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Call for Submissions: 2025 DesignTO Festival
NOW OPEN: Call for Independent Projects
Submit your Event, Exhibition or Window Installation to be part of Toronto’s design week, January 24 – February 2, 2025!
Call for Submissions: 2025 DesignTO Festival
NOW OPEN: Call for Host Venues
Submit to have your space activated with an Event, Exhibition or Window Installation during Toronto’s design week, January 24 – February 2, 2025!
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DesignTO Members are key in helping us fulfill our mission to increase the public’s knowledge and appreciation of design and its role in creating a sustainable, just and joyful world.
DesignTO Festival - January 19-28, 2024
And the Winners are...
Recognizing design excellence at the DesignTO Festival, we are pleased to announce the winners of the 12th annual DesignTO Awards, supported by KPMB Architects.
DesignTO Festival - January 19-28, 2024
Celebrate DesignTO all year long w/ the 2024 Festival print!
Emblazoned with the 2024 Look & Feel designed by Amir Khoshnevis and Aaryan Pashine, the limited edition and standard prints celebrate a new form of artistic expression with coded illustrations.
DesignTO Blog
All About DesignTO’s 2024 Look and Feel
Learn about the 2024 look and feel, created by Aaryan Pashine and Amir Khoshnevis, alongside Hwa-jin Jun, the designer behind our 2023 look and feel
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DesignTO is best known for the non-profit DesignTO Festival, Canada’s leading and largest annual design festival that celebrates design’s role in creating a sustainable, just and joyful world with 100+ free exhibitions and events forming Toronto’s design week every January.

DesignTO is Canada's leading design festival shaping a sustainable, just, and joyful world.
DesignTO was founded in 2010 as the Toronto Design Offsite Festival by a group of seven creatives and held its first annual event in January 2011.
Since 2011, DesignTO has welcomed nearly one million visitors, showcasing over 6,000 artists and designers.
DesignTO promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion, with diverse representation across its team and board.
DesignTO's annual festival attracted 161 K+ visitors in 2023 and almost 1 million since 2011, cementing its place in Toronto's cultural design scene.

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