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 […]

Nuit Blanche 2014

Nuit Blanche 2014

  Facade students and instructors were inspired by the annual Nuit Blanche art festival, which transformed the streets of downtown Toronto into interactive art installations. The all-night art festival was a huge success, with the streets spilling with thousands of people and hundreds of interactive art installations. From sunrise to sunset, people of all ages […]

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 […]

Fairytale Jewellery designer Karen McFarlane

Fairytale Jewellery designer Karen McFarlane

Jewellery By Karen Karen Mc Farlane is the owner and principal designer of Jewellery by Karen, a couture-inspired, limited edition “art to wear” jewellery line catering to fashion divas not afraid to turn heads. She is a renowned jewelry designer who has received attention in many couture, bridal and fashion magazines and showcased in Toronto […]

Artemis-My Fairytale Goddess of The Wild

Artemis-My Fairytale Goddess of The Wild

Artemis Artemis, the Greek goddess of the wild that epitomizes beauty, strength and freedom.  It is also the name of the fabulous place from which I have been purchasing all my jewelry since it first opened in Woodbridge.  I have an incredible relationship with Nancy and Amie Di Carlo, the very fashion forward and creative […]

Fabricating a Fairytale

Fabricating a Fairytale

Fabricate, from the latin fabricatus meaning to fashion or build.  As a designer and an art instructor I am immersed in world of design on both a personal and professional level.  I live to create, to fabricate, whether in my classroom or my living room.  Shaping thoughts and visions into art (through many of its mediums) is […]

Dare to be Different this Holiday Season

Dare to be Different this Holiday Season

At this time of the year, it’s nice to express creativity to the max and bring holiday cheer to everyone! This past weekend our team at Façade Academy set-up our winter display in the Window Gallery. As an academy dedicated to creative development, we want to inspire our students and the community with creativity both […]