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TO DO Projects: Outside the Box

January 18 - January 24, 2016
78 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON M6J 2Y7, Canada

As part of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO), Outside-the-Box-cover-image1running January 18-24, 2016, TO DO project
Outside the Box’ recognizes and promotes Toronto as an epicenter for design. It does so in two principal ways as the instigator of this serial project, and as a host city for the work of others at the annual Toronto Design Offsite Festival. Each project begins with selecting correspondents — leading curators and designers in each participating city — to create a collection of thoughtfully designed objects that will fit into a standard Bankers box. These boxes are shipped to a selected city (e.g. Toronto and New York) for exhibition to showcase contemporary design and the talents of each city.TODO-Keilhauer_outline_RGB-021

This third edition of ‘Outside the Box’ features responses on the theme “multiple.” Multiples are numerous and often varied, but share common characteristics or qualities. They have several parts, elements, or members, in a relationship. City correspondents and curators are invited to explore “multiple” in any of its definitions. We welcome all creative interpretations on the theme.

When: Mon-Wed 11AM-7PM, Thu 11AM-9PM, Sat 11AM-6PM, Sun 11AM-5PM
Where: Stylegarage, 78 Ossington Avenue
Opening Reception: January 23, 5-7PM

Chicago correspondent: Ben Stagl
Edmonton correspondent: Chris Provins & Carmen Douville
Halifax correspondent: Breakhouse Inc.
Los Angeles correspondent: Erin Brown
Montreal correspondent: Zoë Mowat
New York correspondent: Chad Phillips & Zoe Fisher
Ottawa correspondent: Sabine Modder
Portland correspondent: MadeHere PDX
Seattle correspondent: Darin Montgomery

As an annual Festival, the Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is a space to engage in design that’s unpretentious, exciting, accessible, and fun. Storefronts display exciting exhibitions, galleries host immersive installations, and local and international designers spark discussion with lectures and workshops open to everyone to participate and learn. January 18-24, 2016.

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