Daniel Eckler
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Daniel Eckler is a Toronto-based entrepreneur, creative director, and author. A graduate of the University of Toronto, he majored in New Media Arts and English. From 2006 to 2010, Eckler founded and developed a series of design and lifestyle websites that became the EveryGuyed network. The network grew to draw over 5,000,000 readers annually, before Eckler sold EveryGuyed in December of 2010. Other sites Eckler has created include MoxyCreative.com, ReciteThis.com, Rememberum.com, and Vizualize.Me.

Eckler and his work has been featured in GQ, NY Mag, Nylon, TechCrunch, Engadget, Vanity Fair, the Wall Street Journal, and the Village Voice. In 2010, Eckler's Torso: T-Shirt Graphics Exposed was published by Gestalten.

Eckler's current projects include Piccsy and MIJLO. Piccsy, founded in early 2010, is a social network for image discovery, that attracts over 3,000,000 visitors monthly.

MIJLO (/my-low/) is a homewares brand still currently under development, focused on creating affordable designer housewares.

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Canadian Style Icons: Umbra's Paul Rowan

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 5:23 PM

Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, the founder of MIJLO -- simple solutions for small spaces.

Necessity is the mother of invention, as the expression goes, and Paul Rowan's story attests to that.

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Canadian Style Icons: David Liss

(0) Comments | Posted December 16, 2013 | 1:27 PM

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Photo credit: Fayiaz Chunara

Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of MIJLO.

Every great city has a great modern art gallery. That's why New York City has the Guggenheim. That's why London...

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Canadian Style Icons: Rachel Gotlieb

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2013 | 4:10 PM

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Photo courtesy of Rachel Gotlieb

Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of MIJLO.

It takes a particular talent to curate a museum with as specific a mandate as the Gardiner Museum. That's...

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Canadian Style Icons: Klaus Nienkamper

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2013 | 3:10 PM

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Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of MIJLO.

In 1960, a German immigrant named Klaus Nienkamper came to Canada with $36 in his pocket, limited English skills, and...

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Canadian Style Icons: Jack Diamond

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 2:50 PM

Jack Diamond has come a long way from the town of Piet Retief, South Africa, where he was born. Like many other South African expatriates, he would eventually find his way to Canada. But unlike many of those other Canadian immigrants, Diamond's vision, drive, and creativity would help shape the...

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Canadian Style Icons: Sara Diamond

(1) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 3:40 PM

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Photo courtesy of Sara Diamond

Presidency of a school is never an easy task, especially when the school is as unique as OCAD University. One of the most prestigious art and design schools in the world, OCAD is lucky to be paired with...

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Canadian Style Icons: Nick Shinn

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 5:34 PM

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Photo by Karey Shinn.
Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of MIJLO.

Nick Shinn's design work is seen every single day by millions of people worldwide. It's a critical part of the day...

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Canadian Style Icons: Larry Rosen Has Fashion in His Blood

(1) Comments | Posted September 17, 2013 | 12:27 PM

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Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of Piccsy.


Larry Rosen was born with the clothing business in his blood. It's not surprising, as his father, was Harry Rosen, founder of the...

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Canadian Style Icons: Sonja Bata, of the Bata Shoe Museum

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 5:26 PM

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Photo courtesy of the Bata Shoe Museum
Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of Piccsy.

The story of Sonja Bata, and the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto is inevitably a story about her...

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Canadian Style Icons: Douglas Cardinal

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2013 | 4:10 PM

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Photo by: Bruno Schlumberger

Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of Piccsy.

Your heritage always leaves a lasting impression on the person you are, and there's no doubt that's the case for...

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This Canadian Style Icon Goes Beyond the Rack

(0) Comments | Posted August 8, 2013 | 10:01 AM

Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of Piccsy.
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It's hard to imagine a time when Beyond the Rack didn't exist. The flash sale website has...

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Canadian Style Icons: Burton Kramer

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2013 | 2:18 PM

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Photo by: Irene Marguerite Therese Kramer
Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of Piccsy.

Though you might not know it, you've seen Burton Kramer's work thousands of times, and it's left an indelible...

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Canadian Style Icons: Coco Rocha

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2013 | 5:00 PM

Canadian Style Icons is a bi-weekly column authored by Daniel Eckler, serial entrepreneur and founder of Piccsy.

When you talk about Canadian style icons, Coco Rocha is one of the first names on your list. Today, she's renowned as one of the most popular models in the world,...

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