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Saturday, January 19, 2019.

IDS19 programming to be announced. See below for information about IDS18.


Where do we find inspiration?

Trends, ideas and inspiration are just some of the themes that are explored in this powerhouse speaker’s series. The Globe and Mail Saturday at IDS  is open to the public and gives consumers insider knowledge of design.

10AM – 7PM

$19.00 online
$22.00 at the door
$17.00 group (20+)

11:30am — 12:30pm

Shauna Levy, Jonathan Friedman and Marc Ryan in conversation with The Globe and Mail editor Andrew Sardone

Shauna Levy, President of Canada’s Design Museum, Design Exchange (DX), is a Canadian cultural visionary. Levy celebrates and promotes design, arts and culture accessible to everyone. Levy co-founded the internationally acclaimed Interior Design Show (IDS) in 1998, which she developed into one of the largest contemporary design fairs in North America.

Marc Ryan, principal and co-founder of PUBLIC WORK, is educated in landscape architecture as well as architecture. Marc’s professional experience includes 18 years of practice in Canada, the United States and Europe, where he has provided leadership in the design and implementation of public works that leverage the city’s requirements for infrastructure into a spectacular public realm.

Jonathan Friedman joined PARTISANS as a partner in 2013. The recipient of numerous awards, including the Ontario Association of Architect’s Best Emerging Practice and Design Excellence awards, the R+D Award, Azure’s AZ Awards, and the American Architecture Prize.

This panel discussion in conversation with The Globe and Mail Editorial Director, Andrew Sardone, will discuss social changes impacting the way we use public space today.

How do you use design and the design process to create pride of ownership among those using and investing in public space?

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Guests of Honour – Yabu Pushelberg in conversation with The Globe and Mail editor Kristina Ljubanovic

Founded in 1980 by George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, Yabu Pushelberg is now one of the most recognized design firms worldwide. The firm’s multidisciplinary approach is informed by an endless curiosity and driven by collaborations with thoughtful, creative like-minded people. Evolving to encompass all aspects of design, including interior environments, product collaborations, textiles, lighting design and architecture, each new venture reflects an edited approach that is imaginative, thoughtful and refined – shifting between the rational and the intuitive.

Recognized as design industry innovators, George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg have earned countless accolades for their work and contribution to international design excellence, including their appointment as Officers for the Order of Canada. With studios in Toronto and New York and current projects in over sixteen countries, attention to detail and a spirit of exploration remains a hallmark of the firm.

4:00pm — 5:00pm

Kathryn Ireland in conversation with The Globe and Mail editor Maryam Siddiqi

British-born, pre-eminent interior designer Kathryn M. Ireland is a true citizen of the world. From her legendary “sympathetic restorations” of landmark architectural houses and hotels to extraordinary homes for the Hollywood elite, the star of Million Dollar Decorators brings the best attributes of grand European style and cool California chic to every project.

A die-hard fan of bold colour, the layering of pattern and texture, and the beauty of imperfection, Ireland’s interiors convey an easy elegant vibe that is worldly and chic without trying. With a career spanning more than two decades, Kathryn has also become a major force in product manufacturing and has dedicated herself to producing her bespoke textile collections, weave collections, and upholstered goods all locally in the United States.

12:00pm — 1:00pm

“Form Follows Function” Outdoor Entertaining in Small Spaces

The fact that you have a small space shouldn’t mean you can’t have big get-togethers. The small footprint of outdoor bars and kitchens can be a big hit in outdoor entertaining. Publisher of Outdoor Lifestyle Magazine and Certified Landscape Designer Dave Maciulis will share over 25 years of his designs to creating amazing outdoor living spaces. From outdoor kitchens to swim-up bars or dining and entertaining, Dave will reveal how you can turn an ordinary small backyard lawn into amazing functional outdoor living.

1:30pm — 2:30pm

Wallpaper 2.0: A Method for Disrupting Décor

Décor disruption is careful, calculated and driven. With over a decade of innovation in wallpaper design, Jonathan Nodrick, Founder, CEO & Creative Director of Rollout, is relentless in his pursuit of reinvention. Nodrick’s curated collection of concepts, companies and personal connections highlight design prowess in an industry untamed, ultimately pushing the possibilities of graphics and technology in space.

3:00pm — 4:00pm

Stages and Phases of Designing Your Dream Home from the Inside Out

From concept, planning, budgeting and permitting, this seminar will navigate you through the complicated process of designing and constructing your custom dream home from scratch. Attendees will learn from the presentation of local designs created by a seasoned Toronto Residential Architect how a focused process, plan and inspiration lead to an exciting and successful execution of inside-out architecture.

4:30pm — 5:30pm

Designing With Desta

Starting a new design project is very exciting but without a plan it can be quite daunting. Join Desta as she helps guide you through the necessary steps of planning, budgeting, designing and decorating your space. Learn where best to spend your money and get advice on where you can save. Desta will share her best tips and DIY tricks! You will leave this seminar excited, motivated and ready to go!

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