Media inquiries can be made to Michael Madjus at michael [at] todesignoffsite.com.

Press Releases

28 November 2013 — Announcing the Toronto Design Offsite Festival [download PDF]

2014 Festival Stats

January 20-26, 2014, TO DO presented 65 exhibitions, events and window installations across the city at 61 venues, involving 450 emerging and established designers and artists; welcomed over 26,000 visitors during Festival week; distributed 15,000 printed guides; engaged designers and design-enthusiasts with social media (2,659 on Facebook, 1,036 on Twitter, 808 on Instagram); connected with over 5,800 e-newsletter subscribers; gave out 14 awards juried by 4 design professionals, plus 4 People’s Choice awards; and hosted over 500 guests at our Opening Party; all with the help of over 50 volunteers. During the 2013–2014 year, TO DO also launched an Indiegogo fundraising campaign; provided information to 32,463 unique web visitors; and presented the work of 17 designers at two international design shows.

2013 Festival Stats 

Number of participating show grew over 200% to 42 events, exhibitions, workshops and window installations at city-wide venues including the Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, Design Exchange, OCAD U Student Gallery, 6 events at the Gladstone Hotel including the 10th year of Come Up To My Room, and 10 events in the Junction neighbourhood.

2013 Web Stats 

  • Annual traffic increased 242% to 125,161 total pageviews
  • Web traffic during the festival increased 260% to 40,295 pageviews
  • Google organic searches increased 219% from the previous year