Things TO DO: Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is Canada’s largest cultural celebration of design with over 100 exhibitions and events forming Toronto’s design week, January 16-22, 2017.

Going into its 7th year, TO DO transforms Toronto into a hub for creativity, taking design and art out of the studio and into the urban sphere, bringing people together to celebrate contemporary culture. We provide opportunities for emerging talent, and engage the community with exceptional and accessible public programming. Continue reading “Things TO DO: Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017”

IDS14 – Studio North

The students of Ryerson School of Interior Design look at food security at this year’s Toronto Interior Design Show. The exterior panels reflect a decadent Victoria era where food was in excess during dining times. While, the interior showcases handcrafted utensils interspersed with quotes about the current state of food security in Canada. The dichotomy … Continue reading IDS14 – Studio North

See the Light

This year’s concept spaces will spotlight iconic lighting brands from around the world. See the Light will feature lighting as the driving force behind the interior design of a space, rather than a complementary addition to a room. Design studios have partnered with top lighting manufacturers to create four very unique spaces. WilliamsCraig Inc. is … Continue reading See the Light

Pipapo by Jurgen Mayer

Pipapo is a sculptural bench, made of Caesarstone surface from the Supernatural series, with a natural stone pattern delicately milled to create a three dimensional, lattice-like formation. The work is based on Mayer H.’s long standing investigation, both in architecture and art, of data protection patterns found, for example, on the inside of envelopes sent … Continue reading Pipapo by Jurgen Mayer

Container Culture

In 2012, TAS created the ‘How Do You Live’ exhibition for the Interior Design Show. Six shipping containers were transformed from a utilitarian vessel into inviting living quarters. Showcasing how one can live in a small yet designed footprint.     ‘That’s the irony. We’ve taken a box, and with the city’s best creators, made … Continue reading Container Culture