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DXSocial:
Dial Up
Ft Tennis

Tier 1 Tickets on sale now!
$28.25 + HST
  Nov 10  |  9 PM
  DX   |  234 Bay St

For our final DXSocial of 2017 we're dialing up the '90s on its 56k time machine to take us all waaaaay way back.

It’s hard to appreciate how far design innovation has come without looking back and it’s easy to forget what a whirlwind the '90s were – it was the end of the world as we knew it (but we felt fine). We were drowning in a sea of Tamagotchis and Pogs with yellow Sony Walkmans and pagers on our waists.

Buckle up and get ready to bring it all back for a one night only '90s design takeover by Tennis! We’re dusting off our Nokia cellphones, donning our acid washed jeans, all while DJ George Thoms drops some big shiny tunes.

Join us at the DX for a night of '90s design nostalgia and drinks.

Let's get jiggy with it.

About Tennis

The rise of technology has created an environment that is constantly changing at an exponential rate. Audiences are increasingly more digital, the way we consume information and data has changed, and technology is now challenging traditional business models.

Tennis is a digital transformation agency that helps organizations unlock business models that can create new revenue streams, reduce cost, generate actionable data, increase efficiency or create stronger connections. As passionate problem solvers they do this through creative and collaborative methods merging design, strategy, and technology in order to create solution focused products that help innovative companies meet their goals.

Recently Tennis has worked with Staples, Accenture, Sick Kids Hospital, FACTOR, Gallery 44 + more

 

 


 

DXCommunity:
DX x Ryerson School of Interior Design

Body Object Enclosure
Exhibition + Symposium

Free!
  Exhibition Oct 13 - Nov 13
Symposium Keynote Speakers Oct 13 + 14
  DX   |  234 Bay St

The tools and technologies used to shape materials in digital fabrication are permeating creative disciplines such as interior design, fashion, product design, and image arts. As a result, the ever present role of the licensed interior designer is changing dramatically.

Body Object Enclosure investigates how digital technology and fabrication in the context of interior design continues to advance our current education model and praxis by presenting a selection of works and never-before-displayed prototypes from the participating designers including pieces by Geoffrey Mann, In-flexions, Atelier Manferdini, and more.

The two-day symposium held at the Ryerson School of Interior Design and Design Exchange explores the topic of digital fabrication in the context of interior design and is organized around themes that reflect a change in scale from object to architecture in response to the range of scales found in the interior.

Keynote Speakers

Friday, October 13
4:00pm
Design Exchange
Noa Raviv

 

Saturday, October 14
4:00pm
Design Exchange
Katherine Faulkner

 

 

 


 

DXTalks:
POP CAN CRIT 2017:
Marketing and Promotion of
Architecture in Canada

$35 Students, $45 General Admission
  Fri, Oct 27
  DX   |  234 Bay St

In what ways do we market architecture? How can we best advocate for the profession? And what impact does a photograph have on our understanding of the built environment? These are but a few of the questions that will be explored at the upcoming POP CAN CRIT 2017 symposium.

SPEAKERS + GUESTS

Alex Bozikovic: Globe and Mail, architecture critic

Younes Bounhar: doublespace photography, architectural photographer

Amanda Large: doublespace photography, architectural photographer

Naomi Kriss: Kriss Communications, principal + founder

Johanna Hurme: 5468796 Architecture, architect + co-founder

Susan Algie: Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

Ben Rahn: A Frame Studio, architectural photographer

Alex Josephson: PARTISANS, co-founder

Shelley True: True Dot Design, strategic marketing, branding + design

Norm Li: Norm Li, architectural graphic specialist

 

Veronica Gillies: Henriquez Partners Architects, architect + director of innovation

Mark Busse: HCMA Architecture + Design, director of creativity + engagement

Monica Adair: Acre Architects, architect + co-founder

Toon Dreessen: Dreessen Cardinal Architects, architect + president

Andrew Frontini: Perkins+Will Inc., architect + design director

Vincent Hui: Ryerson University, associate chair, department of architectural science

Adrian Phiffer: University of Toronto – John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Lecturer, and Office of Adrian Phiffer

Nicola Spunt: PARTISANS, director of content and culture

 

    

 

POP CAN CRIT is funded in-part by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and is co-presented by Spacing magazine.
 

 


 

DXTours:
Friday Eye Openers 

Free!
  Last Friday of every month  |  12-1 PM
  DX  |  234 Bay St

Open your eyes to Canada's rich design heritage. On the last Friday of every month DX opens our doors even wider and offers a free, guided tour! Explore highlights of our collection and special exhibitions through an engaging, hour long tour lead by our trained educators.

UPCOMING TOURS

July 28
August 25
September 22
October 27
November 24

Our monthly Eye Opener tours are free to individuals and require no tickets or reservations.

DX also provides group visits and private guided tours.
 

#DXTours

 

 


 

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