The faux antique metal powder coat used on this pendant fixture and the twisted steel used in the side table – along with the facilities that produce them – are common in some Toronto neighbourhoods. Despite this, these materials are generally held in fairly low regard. Little Italy assumes that these materials are a part of a sort of overlooked Toronto vernacular and acknowledges the positive qualities of these materials that have led to their ubiquity.

Date: January, 2012
Role: A design collaboration between Jonathan Sabine and I under the name Chromoly inc.