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DesignTO Festival is Canada’s leading (and largest) annual design festival that celebrates design as a multidisciplinary form of creative thinking and making, with over 100 exhibitions and events forming Toronto’s design week, January 22-31, 2021.

Since 2011, DesignTO has been bringing communities together to celebrate design, by taking art and design out of the studio and into the urban realm.

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In January 2020, the Festival featured 800+ artists and designers, and welcomed 160K+ visitors.


DesignTO brings people together to celebrate contemporary culture, provide opportunities for emerging talent, and engage the community with exceptional and accessible public programming.

DesignTO advances design culture in Canada.

As a non-profit arts organization, we build a thriving community through design, and for design. We do this by collaborating with artists, designers, government partners, media, associations, and local businesses to build a robust and agile platform for showing and talking about contemporary design.