Interior Design Show 2011

The Toronto International Design Festival organizers will once again present the Interior Design Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Center on January 27 - 30, 2011. It's on its 13th year and the exhibit line up looks stunning and spectacular. It is Canada's largest contemporary design fair providing a marketing platform for almost 4,000 individual designers, studios and companies. The show has been visited by over 550,000 visitors and close to 5,000 media.

Expect a lot of new designs from well known artists, designers and architects for this year's show.

Schedule of Events

January 27, 2011
Thursday / 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Opening Night Party

  • Party and rub elbows with the Who's Who in the world of interior design.
  • Get a glimpse of the Sibling Revelry design teams (David Dixon & Glenn Dixon; Jason Dressler & Lars Dressler; Sarah Richardson & Theo Richardson; and My Ta-Trung & Thien Ta-Trung).
  • Marvel at the newest designs of 300 exhibitors. Bid on the fabulous, re-imagined classic Vitra Panton Chairs by 20 of the country's famed architects, stylists and architects. And for sure, party is not fun and complete without performances, food and beverages.

Price: $55 for advance tickets / $60 for tickets at the door

January 28, 2011
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Professional Trade Day

  • See the floor exhibits and features.
  • Hear and be inspired by three renowned international design internationals stars talk about their not yet published books. They are: Thomas Mayne at 11:00 AM; Michael Young at 1:00 PM and Jean-Marie Massaud at 3:00PM.
  • Be blown away by the aspiring artists in different fields talk about their arts / projects in 6 minutes and 40 seconds thru Pecha Kucha, an exciting, fast-paced presentation.
  • Attend the trade seminars.
  • Marvel at the awesome creations at IDS BOOTH AWARDS.

(Open to members of the Design Industry. Pre-Registration is required)
Pre-Registration from December 16th – January 17th: $15.
All registrations after this point (online or on-site): $25.
Students registration (on-site only with valid photo student identification): $10

January 29, 2011
Saturday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

General Admission Day

The public is welcome to see all the exhibitions. There will also be design talks by the columnists and writers from Globe and Mail newspaper at Krups stage.

Admission fee / ticket:
Children 12 and under are free$19 for advance ticket / $22 for tickets at the door

January 30, 2011
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

General Admission Day

Be inspired by the discussions of some guests at Krups stage starting at noon.

Admission fee / ticket:
Children 12 and under are free$19 for advance ticket / $22 for tickets at the door


The Interior Design Show will be held at:

Metro Toronto Convention Center
255 Front Street West

For more details and tickets reservation, visit:

Photos are from this site.

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