January 18-27, 2019
Mon, Jan 16, 2017 — Sun, Jan 22, 2017
1181 Queen Street West
Private Membership Event: Sat, Jan 21, 2017, 4-5pm
Public Reception: Sat, Jan 21, 2017, 5-8pm
4:00 pm — 7:00 pm
4:00 pm — 8:00 pm
12:00 pm — 8:00 pm
12:00 pm — 6:00 pm
‘Outside the Box’ builds a map of design in North America.
This third annual travelling exhibition features the work of over 70 designers from 11 cities across Canada and the U.S. Curated by local correspondents, each Bankers box houses a collection of thoughtfully designed objects, reflecting the particular resources and makers of that area.
San Francisco is a multi-layered city that celebrates its inhabitants differences and diverse backgrounds. Our designers chose to explore unique materials and ways of creating objects through the use of varied craftsmanship and technology. There is a dichotomy at play in this city that is an undercurrent in design, the push and pull of our natural surroundings and our engagement with technology. As designers we have embraced these opposing influences to create work that is as multifaceted as our habitat.
Correspondent: Melanie Abrantes
Adrian Clutario | www.adrianclutario.com
Alice Tacheny | www.alicetacheny.com
Fire Road | www.fireroad.us
Hannah Quinn | www.hannahbeatricequinn.com
Heather Palmer | www.heatherheather.com
Materials + Process | www.materialsandprocess.com
Melanie Abrantes | www.melanieabrantes.com
Most Modest | www.mostmodest.com
Silvia Song | www.silviasong.com
This year, ‘Outside the Box’ presents showcases from 6 Canadian and 5 U.S. cities: Asheville (North Carolina), Detroit, Edmonton, Halifax, Los Angeles, Medicine Hat (Alberta), Montreal, New York, San Francisco Bay Area, Toronto, and Vancouver.
‘Outside the Box’ was created by the Toronto Design Offsite Festival, and is organized every year in partnership with WantedDesign.
Edition 05 funding provided by the City of Toronto.
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