January 27, 2018

11 Products That Wowed at IDS 2018

At the annual Interior Design Show Toronto, held from January 18-21 2018, lighting dominated the scene. Several of our favorite finds fell into this category, but outstanding art objects and furniture pieces caught our eye, too. Take a look at what stood out from this year’s showcase.


.001 lamp by Rodrigo Bravo for .Decimal. 

This 3-D printed fixture by Rodrigo Bravo melds praticality with artistic influence. When on, the .001 lamp emits a delicate, soft glow that warms and elevates its surroundings. 


Purl Lounge Chair by durodeco. 

durodeco’s Purl Lounge Chair pairs the ever-fascinating transparency and strength of glass with a warm ash wood seat and woven wool upholstery.


Gun Metal, Matte Copper, and British Gold finishes by Fantini.

The Italian design factory introduces three new finishes to their long line of products —Gun Metal, Matte Copper, and soft British Gold—which fit equally well in traditional or contemporary interiors. 

Fine & Dandy Co.

Fine & Dandy Co.’s Audobon wallcover in Alabaster. 

Making their debut at this year’s IDS, the fanciful wall coverings company takes inspiration from bygone eras, nature, and architecture to transform rooms into imaginative experiences.

Hollis + Morris

Pillar and Lantern lights by Hollis + Morris. 

The Pillar and Lantern pendants from Hollis + Morris join a solid wood construction with a simple black cord that lends a feeling of lightness.

lambert & fils

Mile collection from lambert & fils.

The Mile collection from lambert & fils and Guillaume Sasseville boasts a sculptural arrangement of direct and indirect LED lights, separated by a 90-degree angle.

Matthew McCormick

Mila lamp by Matthew McCormick.

The Mila lamp blends the soft geometry of bent precious metal with the artisinal look of hand-blown glass. 

Objects & Ideas

The Wye Rocker by Objects & Ideas. 

Inspired by the marshes of Ontario, the Wye Rocker’s design communicates a fluidity of motion, giving an impression of always being in a gentle sway. 

Snarkitecture + Caesarstone

Snarkitecture co-founders Alex Mustonen and Ben Porto with Ice Island, one of three kitchen island on display at IDS. 

Working in collaboration with Caesarstone, Snarkitecture created three kitchen islands that channel different states of matter, including ice, water, and mist. 

Stacklab x Azure

Sand + Draft art object by Stacklab.

Stacklab’s Sand + Draft investigates the use of decommissioned manufacturing patterns to create new cast furnishings and art objects composed of compacted refractory sand

Susan for Susan

Lava lamps by Susan for Susan. 

Susan for Susan is a Toronto-based furniture and industrial design company headed by brothers John and Kevin Watts. The Lava Lamps echo the bulbous forms of molten rock in pigmented concrete, adding an unexpected element of fun to these simplistic pieces. 

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