Collection by Miyoko Ohtake

Made Design Shop and Gallery

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Canada is known for its love of hockey and its long winters but few people know of our neighbor to the north's wealth of innovative modern designers. Enter Made. The Toronto shop and gallery features pieces that are—as the storefront suggests—"Canadian made, hand made, custom made, and well made." It's a celebration of what Canadian design is all about.

Located on Dundas Street West, Made opened in 2005 with Shaun Moore and Julie Nicholson at its helm. Setting up shop in…
The shop functions as store and gallery. This vignette features a Terrace coffee table by Toronto designer Lubo Brezina…
Moore and Nicholson man the shop. Before opening Made, Moore, a trained furniture designer, worked in another design…
In addition to selling other Canadian designers' works, Made also offers custom design services and produces its own…
These shelves are another piece designed and fabricated by Moore for Made. On display are a red Contour Bowl by Calgary…
Pushed under the In the Round Table by Luflic is a Walking Chair by Toronto-based designer Ryan Legassicke.
Near the front of the store, a maple Three-Legged Table by Dylan McKinnon is topped by Cell Bowls by Tsunami…
Topping the Cubert Love Seat by 608 Design is a pair of Storeys Cushions by Kerry Croghan.
Designer Barr Gilmore played on classic Canadian iconography, combining hockey sticks to create his Shinny Standard…
Resting on another console were the Log Bowls by Edmonton-based design collective Loyal Loot.
An area in the back of the shop houses exhibitions, which change about every six to eight weeks. On display during my…
The exhibition featured three chairs representing variations on a theme. The walls were lined with printouts of the…
Made is open Tuesday through Friday from 11 am through 7 pm and Saturday 11 am until 6 pm. If you're in the area, be…
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