Below is a chronological schedule of events, exhibitions, talks, tours, and more, from the 2014 Toronto Design Offsite Festival.  See a full festival Google Map with all the events here. Printed Festival Guides will be available at all event venue locations across the city, or  you can download a PDF version here.

Don’t forget you can bring the listing and map with you, with the TO DO iPhone app. (Note that the newest version, TO DO 2014, is for iOS 7).

By the Dozen: Part II of Local Call - Junction Neighbours
By the Dozen: Part II of Local Call - Junction Neighbours
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 - Sun, Feb 17, 2013
Telephone Booth Gallery | Exhibition

Featuring established artists that live or work in The Junction or Junction Triangle neighbourhoods of Toronto, ‘Art by the Dozen’ highlights the location of the gallery in the Junction neighbourhood, across from the action at Baker’s Dozen coffee shop.


FULL CIRCLE
FULL CIRCLE
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 - Sat, Mar 16, 2013
WORKshop Inc. | Exhibition

Featuring six artist/designer groups from Shanghai to Toronto, Full Circle is an amalgam of personal odysseys orbiting a convergent set of themes: location and relocation, polarities of East and West, historical and biological cycles, somewhere and nowhere, even re-cycling.


Jeff Goodman Designs
Jeff Goodman Designs
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 - Sun, Feb 24, 2013
Ontario Crafts Council Gallery | Exhibition

A selection of Jeff Goodman’s work in glass. Curated by Alan C. Elder and Melanie Egan, with exhibition design by Sunil Bhandari, and support from Sylvia Lee and the Jeff Goodman Studio.


TABLES, CHAIRS, & OTHER UNRELATED OBJECTS
TABLES, CHAIRS, & OTHER UNRELATED OBJECTS
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 - Sat, Feb 09, 2013
OCAD Student Gallery | Exhibition

This exhibition presents a glimpse into our thinking around the role of furniture as a medium of personal expression, as a reflection of social and cultural etiquette, and as an influence upon human activity.


The Happy Show
The Happy Show
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 - Sun, Mar 03, 2013
Design Exchange | Exhibition

The Happy Show offers visitors the experience of walking into internationally renowned Graphic Designer Stefan Sagmeister’s ten-year exploration
of happiness.


2014 Festival Archive

100% TobeUs: 100 Cars for 100 Designers for 100 New Toy Cars
100% TobeUs: 100 Cars for 100 Designers for 100 New Toy Cars
Sat, Nov 16, 2013 - Sun, Feb 09, 2014
Design Exchange | Exhibition

An exhibition of wooden toy cars planned by skillful and passionate designers. Featuring designs by Marcel Wanders, Mario Bellini, Fernando and Humberto Campana, Claesson Koivisto Rune, Matali Crasset, and many more.


52nd Annual “Best Of” TOAE Award Winners Exhibition
52nd Annual “Best Of” TOAE Award Winners Exhibition
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Fri, Feb 28, 2014
First Canadian Place Gallery | Exhibition

Don’t miss TOAE’s 52nd annual “Best Of” TOAE Award Winners Exhibition, celebrating 42 artists, exhibiting original work, in 14 mediums. Award winners were selected from 400 exhibitors, by guest judges, during our July 2013 exhibition, held at Nathan Phillips Square.


A Film: Eames: The Architect and The Painter
A Film: Eames: The Architect and The Painter
Tue, Jan 21, 2014
Herman Miller Canada Showroom | Film

Narrated by James Franco, the film brings to light a virgin cache of archival material, visually stunning films, photographs and artifacts produced by Charles and Ray Eames with their talented staff during the hypercreative forty-year epoch of the Eames Office.


A Tale of New Cities
A Tale of New Cities
Fri, Jan 10, 2014 - Fri, Jan 31, 2014
Type Books | Window Installation

With a keen interest in the urban development of Toronto and Beijing, Nicole Bruun-Meyer and Fernie Lai’s photographic collages juxtapose the old and the new; the planned and the unplanned; the large and the small.


Accumulation
Accumulation
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Feb 16, 2014
ARTiculations | Exhibition

Out of matte white paper, Christine Kim has constructed light geometrical structures assembled together like cumulus clouds. For this installation, she explores the relationship between light and shadow through the cut, the fold, and the curve of paper.


Broken Lines: Mianji + Zaidi
Broken Lines: Mianji + Zaidi
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Green Light District | Window Installation

In this collection we play with the chaotic nature of angles and lines through the abstraction of forms. The pieces are built to explore geometrical shapes and the forms we could create by manipulating and playing with these shapes.


Bureau of Community Lovers **Cancelled**
Bureau of Community Lovers **Cancelled**
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
East of Keele | Exhibition

Visitors can stop by and meet with an Agent to design their own Community Lover’s Guide to Toronto.


Capacity
Capacity
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Gladstone Hotel Art Bar | Exhibition

The fourth annual CAPACITY is a contemporary design show featuring new, theme-specific work by Canadian women designers. This year our participants draw inspiration from the work and/or life of design pioneer Ray Eames as a starting point for their Capacity 2014 projects.


Charles Tanner Studio
Charles Tanner Studio
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Luc Bouliane Architect (LBA) | Window Installation

As life awards us moments of gratitude, comfort, and well-being, our spaces, treated thoughtfully, can encourage us to adopt a greater appreciation of all things. With this chair, I strive to find elegance by simplifying with¬out sacrificing function, comfort or longevity.


Code Switch
Code Switch
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Delight Chocolate | Window Installation

This two-part installation turns the margins of everyday architecture on its side, quite literally, by illuminating the essential elements of our built environment. Make your own connections by controlling the installed lighting display with the touch of a brick wall.


Come Up To My Room
Come Up To My Room
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Gladstone Hotel | Exhibition

Come Up To My Room is the Gladstone Hotel’s annual alternative design event with 25 installations and 4000 visitors, all in under 4 days. The 60 artists and designers are limited only by their imaginations, making it one of the most exciting shows in Toronto.


Crease Patterns
Crease Patterns
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Thu, Feb 20, 2014
Cornerstone Home Interiors | Window Installation

Totem Rug Design and Lori Harrison collaborate on an installation of rugs and textiles inspired by origami. Their window installation titled ‘Crease Patterns’ will connect the ephemeral world of paper folding with the timeless art of textile design.


Design by Nature: A Creative Re-Use of Salvaged Materials
Design by Nature: A Creative Re-Use of Salvaged Materials
Mon, Jan 13, 2014 - Fri, Jan 31, 2014
Pandemonium Books & Discs | Window Installation

Design by Nature is an annual sustainable design competition promoting the creative re-use of salvaged materials. The exhibit features the work of four local furniture and sculpture artists as selected by a juried panel based on originality of design.


Design talk by Lauren Wickware
Design talk by Lauren Wickware
Mon, Jan 20, 2014
Graven Feather | Lecture | Talk

Lauren Wickware is an award-winning graphic designer specializing in book design. She implements the persuasive power of good design to deliver sophisticated, meaningful results to a roster of clients that range from individual artists to internationally recognized corporations.


Digital Promises
Digital Promises
Tue, Jan 21, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Artscape Triangle Gallery | Exhibition

‘Digital Promises’, an exciting collection of furniture, jewelry and visual art, explores the methods, processes and products of sixteen designers at the leading edge of digitally-mediated production: 3-D printing, CNC, laser cutting, CAD, and parametric modelling.


Digital Tools Prototypes
Digital Tools Prototypes
Mon, Jan 13, 2014 - Fri, Jan 31, 2014
Ryerson University, Department of Architectural Science | Exhibition

Digital Tools Prototypes is a series of responsive installation prototypes developed within the Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson University.


DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION
DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION
Sat, Jan 25, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Fermenting Cellar | Exhibition

Be the first to experience Sub-Zero and Wolf’s New Generation products in an exhibit curated by Mahmood Popal (Craft Studio) and a team of artists. The iconic appliances have been reinterpreted in breathtaking installations at the Distillery District’s Fermenting Cellar.


Do Design
Do Design
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Various venues on Dundas Street West between Bathurst and Grace Streets | Exhibition

Do Design celebrates contemporary design in diverse settings of a vibrant neighbourhood. Over 20 individual works plus two exhibitions are showcased in local venues including design stores, cafes, bars, salons and boutiques along Dundas Street West (Bathurst to Grace Streets).


Dossier : Sheridan Grad Furniture
Dossier : Sheridan Grad Furniture
Tue, Jan 21, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Clint Roenisch Gallery | Exhibition

The graduating class from Sheridan College’s Furniture Design program exhibits some of their latest and best work in furniture and object design: chairs, tables, cabinets and accessories.


Drop-in family workshop with the Design Exchange
Drop-in family workshop with the Design Exchange
Sat, Jan 25, 2014
The Community Junction | Workshop | Collaboration

Join Design Exchange instructors any time between 1-4pm to build a scale model of our dream neighbourhood together.


Dropped Ceiling Nest
Dropped Ceiling Nest
Sat, Jan 18, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Graven Feather | Outdoor Installation

A loose nest of steel mesh and light becomes a secondary ceiling to beckon and warm visitors into Graven Feather.


Eyes on the Street
Eyes on the Street
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Fri, Feb 21, 2014
Opticianado | Window Installation

‘Eyes on the Street’ is an interactive installation developed as a collaboration between the [R]ed[U]x Lab and upper year Ryerson biomedical engineering students.


Festival Hub at Bosley Real Estate
Festival Hub at Bosley Real Estate
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Bosley Real Estate | Festival Hub

For 2014, we are pleased to announce the TO DO Festival Hub at Bosley. As a central location for festival information, start your explorations here.


Flock of Nests
Flock of Nests
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Fri, Jan 31, 2014
WC Collective | Window Installation

Our window installation features oversized, illuminated nests of hessian fibers that ward off the darkness and beckon the passerby to step into a warm, luminous space. As evening falls these suspended sculptural light forms fill the storefront emitting irregular shaped shadows.


From Nothing, Something: A Documentary on the Creative Process
From Nothing, Something: A Documentary on the Creative Process
Mon, Jan 20, 2014
Bloor Hot Docs Cinema | Film

From Nothing, Something profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines to find the common techniques, habits and neuroses that lead to breakthrough ideas.


FUGITIVE GLUE: BEHIND THE DESIGN
FUGITIVE GLUE: BEHIND THE DESIGN
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
FGHQ | Exhibition

FUGITIVE GLUE is a design studio creating clever solutions for people, places and things. Come experience FUGITIVE GLUE headquarters firsthand. Tour the studio, ask questions, hangout and perhaps enjoy a warm beverage. Featuring FG products new and old.


Get Your Hands Dirty
Get Your Hands Dirty
Wed, Jan 22, 2014
The Junction Train Platform | Workshop | Collaboration

GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY. Music, hot cider, drawing & fun! Show how the Junction beats the winter blues on a cold, winter evening. Add your drawing creations to a community mural in a hands-on, “studio” experience for the whole family.


Hand & Machine
Hand & Machine
Thu, Jan 09, 2014 - Sat, Mar 15, 2014
Ontario Crafts Council Gallery | Exhibition

An ever-changing technological landscape requires constant adaptation to a shifting toolkit, and an ongoing negotiation of analog and digital processes. Co-curated by Rebecca Horwitz and Tomas Rojcik, Hand & Machine presents the work of twelve makers that rise to the challenge.


Handwork
Handwork
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
The Angolan Community Centre of Ontario | Exhibition

‘Handwork’ is an exhibition of textile-based prototypes by designers Munira Amin and Rachel MacHenry that re-contextualizes traditional handwork techniques within a contemporary design aesthetic.


Institute without Boundaries: Gateway Cities Project
Institute without Boundaries: Gateway Cities Project
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
School of Design, George Brown College | Exhibition

The Gateway Cities exhibition explores the formal and informal systems and structures that link the cities of Toronto, New York, and Chicago. IwB students present a new type of atlas to define this region.


Interior Design Show
Interior Design Show
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Metro Toronto Convention Centre | Exhibition

The Interior Design Show is Canada’s design fair. Each January, the city of Toronto is filled with industry superstars, cutting-edge emerging names and design-savvy consumers. For 3.5 action-packed days, IDS shapes the design world for the year to come.


Just a Reflection
Just a Reflection
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
HUNTCLUB | Exhibition

Between outer and inner space, there exists a boundary. ‘Just a Reflection’ expands this threshold, refracting and illuminating our presence as we pass from exterior to interior environments.


Kaleido’cadu
Kaleido’cadu
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 - Sat, Jan 25, 2014
OCAD U | Exhibition

‘Kaleido’cadu’ is an experimental project by Avideh Saadatpajouh that introduces a new spatial and conceptual dimension where the beauty of art meets the shape of design.


Layered Landscapes
Layered Landscapes
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Coolearth Architecture Inc. | Window Installation

Designed by Ryerson students Kristina Kamenar, Vivien Li, and Michelle McEachern, this installation explores the urban topography through three-dimensional volumes and material manipulation to exhibit the contrast between urban and natural landscapes, layering forms and materials within a dynamic context to reveal the abstracted landscapes of winter.


Letterpress Workshop
Letterpress Workshop
Wed, Jan 22, 2014
Graven Feather | Workshop | Collaboration

This workshop is a brief introduction to the use of letterpress to make simple and beautiful cards. It’s the perfect opportunity to come and experiment on the presses using old-fashion metal type and vintage designs.


LIGHT IT UP
LIGHT IT UP
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Cooper Cole | Exhibition

Brought to you by the same drinkers and thinkers who launched Shiny Pretty Things (2013), Associates (2012), Tools (2011), and Heavy Metal (2010), this year, we are proud to present ‘Light it up’; an exhibition of new lighting concepts.


LOVESEAT
LOVESEAT
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
LUBO | Window Installation

LOVESEAT is another furniture project in a continuing series of works inspired by barn structures. I am endlessly fascinated by the economy of material, joinery techniques and the humble aesthetic inherent in these utilitarian farm structures.


Luca Nichetto + Mjölk
Luca Nichetto + Mjölk
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Mjolk | Exhibition

Please join us for the first North American exhibition of Stockholm-based designer Luca Nichetto. We will be exhibiting a collection of Mr. Nichetto’s most iconic designs, as well as debuting a new work inspired by Italian coffee culture that will be produced locally in Toronto for Mjolk.


MOMENTO prototype
MOMENTO prototype
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Hilary’s Pharmacy | Window Installation

/məˈmenˌtō/
n. An object kept as a reminder or souvenir of a person or event.
MOMENTO is a prototype proposing the fabrication of unique chairs using salvaged lumber to commemorate events in our lives.
MOMENTO tells your story.


Nations are Narrations
Nations are Narrations
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
STYLEGARAGE | Exhibition

‘Nations are Narrations’ is a series of prints created using plates from a 1957 Atlas of Canada. The original atlas provides a logical story in maps that embraces physical, human, economic and socio-political geography. By incorporating idioms, historical mottos and imagery, the atlas plates have been re-envisioned for a contemporary audience


Not Forkchops
Not Forkchops
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
#Hashtag Gallery | Exhibition

imm Living is hosting ‘Not Forkchops’ at #Hashtag Gallery, from January 22-26, 2014. Unlike other shows, the attendees hold the fate of the designers in their hands. Stop by, place your vote and be part of history.


Oasis Skateboard Factory Pop Up Shop
Oasis Skateboard Factory Pop Up Shop
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 - Fri, Jan 31, 2014
The Baitshop | Exhibition

Oasis Skateboard Factory, the only street art and skateboard design high school in the world, presents their end-of-semester pop-up shop. The exhibit will showcase handcrafted, student built and designed skateboards.


Open House, Another Project by Tough Guy Mountain
Open House, Another Project by Tough Guy Mountain
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
NARWHAL | Exhibition

A Post-Design Internet Firm for You and Your Brand.

‘Open House, Another Project by Tough Guy Mountain’ replaces the exhibition formerly known as ‘Pom Pon Pony’.


Papercuts
Papercuts
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Above Ground Art Supplies | Window Installation

Out of these sculptures paper is brought back to its organic nature, transformed into an environment of its own. ‘Papercuts’ is a representation of imagination, but one that is assisted by how the medium shapes itself and reacts to manipulation.


Patchworked in Canada
Patchworked in Canada
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Festival Hub at Bosley Real Estate | Exhibition

‘Patchworked in Canada’ is a wall installation of 1200 Portuguese ceramic tiles, repurposed and arranged into a blanket of colour and pattern. After being shown at the Festival, it will be dispersed into fragments throughout Canada as urban interventions.


patternpattern
patternpattern
Sat, Jan 18, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Graven Feather | Exhibition

Process becomes pattern in this installation by textile designers Lysanne Latulippe and Meghan Price of STRING THEORY. Here a collection of scarves is presented within walls that describe their making.


PEACE & PLENTY
PEACE & PLENTY
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Milk Glass co. | Exhibition

Vincent Joseph Monastero and Matthew Alexander Cherkas, cofounders of TREATY, create original and daring work. By experimenting with materials, processes and aesthetics they produce work that is clean and well-considered. Their objects blur the line between art and design.


PechaKucha Night Toronto Vol. 28
PechaKucha Night Toronto Vol. 28
Tue, Jan 21, 2014
Design Within Reach | Lecture | Talk

PechaKucha Night is a social event for creatives to network and share stories. PechaKucha is a presentation format based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds. Presenters have 6 minutes 40 seconds to talk along 20 images that forward automatically.


RE: Configure
RE: Configure
Tue, Jan 21, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
The Peanut Factory | Exhibition & Events

Are you sure that’s useless? Bring 1-2 items you once perceived as obsolete and transform them through a hands-on workshop. Challenge negative connotations of consumption by taking apart our current system models and reconfiguring them. #Re: Configure


Reciprocity
Reciprocity
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Metropolis Living | Window Installation

As accredited Interior Decorators with CDECA (The Canadian Decorators’ Association), we are able to turn your space in to the stuff dreams are made of. Your dreams. Working with Metropolis Living, Kelly Margani and Andrea Santos will show you how similar objects can work in two very different styles.


Redesigned Medalta
Redesigned Medalta
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sat, Mar 08, 2014
MADE | Exhibition

Redesigned Medalta assembles Canadian ceramic and graphic designers and illustrators to produce limited edition designs in a small plate series. The plates (warehoused for over 30 years), re-designed, digitally altered, tell a unique story spanning original manufacture to contemporary re-visioning.


Room
Room
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Artifact | Exhibition

Join six established and up-and-coming furniture designers for an open-house exhibition in their new west-end workshop. Tour the shop and see new pieces designed by Peter Coolican, Heidi Earnshaw, C.R. Fieldhouse, Simon Ford, Lauren Reed, and Julian Villasenor.


Sparks and Splinters
Sparks and Splinters
Sat, Jan 18, 2014 - Sat, Jan 25, 2014
Maker Sculpture Studios | Exhibition

Featuring functional sculptural installations in wood and metal by KARCASS, Marina Guglielmi, and Robin Clarke. Catch a rare glimpse of an active Toronto studio gallery and celebrate design week with this exposé of modern forces at work.


Studious; SMALL; Good Advice; The Keeper’s Veil; continuum; Building for Wellness
Studious; SMALL; Good Advice; The Keeper’s Veil; continuum; Building for Wellness
Sat, Jan 25, 2014 - Sun, Apr 06, 2014
Harbourfront Centre | Exhibition

Harbourfront Centre celebrates 40 years with six exciting new exhibitions in design, craft, visual arts, photography, and architecture. Emerging and established artists explore the idea of legacy, while presenting a decidedly forward-looking perspective.


Sweetness of the Work - Spinning Jenny
Sweetness of the Work - Spinning Jenny
Wed, Jan 15, 2014 - Sat, Mar 01, 2014
Gerhard Supply | Window Installation

A glittering, salt encrusted Singer sewing machine and handmade bobbins of salted hand spun linen paper, plus additional salted tools of the ‘trade’ and embroidered works – Sweetness of the Work pays homage to the art and history of sewing, revering the virtuosity of hand work interpreted through a modern lens.


Tableau Vivant | ILLUSTRATION Noir
Tableau Vivant | ILLUSTRATION Noir
Thu, Jan 23, 2014
Toronto School of Art | Event

TSA presents a multimedia film noir-inspired installation including a free ‘tableau vivant’ life drawing session for participants to storyboard their own graphic sequences. Work from your digital tablet or traditional drawing and painting. All are welcome, bring your own supplies.


TABLES, CHAIRS & OTHER UNRELATED OBJECTS
TABLES, CHAIRS & OTHER UNRELATED OBJECTS
Wed, Jan 15, 2014 - Sat, Feb 01, 2014
OCAD Student Gallery | Exhibition

This exhibition presents a glimpse into our thinking around the role of furniture as a medium of personal expression, as a reflection of social and cultural etiquette, and as an influence upon human activity.


Terreform ONE (Open Network Ecology)
Terreform ONE (Open Network Ecology)
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 - Sat, Feb 22, 2014
Onsite [at] OCAD U | Exhibition

Terreform ONE [Open Network Ecology] is a New York based design group that promotes environmentally conscious urban planning. They work on interdisciplinary creative projects and find innovative solutions for sustainability in energy, transportation, city infrastructure, and waste management.


The Maple Leaf Forever
The Maple Leaf Forever
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Agora Café | Window Installation

Designers Brothers Dressler, Dystil, The National Design Collective, and Paus + Grün created unique pieces using branches from the famous Maple Leaf Forever Tree to raise funds for LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests), a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and improvement of urban forests.


THE MUSEUM OF NO GOOD
THE MUSEUM OF NO GOOD
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
DUKE Presentation Centre | Window Installation

Exhibiting new work by emerging Toronto-based multidisciplinary designers, The Museum of No Good addresses the anthropocentric need to perpetually produce useful objects resulting in an archeology of useless tools disregarded as a result of their perceived necessity.


The Sustinere Collection
The Sustinere Collection
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sat, Feb 01, 2014
Latitude 44 Gallery | Exhibition

Raynes Art + Design and Paus+Grun Custom Living collaborated to produce a collection celebrating the beauty of nature. Using wood salvaged from local barns, Paus+Grun create forms complimenting Raynes’ crystal sculptures, translating them into furniture and lighting pieces, both functional and decorative.


The Weybourne Project: a space laboratory in Lawrence Park -- a short documentary
The Weybourne Project: a space laboratory in Lawrence Park -- a short documentary
Tue, Jan 21, 2014
Graven Feather | Event

A house for demolition, 19 artists, 16 installations, 1 week residency and a night of exhibition and performance. An experiment created by Society of Homo Ludens unlocks the extraordinary capacity of an ordinary house for muse, imagination and creation: an antithesis of your typical museum.


TO DO at Graven Feather
TO DO at Graven Feather
Sat, Jan 18, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Graven Feather | Exhibition & Events

TO DO occupies Graven Feather this January to provide Festival goers with some unique programming, including an exhibition by STRING THEORY, an installation by Victoria Taylor, a design talk with Lauren Wickware, a screening of the Weybourne Project, and a letterpress card making workshop with Erin Candela and Pam Lobb.


TO DO Closing Party with Love Design
TO DO Closing Party with Love Design
Sat, Jan 25, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Gladstone Hotel | Design Party

After an amazing Festival week, there is no better way to close it than with another party. Join us at the free Love Design Party, where we celebrate the 11th year of the Gladstone Hotel’s iconic show Come Up To My Room.


TO DO Opening Party at SMASH
TO DO Opening Party at SMASH
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 - Thu, Jan 23, 2014
SMASH | Design Party

Come and find out what the festival is about, meet local designers, experience amazing salvage furniture and curiosities at SMASH, and dance with the amazing community that makes the Festival happen.


Troy Smith Designs – Modern Classics
Troy Smith Designs – Modern Classics
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Troy Smith Designs | Exhibition

Troy Smith’s current furniture designs and collections are functional works of art created for those with eclectic tastes and an appreciation of all that is unique, exclusive and finely crafted. These designs bring together an industrial essence with exuberant colors and expressive and fine materials into one of a kind creations.


Upper 751
Upper 751
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Upper 751 | Exhibition

10+ local artists and designers joined forces to create an experiment in multi-purpose living at UPPER 751, a space that fluctuates between residence, studio and gallery.


URBAN FACTORS (300 Seconds) short films
URBAN FACTORS (300 Seconds) short films
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Studio 223 / SUMO Project Studio | Exhibition

Using our Kensington studio as a venue for exploration and interpretation, we will be screening selected short films (300 seconds or less) that explore the contemporary urban condition from a sociological, psychological, aesthetical, functional, and/or physical point of view. Schedule to be announced.


What Was Will Be
What Was Will Be
Fri, Jan 10, 2014 - Sat, Feb 15, 2014
Gallery 44, Suite #120 | Exhibition

Through the lens of archives from the early 20th century, Kristie MacDonald and Christina Battle present evocative media installations based on natural disasters. Exploring the temporality of architecture, ‘What Was Will Be’ also recalls notions of memory, nostalgia, and place.


What’s Dead, is Alive Again
What’s Dead, is Alive Again
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 - Sat, Feb 22, 2014
The Hair Lounge | Window Installation

For this year’s TO DO Festival, Karcass have teamed up with Darlene Adams at The Hair Lounge to create a window display appropriately themed “What’s Dead, is Alive Again.” The installation is an exploration of new growth forming and evolving from the cities dead and unwanted remains.