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Northern Touch

18 Aug - 24 Sep 2017 / DX Ground Floor, 234 Bay Street, Toronto, CA

Think fast: name something designed by a Canadian. If the Blackberry, Umbra’s Garbino, and an all-plastic Thermos come to mind, you’re correct. But did you know land-demining boots, the world’s fastest bike, and the first completely electronic stethoscope were designed in Canada? Northern Touch presents a survey of housewares, furniture, lifestyle objects, and gadgets from Design Exchange’s Permanent Collection that highlight design innovations in Canada from the last half of the 20th century.