With a strong fascination with economy of material, joinery techniques and the humble aesthetic inherent in these utilitarian farm structures, Lubo Brezina has created the window installation LOVESEAT. Lubo’s philosophy is to convey a sense of structure, detail of joinery, an essence of material, and a simple aesthetic that deals with proportion and mass. His interest is in Continue Reading
10DecSneak Peek: LOVESEAT
Once again our friends at Mjolk are introducing Toronto to a fresh face on the international design scene! Join them as they showcase a retrospective of important designs by Luca Nichetto. In addition, Mjolk will be showing a new collection of coffee accessories designed by Luca Nichetto inspired by Italian coffee culture, and produced for Mjolk Continue Reading
08DecVolunteer with us!
The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is an annual city-wide, not-for-profit, independent, design festival. Celebrating and promoting design in Toronto, from workshops to installations and prototypes, to design parties and curated shows, we form a creative network and community of exciting events and exhibitions. Volunteer with us January 20-26, 2014. This year, we are Continue Reading
Happening at the Toronto School of Art, ‘Tableau Vivant | Illustration Noir’ transforms a traditional Life Drawing session into a theatrical film noir stage featuring live models fully costumed with iconic props, dramatic lighting, and shadow play. Open to all levels of experience, this one-night only (free) event offers several ‘tableaux vivants’ and a variety Continue Reading
Crease Patterns is a collaboration between Toronto-based textile and furniture designer Lori Harrison and Totem Rug Company’s Robyn Waffle and Yvan Semenowycz. Inspired by Japanese origami, their window installation showcasing rugs and textiles, connects the ephemeral world of paper folding with the timeless art of textile design. Find out more here. Using traditional origami crease patterns as the inspiration behind Continue Reading