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Future of Colour & Technology

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Future of Colour & Technology

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
10 AM – 4 PM
Toronto International Design Centre, 6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga

Join us for an exclusive preview of 2019 Colour Trends and a peek into 2020 with guest speaker Rosamund Kavander, Board of Director for the Colour Marketing Group (CMG)

Rosamund Kavander started her career in design, working for the first Staging company in Canada, Recycled Spaces and from there Roomworks was born. Rosamund has been staging, designing, colouring and creating beautiful spaces for the last 25 years, however it didn’t take her long to realize colour was her first love and 12 years ago she joined Color Marketing Group and dove head first into the art and science of Colour Trend Forecasting. From there she was elected to the Board of Directors and this past year she has developed the colour education program with her partner for CMG. For the last five years Rosamund has held the Toronto Chromazone workshop at TIDC, this regional color trend forecasting workshop, which is two years forward. On Sept 7th she will take Toronto’s results to Washington and will be part of steering for the 2020 Colour Trend Forecast.

This action-packed day will include demonstrations by Microsoft on the latest trends for the design and architectural community. Visit our world-class showrooms for the latest in home design trends, exclusive discounts and your chance to win magnificent prizes offered only to Future of Colour & Technology attendees. Bites & Beverages will be available.

This event is presented by The Tenants’ Committee


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SOFA rebrands as Toronto International Design Centre

SOFA rebrands as Toronto International Design Centre

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SOFA rebrands as Toronto International Design Centre

** TRADE ONLY **

New brand for Canada’s premier design centre will enhance services for industry professionals

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SOFA: Source of Furniture + Accessories, Canada’s premier design centre, unveils today its new brand identity as Toronto International Design Centre (TIDC). The rebrand signifies a fresh direction for Canada’s only design centre, created exclusively for trade professionals. It will focus on enhancing service directly for the design community by providing a one-stop shop for design professionals to support and flourish their business.

TIDC’s rebrand will renew its commitment to the design community by expanding its suite of offerings with new resources, education and networking services. TIDC will introduce the following new amenities:

  • A Designer Services Kiosk where designers can expect a warm, personal welcome and up-to-date information.
  • Increased hours of operations to accommodate designers and their clients, at their convenience, to source product from TIDC’s showrooms.
  • A new membership program with improved services for members’ needs.
  • An expanded education series to offer sessions of interest facilitated by renowned industry professionals.

“TIDC’s rebrand marks our continued dedication to our tenants, the furniture manufacturing sector and the design community,” said Debra McVeety, General Manager and Director of Leasing, Toronto International Design Centre. “We have spent the last year understanding the evolving needs of the design community and we believe TIDC’s new amenities respond to many of these areas.”

The new services come in addition to TIDC’s ever increasing mix of quality showrooms, which include the latest and trendiest Canadian and global manufacturers of home furnishings and accessories, along with top appliance, commercial and hospitality manufacturers.

“We take our position as Canada’s only Trade-Only Design Centre to heart and are excited to create a hub where all members of the trade community can come together to create truly extraordinary spaces,” said McVeety.

TIDC’s mandate covers the full spectrum of the design industry, including commercial and residential projects, and welcomes seasoned, new and aspiring designers, architects, home stagers, home builders, and retail buyers.

About Toronto International Design Centre

TIDC is a one-stop shop for design professionals and the interior furnishings industry to bring their visions to life and create extraordinary spaces. As Canada’s only Trade-Only Design Centre, it houses over 150,000 sqft of elegantly appointed Canadian and international manufacturer showrooms. With more than 30 stunning showrooms, a designer services kiosk and inspiring speakers, events and education, TIDC is the place for interior designers, architects, builders, buyers, specifiers or design enthusiasts to connect, inspire and prosper at home and abroad. Explore TIDC, where design is personal.

Media Contacts:              

Lindsay Holstein
Director of Marketing, TIDC
lholstein@internationalcentre.com
905-677-1691

Jessica Patriquin
MAVERICK PR for TIDC
jessicap@wearemaverick.com
416-640-5525 ex 230


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