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Mjölk Fire Tools - That is Best Which Works Best Exhibition
Thom Fougere Mjolk Fire Tools

The Fire Tools debuted during a Toronto Design week exhibit “That is Best Which Works Best” presented by Mjölk. The set is now available for purchase through Mjolk’s Toronto showroom and available internationally via their online shop. The Exhibition won a Best in Show award, and the Fire Tools won a Jurors Choice award as well as a Designlines Loves tag.

Thom Fougere Mjolk Fire Tools
Thom Fougere Mjolk Fire Tools

A series of Tyndall Vessels are also available through Mjolk, and were paired with a backless Shaker bench, and a shaker inspired George Nakashima bench.

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Thom Fougere Mjolk Tyndall Vessels

The Fire Tools were showcased alongside a variety of original Shaker antiques curated by Mjolk, as well as original designs by Hallgier Homstvedt, John Baker, and Jason Collett. 

Thom Fougere Mjolk
Thom Fougere
Mjolk - That Is Best Which Works Best
Thom Fougere Mjolk Fire Tools

That Is Best Which Works Best opens to the public today 7pm-9pm. 2959 Dundas Street West    
Toronto, Canada.

As part of Toronto Design Offsite Festival, Mjolk presents That Is Best Which Works Best, a group exhibition which sets out to examine how past craft movements have informed contemporary practice. By looking towards the Shaker movement, many designers, artisans and craftspeople have found a distinct aesthetic informed by a philosophical practice. January 18-23, 2017.

The Fire tool set is now available via mjolk.ca in both polished brass, and blackened brass.

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EQ3 Living Environment - IDS 2017
Thom Fougere EQ3 IDS

A living environment for furniture company EQ3 for IDS 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The structure acts as a backdrop for the experiential elements within. Open Jan 19-22, 2017.

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Mjölk Exhibition - That Is Best Which Works Best
Mjolk Fire Tools Thom Fougere

We're excited to announce the Mjölk Fire Tools will be launching during the exhibition "That Is Best Which Works Best". The event hosted by Canadian design gallery Mjölk, will open to the public on January 18th as part of the Toronto Design Offsite festival. 

Event description:

It is important to examine how past craft movements have informed contemporary practice. By looking towards the Shaker movement, many designers, artisans, and craftspeople have found a distinct aesthetic informed by a philosophical practice.

This exhibition combines the work of Canadian designer Thom Fougere, Norwegian designer Hallgeir Homstvedt, and musician Jason Collett, along with museum-quality Shaker objects, to play off of each other and facilitate a conversation between antique and modern pieces. Focusing on use and necessity, these designers look to create products which communicate the idea of functional timeless design.

More information available here.

220 Elm interior opens to the public

We've been quietly working on a number of exciting projects over the past year. The largest being an 89,000sqft interior renovation located in North Carolina for three furniture companies. The showroom located within the 220 Elm building in Highpoint opened to the public last week. Find details and images of the interior by clicking here.

Also in the works over the past few years has been a number of commissioned pieces for a variety of private and public clients. A new category has been added to the site, 'Commissions'.  Find details and images of the interior by clicking here. 

Thom Fougere Aluminum Reception Desk
Thom Fougere
Makers & Bakers - Ristorante Marta

I will be taking part in "Makers and Bakers" in Milan next week. The show will take place at Ristorante Marta in Spazio Rossana Orlandi, and is curated by Ambra Medda and Katie Lockhart.

If you're in town, make sure you stop by! Ristorante Marta, Via Matteo Bandello 14, April 12th-15th 10am-5pm.

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During the week, Ristorante Marta will be transformed by Makers & Bakers. Ambra Medda is teaming up with New Zealand-based interior designer Katie Lockhart to create  a place of discovery, where visitors can immerse themselves in work from 25 creatives hailing from 14 countries, including the USA, Canada, Japan, Serbia, Botswana, Uruguay and Denmark. The designers will show products that enhance our most communal experience: a meal. The moments we gather together to break bread spark great conversation, enable connection, and introduce us to new and authentic experiences.

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