GIFT TOOLBOX LOOKING FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPING SOLUTIONS? THESE INSPIRING GIFT IDEAS AND BEAUTIFUL CANADIAN HANDMADE PIECES WILL BRING JOY THIS SEASON.
ALL THAT GLITTERS COLLAR NECKLACE BY TRICIA MCMASTER OF GREEN BIJOU IS HAND-FORGED IN SILVER L & GOLD PLATED METAL
UNDER $50 ABOUT TOWN Screen-printed map of distinctive neighbourhood in Toronto by Dave Murray $40
ALL CANADIAN Assortment of ceramic ic maple syrup bottles by Marianne Chénard $28-$38
PRETTY IN LACE PRET Black and white Blac ﬂoral-printed ﬂor ceramic vases by ceram Céline Fafard Cél $50 (small) $5
LOVELY LINEN French Country lavender cushions and linen tea towel by Françoise Méchin Pellet and Thierry Méchin Atelier Du Presbytère $24-$28
BLUE BUTTON BOOTIES Handmade felt booties in a variety of jewel-toned hues by Kate Sutherland Bumble Booties $38
RETRO WALL ART Colourful whimsical high gloss art by Becca Wallace $40
GOLD FINGERS An assortment of 14K gold ﬁne jewellery by Marlene Goodman Simplicité Jewellery $1500–$1700
COCKTAIL CHIC Stella dress by Marie-Eve Emond Betina Lou $170
FASHION CLUTCH Fold over clutch in uper soft leather with super emovable chain strap removable by Amy Malcolm Opelle Creative $168
CORK IN SILVER & GOLD Repurposed wine cork sterling silver 22K gold ring by Adriana McNeely $260
RETRO-INSPIRED WATCH Handcrafted afted timepiece by Scott Wilk Wilk Watchworks $450
ONE-OF-KIND TIE Individual street-style screen-printed silk tie by Yves Lenouvel Yves’ Drop $80
METAL SCULPTURE North America map cut-out art work by James Kennedy $325
BOLD BRIEF Men’s brief by Tiffany Ho Bangers and Mash $32
HERRINGBONE HOT iPad fabric case with leather accents by Nilesh Ladd $165
FOR EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST BRILLIANT BOWL Polished concrete bowl by Nicole Mireault & Tommy Ferguson FMC Design esign $59.80 80
WRAP ME UP! Multi-coloured hand-dyed wool throws by Stephanie Fortin Coeur De Lion Textiles $225
CONTEMPORARY SHAKERS Salt and pepper shakers by Eun Mi Lee Grace Eun Mi Lee $60-80
BEST-IN-HOUSE BENCH Hand-crafted wooden bench by Brett Lundy Merganzer Furniture & Design $950
CARIBOU PLUSH A statement toy by Majorie LabrĂ¨que-Lepage Velvet Moustache $68
ORANGIC COTTON BLANKET Super soft blanket with hand-drawn designs by Jenna Fenwick Jenna Rose $99
FOR EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST
PUZZLE PEAK Burl-edge puzzle by Roy Forsythe and Janet Deacon Forwood Products $115
ESPRESSO YOURSELF Beautifully designed ceramic espresso cups by Eun Mi Lee Grace Eun Mi Lee $48
SLIP INTO SHEEPSKIN Playmates suede and sheepskin slippers by François and Noémi Garneau Garneau Slippers $65
CANADIANA PILLOW Screen-printed moose motif pillow by Barbara Di Lella Sparrow Avenue $45
SPIKED GLASSES Hand-blown coloured cocktail glasses by Alyssa Getz Tropical Iceberg $35
CANADIAN DESIGNERS & ARTISANS AT A GLANCE
WOOD CUTTING BOARDS $86–152 By Jana Bookholt Woodworker, Halifaxx NEW TO THE SHOW! BOOTH D-09
LEATHER HANDBAG $328 By Amy Malcolm Accessory Designer, Toronto BOOTH R-29 (6 DAYS)
CERAMIC OCTOZ MUG $40 By Wai-Yant Li Ceramist, Montreal NEW TO THE SHOW! BOOTH X-33
CURRANT VINAIGRETTE E & SYRUP $12 By Anne Monna-Lamarre, Catherine & Bernard Monnaa Foodie, St-Pierre-de-I’lle-d’Oréans NEW TO THE SHOW! BOOTH G-62
LITTLE RED BOOTIES $20 By Anne Schneiderr Textile Artist, West Kelowna BOOTH T-22
INSPIRED BY “I’m inspired by traditional craftsmanship, old master prints and the vast design potential of my materials.” ONE GIFT IDEA THIS HOLIDAY The wood serving board is the perfect gift to give T yyour host at a holiday party, paired with artisanal charcuterie and cheese.
INSPIRED BY “The processes involved in the creation of each bag and how “T I can apply that to the ﬁnal form. For me it’s an exploration of simplicity: of form, function and a thoughtful utility. ONE GIFT IDEA THIS HOLIDAY The Baby Ballet bag is a perfect introduction to line and really embodies what Opelle is all about: quality, stylish utility and kind production.
INSPIRED BY “Life, happiness, good spirits, and being able to distribute all of this joy, one clay creation at a time.” ONE GIFT IDEA THIS HOLIDAY Any of the mugs would be perfect for ﬁrst-time Creations Li receivers – pretty much any animated C piece tends to be a hit!
INSPIRED BY “The meeting of our father’s tradition and our–we girls’–desire to leave our mark on the art of transforming black currants.” ONE GIFT IDEA THIS HOLIDAY The trio mix. A lovely box containing three products (salty or sweet) selected by the client for someone to spoil.
INSPIRED BY “Colour! It’s exciting to splash some bits of colour in a child’s room—it just says “fun!” ONE GIFT IDEA THIS HOLIDAY The bright, bold Marimekko baby quilt is handmade from coveted Marimekko fabrics from Finland.
ONE OF A KIND CHRISTMAS SHOW 2012
OVER 800 ARTISANS AND DESIGNERS 160 NEW ARTISANS TO THE SHOW THIS YEAR
ONE OF A KIND DESIGNER DIY WORKSHOP Needle Felted Wool Holiday Ornaments with Melissa McColl of Vintage Baby Revival Saturday, November 24 Textile Stenciling with Arounna Khounnoraj of Bookhou Sunday, November 25 Monster Magnets with Bliss Man and Rhya Tamasauskas of Monster Factory Saturday, December 1
UNDER THE MISTLETOE ARTIST COMPETITION From kisses to bows to the winter snow, what comes to mind when you’re under the mistletoe? At this year’s Christmas Show, exhibitors are challenged to create an interesting piece using their medium based on the theme, Under The Mistletoe. A PANEL OF JUDGES WILL AWARD PRIZES ON NOV. 22 1st Prize — $500; 2nd Prize — $300; 3rd Prize — $200 People’s Choice — $200 FLAVOURS The most popular Flavours shopping district will be presented by Ontario Meat & Poultry. This neighbourhood will also be extended this year to include fresh ideas, exciting exhibits and culinary demos.
DATE November 22 — December 2, 2012 PLACE Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto TIMES Weekdays–Saturdays: 10am–9pm Sundays: 10am–6pm Late Night Shopping Nov 29; 10am–11pm TICKETS Buy Tickets At the Door Adults $14 Seniors/Youth (13-17) $7 Children (12 & under) free Buy tickets Online Adults $12
For more information, please visit: oneofakindshow.com Tweeting about the Show, use hashtag #OOAKX12. Find us at Twitter @ooak_toronto Media Contacts: Susan Tyndall Samantha Margolis O:LIVE pr email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org 416-792-9226