The Stop Night Market 2015 takes place Tuesday, June 16th & Wednesday, June 17th in the vacant lot at 181 Sterling Road in Toronto. This annual fundraising event is a captivating mash-up of the best of Toronto’s street food, art, music, and offers Torontonians a unique chance to experience an iconic space like they’ve never seen it before. Inspired by night markets from around the world, The Stop’s Night Market transforms a public space into a tantalizing feast for the senses over two summer nights in June, featuring over 60 chefs, 20 local beverage vendors, and 35 one-of-a-kind food carts created by local designers.
Congratulations to our students, alumni and friends! 5 Carts 20 RU alumni, students, friends, and staff have been selected for The Stop Night Market which will take place on June 17 and 18th 2014. See the selection below:
It was another successful event for the students of Ryerson’s Interior Design program and The Stop Night Market as the team served to a sold out crowd. Tucked behind the alleyway of Honest Ed’s sat 44 food vendors dishing out delectable treats in support of efforts to combat hunger and malnutrition in the GTA. This outdoor gastro-avaganza proved to have the perfect combination of designed food and crafted carts. Can’t wait for next year!
Interior Design Partners With The Stop Night Market
Five teams of students, recent grads, alumni and staff have partnered up with some of the city’s best chefs and restaurants to participate in this year’s The Stop Night Market. Each team is creating a cart that will be used at the event to sell food as well as auction off the wonderful wooden utensils that were designed earlier this year by our SID students.
Bare Minimum (Emma Hannaford, Mckayla Durant, Lindsay Hill, Katrina Clany and Samantha Mirabile) is a food cart that is made of reclaimed wood from already fallen trees in the forest, wood and metal from a barn destroyed by a hurricane and other locally collected materials.
It reflects the basic fundamentals that The Stop encourages. It is the concept of using what is available to its best potential. Using already reclaimed and recycled materials the cart is a reflection of environmentally friendly design and sustainable practices.
With portion of the wood donated from Ryerson University of Interior Design’s Year End Show entitled ‘Raw’, the overall aesthetic maintains a consistent message of unique individuality and overall harmony.
Reclaimed. Recycled. Reused. Remade
Can be seen with Samuel J Moore & Hawthorne Food & Drink + Mark Cutrara at tonight’s The Stop Night Market 2013
Palette (Adrian Kenny, Shannon McLeod, Nicholas Roland, Lisa Sato & Crystal R. Waddell) has designed a geometric facade that will allow the contemporary cuisines from restaurants Nyood & The Stockyards to shine through.
The dictionary definition of “community” includes meanings that range from local to global
levels, and this is also the range of my approach to community in teaching. On a local level, in 2009 I established an ongoing external partnership in which students design a kitchen utensil for the annual fund-raising event of Toronto’s The Stop Community Food Centre. The proceeds go to The Stop’s innovative anti-hunger programs. In pedagogical terms, this studio works under the umbrella of the model of “service learning.”
I am particularly proud of the scope of this studio’s learning experience as it serves the entire first-year interior design population, which means that from the ”get go” students learn that design can be both aesthetically driven and serve a diverse social-economic community.
The ways in which my definition of community extends beyond the classroom to reach the general public include, for example, exhibits of my students’ work at the Church Street Galleries, SID Professional Gallery and Ryerson Library and participation conferences and fund raising events.
In 2012, our collaboration expanded to include the design and fabrication of food and items carts At The Stop Night Market.