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


The Stop’s Night Market is a captivating mash–up of the best of Toronto’s street food and art, and offers Torontonians a unique chance to experience an iconic space like they’ve never seen it before. Inspired by night markets from around the world, The Stop’s Night Market transforms an unlikely lot into a tantalizing feast for the senses over […]Continue Reading


TO DO Talks: Thinking like a designer | January 24, 2015 By Simon Mhanna for TO DO Design is constantly expanding in its significance and influences. In particular, design thinking has been the recent subject of numerous articles, books, and discussions. We love buzzwords, and undoubtedly “design thinking” marked the ever-changing landscape and understanding of […]Continue Reading