3D Printing : Printing for the Future

3D Printing : Printing for the Future

This summer, Canada’s design museum – the Design Exchange – is showcashing a large scale exhibition on all things 3D Printed. The show, 3DXL , is being touted as the first of its kind, and is making it’s way to Toronto as the Design Exchange’s first major offsite show. Interactive glass boxes at the corner […]

Art as Therapy: Art Journaling 101

Art as Therapy: Art Journaling 101

Façade Academy’s Art as Therapy program helps students to get in tune with their inner imagination and creative process, and one of the most exciting methods we teach is a process called Art Journaling. It is exactly what it sounds like – a journal or diary depicting personal facets of your life, emotions, personality, or […]

How can Van Gogh help the Engineer?

How can Van Gogh help the Engineer?

Art is one of the most important facets of learning. Art works much like the mechanics of mathematics – patterns, symmetry, geometry and intuition fuse together to create a work of beauty pleasing to the human eye. Science, math and business are traditionally very rigid disciplines, but the creative workings of our right brain are […]

The Art of Ice Scupltures

The Art of Ice Scupltures

It’s that time of year again. That cold, wintry Canadian air is back to haunt us, and even though we may miss all the fun we can have in the warm weather, there is still some awesome things that you can only do in the winter! One of those things that we especially love is […]

Façade is inspired by El Catrin!

Façade is inspired by El Catrin!

El Catrin –  An Artistic Expression of Mexican Cuisine  A great restaurant has not only delicious food, but an inviting and unique ambience. El Catrin, a staple of Downtown Toronto’s historic Distillery District, houses authentic Mexican cuisine with one of the most amazing decors the city has ever seen! Black lights shine on decorative Mexican-inspired […]

Vaughan Film Festival

Vaughan Film Festival

Today Facade Creative Director and Owner, Mina, was given the opportunity to attend the Vaughan Film Festival sponsor luncheon. We are pleased to announce that next years event will be bigger and better than ever! After reaching a record high of 2000 people in attendance this year, the venue needed to be moved to the Paramount […]

Paper Couture

Paper Couture

As many of us know, the Met Gala is a night reserved to showcase some of the most beautiful couture designs within the fashion industry. Designers choose fabrics of incredible quality, varying from chiffon to velvet, helping to raise the events glamour quotient. As beautiful as these fabrics are, other artists have been able to […]

The Third Time is a Charm

The Third Time is a Charm

The Third Time is a Charm “They say that if you dream a thing more than once, it’s sure to come true” (Princess Aurora) I have been dreaming and designing my wedding gown in my mind, since I was a little girl, and now here I am seeing that dream come true.  The third and […]