It is a great honour to recognize one of BC’s most innovative and contemporary designers, John Fluevog, for his profound contribution to the field of applied art and design. John Fluevog is known around the world for his distinctive and innovative shoe designs. As a shoe retailer in Vancouver, Fluevog first partnered with Peter Fox in 1970. In the 1980s, he created his own brand, John Fluevog Shoes, which has since grown from its original store in Vancouver to ten locations across Canada and the United States. Unusual shapes, environmentally-conscious materials and humorous inscriptions on the linings and soles characterize his designs. John Fluevog is committed to the art of his designs and the success of his enterprise.