Public relations for architects and designers

David Lasker Communications

David Lasker Communications is a public relations firm in Toronto, Ontario. We work with architects, designers, builders and suppliers across Canada and the US. (See what our clients are saying.)

We have the bandwidth to service you: We’re part of the team at Oomph Group, which helps firms in the design space with integrated marketing and business development plans.

Our niche is media relations for architecture and design, and for good reason. Our founder, David Lasker, has held key roles as editor and writer at several notable North American design publications, including:

  • Canadian Interiors (Editor‐in‐Chief)
  • Interior Design (Canadian correspondent)
  • The Globe and Mail (Fashion and Design Editor, Architecture and Classical Music Editor, Fine Arts Editor)
  • The Los Angeles Times (Design columnist)
  • OfficeInsight (Canadian correspondent)
  • Canadian House and Home (member, editorial board)

He has presented his “PR 101 for Architects and Designers” and design-trends seminars at trade shows and conventions for:

  • Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO)
  • Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (AATO)
  • Construct Canada
  • IIDEX NeoCon
  • Ontario Association of Architects (OAA)
  • SIDIM Salon du Design

David’s design stories have appeared in over 100 periodicals, from Architectural Digest to Zoomer. His writing expertise helps ensure strong results for our clients in the A&D community. Find out more about what we do.

With David Lasker Photography, we provide superb images and text. Our architectural and product photography has been published in Architizer, Canadian Architect, Building, Canadian Interiors, Cayman Marshall Magazine, Cruise and Travel Lifestyles, Metropolis, Mortarr, National Post, Officeinsight, Retrofit, Revitalization, The Toronto Star, Treehugger, Zoomer and in advertisements, feature stories, brochures and catalogues for Acuity Brands (Eureka Lighting and Peerless Lighting), Borgo Contract Seating, Focus Wine Cellars, Forest Hill Optical, Ven‐Rez Products, Wightman Telecom and other clients.


We have won press hits for our clients in:
American School and University
Architectural Digest
Architectural Record
Blue Line
Builder Architect
Building Design and Construction
Burlington Post
Cambridge Reporter
Cambridge Times
Canada Now (CBC TV)
Canadian Homes and Cottages
Canadian Architect
Canadian Business
Canadian Facility Management and Design
Canadian Gardening
Canadian Geographic
Canadian Home and Country
Canadian Home Planning
Canadian Home Workshop
Canadian Homes and Cottages
Canadian House and Home
Canadian Interiors
Canadian Living
Canadian Property Management
Cayman Marshall Collection
CityLine (TV lifestyle show)
Condo Life
Construction Canada
Construction Links Network
CoreNet Connect
Cottage Life
Country Home
Country Sampler Decorating Ideas
CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
CWC (office furnishings journal)
Daily Commercial News
Del Condominium Life
Design Quarterly
Detroit Free Press
Eye Weekly
Facilities Design & Management
Financial Post
Furniture Today
Global TV News
Gulfshore Life
HCO (HealthCare Construction and Operations)
Healthcare Design
Here and Now (CBC radio)
Heavy Construction News
Heritage Canada
HGTV-Home to Stay (TV show)
HGTV-This Small Space (TV show)
Home and Décor
Home Goods Online
Home Improvement Retailing
Hotel Executive
House and Garden
IDSA (Industrial Design Society of America) Innovation
Indian Architect and Builder
Interior Design
Interiors and Sources
IFMA (International Facility Management Association) Journal
Journal of Commerce
Kingston Whig-Standard
Kitchener-Waterloo Record
La Maison du 21e Siècle
Los Angeles Times Magazine
Maison et Bois
Maze Magazine
Metal Architecture
Metro Morning (CBC radio)
Miami Herald
Monday Morning Quarterback
Municipal World
National Post
Office Furniture and Design
Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Sun
Outpatient Surgery
Parents Canada
Plant & Garden
Recreation Management
Reno and Décor
Retrofit Home
Romantic Homes
RV Gazette
San Diego Home
San Francisco Chronicle
School Construction News
Select Homes
Simcoe Reformer
SOHO (Small Office Home Office) Today
Southern Living
SABMag (Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine)
Telelatino TV
TCB (TV show)The Canadian Press
The Globe and Mail
The New York Times
The Vancouver Sun
The Village Voice
The Windsor Star
Time Out New York
Today’s Facility Manager
Toronto Life
Toronto Living (TV show)
Toronto Star
Toronto Sun
Tribune (Welland, Ontario)
Victoria Times-Colonist
Weddings and Honeymoons
World Architecture News

“Whenever a David Lasker Communications media kit hits my desk, I know it will meet the
highest standards. I’m happy to open the envelope because I know the materials will make it easy to put together a story.”

Peter Sobchak
Editor‐in‐Chief, Toronto
Canadian Interiors and Building

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David Lasker Communications

Banner photo: Teknion booth, IIDEX 2012, published in Officeinsight. Copyright © David Lasker Photography.