Russia’s Pride

Olek has done it again. This time, her yarn bombing has taken her to Saint Petersburg, Russia which makes a statement in solidarity with those oppressed by the recent anti-gay law by installing a camouflage rainbow on a classic façade. “Upon arrival in Russia, one of the first things I saw was a street poster … Continue reading Russia’s Pride

Junction Design Crawl

The theme of ‘locally-made’ and ‘Toronto-based’ was in the air at the third annual Junction Design Crawl. Armed with our TAS-made maps of neighbourhood hot spots to hand out, we followed swarms of people to the dozens of stores featuring custom designs and temporary art installations on Dundas Street West. The starting point was the Night … Continue reading Junction Design Crawl

Life Imitating Art

In a world of over-designed goods, Mjolk, (which is Swedish for milk) is a local gallery and lifestyle store operated by husband and wife team John and Juli Baker that features simple design. Located in the Junction neighbourhood the space offers the perfect balance of Japanese and Scandinavian products that reflect the art of living … Continue reading Life Imitating Art