Investing in TO DO is investing in awareness, diversity, and dialogue around design. Operating as a not-for-profit organization, TO DO’s programming features established and up-and-coming designers, great thinkers, practitioners, and educators through TO DO Talks, exhibitions, and projects.

We invite you to join the design conversation, and find out how you can support TO DO.

Contact: Jeremy Vandermeij, Executive Director, jeremy [at]

Exhibition Presenting Sponsor


Keilhauer is a family-owned corporation that was started in June of 1981. From the outset, the company has had one focus – to manufacture high quality commercial seating on time.

Our growth has been a result of a continuing commitment to our staff and our customers. We believe that if we keep both our staff and our customers happy then we will achieve success. This attitude is reflected in our corporate philosophy and our corporate vision. As we have grown, we have committed these attitudes to paper so that everyone knows what we stand for and on what basis we run our company. As you read them, you will have a very clear understanding of Keilhauer.


Silver Sponsor


The Gladstone Hotel is the oldest continuously running hotel in the city of Toronto.  In 2005 Gladstone owner and president Christina Zeidler led the hotel through renovations that would change it’s fate forever, injecting contemporary art into the very fabric of the building and it’s over 100 monthly events and exhibitions.  The Gladstone’s juxtaposition of old and new; historical landmark and contemporary art scene, makes it an icon of local culture and a gateway for international travelers. The hotel houses 37 unique artist designed hotel rooms, each imagined by Toronto’s best talent, with two restaurants, four event venue spaces and three exhibition spaces. The Gladstone is a values-based business dedicated to offering an immersive and authentic experience to its guests.


 Logotype_Display(L)_Red Herman Miller is a 100-year-old-plus company that places great importance on design, the environment, community service, and the health and well-being of our customers and our employees. Innovative ways to improve the performance of our customers’ organizations have become our hallmark.Our award-winning furniture and related services and technologies are available through dealers and retailers around the world. Whether your world is an office, a school, a home, or a hospital—and whether you are a customer, an employee, a shareholder, or a member of our community—we work hard to create a better world around you. We became a public company in 1970. Net sales in fiscal year 2011 were $1.6 billion. Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.
aftermodern.lab aftermodern.lab is a Toronto based brand strategy and communication design studio working in both cultural and commercial contexts in all mediums. They practice purposeful visual communication inspired by modernism, purity of form and the uncompromising pursuit for typographic readability and legibility.They specialize in art direction, concept and strategy, visual identity, website development and design, print and collateral design, illustration and environmental graphic design. They were responsible for the Toronto Design Offsite Festival branding.

Bronze Sponsors

 TheMoment_logo_2013b The Moment is a team of individuals united by a simple, heartfelt dedication to transforming the world and helping organizations work more effectively by designing creative collaboration sessions, delivering training to build innovation capacity and providing innovation consulting support to senior leaders.
CMJN de base v2com, the international newswire specializing in the distribution of design, architecture and lifestyle press kits to the media.

In business for 25 years, Colour Innovations provides complete prepress, printing, and Direct Mail services.

Colour Innovations began as a prepress company supplying the design community with scanning, retouching, colour correction and film output. Today we are fully state-of-the-art offering CTP (computer-to-plate) technology, FM (stochastic) screening, digital photography, digital asset management/ad delivery/remote proofing, and digital communication with clients via T1 lines/FTP.


Douglas Design Studio was established in 1995 by Jeffrey Douglas to focus on creating interiors that perfectly express the homeowner’s own style.

We believe that, whether casual or formal, elegant or edgy, your home’s interior must reflect who you are and how you live. We like to think of ourselves as lifestyle interpreters, and we’re both passionate and highly organized about that role. Along with infinite creativity, we bring both energy and order to your project. The result is an interior that is both comfortable and beautiful, filled with personal mementos, family pictures, treasured accessories and furniture pieces.

Our team of professional designers and technologists is also committed to making the process of achieving your ideal living environment a relaxed, enjoyable, and memorable experience. We’re easy to talk to and we listen to what you have to say.


Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Florida, USA, Depositphotos is the fastest growing microstock agency in the world. We serve customers from over 192 countries, giving them support in 14 languages. Being a creative content marketplace, Depositphotos allows everyone to buy and sell high-quality stock photos, vector images, and videos.

Friends of the Festival

Bronze-Smash_logo_209x123 SMASH is a Toronto-based business founded in 2008. It operates from a 4300 square-foot showroom in the city’s west end. Owner Paul Mercer is an art history graduate with a long background in antiques, art, and salvage. The business is a well-regarded and inspiring source of high quality vintage materials, furnishings, and fixtures.
 inscape-300x250 Inscape makes smart workspaces – thoughtfully designed spaces that perform beyond expectations. For over a century, we have collaborated with our clients to provide customized solutions based on their individual needs. Our meticulously engineered system, storage and wall products provide unparalleled flexibility to create unique applications at a lower cost of ownership. Easy reconfiguration and seamless integration with other products means our smart applications will work today and tomorrow. And they look fabulous.
 LIGHTFORM_LOGO_COLOR LightForm is an educated and passionate team of qualified lighting consultants who put design first. We have a long-standing interest in the history of the brands we sell and the culture of design that surrounds them.

Greenhouse Juice Co. is a Toronto-based organic cold-pressed juice company that first opened its doors at 5 Macpherson Avenue inJanuary 2014. We are a family of friends, and our goal is to offer a simple, delicious way to integrate plant-based health intoa busy life. All of our ingredients are certified organic. We never compromise our juices with pasteurization, high pressure processing (HPP)or plastic bottles.The result is a menu of live elixirs that taste delicious, and fill you with sustainable,health-giving energy.

 Sweet Potato Logo

We’re a full service natural and local food grocery store located in the heart of the Junction in Toronto’s West End.

We love good food and are dedicated to bringing you the very best in fresh, local and organic!  That means only the very highest quality produce, meats, dairy, baked goods, bulk foods, and the yummy prepared dips, meals, and other delights we make fresh daily in our kitchen.