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One of a Kind Spring 2024: Editors’ Top Picks

One of a Kind 2024

What to see at this year’s show

By Designlines

Wander into the world of makers at the Spring 2024 One of a Kind show, running from March 27 to 31 at Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place. Of the hundreds of artisans in attendance, these are the must-see booths at the top of our list!


Alyson Borycki, Booth L-26

A newcomer to the Spring 2024 OOAK show, Toronto-based artist Alyson Borycki uses her practice as a means of self-discovery. Through joyful colour palettes, acrylic layers and interactions between her subject material, Borycki creates a sense of growth, curiosity and momentum in her works. We love her use of contrast between shape and colour to move the eye through her work, establishing a sense of wonder and calm curiosity.

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Keepsake Studio, Booth C-05

Brought to life by local Toronto artist and OCADU Alumni, Krystina Plante, Keepsake Studio designs are made from 100% original watercolour paintings. Celebrate the studio’s first One of a Kind show this spring by browsing its collection of greeting cards and art prints boasting beautiful colour schemes and thoughtful illustrations. Vintage cocktail paintings make a fitting addition to any home bar, while a mid-century-style card makes a charming gift for the design lover in your life.

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Blu Stoneware, Booth J-50

Blu Stoneware’s founder Meghan DiMarco believes in enjoying the simple moments in life, which translate through her designs. A One of a Kind Show Rising Star, Blu Stoneware aims to create handmade, functional ceramic accessories that will last forever. Combining classic colourways with unique shape, structure and texture, the brand sets itself apart from mass produced ceramics and reminds us to slow down and enjoy the little things.

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LampStudioDesign, Booth K-37

Another newcomer to the One of a Kind show, LampsStudioDesign stands out for its distinctive take on Latin-inspired design, combining classic design components with modern aesthetics. Artisan Deisy Sosa creates her eclectic lamp shades with a wide range of materials, including banana and mulberry paper, an eco-friendly practices. Sosa’s signature Little Houses design represent and reminisces on Venezuelan and Brazilian cultures, while other lampshade designs depict Toronto skylines and nature motifs.

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Artifact Skin Co., Booth I-29

Beyond its display-worthy packaging, Artifact Skin Co. prides itself on a production of self-care artifacts infused with global inspiration, weaving together aroma, memory, and rituals from distant lands. With a focus on effective botanicals and considerate design, the Hamilton-based brand offers meticulously formulated skincare that complements your daily ritual, enhancing both your skin and your space.

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LI/NE, Booth L-10

This women-owned bag and accessories brand has found a unique niche that not only reduces waste but makes for a thought-provoking conversation piece. LI/NE’s carefully crafted one-of-a-kind bags are made using up-cycled boat sails, and make right here in the city. Marrying a sense of nautical nostalgia and East Coast cool.

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Besom, Booth G-35

Handmade in Prince Edward County, Besom puts a modern and whimsical take on the traditional craft of broom making. Using foraged windfallen branches, artisans Eve and Chris Harvey have perfected combining classic techniques with timeless design, creating sustainable, functional and unique pieces.

Wood Art

Baker Street Creations, Booth G-19

Baker Street Creations, founded in 2018 by Neill Nucifora, is a passion-driven woodworking venture specializing in unique gramophones. Neill’s journey from childhood tinkering to woodturning culminated in a quest for a modernized gramophone, birthing the innovative concept behind his creations. We couldn’t help but kind ourselves drawn to the way in which each piece embodies craftsmanship, nostalgia, and sense of timeless charm.

REINNA, Booth I-45

REINNA’s Annie Richard uses her bead embroidery to invoke a sense of luxurious minimalism. The Montreal-based artisan’s handsewn glass bead embroidery explores and expresses a less is more approach, leaving breathes within her works. For this year’s One of a Kind Spring show, Richard is exploring the use of colourful pops in each of her pieces.

 Jewelry Design

Michelle Ross, Booth G-29

Toronto-born designer, Michelle Ross, fuses atypical design with nostalgic sensibility to create her collection of contemporary jewellery. With an artful combination of semi-precious stones and metals juxtaposed with glass, ceramics and vintage findings, Ross has carved out a distinct style of design across a growing collection of fashionable necklaces, bracelets, cuffs and more.

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