Design Exchange gala, Toronto, 2010
The following images and text were published in Canadian Interiors: It must be a hip event, because the crowd at the Design Exchange’s annual fall Black & White Fundraising Gala keeps getting younger. Or are we just getting older? CUTLINES: Asad Islam, manager, receivables products, RBC; Nikki Merandilla, event management and design student at Seneca College; and Marsha Doucette, kinesiologist and personal trainer. Band members. The décor featured Ice sculpture and balloons. Teknion, and B+H Architects alum Beverly Horii, Chief Mookie Officer, Jinja Ninja Custom Cookies; with Philippe San Gabriel, project manager and industrial designer, Allseating. Cheryl Sheridan, Reptilia Zoo educator, wrangles a nine-foot Burmese python for a brave Jeanette Williams, general manager at marketing firm Onbrand Design. Gaspare Grillo, president, Celestial Celebrations entertainment agency; Nandini Chaudhary, co-owner, Metro Label Group; and David Lewis, performer, DLM Entertainment. Julia Rosen-Rosen, healthcare director, Brigholme Interiors Group; Frank Tan, account executive, SCI Interiors; Jennie Hobin, designer, Kasian; and Tim Au-Yeung, A&D rep, Humanscale.