IDS preview

In December, Informa Canada, which runs the Interior Design Show (IDS), got into the holiday spirit by holding a preview party at Toronto’s Spoke Club in anticipation of January’s IDS.

Photo credit: David Lasker

Light Brigade Architectural Lighting’s Rhomney Forbes-Gray, principal and designer, and Jesse Blomstein, lighting designer; Tracy Bowie, former long-time Informa VP and now a design-industry consultant; and interior designer Dolores Pian, principal of Spaces Custom Interiors.
Omar Gandhi, principal at his eponymous architecture firm, with staff members Stephanie Hosein, associate, and Lauren McCrimmon, intern architect.
Ian Chodikoff, Informa’s director of conference programming; Heather Dubbeldam, principal of her eponymous architecture firm; and Robert Allen, partner, MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects.
Globe and Mail architecture critic Alex Bozikovic moderated a panel discussion about the Bentway, the public corridor beneath the Gardiner Expressway, with Ilana Altman, the Bentway’s programming director; and Adam Nicklin, principal at Public Work design studio.
Kilogram Studio project architects Leah Kim and principals Kfir Gluzberg and Devin Glowinski.
Informa’s Karen Kang, national director; Lisa Barnes, director of business development and sales; Nina Eksir, special projects and recruitment; Laura Bennett, digital and web co-ordinator; and Catia Varricchio, strategic partnerships and sales manager.
Patti Stewart, Informa executive VP; and Annie Chou, principal designer at packaging and exhibition design firm Arc & Co. Design Collective.
KMA Design’s Philip Liu, project coordinator, and Katia Marten, president.