January 15-21, 2018

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#ohdeer by Gensler

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

An enormous deer piñata will be set up in the 2 St. Clair West lobby, paying tribute to the past inhabitants of the surrounding area, while also creating an interactive

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21 by 2050

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

An educational web tool that teaches users about the plan to fight climate change and how diet plays a role in rising global temperature.

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365 Days of Canadian Design

Jan 15, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017

Exhibitions

An exhibition of 365 images of contemporary Canadian design taken from a year long investigative project by Joy Charbonneau, featuring...

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365 Pieces of Felt

Jan 10, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018

Window Installations

365 Pieces of Felt is a series of photographs featuring the broad materiality of felt through playful and practical applications.

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70 Geary Avenue: Intersection Art & Design

Jan 20, 2018

Events

Geary Avenue is now the new home of Made, Emblem,...

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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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A Mirror’s Surface

Jan 19, 2018 - Jan 19, 2018

Exhibitions

In A Mirror’s Surface, Alisa Maria Wronski explores our relationship and the perceived appearance of mirrors. Combining non-traditional materials with...

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Abstract By Design

Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Abstract by Design features original, multi-media works by Ian Busher and Mark Gleberzon. Both artists have been working on various series exploring the free-form expressive, modular and rigid formats to

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Alignment

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Alignment is a window installation made primarily of glass and brass, designed and executed by Pasha Moezzi and Silvia Taylor. Alignment creates a facade that both reflects and emits light,

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Amulette

Jan 14, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

In love with the craft, and the process of making, Annie’s first outlet of expression was through the form of Visual Arts. That initial form was the spark that started

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Analog Shift

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Analog Shift is an interactive display that serves as a promotional tool for Fin, a Seattle based design brand, as well as commentary on virtual reality. Images of Fin’s actual

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Anything But Safe

Jan 17, 2018

Events

A colourful conversation between award winning interiors designer Alexandra Champalimaud, AVENUE ROAD founder Stephan Weishaupt, and a Farrow & Ball colour expert on breaking rules and creating the unexpected.

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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

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artificial scape / 人造景

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Artificial Scape is inspired by the peaceful and harmonious moments of nature and asks the audience to take...

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BEAT Annual Leadership Seminar

Jan 20, 2018

Events

BEAT’s Annual Leadership Seminar is directed at recent grads and young professionals who intend on practicing architecture, landscape architecture, and...

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Bench for 2

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 31, 2018

Exhibitions

Ryerson School of Interior Design and Drechsel Studio present Bench for 2. The exhibition features a selection of bench prototypes made of Ash wood, designed by 3rd year students from

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Beyond the Surface

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Beyond the Surface, explores classical geometry and its potential as a contemporary universal design language through reflecting the unseen. Fractal geometry and 2D patterns

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BikeThin – reshaping the bicycle to fit your world

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

The BikeThin installation by award winning industrial designer, Henry Chong,...

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Boxhaus

Dec 16, 2017 - Jan 31, 2018

Window Installations

An installation by artists and designers Claude Miceli and Jean-Christian Knaff on Dupont street, at Image Foundry. This is the story of ten little cubic birch boxes with a ghost-like

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Capacity 2018 • Hiatus

Jan 18, 2018 - Feb 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Capacity/Hiatus is the 5th (not-so) annual design exhibition featuring multi-disciplinary projects by Canadian women designers. ...

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Come Up To My Room

Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Come Up To My Room (#CUTMR) is an alternative design exhibition that provides a platform for experimentation outside the norms of art and design, at the edges between intention and

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Complexities & Cloth

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018

Exhibitions

Complexities & Cloth looks at the detailed process involved in crafting woven textiles, while opening a dialogue with the fabrics...

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Considered.ca Launch

Jan 15, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017

Exhibitions

A new resource for Canadian interior designers, architects, and retailers, Considered makes the latest objects from the leading designers and...

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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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Craft & Design Exhibitions Winter 2018

Jan 13, 2018 - Jun 17, 2017

Exhibitions

Harbourfront Centre is a hub of activity for TO DO...

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Denim Origami

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Meet the mad scientist behind Naked & Famous Denim. Montreal’s Brandon Svarc joins us for a night of raw denim origami & textile talk. Our exclusive raw denim origami window

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Desert Wares

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

‘Desert Wares’ is an exhibition of homewares that explores the contrasting landscapes of the west coast. The theme explores the variety of shapes and colours that are iconic of the

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Design Encounters

Jan 20, 2018

Events

Explore design through the cinematic experience—Design Encounters presents a series of short design films, from the experimental to the commercial, at Kilogram Studio.

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Designing for Health, Wellness, Action and Destigmatization

Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Themed around health and well being, this exhibition displays spatial...

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Designing Privacy—The [terms & conditions of] Exchange

Jan 17, 2018 - Jan 19, 2018

Events

Department of Unusual Certainties x Present–Futures are excited to present...

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Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of Japanese Textiles

Jul 12, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

This exhibition presents over 50 textiles from the TMC’s collection...

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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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e is for Earth

Jan 14, 2018 - Jan 20, 2018

Exhibitions

Hope Made Visible: a definition for design. The simple question, where does it all go? has led many of us look more closely at the prolific waste issues around us.

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ELEVATION EXCAVATION

Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Forging together the elements of steel and wood, burnished between lightness and darkness, Pekota elevates contemporary design into a portrait...

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Emerging Designer Exhibition

Nov 28, 2017 - Jan 26, 2018

Exhibitions

An exhibition featuring works by the winners of DX’s third-edition of the Emerging Designer Competition. ...

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EXHIBITING COLLABORATION: The Crook Factory presents its creative collaborators

Jan 17, 2018 - Jan 20, 2018

Exhibitions

The Crook Factory is a unique collaborative makerspace. Come meet...

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Finding Niña

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Soonness, a Toronto-based artist with Korean roots will create a flower forest window installation, to add some fantasy to the city, and challenge the public to find hidden Niñas (Little

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Flotsam Particulates

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Drawing on souvenirs, memorabilia, architectural fragments, and objects as talismans, ‘Flotsam Particles’ is a collection of relics of the utopian...

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Framed Quill Art on Birch Bark

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Porcupine quills dyed on birch bark. Traditional style patterns and newly created patterns that enhance Ojibway styles in Quillwork. ...

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fringe matter

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

fringe matter is fluid, constantly becoming, a sense of the familiar fostering a relationship between it and viewer. It is through the slow unfolding of the banal material that an

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From the Spoon to the City

Jan 18, 2018

Events

At Giannone Petricone, we relish in the creativity of the bespoke details of each piece, building, and urban fabric....

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Future Legacies: Design for Canada’s Next 150 Years

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Future Legacies is a re-evaluation of the Canadian national project,...

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Glow

Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Exhibition of work from Lorna Livey’s Glow series. These mixed media pieces are atmospheric abstractions initially inspired by the compressed bands of colour seen from airplane windows. The artist creates

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GLOW

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

GLOW is a dynamic art installation that creatively explores the subtleties of light and shadow using luminescent cord. Centered on an elevated lantern, the luminous cord is arrayed as beams

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Hacking Black Futures

Jan 17, 2018 - Feb 12, 2018

Exhibitions

The Hacking Black Futures exhibition presents design speculations on Black-centric societies that are devoid of oppression, discrimination and systemic racism. ...

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hollis+morris

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

hollis+morris is launching their first showroom open to the public. Located just north of the Junction, you can find all of the latest furniture and lighting installations. You can also

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Hookup

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

The installation ‘Hookup’ subverts the typical swing-set by linking each seat to it’s neighbour. In this way, the movement of any one participant directly affects all others providing playful opportunities

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I COULD’VE MADE THAT

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

‘I COULD’VE MADE THAT’ has been uttered by us all. This installation presents the two states of that reality, ‘I...

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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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IDS Toronto

Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

During one three-day weekend each January, the Interior Design Show shapes the industry for the year to come – in North America and beyond.

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IIDEX Woodshop

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 19, 2018

Exhibitions

IIDEX Woodshop brings together innovative design prototypes made from wood from urban trees that collectively raise awareness about the effective stewardship of wood while promoting small to medium-sized enterprises who

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Important 20th Century Design

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Porch Modern is a magical space containing Canada’s most impressive collection of Mid-20th Century Design. While it is a working...

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In Place

Jan 13, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018

Exhibitions

‘In Place’ takes the UK-based practice of Aberrant Architecture as a focus and departure point for a group exhibition with four practices that share similar interests, processes, and outcomes, such

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Infill

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

‘Infill’ is a series of small sculptures made in 2015. Miniature scaffolding surrounds building debris scavenged from Tommy Thompson Park – the man-made peninsula, also known as the Leslie Street

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INGOT Barstools

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

This stool is named for its earthy elements and ingot-shaped legs. Made of hard White Oak, elemental Brass, and topped with authentic Harris Tweed, each part of this design was

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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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Integral Man Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Jan 21, 2018

Events

Dr. James Stewart, the most published mathematician since Euclid, worked...

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Le Grand Mobile

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Miloshka is a local brand, which is aimed at promoting modern and sustainable design for kids. “Geometric order at play” is the underlining principle of Miloshka’s design practice, which includes

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Light Up Other Peoples’ Brains

Jan 19, 2018

Events

Imagine you could reach into another person’s brain and change the way they feel about the world. What would you...

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Lineage

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Lineage presents three chairs, and one chair. They are linked by a common history, share similar design elements, and they all provide a place to sit. Yet, each chair is

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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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Local Meets Edgy: Schön Studio custom bicycles etcetera

Dec 1, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018

Exhibitions

Danielle Schön is a welder with a creative eye and...

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Lost Experiments Kept Between Teeth

Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Stephanie Flowers uses the material exploration of porcelain and colour as a metaphor between the body, its fragility, and plasticity....

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LOVE DESIGN Party

Jan 20, 2018

Events

Love Design Party is the official celebration for #CUTMR2018 and closing party for the Toronto Design Offsite Festival.

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Mackenzie House: Private Spaces as Public Spaces

Jan 20, 2018

Events

Ryerson University School of Interior Design students explore the concept...

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Material Witness

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Material Witness is an installation of drawings and sculptures that conceptually explores our understanding of shadows while examining the ecological networks of living and non-living matter.

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Matter

Jan 15, 2018 - Mar 17, 2018

Exhibitions

‘Matter’ is an exhibition that explores acts of material transformation and change through works in wood, paper-rock, Styrofoam, stone, metal, ash, ceramic, reclaimed plastic, concrete, and video.

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Mobility

Jan 17, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

“Mobility” is the result of a one week project in the Craft and Design Program at Sheridan College. Interdisciplinary groups made up from the ceramics, furniture, textiles, glass, and industrial

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More like the Weather

Jan 16, 2018 - Feb 3, 2018

Exhibitions

More like the Weather presents a new series of compositional vases by Mercury Bureau. The elements of the vases—two distinct...

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Mountain Fold

Jan 13, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018

Exhibitions

This installation sees fragile glass carefully folded and shaped like a vernacular file folder, then hung in suspended animation in a floor-to-ceiling installation. Drawing upon origami as inspiration, “Each folder

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Museum of Contemporary Work

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

An exhibit highlighting artifacts from the past, present and future of work. The objects, both real and fictional, tell stories...

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Nebula

Jan 2, 2018 - Feb 28, 2018

Window Installations

Rana Malik’s studio practice techniques focus heavily on narrative, material study and fabrication. She is concerned with the event of a place, the anatomy of a space and the extension

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Nubo Light

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Nubo lamp has a bulbous, undulating, and pulsing shape. Its dreamy contours project iridescent colours. Created by the design collective Svima, the lamp merges computational design with polychromatic light to

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Oasis Skateboard Factory x Chief Lady Bird & Monique Aura

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Artists Monique Aura and Chief Ladybird in collaboration with students...

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Obsolete

Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 20, 2018

Exhibitions

Obsolete features new work from 7 furniture designers. The participants bring new life to a series of antiquated furniture. Application of contemporary practices to outdated objects results in a unique

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OFF COURSE

Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Students from the Industrial Design and Graphic Design programs at OCAD University feature self-authored work in progress through print, prototypes, and full scale models.

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On Now at the Aga Khan Museum — Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection

Sep 23, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

The Bruschettini Collection is renowned worldwide for its fine arts...

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Outside the Box

Jan 13, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018

Exhibitions

Shipped across the country in Bankers boxes, this exhibition presents a dozen distinct national and international showcases. Working with local correspondents, each box includes original works from local designers, reflecting

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OXVC

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018

Window Installations

This ceramic-based installation showcases an array of pieces from the Objects by Victoria Chin collection. Inspired by the interplay between geometric forms, each object celebrates the materiality and sculptural quality

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Pet Objects, or, Frustrated Individuals

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Candle holders. Plant containers. Match cradles. So loyal and generous, day after day. Making the unrepeatable object infinitely repeatable and infinitely...

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Phase Change

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

By reinterpreting handwoven blanket patterns with unconventional materials, I aim to cloak urban spaces. Through window display and lookbook imagery, the action of draping natural and industrial spaces is documented

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Place and Thing

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 31, 2018

Window Installations

‘Place & Thing’ presents a striking installation at Aesop Queen Street West. Conceived by MSDS Studio, the display features a series of custom lighting objects in mixed materials, designed in

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Place and Thing

Jan 18, 2018

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‘Place & Thing’ presents a striking installation at Aesop Queen Street West. Conceived by MSDS Studio, the display features a series of custom lighting objects in mixed materials, designed in

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Plant Diaspora

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Plant Diaspora presents a collection of relationships, memories, connections and symbols in the form of everyday exotic houseplants, tracing a history of colonization, immigration and homeland through a personal gathering

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Powering Your Creative Business – Notion Manufacturing

Jan 16, 2018

Events

Join us for an evening tour of our modern maker...

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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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Rugs!

Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 20, 2018

Exhibitions

MADE Presents: Rugs! New work by Liz Eeuwes Studio in collaboration with artist Sara Pearson & Watson Soule (Jana Watson & Nico Soule). Both teams bring years of rug specific

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Second Life by superkül

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

Through a series of curated images, this installation presents construction waste reframed as opportunity. As part of a larger strategy...

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Slime Mould – Green Networking in Designing Cities

Jan 18, 2018

Exhibitions

An exhibition analysing connections within the city, and the current...

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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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SparK Series

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Showcasing Atomic Design’s latest in-house custom made light fixtures. SparK lighting owes its beautiful lustre to the unique hand burnishing process applied to the brass.

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speaking the dialect of trees

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

ondulé weave openwork textiles: linen, kakishibu dye ...

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SPOT LAMP

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Every person becomes a performer and every performer needs a spotlight. Spot Lamp is a motion tracking table lamp that pans from left to right, tracking the people that walk

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Street Flowers

Jan 15, 2018 - Oct 21, 2017

Window Installations

Street Flowers is a textile installation celebrating the flowers all around us in the city.

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Sweet Sin City

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018

Window Installations

Craving that sugar high? Sin City explores our cravings for sweet treats and cultural obsession with dessert. We mask our sugar dependency with rainbow colours, swirling frosting and sprinkles galore.

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Tables, Chairs, and Other Unrelated Objects

Jan 10, 2018 - Feb 4, 2018

Exhibitions

TC&OUO is an annual exhibition of furniture created by the...

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TAC (Total Allowable Catch)

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

TAC or Total Allowable Catch is a bench/ catch-all made using solid walnut and Danish cord. This piece was designed...

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The Future of 3D Printed Fashion

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

STEFANAKOU is an interdisciplinary studio that connects emerging technologies with fashion through projects. At STEFANAKOU we explore new avenues of...

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The Future of Work: The Body, The Building, The City

Jan 17, 2018

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A forum engaging the topic of the future of work...

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The Institute without Boundaries 15th Anniversary Party & TO DO Exhibit

Jan 19, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

The IwB is celebrating its 15th...

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The Scent Game – Scent | Story | Design |

Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 20, 2018

Exhibitions

The Scent Game questions one to re-imagine design from an...

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The Series Five Totems: A Composition

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

An arrangement of Day’s Series 5 Totems. Spread across the top of two plinths, they reach up to the sky...

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The Space Between by IBI Group

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

This installation explores the positive attributes of “the space between,” and how these attributes may manifest in physical form. Our...

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The Toronto Using Urban Wood Forum

Jan 16, 2018

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Fallen urban trees represents an untapped opportunity in fighting climate change while creating local economic opportunities for green builders and...

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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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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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TO DO or Die Party

Jan 19, 2018

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Get hot and sweaty at TO DO’s first dance party: TO DO or Die. Dance the night away to the beats of DJs Joe Blow + Fly Lady Di.

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TO DO Talks Symposium: Designing the Future of Work

Jan 20, 2018

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TO DO’s third annual symposium brings 12 multi-disciplinary experts into...

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TO DO Talks: Aberrant Architecture

Jan 19, 2018

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

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TO DO Tours: Geary Avenue

Jan 21, 2018

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TO DO Tours offer festival attendees the unique opportunity to explore creative spaces not often available to the public. This...

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Traces

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

“Traces” is a sculptural installation that utilizes the unwoven and obscured imagery of over 30 deconstructed landscape paintings on copper, to examine the imprint of coastal weather conditions and human

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U [can] 2

Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 19, 2018

Exhibitions

U [can] 2! – 2nd annual Ikea Hacker Symposium – Accessibility, Affordability, Community – join me for 2 days of IKEA Hacking extravaganza! See: Designer IKEA Hacks; Workshops : make

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Useful/ Useless

Jan 18, 2018 - Feb 12, 2018

Exhibitions

Useful/ Useless is an exploration of material and form. By sampling contemporary furniture tropes, Hamilton Holmes has pushed the boundaries of recognized form into objects that may be useful, but

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We Hope You Enjoy Your Stay

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

A delightful world of illustration that brings you charms and warmth and gives you tons of reasons to love being...

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Wood Quilt

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

The Wood Quilt is a unique art piece designed for the modern home. A single tile makes a beautiful statement, as does a grouping of multiple tiles to create a

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Work/Life

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Exhibitions

‘Work/Life’ is an exhibition that explores fresh and original houseware and working products for contemporary life, showcasing the work of eight Canadian designers and studios.

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Xpace Cultural Centre January Exhibitions

Jan 12, 2018 - Feb 10, 2018

Exhibitions

Xpace Cultural Centre presents a new series of exhibitions. ...

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Zip Tie Tapestry

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Window Installations

Zip Tie Tapestry is an exploration of traditional textile techniques using unconventional materials. This tapestry is created using hundreds of colourful zip ties in an organized pattern on a metal

Event Name Dates Reception Location
#ohdeer by Gensler Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception & Talk: Tue, Jan 16, 6-8pm
Installations Tour: Sat, Jan 20, 11am-noon

2 St. Clair West

21 by 2050 Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Easy Tiger

1447 Dundas Street West

365 Days of Canadian Design Jan 15, 2017 -
Jan 27, 2017

Opening Reception: Tue, Jan 16, 6-9pm

Artscape Youngplace, 2nd Floor Hallway Galleries

180 Shaw Street, Toronto, ON

365 Pieces of Felt Jan 10, 2018 -
Jan 28, 2018

Reception and meet the artist: Sun, Jan 21, 2-5pm

David Kaye Gallery

1092 Queen Street West

70 Geary Avenue: Intersection Art & Design Jan 20, 2018 -
70-72 Geary Avenue

70-72 Geary Avenue

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

585 Dundas Street West

A Mirror’s Surface Jan 19, 2018 -
Jan 19, 2018

Opening Reception: Fri, Jan 19, 7-11pm

Atomic - The Gallery

Unit 122, Shank Street, Toronto, ON

Abstract By Design Jan 16, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Thu, Jan 18, 7-9pm

Studio Busher

1 Wiltshire Avenue, Unit #131

Alignment Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Spectacle

752 Queen Street West

Amulette Jan 14, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
The Cure Apothecary

719 Queen Street West

Analog Shift Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Artscape Youngplace, Hallway Galleries

180 Shaw Street

Anything But Safe Jan 17, 2018 -
AVENUE ROAD

415 Eastern Avenue

Après Ski Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 20, 2018

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

GUILD studio

346 Westmoreland Avenue, Unit 105B

artificial scape / 人造景 Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

TBA

Christie Contemporary

64 Miller Street
Toronto, ON

BEAT Annual Leadership Seminar Jan 20, 2018 -
Daniels Spectrum

585 Dundas Street East

Bench for 2 Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 31, 2018

Opening reception: Thur, Jan 16, 2018
VIP 6pm-7pm
Public 7pm-9pm

Drechsel Studio

150 King Street East

Beyond the Surface Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Entice Culinary Lounge

1036 Queen Street West,
Toronto, ON

BikeThin – reshaping the bicycle to fit your world Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Cycle Couture

926 College Street West
Toronto, ON

Boxhaus Dec 16, 2017 -
Jan 31, 2018
Image Foundry Toronto

1581 Dupont Street

Capacity 2018 • Hiatus Jan 18, 2018 -
Feb 21, 2018

Media Preview: Thu, Jan 18, 4-8pm
Opening Reception: Sat, Jan 20, 6-10pm

The Gladstone Hotel, 4th Floor

1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Come Up To My Room Jan 18, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Sat, Jan 20, 7-10pm
After Party: Sat, Jan 20, 10pm-2am

The Gladstone Hotel

1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Complexities & Cloth Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 26, 2018

Opening Reception: Tue, Jan 16, 6pm-9pm

Artscape Youngplace - Hallway Galleries

180 Shaw St

Considered.ca Launch Jan 15, 2017 -
Oct 21, 2017
Average

1081 Queen St. West

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

250 Fort York Blvd

Craft & Design Exhibitions Winter 2018 Jan 13, 2018 -
Jun 17, 2017

Opening reception: Fri, Jan 19, 7-10pm

Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West

Denim Origami Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Tue, Jan 16, 7-10PM

Gerhard Supply

2949 Dundas Street West

Desert Wares Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Thu, Jan 18, 7-9pm

Cambie Design

1048 Queen Street West

Design Encounters Jan 20, 2018 -

Opening reception: Sat, Jan 20, 5pm-7pm

Kilogram Studio (back alley entrance)

175 Lisgar Street, Toronto, ON

Designing for Health, Wellness, Action and Destigmatization Jan 16, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening: Tue, Jan 16, 5-7pm

OCAD University Sharp Centre for Design

100 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON

Designing Privacy—The [terms & conditions of] Exchange Jan 17, 2018 -
Jan 19, 2018
Various, see exhibition description

Toronto, ON

Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of Japanese Textiles Jul 12, 2017 -
Jan 21, 2018

Lecture: The Ikat Robozo from Mexic, Wed, Jan 17, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Gallery Tour: A Special Evening Marta Turok, Thur, Jan 18, 6pm – 7:30pm

Textile Museum of Canada

55 Centre Avenue, Toronto, ON

DWELL Jan 13, 2018 -
Oct 23, 2017

Opening Reception: Sat Jan 13

The Apartment

718 Gerrard Street East

e is for Earth Jan 14, 2018 -
Jan 20, 2018

Opening Reception: Sun, Jan 14, 7-10pm

Dark Tools - Architectural Lighting Distributor

750 Lake Shore Blvd East, Unit 2

ELEVATION EXCAVATION Jan 16, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception & Poetry Reading: Tue, Jan 16, 6-9pm

PEKOTA

406 Pacific Avenue, Toronto, ON

Emerging Designer Exhibition Nov 28, 2017 -
Jan 26, 2018
Design Exchange, Canada's Design Museum

234 Bay Street

EXHIBITING COLLABORATION: The Crook Factory presents its creative collaborators Jan 17, 2018 -
Jan 20, 2018

PechaKucha Night: Sat, Jan 20, 8pm

Closing Party: Sat, Jan 20, 10pm

The Crook Factory

71 Pelham Avenue

Finding Niña Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Entro Communications

33 Harbour Square #202

Flotsam Particulates Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Swipe Design | Books + Objects

401 Richmond Street West

Framed Quill Art on Birch Bark Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Coolearth Architecture

386 Pacific Avenue
Toronto, ON

fringe matter Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Canon Blanc

679 Queen Street West

From the Spoon to the City Jan 18, 2018 -
Sala da Pranzo, Terroni

57 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, ON

Future Legacies: Design for Canada’s Next 150 Years Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Neighbourhood Arts Network

32 Camden Street

Glow Jan 16, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening reception: Wed, Jan 17, 6-9pm

Gallery 2104

2104 Dundas Street West

GLOW Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Sun, Jan 14, 7-9pm

THE GASLIGHT

1426 Bloor Street West

Hacking Black Futures Jan 17, 2018 -
Feb 12, 2018

Media preview: Mon, Janu 15, 10am-12pm
Opening reception: Wed, Jan 17, 6pm-9pm

BAND Gallery and Cultural Centre

19 Brock Ave,
Toronto, ON

hollis+morris Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
TBA

Toronto, ON

Hookup Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

TBA

Daniels Spectrum

585 Dundas Street East

I COULD’VE MADE THAT Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
The Dundas General

1243 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON

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

1214 Queen Street West

IDS Toronto Jan 18, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building

255 Front Street West

IIDEX Woodshop Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 19, 2018

The Toronto Using Urban Wood Forum: Tue, Jan 16, 6-9pm

City Hall Rotunda

100 Queen Street West

Important 20th Century Design Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Sat, Jan 20, 6pm-10pm

Porch Modern

344 Westmoreland Avenue North

In Place Jan 13, 2018 -
Jan 28, 2018

Public Reception: Friday, January 19, 7-10pm
Public Talk: Friday, January 19, 7:30-9pm [click here for more info]

Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West

Infill Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Opticianado Eyewear

2919 Dundas Street West

INGOT Barstools Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Lebel & Crowe

1491 Dundas St West

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

C536-43 Hanna Avenue

Integral Man Film Screening & Panel Discussion Jan 21, 2018 -
Studio theatre, Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West

Le Grand Mobile Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Mini Mioche Store

795 Queen Street West

Light Up Other Peoples’ Brains Jan 19, 2018 -
Toronto School of Art

980 Dufferin Street, 2nd Floor

Lineage Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Sat, Jan 20, 7-10pm

1698 Queen Antiques

1698 Queen Street West

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

1094 Yonge Street

Local Meets Edgy: Schön Studio custom bicycles etcetera Dec 1, 2017 -
Feb 28, 2018

Opening reception: Thu, Jan 18, 7-10pm

Fix Coffee + Bikes

80 Gladstone Avenue, Toronto, ON

Lost Experiments Kept Between Teeth Jan 18, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Thu, Jan 18, 7-11pm

Interior Design Show - Toronto Metro Convention Centre

255 Front Street West

LOVE DESIGN Party Jan 20, 2018 -
The Gladstone Hotel Ballroom

1214 Queen Street West

Mackenzie House: Private Spaces as Public Spaces Jan 20, 2018 -
Mackenzie House

82 Bond Street, Toronto, ON

Material Witness Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Talk & Opening Reception: Sat, Jan 20, 2-4pm

Gravity Pope

1010 Queen Street west

Matter Jan 15, 2018 -
Mar 17, 2018

Opening Reception: Sun, Jan 21, 3-6pm
Ideas Forum on Matter: Sun, Jan 21, 1-3pm @ The Gladstone Hotel Ballroom

Craft Ontario

1106 Queen Street West

Mobility Jan 17, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Wed, Jan 17, 6pm-9pm

Milk Glass

1249 Dundas Street West

More like the Weather Jan 16, 2018 -
Feb 3, 2018

Opening reception: Tues, Jan 16, 7-10pm

Flùr

1087 Bathurst Street

Mountain Fold Jan 13, 2018 -
Jan 28, 2018
Craft Ontario

1106 Queen Street West, 2nd Floor

Museum of Contemporary Work Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: TBD

 

Artscape Youngplace, 3rd Floor Hallway Gallery

180 Shaw Street

Nebula Jan 2, 2018 -
Feb 28, 2018
Daniels Spectrum

585 Dundas Street East

Nubo Light Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening reception: Thu, Jan 18, 7-10pm

Anti Vice Juicery

853 College Street

Oasis Skateboard Factory x Chief Lady Bird & Monique Aura Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Sovereign State

827 Dundas Street West

Obsolete Jan 16, 2018 -
Jan 20, 2018

Opening Reception: TBA

Salon Soap

1669 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON

OFF COURSE Jan 16, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Thu, Jan 18, 7-11pm

TBA

Toronto, ON

On Now at the Aga Khan Museum — Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection Sep 23, 2017 -
Jan 21, 2018

Lecture: Creative Algorithms: From Islamic Art to Digital Media, Sun, Nov 19, 2–4 pm (see below for details)

Aga Khan Museum

77 Wynford Drive

Outside the Box Jan 13, 2018 -
Jan 28, 2018

Public Reception: Friday, January 19, 7-10pm

Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West

OXVC Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 28, 2018
Helen + Hildegard

1174 Queen Street West

Pet Objects, or, Frustrated Individuals Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Labour of Love

223 Carlton Street

Phase Change Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
The Tempered Room

1374 Queen Street West

Place and Thing Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 31, 2018

Event: Thu, Jan 18, 7 – 9pm.

Aesop Queen Street West

880 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Place and Thing Jan 18, 2018 -
Aesop Queen Street West

880 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Plant Diaspora Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Studio of PMA Landscape Architects

359 Keele Street

Powering Your Creative Business – Notion Manufacturing Jan 16, 2018 -
Notion Manufacturing

2738 Dundas Street West

PULP: Paper Art Party 2018 Jan 20, 2018 -
The Costume House

165 Geary Ave, 2nd Floor, Unit A

Rugs! Jan 16, 2018 -
Jan 20, 2018

Opening Reception: Sat, Jan 20, 5-8PM

MADE Design

70 Geary Avenue, Toronto, ON

Second Life by superkül Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception & Talk: Tue, Jan 16, 6-8pm
Installations Tour: Sat, Jan 20, 11am-noon

40 St. Clair West, Toronto, ON

Slime Mould – Green Networking in Designing Cities Jan 18, 2018 -

Opening Reception: Thu, Jan 18, 6:30 – 10:30pm

The Loft - Unit XIII

58 Stewart Street, Toronto, ON

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

1525 Yonge Street

SparK Series Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Atomic Design

965 Queen Street West

speaking the dialect of trees Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Souvenir

1232 College Street

SPOT LAMP Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Connections Gallery

1840 Danforth Avenue

Street Flowers Jan 15, 2018 -
Oct 21, 2017
Province Apothecary

1518 Dundas Street, Toronto, ON

Sweet Sin City Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 28, 2018
Urban Mode

145 Tecumseth Street

Tables, Chairs, and Other Unrelated Objects Jan 10, 2018 -
Feb 4, 2018

Opening Reception at Daniels Spectrum: Thu, Jan 18, 6-9pm
Opening Reception at Ignite Gallery: Sat, Jan 20, 7-11pm

Ignite Gallery, 165 Augusta Avenue, and

Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East

TAC (Total Allowable Catch) Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Hart and Hive

353 College Street

The Future of 3D Printed Fashion Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
TBC

Toronto, ON

The Future of Work: The Body, The Building, The City Jan 17, 2018 -
Urban Space Gallery

401 Richmond Street West

The Institute without Boundaries 15th Anniversary Party & TO DO Exhibit Jan 19, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Sat, Jan 20, 6pm-midnight

School of Design, George Brown College

230 Richmond Street East, Toronto, ON

The Scent Game – Scent | Story | Design | Jan 18, 2018 -
Jan 20, 2018
Obenflats

1075 Queen Street East

The Series Five Totems: A Composition Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Spectacle

18 Rack House Mews

The Space Between by IBI Group Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception & Talk: Tue, Jan 16, 6-8pm
Installations Tour: Sat, Jan 20, 11am-noon

55 St. Clair West

The Toronto Using Urban Wood Forum Jan 16, 2018 -
City Hall, Members Lounge

100 Queen Street West

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

TO DO Festival Party Jan 15, 2018 -
LightForm Toronto

267 Niagara Street,Toronto, ON

TO DO or Die Party Jan 19, 2018 -
The Garrison

1197 Dundas Street West

TO DO Talks Symposium: Designing the Future of Work Jan 20, 2018 -
George Brown College, St. James Campus, Room 406 (auditorium),

290 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, ON

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

235 Queens Quay West

TO DO Tours: Geary Avenue Jan 21, 2018 -
MADE Design (starting point)

70 Geary Avenue

Traces Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening reception: Tue, Jan 16, 7-10pm

Muddy George

973 Bloor Street West

U [can] 2 Jan 18, 2018 -
Jan 19, 2018

Talk – Socio-Economic paradigm shifts affecting Design [Furniture and beyond]: Thu, Jan 18, 3 – 5 pm
Talk – Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Fri, Jan 19, 1 – 3pm
Workshop – Make Sektion work for you and Beyond BESTA /w Q+A: Fri, Jan 19, 3:30pm – 5pm

 

The Assembly Hall

1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Etobicoke

Useful/ Useless Jan 18, 2018 -
Feb 12, 2018

Opening Reception: Tue, Jan 16, 6pm-8pm

Latre Art and Style

2988 Dundas Street W.

We Hope You Enjoy Your Stay Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Mon, Jan 15, 7-9pm
Closing Reception: Fri, Jan 19, 7-9pm

ildsjel Collective

4 Carlaw Avenue, Unit #7

Wood Quilt Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Stylegarage

78 Ossington Avenue

Work/Life Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Wed, Jan 17, 6-9pm (RSVP required)

Umbra Concept Store

165 John Street, Toronto, ON

Xpace Cultural Centre January Exhibitions Jan 12, 2018 -
Feb 10, 2018

Opening Reception: Fri, Jan 12, 7-10pm

Xpace Cultural Centre

303 Landsdowne Avenue, Unit 2

Zip Tie Tapestry Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 21, 2018
Zane
753 Queen Street West
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