Toronto 'T-Dot' Vintage Art Print

T-O, TeRawna, The 416, The Big Smoke, and Hog Town, are among many terms commonly associated with Canada's largest city. Kardinal Offishal and other local rappers in the 90s/2000s introduced the term 'T-dot' in lyrics and soon this too was added to the vernacular of Torontonians.

The Inspiration behind our T-Dot Art Print

As a kid born in Toronto, we used many of these nicknames (and a few more less complimentary versions). One night while visiting Toronto I watched the lights on the CN Tower cascade up to the tip and I thought of the nickname. It inspired this vintage print that features Toronto's official colour scheme and a photo illustration of the CN Tower within a design influenced by Lester Beal, a favourite artist of mine.

Design Features
  • Photo illustration of the CN Tower
  • Simple, minimalist design inspired by Depression-era artist Lester Beal

Museum quality prints

  • Individually printed on heavy photo paper using a 9-colour ink process
  • Museum quality (Giclée) inks and paper won’t fade or yellow for at least 200 years

Ready to hang

  • Dry mounted on acid-free foam core stops warping or discolouration
  • Gallery-style, solid hardwood, 100% Canadian-made frames
  • Thick acrylic is as clear as glass yet won't break during shipping
  • Hanging hardware installed—ready to hang out of the box

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