Last weekend, from Jan 24 to Jan 27, 2013, over 300 Interior Design exhibitors at The 2013 Interior Design Show IDS13 (Canada’s Design Fair) presented their latest and most innovative products from across Canada and from around the world .

Kicking off with the biggest Interior Design Party of the year, industry elites, artists, designers and architects convened on the North Building show floor of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for a night of cocktails & food from Toronto’s top restaurants and caterers.

In addition to exhibits, the fair hosted seminars & keynote speakers including international guest of honour Oki Sato, Jerszy Seymour, Philippe Malouin and Jürgen Mayer H.

Key trends of the show included 1. colours and patterns mixing 2. natural materials 3. accessible high-profile designs 4. craftsmanship and 5. inspired work spaces.

Exhibits that really caught our eyes:

KIA's unique exhibit at IDS showcasing four cars wrapped in colourful, custom patterns created by Karim Rashid, Christiane Lemieux, Douglas Coupland and Jürgen Mayer H
KIA’s unique exhibit at IDS showcasing four cars wrapped in colourful, custom patterns created by Karim Rashid, Christiane Lemieux, Douglas Coupland and Jürgen Mayer H

 

KIA by Jürgen Mayer H.
KIA by Jürgen Mayer H.
Chairs from BluDot Auction in Support of ONEXONE
Chairs from BluDot Auction in Support of ONEXONE


Napoleon Quality Fireplaces made with Swarovski Elements
Napoleon Quality Fireplaces made with Swarovski Elements

 

Stone Garden designed by Nendo for Caesarstone Canada
Stone Garden designed by Nendo for Caesarstone Canada
Jardin de Ville's Black and White booth
Jardin de Ville’s Black and White booth
Jardin de Ville's wall of hand bags
Jardin de Ville’s wall of hand bags
IKEA's vintage bathroom display with vintage copper bathtub
IKEA’s vintage bathroom display with vintage copper bathtub

 

 

IDC - Interior Designers of Canada
IDC – Interior Designers of Canada

The Designboom Market
The Designboom pop up market made its Canadian debut at the IDS 13 showcasing works by emerging artists/designers.

Interesting items we found include

Daisy Garden Rug by Joe Jin with detachable daisies
Daisy Garden Rug by Joe Jin with detachable daisies
Lookie Lous reading glasses/ sunglasses that can be worn as a hairband
Lookie Lous reading glasses/ sunglasses that can be worn as a hairband


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