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#DLLoves: The 100 Best Designs of Toronto Design Week 2016


From January 18 to 24 2016, thousands hiked across the city to take in all things design.

Throughout the week, we awarded the top 100 products (& other cool stuff) we spot with our custom Designlines Loves tags, specially designed by Sali Tabacchi.

Here’s what we tagged:

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Day One: Student Seating and Cored Concrete
Click here to see photos of everything we tagged on Jan 15!
1 Vovo side tables by Topher Kong, at Tables, Chairs & Other Unrelated Objects 5, at OCAD U Student Gallery, 52 McCaul St
2 Cloudy chair by Tatu Laasko, at Tables, Chairs & Other Unrelated Objects 5, at OCAD U Student Gallery, 52 McCaul St
3 2256 Feet by Kathryn Walter and superkül, at Aesop, 880 Queen St W
4 Earth Plugs by Deborah Wang, at Typology Gallery, 180 Shaw St, Ste #302
5 Lounge chair by Joshua Brolly, at Reveal, at Craft Ontario Gallery, 990 Queen St W
6 Memphis chair by Maggie McCutcheon, at Reveal, at Craft Ontario Gallery, 990 Queen St W

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Day Two: White Ash Woodwork and Tropical Plants
Click here to see photos of everything we tagged on Jan 18!
7 Pressure Set by Devin Schaffner, at IIDEX Woodshop, at Toronto City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen St W
8 Leather Bench by Jake Whillans, at IIDEX Woodshop, at Toronto City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen St W
9 MKSS by Six Pont Un, at Umbra + TO DO Compact Living Product Exhibition, at Umbra Store, 165 John St
10 Broom by Char Kennedy, at Umbra + TO DO Compact Living Product Exhibition, at Umbra Store, 165 John St
11 The Leaning Loop by Urbanworm Design, at Get in the Loop, at Urban Mode, 145 Tecumseth St
12 Outside the Box – Montreal, at Stylegarage, 78 Ossington Ave
13 Outside the Box – Los Angeles, at Stylegarage, 78 Ossington Ave
14 Faux Tropique by Ange-Line Tetrault, at Heat Wave, at Bosley Real Estate, 1108 Queen St W
15 Limited-edition sunglasses by Opticianado X Philip Sparks, at Heat Wave, at Bosley Real Estate, 1108 Queen St W
16 Clinker Pots, by Villa Villa and Caitlin Doherty, at Everlasting Wild, at The Grow Op, 222 Ossington Ave
17 Pattern for Gartshore and Cowie, at Architects Luc Bouliane, 1259 Dundas St W

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Day Three: Futuristic Tech and Evocative Dining Spaces
Click here to see photos of everything we tagged on Jan 19!
18 MAGICBOX by Currentform, at Coolearth Architecture, 386 Pacific Ave
19 Nthology:01 by Dualogue, at Opticianado, 2919 Dundas St W
20 Skin + Bones by Guido Costantino, at Monogram Dinner by Design, at Design Exchange, 234 Bay St
21 Dining environment by architectsAlliance, at Monogram Dinner by Design, at Design Exchange, 234 Bay St
22 Dining environment by Parker Barrow, at Monogram Dinner by Design, at Design Exchange, 234 Bay St

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Day Four: Stylish Spectacles and Student Prototypes
Click here to see photos of everything we tagged on Jan 20!
23 Moravian Remediation, at Collaborative Exercise 2016: Water, at the Paul H. Cocker Gallery, 325 Church St
24 Rainmaker, at Digital Tools Prototypes 2016, at the Ryerson Department of Architectural Science, 325 Church St
25 Eureka Lamp by Giorgio Cecatto, at CEK – Concrete Pieces, at Suite 22 Interiors, 429 Richmond St
26 Baldwin light by Hollis+Morris, at Klaus, 300 King St E
27 Garamond glasses by Kate Tessier and Guild Eyewear, at Made Primary, at Made, 394 King St E
28 Pendant light by Coolican and Company and Turn of the Century Lighting, at Made Primary, at Made, 394 King St E
29 Mobilier de Compagnie, at RADform, 201 Frederick St, Ste #103
30 En Masse, at MASS LBP, 392A King St E
31 Rock-A-Bounce by Parya Vahdat, at Tables, Chairs & Other Unrelated Objects 5, at OCAD U Student Gallery, 52 McCaul St

 

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Day Five: Ingenious Lighting and Designer Selfies
Click here to see photos of everything we tagged on Jan 21!

32 Life Moves Fast by the Racquet Club at Come Up to My Room, at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W
33 Overworld by Taxawork at Come Up to My Room, at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W
34 Union lighting by Shelter Bay at Come Up to My Room, at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W
35 Pop-up workshop by Carl and Rose at Come Up to My Room, at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W
36 Dishes Will Be Broken by Rahna Moreau at Come Up to My Room, at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W
37 OpenUP, at Urbanproduct, 225 Sterling Rd, Unit 23
38 “New” mirror by Fugitive Glue at Like, You Know, Whatever, 163 Sterling Rd, Unit 128
39 Muddler by the National Design Collective at Like, You Know, Whatever, 163 Sterling Rd, Unit 128
40 Balancing on Leaves by Oscar Kwong, at Helen+Hildegard, 3036 Dundas St W
41 CU by Castor Design, 1161 Dundas St W
42 Diamond pendant by Oji Masanori x Mjölk at Mjölk, 2959 Dundas St W
43 The Good Type by Slyeye at Cut the Cheese, 2901 Dundas St W

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Day Six: Origami Ovens and Designer Window Displays

Click here to see photos of everything we tagged on Jan 22!
44 Fourth floor by Galerie Youn at Come Up to My Room, at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W
45 Breath by Uufie and students from Ryerson’s School of Interior Design at Come Up to My Room, at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W
46 Ripple by Archestra at Come Up to My Room, at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W
47 Airplane stove by Brent Cordner at Smorgasboard, at James Contemporary, 1266 Queen St W
48 Bridge candelabra by Rob Southcott at Smorgasboard, at James Contemporary, 1266 Queen St W
49 Bent Mirror Series by Nina Cho at In Series, at Propeller Gallery, 30 Abell St
50 The Big Swoop by Watson Soule at In Series, at Propeller Gallery, 30 Abell St
51 Leonia by SUMO Project at INabstracto, 1160 Queen St W
52 Last is First by Heather Goodchild and Naomi Yasui (curated by Melanie Egan) at Deliberately Ambiguous, at Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W
53 Morning Flowers by Lubo Design at 1659 Dundas St W
54 Adult Toys by Lido Pimienta at Community Group Exhibition, Xpace Cultural Centre, 303 Landsdowne Ave, Unit #2
55 Love is… Plastic by Corey Moranis at Community Group Exhibition, Xpace Cultural Centre, 303 Landsdowne Ave, Unit #2
56 Seattle Outside the Box at Stylegarage, 78 Ossington Ave
57 Study lamp by 348Studio at Do Design, at 348 Studio, 906 Dundas St W
58 Reed chair by Nathan Clarke at Do Design, at Dialogue 38, 865 Dundas St W
59 Huntress Cosmetic Table by Cassic Ho at Do Design, at Sovereign State, 827 Dundas St W
60 Rest by Oscar Kwong at Do Design, at Odile Chocolat, 829 Dundas St W

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The Interior Design Show, Pt 1
Click here to see photos of everything we tagged!
61 Mix sofa by Stylegarage
62 Neo-neo shelf by Khalil Jamal
63 Concept Antracita tiles, at Mettro Source
64 Kitchen system by Bauformat
65 Origin sparkling wine by Between the Lines Winery
66 Knock-knock dishwasher by Miele
67 Ice Kitchen by Tom Dixon for Caesarstone
68 Oscar Kwong’s Studio North booth
69 Edwin chair by Peter Coolican and Simon Ford
70 Dekton by Cosentino
71 Feature wall by Teak & Co., at Scavolini
72 Dressage vanity by Graff
73 Mirror by Creators of Objects
74 Erased Heritage area rugs by Jan Kath
75 Nissima faucet and handshower panel by Tenzo
76 Vesso tub by Vanico Maronyx
77 Imbue light by WoodAnchor
78 Ontario Wood exhibit by Citizen Collab
79 Lincoln lounge chair by Miles and May
80 Crescent tub by Fleurco
81 Gakko chair by Soho Concept
82 Hodge bench by Manuel Barreto
83 Many-Squares panels by Colin Schleeh
84 Bent by Hollis + Morris

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The Interior Design Show, Pt 2
Click here to see photos of everything we tagged!
85 Latitude suspension light by Jacob Antoni
86 Cut pendant by Mercury Bureau
87 Colourinky wallpaper by Rollout and Robert Sangster
88 Bespoke kitchen by Burdifilek and Avani Kitchens
89 Bartley Organic chair by Andrew Richard Designs
90 Assembly dressing table by Zoë Mowat for EQ3 Assembly
91 Takeme table by Nina Dubarry
92 Jane sofa by Montauk sofa
93 Urbena faucet by Blanco
94 Hella writing desk by Djuna Day Studio
95 Custom area rug program by Weavers Art
96 Designlines booth by Mason Studio and Rollout
97 Nature x Nature by OCAD U students for the Kentwood Design Challenge
98 Zig-Zag light sculpture by Lightmaker Studio
99 Shadowbrook faucet by DXV American Standard
100 Tom Dixon Lights

 


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