Two new exhibitions at the Design Exchange

Running from July 16 to October 10, 2010, Bent Out of Shape: Canadian Industrial Design 1945 – Present celebrates the Design Exchange’s rich industrial design collection dating from 1945 to the present. The exhibition showcases the permanent collection through the lens of material, method, technology, identity and transformation. In doing so, Bent Out of Shape will illustrate rapid political, technological, and social changes which burst forth following World War II and moving toward modernity. This exhibition is free for DX members, and is $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors.


Design Domestic runs from July 5 to August 19, 2010, and is a photographic-based exhibit featuring nine Canadian designers/artists in their homes. The photographs will be exhibited alongside a personal artifact, on loan to the DX by each of the designers/artists. An Te Liu, Andrew Jones, Anne Cormier, Claude Cormier, Jason MacIsaac, Martin Kohn, Micah Lexier, Renee Daoust and Shaun Moore all to be featured. Admission to this exhibition is free.