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The Score: 5 Exciting Product Lines New to Toronto


Five product lines that have just touched down in the city


IKEA’s latest PS collection includes easy-to-­reconfigure furniture by top international designers. Personalize Matali Crasset’s metal-frame wardrobe by rearranging its colourful plastic squares. $180, AT IKEA, 1475 The Queensway, Etobicoke



This new Rosedale outpost of Want Les Essentiels de la Vie stocks high-end skin care products, preppy clothing and a range of haute handbags and luggage. We love the compact Sangster tote in waxed cotton. $440, at Want Apothecary, 1070 Yonge St



Known for clean lines and elegant Canadian craftsmanship, Quebec’s Lambert & Fils delivers a custom lighting collection for Mobilia. This brass suspension lamp brings together five bulbs in a molecular arrangement. $800, at Mobilia, 1425 Dundas St E, ­Mississauga



Umbra’s Shift line invites designers to reimagine familiar forms. To Harry Allen, that meant repurposing a basketwork technique from the Phillippines to create the Coiled stool, which features a rattan core wrapped in handwoven thread. For more about  Shift, read our interview with Umbra design director Matt Carr. $250, at Umbra, 165 John St



Canuck Tim Antoniuk of Question Objects modelled this walnut media cabinet after the arctic landscape. Manufactured in Alberta, its drawers are lined with white embossed floral prints. $2200, at Urban Mode, 145 Tecumseth St

Originally published in our Fall 2014 issue.


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