Interior Jan 23足-26 Design 2014 Show Toronto
Photo: Jason Baskey
Stone Garden by nendo, presented by Caesarstone, IDS13
Domenic Oppedisano from Caesarstone Canada: â€œYear after year, the Interior Design Show captures the hearts of design enthusiasts everywhere by bringing together the latest and most innovative international and local design trends under one roof.â€?
Interior Design Show: Canadaâ€™s Design Fair
The Interior Design Show is Canadaâ€™s premiere showcase of new products, innovative designers and avant-garde concepts from North America and beyond. For one weekend each January, the city of Toronto is filled with industry superstars, cutting-edge emerging names, design-savvy consumers and top media outlets. For 3.5 action-packed days, the Interior Design Show shapes the design world for the year to come.
51,000 total visitors
Interior Design Show: Canadaâ€™s Design Fair
3.5 days duration of show
175,000 sq. ft. size of show
Interior Design Show: History
In January 1999, the first Interior Design Show opened its doors to an enthusiastic design community, media world and consumer market. An important milestone for Canada’s design scene, the first show brought together over 25,000 visitors who came to see Wallpaper magazine founder Tyler Brûlé, Droog’s Gijs Bakker and furniture designer Holly Hunt. After 15 years, the Interior Design Show has become one of the most successful recurring design events in Canadian history and over the years has inspired over 660,000 visitors. Attendance has almost doubled since its inception, and international designers and architects travel from around the world to stand on the IDS main stage. The Interior Design Show has
Interior Design Show: History
established itself as a breeding ground for design creativity, innovation and inspiration, bringing together hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors each year. In 2012, the Interior Design Show was purchased by Informa, the largest publically-owned organizer of exhibitions, expositions and training events in the world. With 150 offices in 40 countries, Informa brings together over a million professionals each year. The newly formed Informa Canada manages over 46 tradeshows, consumer shows and conferences around the country, serving the construction, real estate, craft, art and design markets.
Montauk Sofa booth, IDS11
Interior Design Show: Brand
Over the past decade and a half, the Interior Design Show has expanded into a multi-faceted event that connects design communities across Canada and North America. The ever-growing brand includes:
Over 300 companies ranging from lighting, furniture and textile manufacturers to kitchen and bath providers
Speakers Celebrated names from across the globe bring the international scene to the show floor
Installations Innovative concepts by the countryâ€™s biggest stars challenge perceptions of space and design
Forward-looking shows-within-the-show set the trends for years to come
Videos and articles highlight the people, products and places that are shaping the design world
Additional coverage of the show handed out on-site and pre-distributed through select media sources
The showâ€™s official mobile app offers on-the-go updates on features, events and announcements
E-newsletter An illuminating resource of breaking news in the Canadian and international design scene
Offsite Events Cultural events across the city run simultaneously with the Interior Design Show
Lightform/Metalarte booth, IDS10
Garden Room concept space by Earth Inc., IDS09
Interior Design Show: Toronto
As Canada’s largest city and one of the most multicultural metropolises in the world, Toronto is truly an economic hub, outperforming every major North American centre and establishing itself as a hotbed for design. Engage with Toronto’s thriving and diverse network of design schools, institutions, studios, showrooms, professionals and design- savvy consumers – an ever-growing market driven by creativity and innovation.
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Major Museums and Galleries
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Royal Ontario Museum (designed by Daniel Libeskind)
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Art Gallery of Ontario (designed by Frank Gehry)
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largest city in North America
architects and designers in Toronto, making for the largest critical mass of designers in Canada
largest design workforce in North America
growth rate in Ontarioâ€™s design workforce over the past 15 years
140 languages comprise one of the most diverse and multicultural cities in the world
in goods and services exported globally each year
customers and suppliers are within a dayâ€™s drive
Interior Design Show: Canada
Canadaâ€™s sound and diversified economy, well-developed trade networks and abundant resources have helped to evolve the countryâ€™s pulsating design and architecture scene into a vibrant flurry of creativity and innovation. As one of the most multicultural nations on the planet, Canada is home to an always-expanding network of craftspeople, architects, designers, artisans and developers.
country for business in the G20, according to Forbes Magazine
rate of growth for GDP
34.5 million population
ranking in quality of life in the G7
$1.84 trillion 1%
soundest banking system in the world, according to the World Economic Forum
largest country in the world by area
largest economy in the world
Catherine Osborne from AZURE magazine: “IDS brings all levels of expertise together, from design students to high-end manufacturers. If you want to know what’s happening in Canadian contemporary design, you can’t really afford to miss IDS.”
Our Home and Native Land concept space by Mason, IDS12
Interior Design Show: Exhibitors
The immersive IDS show floor is buzzing with inspired product launches that shape the North American design market over the coming year. Over 300 manufacturers, retailers, distributors and design studios, based in Canada and beyond, represent a diverse range of industries: • • • • • •
Architects & designers Carpeting & flooring Furniture Home accessories Kitchen & bath Lighting
Flos lounge, IDS12
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Publications Materials Technology Textiles Wallcoverings Window & door
Andre Tesolin from Metropolitan Hardwood Floors: â€œWe have participated in many other tradeshows and have begun to exhibit solely at IDS, as it is best at reaching designers and high end consumers, our target market.â€?
Giorgetti/POI booth, IDS09
Interior Design Show: Speakers
Since the very beginning, the Interior Design Show main stage has attracted the global design worldâ€™s most forward-looking, innovative luminaries. On Professional Trade Day presented by Miele, the AZURE Trade Talks program invites starchitects and design provocateurs from Europe, South America, Asia and other locales to offer exclusive industry advice to professional attendees. At the weekend speaker series, Globe Style Saturday and House & Home Sunday, the design-savvy public flocks to the stage for insider design advice and exclusive DIY ideas from TV celebrities, stylists and dĂŠcor specialists.
Aaron Hoey, USA Allegra Hicks, UK Arne Quinze, Belgium Barbara Barry, USA Barbara Hulanicki, USA Ben van Berkel, UNStudio, The Netherlands Bill Sofield, USA Bjarke Ingels, BIG, Denmark Bonnie Brooks, Canada Brad Ford, USA Brian Gluckstein, Canada Brigitte Shim, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects, Canada
Bruce Mau, USA Christiane Lemieux, USA Christophe Delcourt, France Christophe Pillet, France Dakota Jackson, USA Douglas Coupland, Canada Enrique Norten, TEN Arquitectos, Mexico Fabio Novembre, Italy Fernando and Humberto Campana, Brazil Gijs Bakker, Droog,The Netherlands Giulio Cappellini, Italy
Glenn Pushelberg, Yabu Pushelberg, Canada Holly Hunt, USA Ilkka Suppanen, Finland Jack Lenor Larsen, USA Jaime Hayon, Spain James Irvine, Italy Jean-Marie Massaud, France Jerszy Seymour, Germany Job Smeets, Studio Job, Belgium John Gidding, USA John Pawson, UK Joshua Prince-Ramus, REX, USA Julien De Smedt, Denmark
Interior Design Show: Speakers
Jürgen Mayer H.: “Toronto is going through tremendous growth in project development and there is so much potential in its design and architecture. I’m interested in what the future has in store for the city.” Nipa Doshi
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Jürgen Mayer H., Germany Karim Rashid, USA Lynda Reeves, Canada Marcel Wanders, The Netherlands Marilyn Denis, Canada Mark Challen, Canada Martha Schwartz, USA Matali Crasset, France Michael Gabellini, Gabellini Sheppard Associates, USA Michael Young, Hong Kong Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, USA Nigel Coates, UK Nipa Doshi, Doshi Levien, UK
Oki Sato, nendo, Japan Paola Antonelli, USA Patricia Urquiola, Italy Philippe Malouin, UK Piero Lissoni, Italy Renny Ramakers, Droog, The Netherlands Richard Schultz, USA Sarah Richardson, Canada Stephen and Michael Maharam, USA Suzanne Dimma, Canada Thom Mayne, Morphosis, USA Thomas Sandell, Sweden Tom Dixon, UK
Tommy Smythe, Canada William Yeoward, UK Winka Dubbeldam, Archi-tectonics, USA Winy Maas, MVRDV, The Netherlands Yves Béhar, USA
Interior Design Show: The Party
Jerszy Seymour, Philippe Malouin, J端rgen Mayer H.
Christie Smythe, Sarah Richardson, Tommy Smythe, Gary Sarantopoulos, Brian Gluckstein
Interior Design Show: The Party
There’s never been an event quite like the Interior Design Show opening night party, where 5,500 industry leaders, cultural aficionados and design celebrities kick off the IDS weekend right on the exhibition show floor. The Party is the place for local practitioners to rub shoulders with international stars.
Randi Bergman from Fashion Magazine: “There is nothing like a blowout art party to get the who’s who of Toronto’s design scene out of the house despite frigid temps – [this year’s] kick-off for the Interior Design Show certainly was that.”
Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto, Ola Rune
Interior Design Show: Features
Portico prototype by Carmen Yatscoff, IDS10
Barry Chong from TORO Magazine: “Canadians often forget that aesthetic excellence is integral in shaping Canada’s evolving identity. IDS does a huge service to the young Canadians currently designing the country’s future.”
With its finger on the pulse and a keen eye for the latest global design trends, the Interior Design Show presents forward-looking exhibits that offer insight into what to expect in the coming year. These showswithin-a-show put a spotlight on the next generation of design and highlight new innovations from around the world.
Interior Design Show: Features Features include: Studio North’s celebrated annual showcase of one-offs and bespoke lines by 60 Canadian and international emerging designers.
Prototype’s curated selection of exciting new works, not currently in production, by independent designers. Creative Class’s spotlight on work from top design schools around the country, including George Brown College, Seneca College and University of Calgary.
21 designboom mart Toronto’s bazaar of 200-plus jewellery, lighting and furniture items by emerging talents from across the globe.
Modern Kid’s inspired vignettes of contemporary children’s furniture and accessories for nurseries, playrooms and bedrooms. ONEXONE’s annual charity auction of iconic furniture items re-designed by fashion, product, interior and graphic designers.
designboom mart Toronto, IDS13
Interior Design Show: Installations
Each year, IDS invites innovative designers and architects from every continent to create never-before-seen installations and immersive environments right on the show floor. Collaborations and provocative concepts challenge attendees to change the way they interact with space and design. Installations include: Entrance exhibits by such practitioners as Chicago artist Willy Chyr and Toronto architecture studio RAW design that entice visitors onto the show floor.
Concept spaces by Heather Dubbedlam, Bruce Mau Design, Karim Rashid and other studios that re-think traditional environments like homes and workspaces.
BY_Lissoni Lounge by Piero Lissoni, IDS12
Lounge spaces by the showâ€™s International Guest of Honour that spotlight the work of global stars, including Piero Lissoni of Italy and Japanese designer Oki Sato.
Templar Lake on the Mountain by rhed Built by Poliform, IDS11
Photo: Shai Gil
CR= _ ATE: The Pop Up Office concept space by DUBBELDAM Architecture + Design, IDS13
Alain Courchesne from Igloodgn: “IDS is the best show of its kind in Canada - if you’re going to do one show this year, this is the show you want to go to.“
Roll & Hill lighting at the Rolling Hills concept space by Ministry of the Interior, IDS10
Moooi/Klaus by Nienkamper booth, IDS10
Madeleine Löwenborg-Frick from IKEA: “Our participation in IDS guarantees that we are reaching the most important influencers in the Canadian design community – we know that everyone we want to reach will be in attendance.”
Design Icons exhibit presented by Kia, IDS13
Photo: Michael Graydon
IKEA booth, IDS13
Interior Design Show: Sponsors
Sponsors are more than just logos on a poster. They’re an integral component of the Interior Design Show’s global approach. These industry leaders – many of which have been with the show for over a decade – collaborate with innovative designers and practitioners to create inspired lounge spaces and exciting show floor events that showcase their brands while interacting with the design community. The show also works with trade commissions to bring the design world’s international superstars and cutting-edge product launches to the show floor. Previous sponsors include: • Audi • AZURE • Dekla • The Globe and Mail • IKEA • Kia • KRUPS
Previous commissions include: • Miele • National Bank • PARA Paints • RADO • Scavolini S.p.A. • Swarovski • Tourism Toronto
• British Consulate-General, UK Trade & Investment • Bureau du Quebec • City of Toronto • Consulat general de France
• Italian Cultural Institute, Consulate General of Italy • Royal Norwegian Consulate General
Dutch Consulate booth, IDS08
Karen von Hahn from the Toronto Star: â€œThe show is a very important forum for design, for hearing from the top creative minds from around the world and for discovering up and coming Canadian talent.â€?
Professional Trade Day presented by Miele, IDS13
Interior Design Show: Professionals With 12,000 trade attendees each year, the Interior Design Show is the venue for reaching Canadaâ€™s top architects, designers, buyers, manufacturers and developers. Because 88% of the showâ€™s Canadian
trade attendees donâ€™t travel to international design fairs, the Interior Design Show provides a total design resource for professionals to tap into new products, developments and contacts for the coming year.
architects, interior designers and industrial designers
retailers and buyers
manufacturers and distributors
countries from around the world
merchandisers and stylists
are decision makers
from around the world. It is an invaluable opportunity for brands to connect with the decision makers that are shaping the design economy in Canada and abroad.
builders and developers
The Professional Trade Day is reserved exclusively for members of the design trade. Specialized programming, international speakers, and seminars make this an essential yearly event for professionals
are working on a project and are looking to purchase at the show
$160 million will be spent on projects this year
Willy Chyr: “It’s not often that you find so many people passionate about art and design under one roof. The show was a great opportunity to share my work and gain inspiration from others.”
Entrance Video Tower by 64th and Queen, IDS11
As Luck Would Have It installation by Willy Chyr, IDS13
Interior Design Show: Consumers
Toronto has the fastest-growing condo market in North America, with over 170 developers in the Greater Toronto Area alone. It is a city of design-savvy, affluent homeowners looking to furnish their spaces with the latest in modern design. Each year, thousands of consumers from Toronto and beyond attend the Interior Design Show as their go-to design primer for the year to find new brands and products for their homes.
aged between 35-54 years (prime purchasing age)
16,500 attendees earn between
100K â€“ 500K
attend the show to source new products
8,600 attendees earn between
500K â€“ 1M /yr
$158 million will be spent on projects this year
What Makes You Wealthy? concept space by Bruce Mau Design, IDS04
Interior Design Show: Press
Hundreds of media outlets from Canada, the US and Europe attend the Interior Design Show to report on the newest design trends and innovations being developed in Canada and beyond. IDSâ€™s tireless PR team is constantly expanding its media coverage, developing relationships with new sources and regions every year.
Swarovski Crystal Clear exhibit, chandelier by Powell & Bonnell, IDS09
Interior Design Show: Press
House & Home
Marilyn Denis Show
National Post The Globe and Mail
eTalk blogTO Now Magazine Apartment Therapy La Presse
Newspapers Ottawa Citizen
The New York Times
Interior Design Show: Social Media
The Interior Design Show is more than just a weekend each year. Itâ€™s a multi-dimensional brand that is constantly engaging with the global design scene. Through social media initiatives, IDS connects with the design communities, schools, studios and organizations around the world that are changing the face of design.
Qualified e-newsletter subscribers:
10,700+ Instagram followers:
20,500+ Interior Design Show.com
140,000+ unique visitors annually
MCLV Lounge by the Design Agency, presented by Molson Canadian and Evoke Luxury Vinyl, IDS13
Missoni Home booth, IDS09
Tensegrity Lights by Michal Maciej Bartosik at Studio North, IDS12
Rachel Gotlieb from the Gardiner Museum: â€œStudio North is the most important platform in the country for networking with the professional design community, design savvy consumers and the media all under one roof.â€?
Prototype exhibit, IDS13
Interior Design Show: Participation
The Interior Design Show’s participants are an integral component of the show’s commitment to innovative ideas and fresh design concepts. IDS offers a variety of options for its exhibitors and sponsors.
Main Exhibit Floor Space is raw and available by the square foot at $35 CDN/square foot, plus HST. This is approximately $34 USD/square foot or €2,530 Euros/nine square metres.*
Modern Kid exhibit fee is $4,995 CDN/ 10-by-10-foot space and $9,500/20-by-10-foot space, plus HST. All Modern Kid spaces include hard wall, carpet and vinyl signage.
Participation in Studio North and Prototype includes the opportunity to have your work reviewed by a panel of international design leaders like Tom Dixon, Eero Koivisto, Arne Quinze and Patricia Urquiola, among others, as well as editors from top design publications around the world. Jury dates take place in April, August and October. Studio North exhibit fee is $1,075 CDN/fiveby-five-foot space and $2,450/five-by-10-foot space, plus HST. All Studio North spaces include hard wall, flooring and vinyl signage.
Prototype exhibit fee is $475/one item, plus HST. Selected Prototype works are exhibited together in a group display on a platform.
All exhibitor participation includes: Marketing
IDS Show Guide**
* Please note that all conversions are as at time of printing and serve as an approximate indication of costs. The actual costs are subject to currency exchange rates at day of transaction. ** Considered for placement if photos are submitted before deadline.
Exhibitor Opportunities A wide range of rate options and turnkey booth packages are available to exhibitors. The Metro Toronto Convention Centre offers competitive set-up and build-out costs. Options include:
Interior Design Show: Participation
The Design Lodge by stylegarage and Gus*, IDS13
Sponsorship Opportunities The Interior Design Show custom-tailors its sponsorships to meet individual marketing needs. Its packages are totally unique and highly sought-after. Previous sponsorship programs include: • Collaborations with local designers on one-of-a-kind lounge spaces • Trend-focused exhibits that ignite the community • Innovative product initiatives integrated right onto the show floor
Fontana Arte pendants at the eliile booth, IDS13
Interior Design Show: Contact
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Andrea Kordos from blackLAB architects: “IDS gave us the opportunity to showcase our work and develop credibility in the design community. We appreciate that IDS is moving toward becoming more of a design fair than a trade show.”
Limited space and opportunities are available Phone 416 599 3222 Fax 416 927 0862 email@example.com interiordesignshow.com Judy Merry Vice President, Informa Canada Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org Sales and sponsorship: Karen T. Kang Senior Manager, Accounts & Strategic Partnerships 416 960 4509 email@example.com Lisa Barnes Account Manager 416 960 4507 firstname.lastname@example.org Informa Canada Inc. 10 Alcorn Avenue, Suite 100 Toronto, Ontario M4V 3A9
ColourSPACE pencil crayon wall by blackLAB architects, IDS13
Published on Apr 10, 2013
The Interior Design Show/IDS is Canada’s design fair. Since our inception in 1998, close to 660,000 design professionals, consumers and medi...