ATTENTION ARTISTS WORKING IN TEXTILE, FIBRE and DIGITAL MEDIUMS Gladstone Hotel Presents CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Hard Twist 9 – Fibre Optics September 11 – December 28, 2014 Hard Twist 9 Fibre Optics – Textiles in the Digital Age focuses on what happens when textiles engage with computer technology. For this ninth edition of the Continue Reading


Each academic year, the Ryerson School of Interior Design (RSID) culminates with a showcase of student talent at the in[sid]* Year End Show. Called in[sid]out, this year’s show expresses the School of Interior Design as an experiential threshold. in[sid]out, the bridging of two mutually defining terms, is indicative of the student learning experience over the Continue Reading


There’s lot of exciting things planned for WantedDesign, an annual international design event happening in New York next month, May 16-19, 2014. For example, Launch Pad returns with a group of select, market-ready prototypes from 16 international design studios and independent designers seeking a manufacturer or distributor. Supported by Azure Magazine, this is a great Continue Reading


Conscious Consumption: Origins A Textile Museum of Canada Series This spring, the Textile Museum of Canada presents Conscious Consumption, a stimulating new series of pop-up events that takes contemporary conversations about sustainable practices into Toronto’s most innovative workshops and spaces. Some of the city’s most inspired designers, makers and thinkers will take on big questions Continue Reading


DXTALKS COOL AND COLLECTED APRIL 1, 6:30PM Inspired by the collectible art and design in This Is Not A Toy, Design Exchange invites 10 panelists, including gallerist Daniel Faria, designer Joyce Lo and artist Micah Lexier, to deliver rapid-fire presentations on the art of collecting everything from rare Americana finds and oddball furnishings to tiny curiosities Continue Reading