You know that building you always wondered about around the corner from you? What exactly goes on in there? The city of Toronto has a wonderful way to find local artists, designers and craftspeople on their website....check it out if you need custom work, have a special project in mind or want to find a gift for your special one.
From their site:
Toronto has a wealth of talented designers creating wonderful products right here in our City. If you are looking for something different and a great shopping experience, why not try one of these stores? With over 28,000 designers in the city, Toronto has the largest design workforce in Canada and the third largest in North America.
For that unique gift for yourself or special souvenir for a loved one, here is a listing of Toronto stores which all carry at least 50% locally-designed product and what makes them so quintessentially Torontonian.