Friday, June 20, 2014

Construct Your Own Frame at Opticianado

Opticianado celebrates The Summer Solstice and Junction Design Crawl with interactive frame making from 5-8 pm. Come in store to design and construct your own model spectacle frames with the accompaniment of smooth tunes from Hammond B3 legend, John T. Davis.
Refreshments on the house.

2919 Dundas St. W

Thursday, June 19, 2014


Phillipa C. is a wedding and portrait photographer located in the heart of The Junction. Since 2009 she has been photographing people with an intuitive and creative approach. She treats everything as if a personal project and her love of photo making is particularly evident when she dabbles in analog processes such as POLAROID PORTRAITS.

Drop by the studio and pose for your polaroid portrait. Original and instant photography. Just like a passport photo but so much better!
From $20
Studio location
3063 Dundas Street West
Toronto. ON. M6P1Z5
P: 416 766 2838


Utility for Power

Join us this Saturday for an evening of work and play as collaborators Keung and Connor transform the ARTiculations window vitrine and gallery into interactive installations powered by viewer engagement. 

Heather Keung graduated from the OCAD University. Her artistic practice includes video, installation and performance art and is inspired by the conditioning of the mind and body through physical training and environment. In addition to her artistic practice, she is an active contributor to the arts community in Toronto as a film festival programmer and curator.

Michael Connor attended OCAD University’s Integrated Media program, graduated from the Sheridan Arts program, and the Centre for Skills Development and Training. He is a carpenter, and has professional experiences ranging from bicycle mechanic to web-based programmer. He is interested in exploring renewable energy systems, working with small engines, making video art and music.

Together they have shown their work at A Space Gallery, the MOCCA, and Art Gallery of Mississauga.

ARTiculations | Earl Selkirk Gallery
2928 Dundas St West
Toronto ON
M6P 1Z2

Earl Selkirk Gallery Hours
Monday - Friday: 11 AM - 7 PM
Saturday: 11 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: 12 - 5 PM

Monday, June 16, 2014


This summer we have moved the crawl to coincide with the Junction Summer Solstice Festival. The Design Crawl will start at 5pm and end promptly at 8pm. Which is a departure from our normal late night Narwhal backyard bonfires, we know. Don't worry we haven't gone soft! We're upping our game with a great big art installation hosted by the Junction Flea called the Junction Jubilee, and you're involved!

Here's how it works: Before you leave your house, pack yourselves a little night time picnic with snacks and a cozy blanket. Come to the Junction and enjoy the crawl, including Smash and Full Stop who will be hosting events for making flags, hats+ decorations, and bike, stroller+wagon decorating respectively. We're gonna get festive!

At 8pm, everyone will come to Smash and once we are all convened we are going to PARADE down to Vine Park, where we roll out our blankets and enjoy the longest day of the year.

This is definitely a MORE is more event, so bring your kazoos, mascot costumes, drums, bikes, wagons, strollers, candles, flashlights, yummy snacks, sneaky beverages, friends and family.

Friday, August 23, 2013


Put on your 3D Glasses and create your own mind blowing 3D design. 

                                 The Junction's own !DO! (Drums & Organ) will be playing delightful grooves all night!

Thursday, August 22, 2013


Brothers Dressler have agreed to channel the whimsy of The Beau & Bauble's atmosphere in their project for this year's Design Crawl.  We'll see a hybrid of an everyday furniture item with growing, organic offshoots.  It's not a far cry for them, incorporating as they do new life and ideas into pre-existing shapes and material sources.  

About the Brothers in their own words:

We are material-based designers striving to maximize the natural features and strengths of responsibly sourced material to design and build bespoke furnishings, lighting, objects and special projects. With a focus on sustainability, and an eye to material, process, and craftsmanship, we create custom works and limited edition pieces from our downtown Toronto workshop/studio.


The Beau & Bauble will be open for late night shopping!  Grab a new frock, piece of  jewellery, card, or trinket for you or the special gal in your life.

3092 Dundas St W. 
Toronto, M6P 1Z8
416 904 6136