07Mar

There was an amazing turn-out at the opening reception of the annual show Come Up To My Room (CUTMR). Throughout the weekend, over 4000 visitors came over to the Gladstone Hotel to see the works of 40 artists in 25 installations. Celebrating the tenth anniversary of CUTMR, the installations all focused on the exhibition’s founding […]Continue Reading

05Mar

Click here to see photos from the Brandaid Project’s Vodu Nuvo: The Birth of a Brand. The event introduced traditional Haitian artisans to the Canadian design scene. The works spread across several disciplines, from textiles to products to merchandising.Continue Reading

28Feb

Shiny objects have an instinctive allure, enabling us to feel happier. At the opening night of Shiny Pretty Things, works including mirrors, lighting, furniture, utensils, artwork, and a mobile, were debuted by some of  Toronto’s renowned designers, created through their interpretation of shiny. Click here to see more photos from the evening. The event was organized by Joy […]Continue Reading

26Feb

For the Smash Product Launch, Paul Mercer, owner of Smash, has created this beautiful shelving unit. Constructed solely from materials that Mercer has found throughout his many years of antique collecting, the shelving unit reuses pieces from two Victorian cast-iron bookcases who’s original home was the Toronto Reference Library. Mercer has re-cast the original bookcases […]Continue Reading

21Feb

Throughout the 70s and 80s, the German electronica band Kraftwerk’s music was experimental in style and technology. This aptly named band represents the same Craftwork principals explored in Kraftwerk. The exhibition celebrated purpose-driven works that have been made with material sensitivity and inventiveness. Click here to see more photos from the exhibition.Continue Reading