The Interior Design Show, Toronto, 2017

the Sweep Fun, colourful, full of food and entertaining related products – for the true Foodie Era we’re in! Food can be design, presentation is everything. Aside from taste of course..but that begs the question, does it taste better because it is better presented?… smartest booth simplest ideas can often be powerful – the Bloom…

Listening to Tom Dixon and Ora Ito

Rarely when looking at an object one gives sufficient thought to the process it underwent prior to its final form. Recently at the interior design show here in Toronto, two prominent contemporary designers talked about their way of work – here are some excerpts. Tom Dixon Exponent of the punk era and Sex Pistols, the esteemed…

IDS 2106 – 6 highlights from The Interior Design Show, Toronto

Water vapour fireplace! humidifies the room as well! http://www.nerofiredesign.com Cooktop – literally! Finally doors in all sizes – beautiful, from Bigfoot XL/XXL windows and doors http://bigfootdoor.com Stunning glass art from Renato Foti http://www.renatofoti.com The new urban kitchen, polished industrial from Scavolini http://www.dekla.ca/#/featured/5 Fabulous use of Ceasar stone in the centre lounge – Tom Dixon ICE http://www.caesarstone.ca/en/Pages/default.aspx

Toronto, IDEX 2015

This year brought focus on materials and textures. Some of the highlights, in no particular order… A curated selection from www.thinkmaterial.ca Intarsia redefined: en.raclima.com/ Shaped, aged glass lights from Eurofase Beautiful cabinetry handles from Richelieu Interesting fridge paneling from Porter and Charles… And the beautiful Fogo Island project