objects, spaces, and architecture. A Kansas native, David comes with a unique background spanning product design, interior architecture, and architecture education in the U.S. and Denmark before he joined established New York and then Toronto-based architecture firms. There and as a freelance designer he designed and oversaw projects ranging from furniture and installation design-build to high-rise office and mixed-use buildings before he launched PHAEDRUS Studio in Toronto in 2015. In just a short time their residential, commercial, and hospitality projects have received a number of prestigious awards, including the Architecture Masterprize, AZ Award, Architizer A+, Canada Interiors Best of Canada, and Interior Design Best of Year. More recently David and PHAEDRUS Studio received the American Institute of Architects International Honor Award for Interior Architecture and were named one of Canada’s top emerging designers by Canadian Architect and Twenty+Change. Currently, an adjunct professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design, David has previously taught at Ryerson University’s Department of Architectural Sciences and School of Interior Design.