Thout is an architectural and product design firm based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Thout manufuctures its own product line locally and works on projects with architects, interior designers and manufacturers internationally. Thout's products have been shown at major design exhibitions in Cologne, Germany, New York and Toronto, and have retailed in Los Angeles, Miami and Paris. The company is named after a cabin built in Eastern Ontario during the 1900's without running water or electricity.
Founder Patrick Turner grew up in rural Quebec and spent his summers at that cabin, rarely showering. Patrick met Andrea Pearson while the two were completing a Masters of Architecture. Andrea was raised in rural Manitoba and has visited the cabin five times.