Toronto Makes features over 50 of the city’s most exciting creative entrepreneurs sharing the stories behind the crafts they’ve dedicated their lives to. This beautifully photographed and designed volume celebrates bakers and brewers, fashion and jewellery designers, furniture makers and ceramicists, and many more—an eclectic group of incredibly talented people who make Toronto a little more special.
Toronto Makes pairs engaging profiles by Toronto writer Randi Bergman with artful photos of the people and products of Bather, Bellwoods Brewery, Biko, Coolican & Company, CXBO Chocolates by Brandon Olsen, F. Miller Skincare, Mary Young, Mima Ceramics, Pilot Coffee Roasters, Province Apothecary, Rekindle, Sloane Tea, and many more. This captivating collection illuminates the complex stories of things made with passion, and is sure to impress and inspire.
“I’m inspired by this dynamic and diverse work from one of the world’s most creative cities.” —Hunter Tura, President & CEO, Bruce Mau Design
“Toronto Makes is an excellent introduction to some of Toronto’s most respected, distinct, and thoughtful makers.” —Shaun Moore, Co-founder & Board Chair, Design TO; Owner & Designer, MADE Design
“A delightful peek behind the creative curtain to connect us with the hands, hearts, and minds of the designers in our midst.” —Danielle Suppa, Owner & Creative Director, SOUVENIR Studios