Re-view: How Furniture Defines Interior Space at the Broadview Hotel Café

Last summer (August 2017) saw the opening of a newly-renovated and expanded Broadview Hotel, situated on the North-west corner of Queen Street East and Broadview Avenue in Toronto’s east end. At that time, I stopped in for a visit and was prompted to write a series of posts about the design of the café interior … Continue reading Re-view: How Furniture Defines Interior Space at the Broadview Hotel Café

What Comes After EDIT? An Editorial about Design Studies

This summer, an unexpected design installation arrived in my neighbourhood: a series of Bike Share Toronto stations were installed outside up and down the main thoroughfare, linking bike path corridors with community parks, with retail and commercial areas, with residences and schools, and with the western beaches of Lake Ontario. The bikes themselves have a … Continue reading What Comes After EDIT? An Editorial about Design Studies

The View from Here: Three Canadian Design Events worth Attending This Fall

There are a lot of design events happening in Canada this Fall that have caught my eye. Here are three conferences/expos that I will be attending. The World Design Summit – to be held October 16-25 at the Palais des Congrès (1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle) in downtown Montréal – is a multi-faceted series of design events … Continue reading The View from Here: Three Canadian Design Events worth Attending This Fall