Shipped in Bankers boxes across the country, ‘Outside the Box’ exhibits design from Canada and the U.S. through partnerships with design correspondents in selected cities. This year’s Canadian cities are Calgary, Montreal, and Vancouver. Partnering with New York’s WantedDesign—the U.S. coordinator for ‘Outside the Box’—this year’s American cities are Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, […]Continue Reading


Made from reclaimed wood provided by the City of Toronto fallen trees from the 2013 winter ice storm, the Branch lamp is one in a series of products by LGA, exploring using the latest fabrication technologies to create custom products for their buildings. Designing its form to be an abstract section of a tree branch, […]Continue Reading


TO DO Talks raises awareness about the work of designers exhibiting in Toronto, and creates a public opportunity to hear about their practice. This year, we have three designer talks by aftermodern.lab, Anderssen & Voll (interviewed by Elizabeth Pagliacolo), and Jamie Wolfond. TO DO Talks also realizes the Festival’s interest in raising awareness around the role of design […]Continue Reading


Festival week starts on Monday, but kick-it-off mid-week at the TO DO Opening Party at SMASH in the Junction. Come and find out what the Festival is about, meet local designers, experience featured installations, and dance with the amazing community that makes this Festival happen. Live music by Das Hussy. Featured installation by LeuWebb Projects […]Continue Reading


Come to the ‘In-Context’ documentary series premier at the Bloor Hot Doc Cinema to experience a film that profiles public architecture and urban design projects from across Canada. Each building and public space selected for the In-Context series has made a profound social, political or economic impact on the local environment. Documenting and reporting on projects across […]Continue Reading