WALK, BIKE, CRUISE TOUR.

Whether you are walking, biking, or cruising this downtown tour will take you just over 3 kilometers of exploration. You'll see eight Edmonton Design Week installations, exhibits and events.

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Edmonton Design Week
Downtown Walking Tour
Tour length: Approximately 2 hours, 3 km
@EdmontonDesignWeek | #EDW17

 

START AT ENTERPRISE SQUARE

1. Design Through Time | Jo Star Interiors

Enterprise Square: Walk through time as you view five displays showing home design from the past 150 years of Canada’s history.
@jostarinteriors

 

2. The Graphic Appetite: Sin Matsunga Poster exhibition | Harcourt House

Enterprise Square: Shin Matsunaga is one of Japan’s leading contemporary graphic designers, and this is the first major presentation of his design in Edmonton.
@harcourt_house

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3. Retail Gallery | Hard Copy & General Concern

Manulife Place: A collborative retail shop and gallery including goods from the General Concern furniture and home accessory collection alongside books and zines produced for the 2017 edition of the Hard Copy fair.
@generalconcern

 

4. Window Installation | Edmonton Made Gift Catalogue

Gibson Block: An installation of products available from Edmonton-based businesses and featured in Gifted, the inaugural gift catalogue from Edmonton Made.
@edmontonmade

 

5. Interactive Art Playground | Impulse and Loop presented by Nuit Blanche

The Quarters. Fifteen interactive, illuminated see-saws (Impulse) and six giant zoetropes (Loop) will transform the Quarters into a space of urban play, filled with light and sound.
@nuitblancheed

 

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6. Luz Mural | Erika & Paul McElhinney 

The Quarters: A colourful and playful art mural with the goal of evoking positive emotions. “Luz” means light in Spanish.  
@er1sanz | @cuginipainting

 

7. Debris, Window Installation | Nik Mirus

City Centre Mall: Three large-format prints focus on pieces of debris found near Mirus’ studio – a tattered piece of plastic bag, a broken mirror and six-pack rings.
@nikmirus

 

8. Vignettes Design Showcase

Former Reuse Centre: Fourteen teams of designers have been unleashed on three floors of this building, turning it into a gallery of design vignettes. The exhibit also includes five interactive art installations of Canada 150-inspired landscapes, a stylized pop-up dining restaurant and a retail store. @vignettesyeg

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Marielle TerHart