Established in 1991
The Pacific Design Academy was founded in 1991, by Maureen Drew, as an interior design school. Over the years the school has grown and added program in Building Technology, Graphic Design, Fashion Design and Landscape Design.
The schools focus has always been to provide practical and affordable education in the design arts. With that aim in mind we hire... more
The Pacific Design Academy is at the forefront of a new kind of education in the design arts of Graphic, Fashion, and Interior Design together with Architectural Building Technology. We strive to provide affordable programs with curriculum that moves, changes and responds to the dynamic needs of industries. Our students develop marketable skills, while fostering individual ability in a... more
I took the Graphic Media Design program and graduated in 2012. Pacific Design Academy appealed to me because the size and feel of the building and classrooms felt comfortable for me, and the location was convenient. PDA also updates it's curriculum as often as every semester, thus keeping up with the ever-changing technologies and culture. The instructors are passionate, experienced... more
What a joke. Waste of your money and their programs are not even accredited. Teachers don't show up and don't put in the effort and the software they use for the interior design school are not even what the industry uses. Your better off going to BCIT - it's cheaper and a better quality program.