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Distributed C
Distributed C

Start Date: 2021-01-01
End Date: 2021-01-31

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this project has been postponed indefinitely. Pl


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Metal and Fir
Metal and Fir

Start Date: 2021-01-05
End Date: 2021-01-26

'Fire and Metal: Recent Saggarware' is a display of intense vessels fresh from the fire. These are p


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Site Alive
Site Alive

Start Date: 2021-01-09
End Date: 2021-02-07

'Site Alive | Winter Edition' presents an exciting slate of outdoor installations designed t


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Belonging To
Belonging To

Start Date: 2021-01-15
End Date: 2021-02-13

This mural by Misbah Ahmed examines duality, shifting cultural landscapes and existence within diasp


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Florae
Florae

Start Date: 2021-01-17
End Date: 2021-01-26

'Florae' is an improvisational wall drawing inspired by the phenomenon of ‘tropism’ or a biologi


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Emerging Ecol
Emerging Ecol

Start Date: 2021-01-21
End Date: 2021-03-01

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this exhibition will not be open during the D


Time Moving 4
Time Moving 4

Start Date: 2021-01-21
End Date: 2021-01-31

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this project which was originally planned as an


Proximal Spac
Proximal Spac

Start Date: 2021-01-21
End Date: 2021-01-31

‘Proximal Spaces’ is a multi-modal exhibition that explores the environment at multiple scales i


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Land is Life:
Land is Life:

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'Land is Life' is a collaboration between the Oasis Skateboard Factory (OSF) and Aura Last. The Oasi


Micro/Macro
Micro/Macro

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

How is context for design established in a world that can change overni


_2.0 by STACK
_2.0 by STACK

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

The '_2.0' expands on STACKLAB's original 'Felt Collection', a conceptual furniture system made usin


Materials as
Materials as

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

An exhibition using experimentation with soft goods to express experiences


Night Drive S
Night Drive S

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'Night Drive' is a collection of black and white upholstered, parallelogram shaped seating, punctuat


Dinner with t
Dinner with t

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'Dinner with the Diaspora' is a dinner party reimagined during times of increasing uncertainty. “D


The Pi Projec
The Pi Projec

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

A special typographic presentation by students from the School of Design at


Exchange Piec
Exchange Piec

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-02-28

‘Exchange Piece’ explores collaboration as an act of care through an ex


The Commons:
The Commons:

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

DesignTO Youth is a community engagement program which offers youth access


A Chunk of Si
A Chunk of Si

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

In this first collaboration, 'A Chunk of Silver and Some Mud', former classmates Nicolas Soni and Gi


Remnants
Remnants

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-02-06

Victoria Chin and Olga Klosowski are collaborating together for the first time. Victoria is a design


Installations
Installations

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

EQ3 invites you to join us at our King East showroom in store or virtually, to experience new instal


Loom
Loom

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'Loom' responds to concepts of fragmentation, entanglement and impermanence as intrinsic conditions


Work/Life
Work/Life

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this exhibition will no


DesignTO Laun
DesignTO Laun

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-22

Kick off the annual DesignTO Festival with its official Launch Party, featu


Divisorio 
Divisorio 

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-26

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this project has been cancelled.


A Colourful P
A Colourful P

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'A Colourful Past' will transform the upper windows of The Hermant Building at 19 Dundas Square thro


COFO Design
COFO Design

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

COFO is a multi-disciplinary design studio collaborating with local creatives. With a focus on fu


No Time to Wa
No Time to Wa

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

"This project was born during the early months of the pandemic to address the problem of excess h


I AM HERE
I AM HERE

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'I AM HERE' is an abstract display of two 3D-printed LED lighting panels constantly running low-fide


(WA) –
(WA) –

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

This installation is a continuum representation of aesthete’s items, additions of everyday eclecti


Capsule
Capsule

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Frontier’s front window is situated at a crossroads where several Toronto neighborhoods converge.


This Is A Tig
This Is A Tig

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this window installation is postponed indefinite


Tables, Chair
Tables, Chair

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

This annual exhibition of furniture created by OCAD University students is now in its 10th year and


Made from the
Made from the

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this project has been cancelled.


Usittik / Und
Usittik / Und

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this installation has been postponed indefinitel


Everyday an O
Everyday an O

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

An architectural exploration of design-objects in Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (


jikọta 
jikọta 

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

jikọta: An Igbo verb meaning “connect,” “unify” or “bridge.”


Volatile Ecol
Volatile Ecol

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

In the Anthropocene era — our current geological age where human activities have been the dominant


Refold
Refold

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Origami has persisted throughout history due to its disciplinary use of a s


Formations
Formations

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

In the exploration of organic and unusual shapes in nature, illustrator Lauren Pearson and ceramicis


Dream State
Dream State

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

‘Dream State’ by Alby Kenny investigates joy through the sensation of lucidity. While it’s an


Speciation
Speciation

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'Speciation' is the physical embodiment of a series of silicon-based organisms derived from a geneti


YOU ARE HERE:
YOU ARE HERE:

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'YOU ARE HERE: An Unstable Moment', a project by WISP Design Collective, started out of the catharti


My Little Arc
My Little Arc

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Alisa McRonald's work will be displayed in the front window of the Drake, which is viewable by t


Co-Dependent
Co-Dependent

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Investigating the emotional implication of past traumas, 'Co-dependent' uses shared but unique exper


Not My Monarc
Not My Monarc

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Images, film, historical photographs, and literature go a long way in defining stereotypes of groups


Conflated Vie
Conflated Vie

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

This project revisits past exhibition projects designed by elsonstudio, creating flattened represent


Le Plus Habit
Le Plus Habit

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-29

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this in


REMINISCE
REMINISCE

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Ornament is universal and dynamic. We craft it to surround our lives and it


TELESCOPE: Ca
TELESCOPE: Ca

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-02-22

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this exhibition will no


Canada Modern
Canada Modern

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-02-21

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, this insta


Old Forms / N
Old Forms / N

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'Old Forms / New Designs' presents new work by Toronto designer Alastair Martin. The work engages in


Rhythm
Rhythm

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

“Space, is a position of bodies Time, is an accident of motion Motion, is a consequence of all act


Beyond the Su
Beyond the Su

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

This exhibition features material experiments by Haptek Lab in partnership with the Cre


Coast Marks
Coast Marks

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

Emma Enright is a textile artist and designer from Dundas, Ontario, and received a Bachelor of Desig


3 Miniature S
3 Miniature S

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'3 Miniature Suites' takes a small-scale perspective on three major social issues, many of which tak


The Breathing
The Breathing

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

In this installation brown paper bags and bellows are connected through bre


Master and Ap
Master and Ap

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

"My history with journeyperson-apprentice relationships is both a professional and a personal one. W


Destinations
Destinations

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-31

'Destinations', a project by Adrienna Matzeg, is series of 6 punch needle compositions created from


10490
10490

Start Date: 2021-01-22
End Date: 2021-01-30

"The process began with harvesting wood from my family’s property in London, Ontario. I participat


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Danish Desire
Danish Desire

Start Date: 2021-01-23
End Date: 2021-01-23

Danish design has become a global phenomenon, with Denmark contributing


It’s My Fut
It’s My Fut

Start Date: 2021-01-23
End Date: 2021-01-30

'It’s My Future Toronto' [IMFTO] at DesignTO: an interactive activity of city redesign with Micros


song of the s
song of the s

Start Date: 2021-01-23
End Date: 2021-01-31

"Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything


Quarantype
Quarantype

Start Date: 2021-01-23
End Date: 2021-01-31

"Out of a need to leave my place and explore I started to document the typography of various older a


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¡SHAMELESS!
¡SHAMELESS!

Start Date: 2021-01-24
End Date: 2021-01-24

The title is meant to be PROVOCATIVE — to get people's attention. Everyone knows that IKEA hacks a


Better Togeth
Better Togeth

Start Date: 2021-01-24
End Date: 2021-01-31

'Better Together' is a collaboration between High Noon (Leah Lavergne) and Hayley McOstrich born out


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A Crisis in R
A Crisis in R

Start Date: 2021-01-25
End Date: 2021-01-25

Society as we know it is in flux. The uncertainty that surrounds global health, cultural identity, a


Between the S
Between the S

Start Date: 2021-01-25
End Date: 2021-05-20

Artist Rachel Miller creates a new, site-specific installation referencing the immigrant experience,


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Ask Me Anythi
Ask Me Anythi

Start Date: 2021-01-26
End Date: 2021-01-28

'Ask Me Anything' is a new online program launched by DesignTO, featuring T


Does Canada N
Does Canada N

Start Date: 2021-01-26
End Date: 2021-01-26

Whether intentionally or not, our buildings, landscapes and urban spaces say a lot about us — comm


In Conversati
In Conversati

Start Date: 2021-01-26
End Date: 2021-01-26

Join Nehal El-Hadi, Editor-in-Chief of Studio Magazine, artist Anna Torma, and Curatorial Director S


Ensemble
Ensemble

Start Date: 2021-01-26
End Date: 2021-01-26

How can interior design reimagine fundamental models for how we live, w


Detroit: UNES
Detroit: UNES

Start Date: 2021-01-26
End Date: 2021-01-26

This session looks at the Detroit Month of Design, an annual multidisciplinary design festival occur


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Toronto Makes
Toronto Makes

Start Date: 2021-01-27
End Date: 2021-03-31

Due to the current lockdown in Toronto, the project has been cancelled.


DesignTO Symp
DesignTO Symp

Start Date: 2021-01-27
End Date: 2021-01-28

DesignTO’s sixth annual symposium brings nine multidisciplinary e


Healing Space
Healing Space

Start Date: 2021-01-27
End Date: 2021-01-27

Healing SpacesA panel discussion on art, design and architectur


What is ̶
What is ̶

Start Date: 2021-01-27
End Date: 2021-01-27

A continuation of the exploration '


Design + Fabr
Design + Fabr

Start Date: 2021-01-27
End Date: 2021-01-28

Attend a virtual presentation of Eventscape's offices, R & D Fab Lab, and custom manufacturing f


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Ideas Forum:
Ideas Forum:

Start Date: 2021-01-28
End Date: 2021-01-28

‘Ideas Forum: Community Care’ features five fast-paced and fun presenta


Women That Ma
Women That Ma

Start Date: 2021-01-28
End Date: 2021-01-28

Calling all designers, fashionistas, and technology experts! Women are bearing the brunt of the econ


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DesignTO Talk
DesignTO Talk

Start Date: 2021-01-29
End Date:

Join DesignTO and design expert Catherine Osborne for a conversation with C


Dying.dialogu
Dying.dialogu

Start Date: 2021-01-29
End Date: 2021-01-30

'Dying.dialogues' invites participants to share and reflect on design practice as it relates to the


BIPOC Portfol
BIPOC Portfol

Start Date: 2021-01-29
End Date: 2021-01-29

There is a notable disproportionate representation of Black, Indigenous and Persons of Colour (BIPOC


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