Event - DesignTO Talks: Uncovering Canadian Design
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Tue, Jan 22, 2019 6:30pm — 9:00 pm, EQ3 Liberty Village, 51 Hanna Avenue

This panel discussion will uncover the process involved in designing and making modern furniture and home décor, with a focus on Canadian design. Moderated by EQ3 Creative Director Thom Fougere, he and panelists Christian Lo of ANONY (Toronto), Simon Johns (East-Bolton, Quebec), Jamie Wolfond of Good Thing (New York and Toronto), and Alisa Maria Wronski (Toronto) will share their personal design pedagogies, examine successes and failures, and provide insight into their methods as contemporary Canadian designers.

Thom Fougere
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.

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