January 15-21, 2018

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The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is Canada’s largest cultural celebration of design with over 100 exhibitions and events forming Toronto’s design week. We take design out of the studio and into the city, bringing people together to celebrate design in Canada, January 15-21, 2018.


A Selection of Festival Events

For the full event schedule click here.

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PULP: Paper Art Party 2018

Jan 20, 2018

Events

PULP: Paper Art Party 2018 is our 6th annual paper art party! An evening combining installation art, live music, dancing,...

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Ideas Forum on Matter

Jan 21, 2018

Events

As a compliment to the exhibition ‘Matter’, TO DO and the Toronto Society of Architects present an Ideas Forum on...

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Little Grotesques

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Eew-Ooh is a collective of architecture students investigating what the term grotesque means today. As a part of this exploration, we have designed a series of small usable objects that

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Smashing Barriers, Creating Vision

Jan 16, 2018

Events

Celebrate the culture of blindness, as we create our vision for the future for changing what it means to be...

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A Discourse on Perception

Jan 15, 2018 - Feb 15, 2018

Window Installations

Executed as a hybrid of sculpture and painting, Justin Mencel extracts dimension from graphic forms on flat shaped panels. ...

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Constructions of the Everyday at The Bentway

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

The Bentway is a new public space located underneath Toronto’s...

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TO DO Talks: Aberrant Architecture

Jan 19, 2018

Events

In this talk, Aberrant Architecture founders David Chambers and Kevin Haley will discuss their multidisciplinary practice with friend and past...

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DWELL

Jan 13, 2018 - Oct 23, 2017

Window Installations

DWELL is a collaboration between The Apartment and EVEN Lighting. The space will feature a mix of vintage and modern design elements. Pieces will include small scale vintage furniture and hand

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TO DO Festival Party

Jan 15, 2018

Events

Mix and mingle with Toronto’s art and design community at the #TODO18 Festival Party! Enjoy the sounds of DJs Joe...

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Innovation in Craft & Design

Jan 20, 2018

Events

This salon conversation invites designers working with skilled artisanal producers across the world to discuss the potential that craft industries...

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Thread

Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Stephen Redlich and Martine Côté share ideas and viewpoints, and thought it would be an interesting challenge to thread their respective work together in a concept.

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Après Ski

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 20, 2018

Exhibitions

GUILD eyewear presents Après Ski, an exhibition that recalls the style hallmarks of 1980s ski culture and lifestyle. Sparked by the idea of the ‘Resort Collection’, Après Ski is GUILD’s

Event Name Dates Reception Location
PULP: Paper Art Party 2018 Jan 20, 2018 -
The Costume House

165 Geary Ave, 2nd Floor, Unit A

Ideas Forum on Matter Jan 21, 2018 -
The Gladstone Hotel Ballroom

1214 Queen Street West

Little Grotesques Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Rosedale Pantry

1094 Yonge Street

Smashing Barriers, Creating Vision Jan 16, 2018 -
GTA Community Hub

1525 Yonge Street

A Discourse on Perception Jan 15, 2018 -
Feb 15, 2018
Daniels Spectrum

585 Dundas Street West

Constructions of the Everyday at The Bentway Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
The Bentway

250 Fort York Blvd

TO DO Talks: Aberrant Architecture Jan 19, 2018 -
Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West

DWELL Jan 13, 2018 -
Oct 23, 2017

Opening Reception: Sat Jan 13

The Apartment

718 Gerrard Street East

TO DO Festival Party Jan 15, 2018 -
LightForm Toronto

267 Niagara Street,Toronto, ON

Innovation in Craft & Design Jan 20, 2018 -
Interior Design Council of Canada

C536-43 Hanna Avenue

Thread Jan 16, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Reception | Meet the artists : Sat, Jan 20, 4-9 pm

OTTO SPACE | Contemporary Furniture. Art.

652 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON

Après Ski Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 20, 2018

Closing Reception: Sat, Jan 20, 6-9pm

GUILD studio

346 Westmoreland Avenue, Unit 105B

 

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