Opening Night Party

Presented by

Official Charity Partner

Opening Night Partners

IDS played host to the biggest design party of the year. 5,750 industry movers and shakers converged on the IDS show floor for a night of local food, drinks and entertainment. Partygoers were treated to a sneak preview of the show, as well as the opportunity to bid on a special auction, with proceeds benefitting the ONEXONE children’s foundation.

Music & Entertainment

Presented by Sennheiser


Music and entertainment appearing at the Opening Night Party included DJ Vinny Gruvhunter, Julie McKnight, DJ jojoflores, Dominic Boudreau, Teeloo's Kitchen and BELLOSOUND.

ONEXONE auction
Process of Design Sketches

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This year’s charity auction celebrated the idea of process, with signed original sketches by Dror Benshetrit, Jürgen Mayer H., Karim Rashid, Luca Nichetto, and many more. Attendees had the chance to bid on their favourite work and own a piece of history. Proceeds benefitted the ONEXONE children’s foundation.

live fashion installation

KORHANI home created a showcase of designs for the Interior Design Show, exhibiting pieces from their runway collections for home at World MasterCard Fashion Week to their latest innovations for 2014. The exhibit took visitors on a spectacular and interactive journey with Kirsten Korhani, chief designer and creative director of KORHANI home.

opening night party afterparty

The Opening Night Party Afterparty took place at the IDS Design Hotel, Hotel Le Germain Toronto (30 Mercer Street) from 11 pm onwards.

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Now in its 17th year, IDS brings together the newest & most innovative of international and Canadian design. With three full days of inspirational exhibits, influential speakers & leading products, IDS is not just a fair — it's a total design experience. Learn more >>

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