Session 02: Collaboration Join us for the second event in the Exporting Toronto Design series on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 6:30-9:30pm. Two heads are better than one. For its second session, Exporting Toronto Design asks the question: What kinds of projects, initiatives, and events can we work on together to better promote and export Toronto […]Continue Reading


The Toronto Design Offsite Festival is pleased to announce our new Executive Director, Jeremy Vandermeij. Jeremy is a designer, educator, and a co-founder of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival.  He worked previously as the Director of Marketing and Sponsorship at IIDEXCanada where he was managing the brand, securing sponsorship, driving demand, building social capital, and expanding the […]Continue Reading


Session 01: Getting started Tuesday, January 20, 2015, as part of the 5th annual Toronto Design Offsite Festival, a conversation entitled “Exporting Toronto Design” kicked-off to a great start with guest speakers from Toronto and the U.S. The panel discussion was moderated by Joy Charbonneau, and the headline speakers included: Arlene Gould, Strategic Director, Design […]Continue Reading


The Gladstone Hotel’s 13th Annual Alternative Design Event January 21-25, 2016 Coinciding with Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) and the Interior Design Show CLICK HERE FOR FULL SUBMISSION DETAILS Submissions Deadline: May 15, 2015 Come Up To My Room (CUTMR) is an alternative design exhibition that provides a platform for experimentation outside the norms […]Continue Reading


With the spring-like weather (finally!), we can’t believe #TODO15 happened less than two months ago. If we think of this as a throwback to January 19-25, 2015, we have a lot of great people to thank. Of course, TO DO would not exist without all the participating designers and design lovers, but we’d like to […]Continue Reading