Designed by aftermodern.lab’s Hwa-jin Jun, DesignTO’s 2023 look and feel highlights personal connection and a return to gathering.
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Designing a better future with DesignTO
DesignTO’s 2023 Festival marks the non-profit arts organization’s 13th anniversary. Over the years, DesignTO has continuously evolved to reflect the design community. Most recently the organization has refined its purpose, mission and vision to more holistically represent its values and goals. Through its programming, DesignTO aims to highlight design in Canada and its role in creating a sustainable, just and joyful world.
DesignTO Artist + Designer Spotlight: Bianca Weeko Martin
We caught up with past DesignTO exhibitor Bianca Weeko Martin to learn more about her and her practice.
Explore the King East Design District at the 2022 DesignTO Festival!
2022 DesignTO Festival installations and exhibitions happening in the King East Design District, January 21-30, 2022.
From Placemaking to Placekeeping with Ryan Rice
For curator Ryan Rice, placemaking is a vital tool for amplifying oppressed voices. It is also a critical link to the many histories of place.
Interrogating Place with Sabrina Richard
Co-founder and Director of Research and Planning for Bespoke Collective’s Sabrina Richard interrogates placemaking with DesignTO.
Why You Shouldn’t Be Focused on Productivity
Productivity is generally defined as “the state or quality of producing” or “the effectiveness of productive efforts.” For many…
Celebrate the 2020 Designer of the Year with Designlines Magazine
Courtesy of Designlines, photo by Arash Moallemi. Join Designlines Magazine during DesignTO 2020 to celebrate the Designer of the…
The Future is Retrospective
Image courtesy of Mia Cinelli. This year the DesignTO thematic exhibition, Future Retrospectives, celebrates DesignTO’s 10th anniversary by looking…
Designer Spotlights: Anagrama Talks Multidisciplinary Collaboration
Image courtesy of Anagrama For DesignTO 2020, Mexico-based branding, architecture, and interactive design studio Anagrama will be conceptualizing a…
Explore Yonge + St. Clair with DesignTO Tours: Connection Points
For DesignTO 2020, we’ve teamed up with the Yonge + St. Clair BIA for DesignTO Tours: Connection Points on…
Meet DesignTO Volunteer Nina Mgrdichian
Image courtesy of Nina Mgrdichian Welcome back to another Volunteer Spotlight! Here we highlight some of our past volunteers…