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About Us


Swipe Design | Books + Objects is located at 401 Richmond Street West at Spadina, a truly landmark building in the heart of Toronto’s design district. Our independent store boasts a selection of contemporary books on graphic design, advertising, architecture and urbanism worthy of space on the most enlightened of shelves. We carry a thoughtful selection of well-designed products for adults and kids.

While aesthetic appeal is critical to us when choosing products, functionality is never overlooked. From theoretical and technical reference works to beautiful monographs on today's leading local and international practices, we offer the city's largest selection of books and journals on architecture and urban issues. As an independent bookstore, we appreciate your ongoing support; it allows us to continue to bring you the city’s finest collection of architecture, design and advertising books from around the world.