Feel This! The Design Exchange Black and White Gala

This event takes place on Saturday, October 20, 2007, and comprises a series of dynamic events.

The exclusive VIP dinner kicks off with cocktails at 6:30pm, followed by dinner at 7:00pm. This intimate pre-gala dining event honours Canadian architectural icon Eberhard Zeidler, with special works by Dr. John Evans. Buy one-of-a-kind handbags created by Canadian designers from across our great nation.

Tickets for the dinner are $450 for members (groups of 10 enjoy 10% off), and $500 for the public (groups of 10 enjoy 10% off). Tickets include admission to the Big Party following the dinner.

At 8:00pm, the Big Party begins, starring design icon and DJ Karim Rashid in Esoterik Elektro. Party with some of Torontos hottest performers. For those quiet moments, listen to cool jazz in the Eb Zeidler Retrospective Lounge. High rollers enjoy Casino Royale, including a high-stakes lottery, poker, and games of chance.Squash your hunger and quench your thirst with sumptuous soul food and liberal libations. Holiday shop at the Raffle and Silent Auction. You may win a Bang & Olufsen stereo!

Tickets for the Big Party are $150 for DX members (groups of 10 enjoy 10% off), and $175 for the public (groups of 10 enjoy 10% off).

The Design Exchange is located in the former Toronto Stock Exchange Building at 234 Bay Street in downtown Toronto. Designed by architects George and Moorehouse with associate S.H. Maw and completed in 1937, it combines streamlined moderne, art deco and stripped classicism.

For more information, please visit www.dx.org/gala2007/galahm.html, and to purchase tickets, call 416.216.2150.