The Emerging Designer Competition exhibition celebrates the future of Canadian design. Following a Canada-wide call, creatives in such disciplines as fashion, product design, architecture, interior design, product design and graphic design submitted outstanding work to an esteemed jury that included Douglas Coupland, Heather Reisman and Marcel Wanders. From February 21 – April 1, 2014, DX exhibits selected works by Continue Reading


There is a craft in taking a message, distilling it to the core, essential elements, and subsequently relaying that to an audience through snap visuals. As communications designers, aftermodern.lab masterfully focus on creative strategies, brand identities, graphic design, art direction for print and web in both cultural and commercial contexts. Their Toronto and Calgary-based design Continue Reading


Oppositions: Architecture on Film is a film series that offers insights into the role of design in the built environment by presenting pairings of films that have opposing themes related to issues of design and cultural development. Happening at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, and presented with the Toronto Society of Architects, each film pairing Continue Reading


As anyone who’s sat at a desk would know, Herman Miller is not only a household name, but also a name that entrusts confidence, comfort and craftsmanship. Made from non-toxic and sustainable materials, the chairs carry an aesthetic that is rooted in the successful combination of each individual edge, joint, and surface. Founded in early Continue Reading


In our continued quest to partner with like-minded organizations, Cutler and Gross were top of our list. Founded by two classmates and opticians, Graham Cutler and Tony Gross in 1969, the label was started in Knightsbridge—a London neighbourhood that continues to house their boutiques to this day. For over forty years, they have been known Continue Reading