(Many of these images and much of the text were published in Canadian Interiors and Officeinsight. Several booth photos were shot on assignment from exhibitors.)
The Canadian Interiors Best of Canada Awards and the Canadian Architect Awards ceremonies took place at the Keilhauer Keynote Theatre on the bustling IIDEXCanada show floor at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building. Immediately afterward, everyone partied.
Europhase Lighting booth.
At GVA Lighting, four 36-foot-tall triangles were washed in lime, deep red, red-orange and amber light.
Escalators up to the show floor.
The Woodshop area featured sculptural works by artisanal makers, including Fluyt Bench by Kalyca Ryan and Bram Sawatzky, Willow & Furniture Design.
Canadian Interiors and Canadian Architect booth; Martin Spreer, publisher, Canadian Interiors.
Sculptural IIDEX logo.
Interior Designers of Canada booth.
The IDC/IIDA Leaders Breakfast.
Barcelona-based architect Belén Moneo, co-founder of Moneo Brock.
Los Angeles-based architect and interior designer Clive Wilkinson.
2016 and Beyond: State of the Industry panel. From left, Aandra Currie Shearer, IDC president; Randal Froebelius, BOMA Canada chair; moderator Susan Wiggins, CEO of IDC; Samuel Oghale Oboh, RAIC president; and Craig Smith, NAIOP president.
An enthusiastic audience awaits the Canadian Interiors magazine Best of Canada Awards presentation at the Keilhauer Theater.
Tom Arkell, publisher, Canadian Architect.
Peter Sobchak, editor, Canadian Interiors and Building magazines.
Randa Reda; commercial and residential interior designer; designer John Tong, founding principal, +tongtong; and architectural technologist Maya Moussallieh.
IBI Group’s Katie Ferried, interior designer, and Martha Belaen, architect; and
Nancy Kuemper, commercial interior designer.
Architect Martin Dolan, associate, Adamson Associates Architects; Jacek Vogel, Vogel Architects, and wife, Barbara Vogel, Ryerson University.
AquaDecor’s Bojan Lazic, Jessica Cuviello and Jeff Neveu at their IIDEX booth.
Nicky Bruun-Meyer, architectural designer; Mehreen Mujib, architect, Van Der King Design Group; Heather Smith, intern architect; Nicole Tomasi, intern architect, CS and P Architects.
Architect Bruno Morin, associate at Montreal’s Rubin & Rotman; architect Andrew Tarassoff, director, design and innovation, and Alex Popistas, designer, at Kirkland, Quebec-based Broccolini; and Richard Rubin, architect and partner at Rubin and Rotman.
Architect Stephen Petri, senior principal, and Shawn Banerd, designer, Reich and Petch; Laura Lehining, designer, Toronto Transit Commission; and Pauline Dolovich, architect and partner at Reich and Petch.
Brazilians Lucio Rossi De Oliveira, Lucio Rossi Arquitetura; Rosane Aguiar. Tribine Regional, Federal Da 4th region; Daniela De Souza Caser, Daniela Caser. Arquitetura and Interiores; Marcel Machado, MaPa Design; Amanda Abranches, Amanda Abranches Arq; Flavio Pardini, Differenciata Arch and Eng; Daniella Mazega Pereira Simonassi, Daniella Simonassi Arquitetura Eireli-Me.
Woodworks Ontario`s Max Toressi, technical director, and Tim Buhler, marketing manager, flank Shannon Hilchie owner, structural engineering firm Faetlab.
Interior designers Danny Tseng, partner, Soldatova Tseng; and Sabine Grimes, founder, Unison.
Babini Design booth.
Media Graph booth.