Sunday, January 10, 2016

The Toronto Design Offsite Festival is back January 18-24!

The Toronto Offsite Design Festival TO DO, presented by Keilhauer
Toronto Design Offsite Festival
TO DO is presented by Keilhauer

The Six Annual Toronto Design Offsite Festival

Monday, January 18 – Sunday, January 24, 2016

This family-friendly week-long event takes design out of the studio and into the city for the community to engage and enjoy. The 2016 Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO), presented by Keilhauer, will offer over 80 exhibitions and events across the city at over 60 venues, showcasing the work of hundreds of designers and artists. Storefronts will display exciting exhibitions, galleries will host immersive installations, and local and international designers will spark discussion with lectures and workshops open to everyone to participate and learn.

Toronto Design Offsite Festival is back in the Junction from January 18-24th 2016.
Screenshot: The Junction BIA: Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2016
The Toronto Design Offsite Festival is back here in the Junction from January 18-24th 2016.

The Junction will be participating in the Toronto Design Offsite Festival once again.

Junction Venues

Toronto Design Offsite Festival Map: Junction Venues

Window Installations  (from west to east)

Peephole Portraits - Photography:  Phillipa C. Photography, 3063 Dundas St. W.
Balancing on Leaves - Industrial Design:  Helen + Hildegard, 3036 Dundas St. W.
Lost Lands - Photography:  Latre, 2988 Dundas St. W.
MAGICBOX - Industrial Design, Interactive Design:  Coolearth Architecture, 386A Pacific
WINTERSCAPE - Installation, Multiple Disciplines:  West Toronto Paint and Wallpaper, 2975 Dundas St. W.
Flummox - Art, Installation: Pandemonium, 2920 Dundas St. W.
Nthology:01 - Craft, Industrial Design:  Opticianado, 2919 Dundas St. W.
Double Happiness - Graphic Design, Industrial Design:  Forever Interiors, 2903 Dundas St. W.
Circus Series (Stage Set) - Industrial Design, Installation:  Cornerstone Furniture, 2886 Dundas St. W.
In Light - Multiple Disciplines:  NODO Restaurant, 2885 Dundas St. W.
Subtle Technologies v.19 Festival Preview - Fashion:  The Sewing Junction, 2841 Dundas St. W.


Oji Masanori Exhibition - Craft, Industrial Design: Mjolk, 2959 Dundas St. W.
Exhibition: Wed., Jan. 20 – Sun., Jan. 24 (We 7-9, Th-Fr 10-6, Sa 10-5, Su 12-5)
Reception: Wed., Jan. 20, 7-9 pm

YAM LAU: what if…a space… - Art, Installation: ARTiculations Earl Selkirk Gallery, 2928 Dundas St. W.
Exhibition: Mon., Jan. 18 – Sun., Feb. 14;  Mo-Fr 11-6, Sa 11-5, Su 12-5
Reception  Wed., Jan. 20, 6-9 pm

The Good Type - Graphic Design: Cut The Cheese, 2901 Dundas St. W.
Exhibition:  Tue., Jan. 19 – Sun., Feb. 28;  TWTh  12-9, FSa 12-11, Sun 12-5
Reception: Sat., Jan. 23, 5-8 pm

#ROMInk - Art, Craft, Graphic Design: SMASH, 2880 Dundas St. W.
Exhibition: Mon., Jan. 18 – Sun., Jan. 24;  Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5
Reception:  Live Tattooing Daily, 12-5 pm;
#ROMInk Video Essay, Sat & Sun, 12-5 pm


TO DO Talks: Oji Masanori: Mjolk, 2959 Dundas St. W.
Event: Sat., Jan. 23, 11 am – 12 noon; click here to RSVP (required)

Nuvango Studio Tour:  Nuvango Studio, 2738 Dundas St. W.
Event:  Tours on Jan. 20: start at 11 am, 2 pm, 5 pm, and 7 pm. Each tour is 45 min.
RSVP required (email

Free Festival Shuttle Bus:

Map for Free Toronto Design Offsite Festival Shuttle Bus Stop Locations
Screenshot: Free TO DO Festival Shuttle: The Map for the Shuttle Stop Locations

TODO is excited to announce the arrival of their new and FREE Shuttle Bus service that stops here in the Junction. The shuttle runs every 20 minutes on Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24, 2016, from 12pm-5pm.  Find out more HERE.

The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is a design festival and community created by designers. TO DO is a space to engage in design that’s unpretentious, exciting, accessible, and fun. TODO's purpose is to build awareness and dialogue around design. This not-for-profit festival attracts the international community to Toronto for one design-filled week of discovery every January.
For more information, visit