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Interior Design Show Toronto 2019

Offering a beautiful design and layout, the Interior Design Show Toronto was an elegant take on the traditional trade expo. Gorgeous booth designs and on-trend products offered visitors a look at what's new and innovative in the interior design world. An open concept floor plan allowed show visitors to see across the expanse to desirable booths in the distance. On paper the show looked unbelievably massive. However, once on the trade show floor the size and space was perfectly manageable for the average person to walk within 2-3 hours. This allowed for ample time to explore, ask questions, and acquire fantastic new design ideas.

The attitude and approach of the people working the booths was very relaxed, employing low-key sales and promotional tactics with no hard selling. Most presenters made themselves incredibly approachable and helpful, and their informed facts and opinions made the experience very enjoyable.

Marathon Hardware experienced a warm reception by the design community and the general public for our designer friendly, no-nonsense booth design. The stand-out European decorative hardware from Viefe was a showcase within itself with the favourite being the Graf 2 featuring its knurled texture and brushed gold finish. The best-in-class, fully integrated push-open and soft-close drawer slide system from King Slide was also a clear winner for its functionality and usefulness in modern kitchen design.

Whether you were able to make it to IDS or not, your opportunity to check out our entire product offering is not lost. Our Mississauga Showroom is fully outfitted with the Viefe product lineup, as well as hundreds of other products designed to inspire your next project.

King Slide Simlead Drawer System

King Slide Grey Full Drawer

Viefe Handles

Viefe Handle Boards

Other Booths We Liked At IDS

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Miele Consumer Products

The glass encased booth had the look and feeling of a high-end restaurant / airport lounge. Working appliances and a presentation that included food sampling by a private chef propelled Miele’s booth beyond the expectations of the average trade show guest.

Samsung Smart Home

An innovator in home automation, Samsung presented their smart home solutions booth, complete with smart TVs including their flagship model that can be used as a central smart hub for the home, smart lighting, appliances, and bedroom and office solutions. Designed for the tech savvy and built for the average home owner, Samsung has harnessed the power of smart home solutions and presented them in a user-friendly manner.

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Nero Fire

Nero Fire was not the only custom fireplace company at IDS, however, they were the only booth to focus on a water vapour fireplace. For those looking for a low cost, low power consumption option and the aesthetic of a fireplace without the excess heat generated by gas or electric fireplaces, the Nero Fire water vapour solution is a beautiful and safe alternative.

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Giant Containers

With the continuous rise in housing costs, minimalist living has become increasingly desirable for the today’s prospective homeowner, including the option of retrofitting old shipping containers that would otherwise sit in a yard breaking down slowly over the course of thousands of years. Enter Giant Containers with their sales and rental of fully retrofitted containers for alternative housing, office, and storefront solutions. Solving two problems simultaneously, Giant Containers borders on being a movement to clean up waste and provide affordable housing, in turn creating a better world and quality of life for all.

Overall, the 2019 Toronto Interior Design Show was a great success, introducing Marathon to the design community, and creating opportunity for future partnerships with interior designers, architects, and product specifiers.
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