“Hybrid Design: Collaboration in Practice is the topic of the first discussion and investigates the value of working in cross-disciplinary formats. The panelists will explain how collaborative efforts in their professional practices have informed their current work, their forecasts for the development of these processes, and the risks and issues in collaboration. The ideas expressed by the panelists will begin to explore if and how adaptive modifications are required in a Canadian context to facilitate collaboration in practice.”
“The Perimeter Series was developed by AZero, the joint efforts of ALSO Collective and Mason Studio. The studios share philosophies of design, but originate from two distinct practices. ALSO occupies a space in digital media and graphic design, while Mason inhabits the domain of physical interior space. The Perimeter Series was developed as an opportunity to share in the conversation between the studios to explore a shift in the boundaries of design. Come take part in our discussions!”
This event is free, but registration is required. Please register by clicking here.
FINAL COUNTDOWN! For just $10 you can help support this amazing independent design festival!
Designers are the magic makers, the interfacers.
Designers allow the stuff of dreams to come to life.
Designers have the capability to make our day with well played functionality.
And that is why design matters! Because we live in a world where we engage with design round the clock.
Supporting a community that nurtures designers so they can give birth to great design just makes sense.
This festival is near and dear to my heart because as a designer it brings together some of the best independent talent we have in Toronto and each year I walk away inspired. Plus this warm bunch of creative geniuses do a fine job of thawing out Toronto in the coldest month of the year.
Toronto Design Offsite (TO DO) Festival entering its 3rd year with over 40 exhibits around town
It’s going to be cold so why not warm your heart with inspiration by taking in some of the many exhibits that will be part of Toronto Design Offsite 2013. From “unexpected prototypes to immersive installations”, this festival that showcases emerging Canadian Design is growing in leaps and bounds every year. It’s taking over the city and supporting a growing design community both locally and nationally.
If you are looking for some online content to supplement your experience along with TO DO’s blog of festival Sneak Peeks Toronto design team MASON STUDIO has a great 12 part series featuring the designers, artists and organizers of TO DO.
“Everything we do as MADE is about engagement and working for more and more people to understand the kind of work we represent as well as produce ourselves- as an independent design company, this contributes to our making a living. TO DO works towards engagement within the design community and simultaneously reaches out to a wider audience in Toronto and beyond, so it’s like riding a bigger wave.” Read more on the MASON STUDIO Journal
If you are feeling like you want an early start on Design Week in Toronto then head on up to The Junction, the newest hub of d’lish design in the city. The Junction Kick-Off Weekend (part of Toronto Design Offsite) is taking place tonight and tomorrow afternoon
“The Warm-Up: Fire-Building in the Junction project to construct a fire pit at the train platform of the junction was set in motion by Marcin Kedzior and Noah Scheinman and involves students from Interior Design, Industrial Design, and Architectural Technology from Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.” Read more on Toronto Design Offsite
Saturday, January 19, 6-9 pm | Sunday, January 20, noon-3pm
Location: The Junction Train Platform at 2960 Dundas Street West (1/2 block east of Pacific Ave)