Zoomer Picks for the One of a Kind Spring Show & Sale 2014
It’s the season for renewal, and fresh and new is exactly what you’ll find the annual One of a Kind Spring Show & Sale running March 26 – 30 at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place in Toronto. Of the 450 Canadian crafters convening this year a record number of 150 are making their One of a Kind debut. Also new is the Thunderbird Marketplace featuring 12 Aboriginal creators with contemporary designs in mediums such as leather, gold and silver, basketry and sculpture. Plus, don’t miss Zoomer Fashion Director Derick Chetty’s very first show favourites presentation on Wednesday, Mar. 26 for Zoomer Day. Here’s a sneak peak of some wares and fare that caught our eye from new artisans and returning favourites.
Add a splash of new participant Shelly Walsh’s Wellington Made Elderberry syrup to your next round of cocktails or mocktails ($10-$20). Cheers to spring!
These floral and trellis throw pillow covers from new artisan Senay Guler of Senay Studio are green thumb approved ($49).
Send your best regards with greeting cards by Malika Pannek and Tomas Urbina, also new to OOAK, of Made in Brockton Village ($5).
Spruce up the deck or dock with circle back OTIS Muskoka chairs by new crafters. Jenn Mezei and Gavin Cond ($425).
Pay homage to nature’s stalwarts with this handmade wooden bowl by artisans Don Stinson and Jesse Stinson of Stinson Studios Inc. ($165).
Carry it all in style with this silkscreen canvas bag by Montreal designers Catherine Cournover and Jinny Levesque of Noujica ($175).
Freshen up a blazer or jacket for spring with Pomp & Ceremony pocket squares from debut designer Andrea Dixon ($28).