Richard Johnson has spent the last 8 years traveling across Canada comparing the similarities and differences of ice fishing architecture between provinces. As with its distant cousins the native Teepee and the Igloo, the Ice Fishing Hut has its own essential purpose. In 2010 Richard encountered hundreds of huts grouped together in northern Quebec, Manitoba and […]Continue Reading


Dundas Street West’s unique street-wide event, Do Design, is back again this January for its 5th year. Take a walk along Dundas St. West, between Bathurst and Grace, and explore the many works of contemporary designers in local storefronts, cafes, walk-ups, and windows of participating business venues in the Trinity Bellwoods BIA. Free to the […]Continue Reading


As one of the Toronto’s longest running and biggest alternative design exhibitions, Come Up To My Room is back for its 12th year with an extended run and expanded scope. In celebration of the Gladstone Hotel’s 125th anniversary, CUTMR’15 will be taking over all four floors of this historic landmark, bringing together design, fine art, craft, […]Continue Reading


Leave it to the founders of Mjolk to introduce Toronto to some great international design talent. You may remember the collaboration with Luca Nichetto from last year’s Festival. For TO DO 2015, Mjolk is proud to present the first North American retrospective of Norwegian design firm Anderssen & Voll. Along with this retrospective Mjolk will launch a […]Continue Reading


This January, SUMO Project brings you ‘A Dawn for Leonia,’ at the Harbourfront Centre. ‘A Dawn for Leonia’ looks at a futuristic dystopian world that has been affected by the excess of consumerism, brought on by centuries of industrialization. Accepting the unpredictability of the future and certain amount of failure, we imagine a world in […]Continue Reading