Simon Nehme Design Commons

Please note that this space is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are currently working remotely and will update you with details on reopening as soon as possible.

The Simon Nehme Design Commons is a reconfigurable space that fosters creativity and ideation for students and staff involved in design or entrepreneurship.

The space offers everyone the space to meet, visualize ideas and get ideas out. The Design Commons is built on the concept of design thinking and fosters spontaneous and ad hoc meetings.

The Design Commons is covered with whiteboards and has reconfigurable furniture to encourage people to generate creative ideas whether in a team or alone.


  • The space is designated for anyone working on design or entrepreneurial projects.
  • The space cannot be booked and is drop-by only.
  • No food or drinks allowed.


Contact us

STM 102
150 Louis Pasteur
Ottawa ON Canada
K1N 6N5

General inquiries:

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