come up to my room

my latest diesel post, come up to my room features young canadian designers/artists at the annual alternative design exhibition at the gladstone hotel in toronto during the toronto interior design show week. i've included it here for you to read, since there's so many amazing canadian designs to read about:

In it's fourth year, Come Up to My Room is an annual design exhibition held in the century old Gladstone Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada during the same time as Toronto's Interior Design Show.

This year it was held February 23 - 25, 2007 and featured the works of innovative, Canadian designers/artists who were invited to transform the Gladstone's twelve second floor rooms into installations.

The exhibition showcased the following Canadian designers/artists:

Magic Pony - knitted mushrooms
Studio Exit
Coe and Waito - porcelain jellyfish.
Bruno Billio
Castor Design
Covello Reesor: Cristina Covello and Andrew Reesor – Graduates of Sheridan College Furniture Design
2X2 - Two room installations presented by Motherbrand - Canadian Woods stamp series, a Canadiana quilt

MADE - Hybrids milk crate installation inspired by chinoisery
Rob Southcott - twisty back chairs, made of plywood.
Josh Hall
Christina Zeidler
Gorbet Design
Koma Designs & Gallery's Jamie Cheveldeyoff
Terence Cooke
Deanne Lehtinen

Some images of the installations can be seen at Mocoloco and the Gladstone Hotel (Toronto) Pool at flickr.

(Update: more pictures from the gladstone hotel here).

Jan Halvarson

1 comment:

lisa solomon said...

oh! can't wait to read the post! thanks jan....