Canadiano.co is a lifestyle series inspired by the everyday life of architect/designer Mani Mani of Fishtnk Design Factory'. The company takes a sustainable and modern take on manufacturing Canadian made and designed products. Everything is created by a team of architects, designers and craftspeople based in Toronto, Ontario.
Recently the company began manufacturing exceptionally designed seating systems that go beyond conventional furniture design. The Bookseat and DoubleDip Bench are two well received piece which are elegant yet trendy. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, but they are also designed with functionality and practicality in mind.
The Bookseat is a simple, multifunctional chair-style seating that doubles as a shelving or book case unit. It is playful in its use of wooden curvature paired with innovative storage slots. The seat grasps the feel of urban living in its entirety and is truly the definition of multipurpose. It was noted as one of the "ten must sees" at the 2008 Toronto Interior Design Show and was awarded for Best Design at Montreal's 2008 International Design Show. The Toronto Star highlighted it as an icon of the show in 2010 and in 2009 it was one of the '10 must sees' by the Globe and Mail. It also won the Metropolis Awards Best Products at New York Design Week in 2013. The creative chair was is a must have for anyone looking to spruce up their space in a very organic and 21st century way.
The DoubleDip Bench is a birch plywood platform that doubles as a storage unit of customizable colours and sizes. Its materials of birch and felt cushion make it durable, comfortable and chic through a very natural look. The felt cushion weaves itself through the frame to create an adjustable storage ideal for household items such as wine bottles, magazines and books. The cushion is made with 100% carbonizes high grade wool felt that comes in a range of many bright and vibrant colours.
Canadiano.co is a vastly innovative and forward thinking company that does Canada proud. Their multifunctional and wide range of items is what makes them stand out from the crowd. This company is already widely successful and is only bound to make more amazing and inspiring products. Visit Canadiano.co to view more of what they have to offer.
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Researched and Written by Syrina Gatta, Interior Design student at Sheridan College