DESIGNwith in partnership with Cadillac Fairview and OCAD University opened a design incubator lab located on the second level of the CF Toronto Eaton Centre between Marks and H&M in June 2022. 

Founded by Ranee Lee, Associate Professor of Industrial Design at OCAD University, DESIGNwith is the outcome of the ongoing pursuit of best practices for participatory design research for social good. 


DESIGNwith is at the intersection of corporation, academia and community as part design lab and part community space. DESIGNwith seeks to democratize design and knowledge by sharing the learnings of the design process and ways to disrupt the economy through research, workshops, seminars, and exhibitions for a lasting social change. 


Led by a creative collective of experts, designers, and community members, DESIGNwith transforms communities through social innovation for the circular economy.

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