29Nov

[R]ed[U]x Lab — one of the most difficult names to type — is Ryerson University’s Architectural Science Design Lab. For TO DO 14, they are participating with two window installations. Digital Tools Prototype happens on-campus at their own building on Church Street, and Eyes on the Street, a fitting name for their installation at Opticianado, […]Continue Reading

28Nov

Open now until Sunday, February 9, 2014, get a head start on celebrating design with 100% TobeUs: 100 Cars for 100 Designers for 100 New Toy Cars. Showing at the Design Exchange (DX), TobeUs was born as a vent of a designer who became a father and could not stand the sight of his own […]Continue Reading

27Nov

One of the images for the Hand & Machine exhibition, happening at the Ontario Craft Council Gallery, is a faceted teapot by the Belgian design studio Unfold. What’s interesting about the teapot is its deliberately un-smooth surface. The studio describes the ceramic object, created in 1975, as a “standard reference object in the computer graphics […]Continue Reading

26Nov

In What Was Will Be, at Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, two artist explore the temporality of architecture through the lens of archives from the early to the mid-20th century. In her installation ‘dearfield, colorado’, Christina Battle pairs video of the now ghost town Dearfield, Colorado, with first hand archival accounts of drought across the […]Continue Reading

25Nov

One of 18 window installations happening for TO DO 14 is called Sweetness of the Work – Spinning Jenny, a work by Noelle Hamlyn, presented by the Telephone Booth Gallery and Gerhard Supply. ‘Spinning Jenny’ pays homage to the art and history of spinning, revering the virtuosity of handwork.  Exposed to a saline solution, Noelle […]Continue Reading