InsideToronto has posted an article about PDA and the Edmond Place project. Thank you Erin for coming to check out the Friday workshop and for getting this story out there!
A Parkdale collective of interior designers is not only holding workshops to train members of Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre (PARC) how to refurbish and remake found furnishings to furnish the future Edmond Place, but they are recruiting local designers to do the same. Continue reading the article here.
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PDA creates community engaged design projects that improve the community. We do this by holding workshops with communities in need and teaching them how to make and remake things like furniture. Then we take these objects and we put them out into the communities they were made in. We also reach out to the design community and universities to produce objects as well.