In the past 10 years, the average Toronto condominium size has shrunk by over 100 square feet, a phenomena seen around the world as more than half the world’s population is now living in urban centres where real estate is expensive and space limited.

As the average urban dweller’s home becomes smaller and smaller, design needs to be smarter. In partnership with Umbra, the Umbra + TO DO Compact Living Product exhibition explores original house ware prototypes for contemporary compact living.

By Char Kennedy
By Char Kennedy

 

This exciting and dynamic exhibition features the work of a dozen contemporary Canadian designers who are striving to make compact living exceptional. The exhibit is on through January 24th, 2016 at the Umbra Store, 165 John Street, Toronto. You can find the full details here.

Designers featured in this exhibition include include Castor, Chifen Cheng, Liz Eeuwes, Fugitive Glue, Char Kennedy, Mercury Bureau, Oscar Kwong, Geof Ramsay, Six Point Un, Ange-line Tetrault, and TOMA. Some highlights below:

Angeline Tetrault
Ange-line Tetrault 
Oscar Kwong
Oscar Kwong

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