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IDC brought the indoors out for World Interiors Day
May 27, 2016
IDC brought the indoors out for World Interiors Day IDC celebrated World Interiors Day a day early, on May 27, by setting up an outdoor living room i …

A Grandfather's Gift by Jean Porter
May 26, 2016
A Grandfather's Gift by Jean Porter Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Canada, has become a special place to ARIDO life member, Jean Porter. When Glencairn …

EOC hosts 2016 AGM
May 04, 2016
EOC hosts 2016 AGM On April 21, EOC held their Annual General Meeting in Ottawa. The AGM provides a combination of continuing education opportunities …

That's a wrap on the third Career Xpress event!
April 19, 2016
That's a wrap on the third Career Xpress event! On April 2, an intimate gathering of students, industry professionals and 14 designers came together …

WOC springs into their annual networking event
April 19, 2016
WOC springs into their annual networking event On April 7, members of WOC met up for a spring get-together in London! The Western Ontario design …

GVC gives it their all for CANstruction
April 06, 2016
GVC gives it their all for CANstruction On March 11, GVC members came together and participated for the seventh time in CANstruction.  This yea …

GTA hosted another successful CX event
March 16, 2016
GTA hosted another successful CX event On February 23, GTA Chapter hosted CXII: Appetite by Design. The second event of the four-part GTA Career …

EOC raises $4,000 for Harvest House
March 15, 2016
EOC raises $4,000 for Harvest House In the spirit of the Holiday Season, the Eastern Ontario Chapter raised over $4,000 for a local charity, Harvest …

EPs in GVC got expert advice
March 07, 2016
EPs in GVC got expert advice Interior design students from Conestoga College and interior design Interns from around the province attended the GVC Em …

IDC at the Restaurants Canada Show
March 07, 2016
IDC at the Restaurants Canada Show This year, we partnered with Restaurants Canada on the Restaurants Canada Show, Canada’s hospitality tr …

IDC at IDS
January 25, 2016
IDC at IDS This year, we partnered with National Bank to present another busy What's Your Design Dilemma? at the Interior Design Show (IDS), January …

Creative Communicators gathered in Ottawa
January 06, 2016
Creative Communicators gathered in Ottawa The Creative Communicators Toastmasters Club of Ottawa invited EOC members to their open house on Decembe …

Grand Valley Country Christmas
January 06, 2016
Grand Valley Country Christmas GVC members and guests gathered for a country Christmas on December 5 at Timeless Cafe & Bakery, the original …

EOC holiday party is a blast from the past
January 06, 2016
EOC holiday party is a blast from the past ARIDO EOC celebrated the holidays by hiding from the authorities – no fun police allowed! On Novemb …

IDC at IIDEXCanada
December 08, 2015
IDC at IIDEXCanada Thanks for visiting our booth! It was such a treat to see so many of our members at the IDC booth this year at IIDEXCanada in Tor …

The first GTA Career Xpress event was a success
November 14, 2015
The first GTA Career Xpress event was a success With help from Ital Interiors, GTA Chapter hosted their first Career Xpress (CX) event of the ye …

EOC wined and dined - with cheese!
October 05, 2015
EOC wined and dined - with cheese! Members of EOC gathered at the Global showroom in Ottawa on October 1 for a night of delicious wine, cheese and ne …

MCR at IDC
September 10, 2015
MCR at IDC On August 12, IDC hosted a panel discussion on the Masters of Corporate Real Estate. Industry experts, including MCR alumnae and candidate …

Another successful GTA Chapter golf tournament
August 12, 2015
Another successful GTA Chapter golf tournament Members of GTA Chapter golfed their way into their 13th annual tournament, July 9 at the Richmond Hill …

GVC members met for an after-work social
August 11, 2015
GVC members met for an after-work social Members of the Grand Valley Chapter met at Kitchener's Boathouse on Friday, July 24. Connections were r …

Special thanks to the 2015 ARIDO EOC Big Bike team!
June 12, 2015
Special thanks to the 2015 ARIDO EOC Big Bike team! ARIDO EOC members participated in the 2015 Heart and Stroke Big Bike with team captain Bryan Wi …

GTA hosted charity softball tournament for Variety Village
June 12, 2015
GTA hosted charity softball tournament for Variety Village This year, the ARIDO ROI 2015 initiative supported Variety Village. The main goal thr …

Ryerson grads close 2015 with YES x RSID
June 01, 2015
Ryerson grads close 2015 with YES x RSID On April 23, Ryerson’s School of Interior Design (RSID) held their annual Year End Show to explore&n …

Designers created Art for Art by Designers
May 12, 2015
Designers created art for Art by Designers On April 28, ARIDO GTA Chapter hosted the sixth annual Art by Designer (AxD) event to showcase the artisti …

Sheridan Bachelor of Interior Design graduation show
May 11, 2015
Sheridan Bachelor of Interior Design graduation show After four years of studies at the professional and cutting-edge studios at Sheridan College, …

GVC recaps the year at annual AGM
April 29, 2015
GVC recaps the year at their AGM The Grand Valley Chapter held their annual town hall meeting April 21 at the historic Langdon Hall Hotel & Spa i …

EOC hosts 2015 Chapter AGM
April 27, 2015
EOC hosts 2015 Chapter AGM The Eastern Ontario Chapter of ARIDO held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ot …

Students and Interns attended CXIII: Interior Design Portfolio Review
April 08, 2015
Students and Interns attended CXIII: Interior Design Portfolio Review Students and interns gathered together at the newly designed Gensler office a …

Designers at it again: Solving dilemmas at the National Home Show
March 24, 2015
Designers at it again: Solving dilemmas at the National Home Show IDC partnered with Homes Publishing Group to present another busy What’s Your …

ARIDO GVC receives Honourable Mention at CANstruction
March 16, 2015
Grand Valley Chapter (GVC) receives Honourable Mention at CANstruction On March 14, Grand Valley Chapter (GVC) members gathered at Conestoga Mal …

Students and designers mingled at ARIDO SOC's Meet the Designer night
March 16, 2015
Students and designers mingled at ARIDO SOC's Meet the Designer night The annual Meet the Designer night, hosted by ARIDO SOC, was held at Sheridan C …

2015 Barry Carroll Sales Professional of the Year Award
March 13, 2015
2015 Barry Carroll Award IDC was pleased to announce Shelley Beechie of Coalesse/Steelcase as the winner of the 2015 Barry Carroll Sales Profess …

Another busy What's Your Design Dilemma? at the GTA Home & Reno Show
February 17, 2015
Another busy What's Your Design Dilemma? at the GTA Home & Reno Show IDC partnered with Homes Publishing Group to present another busy What's You …

Nelson House receives generous donation thanks to ARIDO EOC
February 11, 2015
Nelson House receives generous donation thanks to ARIDO EOC After a successful silent auction as part of the Chapter's Holiday party, ARIDO EOC …

Students wined & dined at CXII: Appetite for Design
February 11, 2015
Students wined & dined at CXII: Appetite for Design On February 9th the ARIDO GTA Career Xpress committee hosted CXII: Appetite for Design at Clu …

ARIDO SOC enjoyed a festive Holiday Celebration
January 15, 2015
ARIDO SOC enjoyed a festive Holiday Celebration On left: drink sponsors, David Rivers and Jeff Josiak. On right: two Sheridan students. Bad we …

ARIDO EOC supports Holiday Helpers Canada
January 15, 2015
ARIDO EOC supports Nelson House Ottawa ARIDO EOC Chapter helped make the holiday season a memorable one by supporting Nelson House Ottawa. Nelson H …

‘Tis the season for ARIDO Chapter holiday parties!
December 02, 2014
‘Tis the season for ARIDO Chapter holiday parties! The Western Ontario, Eastern Ontario, and Grand Valley Chapters of ARIDO all held festive ho …

The first Career Xpress event, Portfolio Prep, a hit with students!
December 02, 2014
The first Career Xpress event, Portfolio Prep, a hit with students! Emerging Professionals packed the house at the Career Xpress (CX1) Portfolio Prep …

Another productive NCIDQ Info Panel for ARIDO EOC
December 02, 2014
Another productive NCIDQ Info Panel for ARIDO EOC A handful of emerging professionals attended ARIDO EOC’s NCIDQ Info Panel on November 6, form …

Yabu Pushelberg announces recipient of scholarship
December 02, 2014
Yabu Pushelberg announces recipient of scholarship Yabu Pushelberg is pleased to announce that Sally Jane Pollock of Ryerson University, School of In …

Interior designers toured the delectable Colette Grand Café
December 02, 2014
Interior designers toured the delectable Colette Grand Café Earlier this month, a group of interior designers had the opportunity to learn m …

Have you registered for CX1, first Career Xpress Event
October 31, 2014
Have you registered for CX1, first Career Xpress Event Calling all students and recent grads! The ARIDO GTA Chapter presents Career Xpress (CX), a …

ARIDO Awards Gala: Slow motion video
October 31, 2014
ARIDO Awards Gala: Slow motion video Attendees at the ARIDO Awards Gala goofed around with a slow motion video booth. Click the image below to watch …

ARIDO Awards Winners Announced
September 29, 2014
ARIDO Awards Winners Announced The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) announced the winners of its annual Awards progr …

Mark your Calendars for these Upcoming CX Events
September 29, 2014
Mark your Calendars for these Upcoming CX Events The ARIDO GTA Chapter presents Career Xpress (CX), a fun and rewarding series of events designed t …

Be Featured in Brampton’s Enrich Magazine
August 28, 2014
Be Featured in Brampton’s Enrich Magazine Do you live, work, or have you designed a home in Brampton? Enrich Magazine is looking for you! They wil …

Another successful SOC Golf Tournament
August 28, 2014
Another successful SOC Golf Tournament On Tuesday, August 12th, ARIDO SOC celebrated their annual memorial golf tournament in honour of Vicki Wolos …

New date, new location for the ARIDO Awards Gala 2014
August 28, 2014
New date, new location for the ARIDO Awards Gala 2014 The ARIDO Awards Gala celebrates excellence in interior design and brings together more than …

Save the date for the ARIDO Awards
July 30, 2014
Save the date for the ARIDO Awards The ARIDO Awards Gala celebrates excellence in interior design and brings together more than 650 attendees from th …

ARIDO GTA Chapter 5 & Dime Toronto was a hit!
July 30, 2014
ARIDO GTA Chapter 5 & Dime Toronto was a hit! The first-ever 5&Dime pop-up marketplace that took place on July 12 in Liberty Village was a hit. On a …

ARIDO SOC Third Annual Vicki Woloschuk Memorial Golf Tournament
July 30, 2014
ARIDO SOC Third Annual Vicki Woloschuk Memorial Golf Tournament The third annual ARIDO SOC Vicki Woloschuk Memorial Golf Tournament will take place o …

Interior Design Incubator open house and info session
July 30, 2014
Interior Design Incubator open house and info session Are you ready to take your residential career dreams to the next stage? Do you want an easy tr …

Entry deadline for 2014 ARIDO Awards is June 6!
June 02, 2014
Entry deadline for 2014 ARIDO Awards is June 6! The 2014 ARIDO Awards are now open for submissions The ARIDO Awards are a highly prestigious, annual …

ARIDO WOC Annual General Meeting 2014
June 02, 2014
ARIDO WOC Annual General Meeting 2014 - (1 IDCEC hour + 1 non-IDCEC hour) Registration deadline is Thursday, May 29 at 5 p.m.   The Western O …

ARIDO Awards 2014 Entries are now open!
May 01, 2014
ARIDO Awards 2014 Entries are now open! The 2014 ARIDO Awards are now open for submissions The ARIDO Awards are a highly prestigious, annual program …

Interior designers connect with the public during What’s Your Design Dilemma? at the National Home Show
March 31, 2014
Interior designers connect with the public during What’s Your Design Dilemma? at the National Home Show The National Home Show took place on March …

ARIDO GTA Chapter members have a (gutter)ball at The Ballroom
March 31, 2014
ARIDO GTA Chapter members have a (gutter)ball  at The Ballroom The ARIDO GTA Chapter Gutterball 2014 Bowling Tournament took place on March 3, at Th …

ARIDO GTA Chapter presents Art by Designers 2014
March 31, 2014
ARIDO GTA Chapter presents Art by Designers 2014 The ARIDO GTA Chapter invites you to be part of the 5th Annual Art by Designers (AxD) event to celeb …

New Representatives for Ontario's Interior Design Community 2014
March 31, 2014
New Representatives for Ontario's Interior Design Community 2014 The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) is pleased to an …

ARIDO Presents Outstanding Members With Prestigious Fellow Award
March 31, 2014
ARIDO Presents Outstanding Members with Prestigious Fellow Award The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) announced the in …

SAVE THE DATE: ARIDO Awards entries 2014
March 31, 2014
SAVE THE DATE: ARIDO Awards entries 2014  The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario's (ARIDO) annual awards program showcases exce …

Emerging professionals learn what it takes to land the job at the ARIDO GTA Chapter: Career Xpress (CX3) | Interior Design Portfolio Review
March 31, 2014
Emerging professionals learn what it takes to land the job at the ARIDO GTA Chapter: Career Xpress (CX3) | Interior Design Portfolio Review Students …

Bridging webinar at Algonquin College
March 03, 2014
Bridging webinar at Algonquin College …

Humber Interior Design Thesis Show 2014
March 03, 2014
Humber Interior Design Thesis Show 2014 …

What’s Your Design Dilemma? showcases interior design talent at the GTA Home Show
March 03, 2014
What’s Your Design Dilemma? showcases interior design talent at the GTA Home Show The GTA Home Show took place on February 20 to 23 at the Internat …

ARIDO AGM + Conference - March 19, 2014
March 03, 2014
ARIDO AGM + Conference - March 19, 2014 Location Allstream Centre, 105 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3 (Map) Date & Time WEDNESDA …

Save the date : ARIDO AGM + Conference - 19 March 2014
February 03, 2014
Save the date : ARIDO AGM + Conference - 19 March 2014   …

SOLD OUT! ARIDO GTA Chapter Presents CX2: Appetite for Design
February 03, 2014
SOLD OUT! ARIDO GTA Chapter Presents CX2: Appetite for Design This event is now completely sold out! We cant' wait to enjoy delicious Mexican food at …

NEW DATE! ARIDO GTA Chapter Presents: Gutterball 2014 Bowling Tournament | Network and cheer all night!
February 03, 2014
NEW DATE! ARIDO GTA Chapter Presents: Gutterball 2014 Bowling Tournament | Network and cheer all night! NEW DATE: Monday, March 3, 2014Gutterball is …

ARIDO GTA Canstruction Call for Entries 2014
February 03, 2014

NEW DATE! ARIDO GTA presents Art by Designers 2014
February 03, 2014
NEW DATE! ARIDO GTA presents Art by Designers 2014 Event date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Sponsorship deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014The ARIDO GTA C …

ARIDO GTA Chapter Holiday Helpers
January 02, 2014
ARIDO GTA Chapter Holiday Helpers This past holiday season, ARIDO GTA Chapter was pleased to support Holiday Helpers Canada . We surpassed our goal o …

Be sure to check out the 2014 Toronto Offsite Design Festival!
January 02, 2014
Attend the 2014 Toronto Offsite Design Festival The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is a not-for-profit, independent design festival taking p …

ARIDO SOC presents Ho, Ho, Whole Lotta Points Holiday Luncheon and CEU Day (3 ARIDO CEUs)
December 02, 2013
ARIDO SOC presents Ho, Ho, Whole Lotta Points Holiday Luncheon and CEU Day (3 ARIDO CEUs) Join ARIDO SOC, and fellow ARIDO members, for its …

ARIDO SOC Holiday Social Gathering – Registration closes TODAY!
December 02, 2013
ARIDO SOC Holiday Social Gathering – Registration closes TODAY! Join ARIDO SOC for its holiday celebration taking place Thursday, December 5 at …

ARIDO EOC Presents: A Venetian Masquerade
December 02, 2013
ARIDO EOC Presents: A Venetian Masquerade ARIDO EOC members are invited to a Venetian Masquerade on Thursday, December 5 at Restaurant 18 in Ott …

ARIDO GVC Holiday Celebration
December 02, 2013
ARIDO GVC Holiday Celebration Please RSVP your attendance to aridogvc@gmail.com.Deadline to RSVP is December 2nd. …

ARIDO GTA Chapter Holiday Drive: Giving the gift of hope this holiday season
December 02, 2013
ARIDO GTA Chapter Holiday Drive: Giving the gift of hope this holiday season ARIDO GTA Chapter is supporting Holiday Helpers Canada this year. We hav …

CX1 Portfolio Prep, an ARIDO GTA Chapter Event
December 02, 2013
CX1 Portfolio Prep, an ARIDO GTA Chapter Event Emerging Professionals packed the house at the Career Xpress (CX1) Portfolio Prep event that took …

ARIDO GVC Volunteers Needed for CANstruction 2014
December 02, 2013
ARIDO GVC Volunteers Needed for CANstruction 2014 ARIDO GVC chapter needs volunteers for their 2014 CANstruction design team! Design, Build and Dest …

Wanna see your name in lights? Here’s your chance!
December 02, 2013
Wanna see your name in lights? Here’s your chance! RTR Media is a Toronto based television production and they are currently casting for a show …

Attend the 2014 Toronto Offsite Design Festival
December 02, 2013
Attend the 2014 Toronto Offsite Design Festival The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is a not-for-profit, independent design festival taking p …

Save for the season: GTA Holiday Helpers
November 01, 2013
This holiday season, ARIDO GTA Chapter will once again be participating in the annual Holiday Helpers family sponsorship program. In the past, ARIDO m …

CX1 Portfolio Prep, an ARIDO GTA Event
November 01, 2013
Want to learn the ins and outs of the industry and how to create an outstanding portfolio? Join us as we kick off CX – a three-part ARIDO GTA se …

What’s Your Design Dilemma? showcases interior design talent at the Fall Home Show
November 01, 2013
What’s Your Design Dilemma? showcases interior design talent at the Fall Home Show The Toronto Fall Home Show took place on October 3 to 6 at t …

Call for volunteers! IDC Foundation, Awards and Honours and the Intern committees
November 01, 2013
Are you interested in getting involved with IDC and giving back to the interior design community? IDC is looking for members who are interested in vo …

Ontario’s top interior designers celebrated at the 2013 ARIDO Awards gala
October 03, 2013
The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) announced the winners of its annual Awards program during a gala dinner at the Roy …

The Association Of Registed Interior Designers Of Ontario Names The Top Sales Professional Of The Year
October 03, 2013
The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) announced Kate Webb of Interface as the winner of the 2013 Barry Carroll Sales Pro …

Fundraiser for Archway Clinic at IIDEX Canada
October 03, 2013
ROI: What's on the Inside is an ARIDO initiative that was launched earlier this year. The goal of this initiative is to enhance and improve the interi …

Tickets on sale now for ARIDO and Innovation Awards Gala
August 30, 2013
The ARIDO and Innovation Awards showcases excellence, innovation and originality in interior design. Registered members of ARIDO can receive this hig …

Call for nominations for 2013 Barry Carroll Sales Professional of the Year Award
August 30, 2013
ARIDO is excited to send out the call for nominations for the 2013 Barry Carroll Sales Professional of the Year Award. The winner will be chosen by a …

Call for interior designers for What’s Your Design Dilemma?
July 31, 2013
Call for interior designers for What’s Your Design Dilemma? The Toronto Fall Home Show is perfect for homeowners searching for new ideas a …

Ashlar Urban Realty acquires Smith Company
July 31, 2013
Ashlar Urban Realty Inc. has acquired Smith Company. The transaction brings together two great companies to create one of the most dynamic commercial …

ARIDO SOC Second Annual Vicki Woloschuk Memorial Golf Tournament raises money for Cancer Research Society
July 31, 2013
The ARIDO SOC Second Annual Vicki Woloschuk Memorial Golf Tournament welcomed over 60 guests at Hidden Lake Golf Club in Burlington, Ontario. Despite …

Support TO DO’s Indiegogo fundraising campaign
July 02, 2013
TO DO (Toronto Design Offsite) is a not-for-profit design festival held annually throughout Toronto at the end of January. TO DO’s aim is to pro …

Reminder: Big Brothers and Big Sisters Pro Bono Opportunity
June 27, 2013
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto is celebrating its centennial in 2013 and are proud to have served over 60,000 children and youth based on the vis …

Impact of government fees and charges on the cost of a new home in the GTA
June 27, 2013
The issue of home affordability poses a significant challenge for new homebuyers in the GTA. A new study, released by the Building Industry and Land D …

Call for Entries – Design at Work 2013: Best of Western Ontario
June 27, 2013
The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO), the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)  and The Associat …

Early bird deadline for 2013 ARIDO Awards is June 7
May 30, 2013
The ARIDO Awards are a highly prestigious, annual program that allows ARIDO to celebrate the exceptional work of its members. The Awards showcase exce …

ARIDO GTA Golf Tournament 2013: Catch Me If You Canada
May 30, 2013
The ARIDO GTA Chapter invites you to its golf tournament taking place on Thursday, June 27, at the Richmond Hill Golf Course. This year, the GTA golf …

Design By Nature Deadline Extended
April 29, 2013
Design By Nature is a juried art competition of functional furniture and sculptural installations using “re-purposed” materials for design …

Save the Date for the ARIDO SOC Vicki Woloschuk Memorial Golf Tournament
April 29, 2013
The second annual ARIDO SOC Vicki Woloschuk Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on July 18 at Hidden Lake Golf Resort in Burlington, Ontario.&nbs …

ARIDO SOC chapter AGM
April 29, 2013
Join your fellow SOC chapter members on May 9 for the ARIDO SOC Annual General Meeting and CEU dinner at the Waterfront Hotel. The seminar presentatio …

ARIDO GTA student committee thanks Three H
April 29, 2013
The ARIDO GTA student committee would like to thank Three H  for their support of this school year’s events — November Newbie Network …

ARIDO GTA Chapter Gutterball 2013 Bowling Tournament raises money for GTAC Student Scholarship
April 01, 2013
The ARIDO GTA Chapter Gutterball 2013 Bowling Tournament took place on February 28, at The Ballroom in downtown Toronto. Eighteen teams (listed below) …

ARIDO mourns the passing of Michael James Cameron (March 1, 1942 - March 22, 2013)
April 01, 2013
Michael lost his battle with cancer on Friday with his life partner Dianne Usher at his side. Michael graduated from Ryerson in Interior and Furniture …

2013 Green Real Estate Conference
April 01, 2013
Don’t miss Canada’s largest annual green building conference. This event will be host to over 70 speakers and 21 sessions and presentation …

Save the date for ARIDO Chapter AGMs
April 01, 2013
Attend your chapter AGM to catch up with your local interior design community. EOC: April 23 at the Canadian Museum of Nature (1 ARIDO CEU + 1PP) Jo …

Big Brothers Big Sisters pro bono opportunity
April 01, 2013
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto is celebrating its centennial in 2013 and are proud to have served over 60,000 children and youth based on the vis …

Cities and Climate Change: Fireside Chat with David Miller and Guelph Mayor Karen Farbridge
February 01, 2013
Have you ever wondered what it will be like to conduct business in Southern Ontario during the era of climate change?  What are the risks and opp …

Save the date for the ARIDO Annual General Meeting
February 01, 2013
The ARIDO Annual meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 26, at the Allstream Centre in Toronto. Registration will open at 5 p.m. and the meeting wi …

Have you designed a condominium in the GTA?
February 01, 2013
If you have recently been involved in a condominium project, designing either an individual unit or common areas of a new or refurbished condominium d …

Rethinking Ontario Place
February 01, 2013
Not satisfied with the government’s current redevelopment plan for Ontario Place, a team of creative visionaries, including Eberhard Zeidler, th …

Re-think Ontario Place brings out interior design professionals and students
January 02, 2013
Re-think Ontario Place brings out interior design professionals and students On December 1, 2012, interior designers, architects, landscape architect …

The Bullock Associates Student Award 2012 is awarded to Daniela Enache of St Clair college
January 02, 2013
The Bullock Associates Student Award 2012 is awarded to Daniela Enache of St Clair college Started in 1995, the award is open to all students enrolle …

Greenline ideas competition
January 02, 2013
Greenline ideas competition Architects, landscape architects, designers, planners, artists and community members are invited to create visionary desi …

Toronto Design Offsite Festival taking place January 21 to 27
January 02, 2013
Toronto Design Offsite festival taking place January 21- 27, 2013 The third annual Toronto Design Offsite Festival will show the best in Canadian des …

ARIDO GTA Chapter supports Holiday Helpers Canada
January 02, 2013
ARIDO GTA Chapter supports Holiday Helpers Canada The ARIDO GTA Chapter made this holiday season a memorable one for families supported by Holiday He …

Save the date for the ARIDO SOC chapter’s 2nd annual Vicki Woloschuk memorial golf tournament
January 02, 2013
Save the date for the ARIDO SOC chapter’s  2nd annual Vicki Woloschuk memorial golf tournament The ARIDO SOC is pleased to announce the 2n …

ARIDO GTA Chapter committee`s 2nd annual bowling tournament gutterball returns in 2013
January 02, 2013
ARIDO GTA Chapter committee`s 2nd annual bowling tournament gutterball returns in 2013 Gutterball makes a return!  ARIDO GTAC 2nd annual bowling …

Yabu Pushelberg presents Pennies from Heaven
December 03, 2012
Yabu Pushelberg presents Pennies from Heaven on Monday, December 10th, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., donations will be accepted at Yabu Pushelberg&rsq …

GTA chapter charitbale committee completes Fred Victor improvement project
December 03, 2012
It’s always a welcomed gesture when members of the community get together to help those in need. Recently the ARIDO GTA chapter charitable commi …

Annual CTI Signatures Ceramic Event 2012
November 01, 2012
CTI will be holding thier 5th Annual Signatures Ceramic Auction Event at the Haworth showroom, located at 55 University Ave. in downtown Toronto, …

The 2nd Annual TO DO Warm Up Party
November 01, 2012
Located in the expansive warehouse space of 850 Richmond Street West, the second annual TO DO Warm Up Party is the essential pre-party to the Toronto …

Movember fundraiser invitation
November 01, 2012

Call for Presenters for OAA ConEd for the 2013 OAA Conference Deadling November 12
November 01, 2012
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) and its Continuing Education Committee invites presenters to submit proposals for ConEd sessions to be con …

GTA Student Committee invites you to November Newbie Networking
November 01, 2012
The GTA Student Committee is very excited to announce a brand new event this year called "November Newbie Networking". The main intent of this event i …

GVC Town Hall Meeting Review
November 01, 2012
Members of the Grand Valley Chapter attended a productive Town Hall meeting at the Timeless Material Cafe in Waterloo on October 18 along with guests …

It's CANstruction time again!
November 01, 2012
GVC President Karen Wilson put the call out to the membership for GVC's 6th year of participation in CANstruction. Canstruction will be held at Cones …

GVC and OAA Christmas Party Announced!
November 01, 2012
Save the date for Friday December the 7! After the success of last year’s Christmas party held jointly with the OAA, we are teaming up again!&nb …

ARIDO GTA Chapter Christmas charity drive
November 01, 2012
ARIDO GTA chapter needs your help to make this holiday season a memorable one for low-income families. Help support the Holiday Helpers Canada by givi …

Johnson Chou wins Project of the Year for Sixty Colborne at this year’s ARIDO Awards gala.
October 05, 2012
ARIDO member Johnson Chou of the Toronto-based firm Johnson Chou Inc. received the coveted Project of the Year Award for the project Sixty Colborne, a …

Thanks to IDC members who participated in What`s Your Design Dilemma at the 24th Fall Home Show
October 05, 2012
Both Registered and Intern interior designers participated in the Toronto Fall Home Show offering 15 minute consultations to visitors. Special thanks …

Barry Carroll Sales Professional of the Year announced after tight race
October 05, 2012
The 2012 Barry Carroll Sales Professional of the Year Award was given to Mahesh Babooram of Interfaceflor at the ARIDO Awards Gala on September 19, at …

Toronto Board of Trade Business Excellence Awards will be held November 15 in Toronto
October 05, 2012
The awards celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit and honour the contributions made by small and medium businesses to the Toronto Region business commun …

Upcoming Events in GVC
October 05, 2012
• GVC's president Karen Wilson participated in the Easter Seals Drop Zone Event. With the help of individual sponsors and companies, Rizzy Rugs a …

Last day to register for Tour of Muskoka for Residential Design Professionals
October 05, 2012
The Muskoka Builders’ Association (MBA), along with its member companies, invites you to the Tour of Muskoka for Residential Design Professional …

ARIDO Awards gala tickets now on sale
September 04, 2012
ARIDO Awards gala tickets now on sale The 2012 ARIDO and Innovation Awards Gala tickets are now available. The event takes place at the Liberty Grand …

LEED Green Associate Study Course Registration Open
September 04, 2012
LEED Green Associate Study Course Registration Open From September 12 to 15, at the Brickworks participate in a two-day LEED Green Associate study co …

EOC Newsletter: Summer 2012
August 20, 2012
EOC Newsletter: Summer 2012 The EOC Chapter Board is pleased to share its Summer Newsletter. We hope you enjoy reading about the interior designe …

Infrastructure Ontario Announces New CEO
August 01, 2012
Infrastructure Ontario Announces New CEO Bert Clark has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure Ontario and has been n …

Call for nominations: Toronto Board of Trade Business Excellence Awards 2012
August 01, 2012
Call for nominations: Toronto Board of Trade Business Excellence Awards 2012 Toronto Board of Trade has launched its call for nominations for this ye …

OCAD University’s Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) sets accessibility standards
August 01, 2012
OCAD University’s Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) sets accessibility standards OCAD’s Inclusive Design Research Centre is setting …

ARIDO Awards judging taking place July 5 and 6
July 03, 2012
ARIDO Awards judging taking place July 5 and 6 Thank you to everyone who submitted a project to the 2012 ARIDO Awards. The judging panel will spend t …

ARIDO’s EOC chapter top team at Big Bike Ottawa
July 03, 2012
ARIDO’s EOC chapter top team at Big Bike Ottawa Members of ARIDO’s Eastern Ontario Chapter (EOC) participated in Big Bike Ottawa on June …

ARIDO GTA Chapter Golf Tournament a Wild Success!
July 03, 2012
ARIDO GTA Chapter Golf Tournament a Wild Success! The ARIDO GTA Chapter held their 10th annual Golf Tournament “African Golfing Safari” o …

SOC Annual General Meeting
June 01, 2012
SOC Annual General Meeting ARIDO’s Southern Ontario Chapter (SOC) will hold its Annual General Meeting on June 14, 2012. Before the meeting, th …

ARIDO Awards Early Bird Deadline fast approaching
May 01, 2012
ARIDO Awards Early Bird Deadline fast approaching The 2012 ARIDO Awards Early Bird Deadline is Friday, May 11, 2012 – don’t delay, submit …

ARIDO GVC Intern Networking event
May 01, 2012
ARIDO GVC Intern Networking event ARIDO’s Grand Valley Chapter, along with the Grand Valley Architects Association are holding a free event for …

GVC welcomes new board members at AGM
May 01, 2012
GVC welcomes new board members at AGM The Grand Valley Chapter of ARIDO held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Langdon Hall in Cambridge on April 1 …

ARIDO GTA seeks new board members
May 01, 2012
The ARIDO GTA Chapter is looking for new members to join its Chapter board. If you are interested, please fill out the form below. Positions Availabl …

CANstruction 2012
April 02, 2012
CANstruction 2012 ARIDO's Grand Valley Chapter put together a team that participated in the 2012 CANstruction, making this team ARIDO's fifth year pa …

Save the Date for ARIDO Awards Call for Entries
April 02, 2012
Save the Date for ARIDO Awards Call for Entries Save the date for this year’s ARIDO Awards Call for Entries, Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Each year …

New Representatives for Ontario's Interior Design Community
April 02, 2012
New Representatives for Ontario's Interior Design Community The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) is pleased to announc …

2012 ARIDO Chapter AGM’s
April 02, 2012
2012 ARIDO Chapter AGM’s Join your fellow ARIDO members for your Chapter’s Annual Meeting, where you can enjoy a CEU opportunity, meet yo …

2012 RDI, Ontario Student Design Competition: The YSmell Project
April 02, 2012
2012 RDI, Ontario Student Design Competition: The YSmell Project The Retail Design Institute, Toronto Chapter is pleased to announce the 2012 RDI Ont …

Ottawa Toastmasters Club to hold open house
April 02, 2012
Ottawa Toastmasters Club to hold open house Are you interested in learning more about how Toastmasters can help you become a better communicator and …

ARIDO GVC tours Conestoga College
April 02, 2012
ARIDO GVC tours Conestoga College The Grand Valley Chapter of ARIDO, in conjunction with local OAA members, attended a seminar at and toured Conestog …

Save the Date, Support our Soldiers
April 02, 2012
Save the Date, Support our Soldiers On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, be part of an event supporting the individuals who support us: the men and women who …

ARIDO Annual Meeting
March 01, 2012
ARIDO's Annual Meeting is set to take place on Wednesday, March 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Allstream Centre. The event, which is the province's second …

ARIDO drafts formal response to Drummond Report
March 01, 2012
The McGuinty government recently received the report of the Drummond Commission on the Reform of Ontario's Public Services, including infrastructure. …

ARIDO GTA volunteers design for the Fred Victor Women's Centre
February 01, 2012
ARIDO GTA volunteers design for the Fred Victor Women's Centre To follow up on December's update, ARIDO's GTA chapter is volunteering its time and re …

ARIDO GTA Chapter Presents: Art by Designers (AxD) 2012
February 01, 2012
ARIDO GTA Chapter Presents: Art by Designers (AxD) 2012 The ARIDO GTA Chapter is once again celebrating the artistic talents of interior design profe …

Toronto Raptors offer ARIDO members discounted tickets
February 01, 2012
Toronto Raptors offer ARIDO members discounted tickets The Toronto Raptors are offering discounted ticket prices to all ARIDO/IDC members. In additio …

OCAD University President Sara Diamond named to Order of Ontario
February 01, 2012
OCAD University President Sara Diamond named to Order of Ontario OCAD University congratulates Dr. Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor of the …

Design community comes together in support of Casey House
February 01, 2012
Design community comes together in support of Casey House Co-Chairs Tommy Smythe, Suzanne Dimma and Mark Challen invite you to an evening that will s …

Planning for Ontario’s new accessibility standard
January 02, 2012
The Ontario Government is introducing five sets of mandatory standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). These stand …

2012 Home Sweet Home Student Challenge Call for Entries
January 02, 2012
OntarioGreenSpec.ca will launch its 2012/13 Home Sweet Home Student Challenge on January 10, 2012. The Student Challenge is open to all full-time st …

ARIDO GVC’s Mystical Christmas was a hit!
January 02, 2012
ARIDO's Grand Valley Chapter, along with The Grand Valley Society of Architects joined together on December 2 for a wonderful evening to celebrate the …

Ontario government has made improvements in public infrastructure investment but needs to stay the course
January 02, 2012
A recently released report reinforces that increased public infrastructure investment in Ontario will alleviate many future economic risks. The report …

ARIDO Awards exhibited at Evergreen Brickworks
January 02, 2012
The 2011 ARIDO Awards boards, exhibiting this year's 31 award-winning projects, are on display at Evergreen Brick Works, a unique environmental commu …

ARIDO GTA Chapter makes tons of children happy this Holiday Season
January 02, 2012
The ARIDO GTA Chapter's gift collection for the CP24 Chum Christmas wish was a success! Thanks to everyone who donated, with special thanks to Marguer …

ARIDO GVC invites you to join its CANstruction team
January 02, 2012
ARIDO GVC invites you to join its CANstruction team ARIDO's GVC Chapter invites you to join its annual CANstruction team to help feed Waterloo Region …

High-tech office keeps workers plugged in and happy
January 01, 2012
High-tech office keeps workers plugged in and happy The offices of Toronto design firm Mayhew & Associates is hailed by the Globe and M …

ARIDO GTA volunteers design for the Fred Victor Women's Centre
December 01, 2011
ARIDO GTA volunteers design for the Fred Victor Women's Centre   This year, ARIDO's GTA chapter is volunteering its time and resour …

Help make a child's Christmas wish
December 01, 2011
Help make a child's Christmas wish come true The ARIDO GTA Chapter is working with the CP24 CHUM City Christmas Wish Foundation to help bring jo …

Women in Construction seek volunteers for the Second Base Youth Shelter
December 01, 2011
Women in Construction seek volunteers for the Second Base Youth Shelter Women in Construction (WINC) is looking for volunteers and support to help wi …

It’s The Law: Ontario is now enforcing Accessibility Standards
November 01, 2011
It’s The Law: Ontario is now enforcing Accessibility Standards The Ontario Government is introducing five sets of mandatory standards under the …

GVC tours Enermodal Engineering
November 01, 2011
GVC tours Enermodal Engineering ARIDO GVC members attended "A Grander View" at Enermodal Engineering headquarters in Waterloo on Thursday, October 20 …

Save the date for GVC's "The Magic of Christmas"
November 01, 2011
Save the date for GVC's "The Magic of Christmas" ARIDO GVC members: save the date of Friday, December 2 for "The Magic of Christmas." The evenin …

URGENT: Critical Changes to Permit Submissions Process with the City of Toronto’ Building Division Effective November 7, 2011
November 01, 2011
URGENT: Critical Changes to Permit Submissions Process with the City of Toronto' Building Division Effective November 7, 2011 If you submit plans to …

OAA Call for Proposals
October 20, 2011
OAA Call for Proposals SUBMISSION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2011 (4 p.m.)The OAA invites you to submit your proposal for a Continuing Education session a …

Wine and Design Niagara Tour
October 03, 2011
Wine and Design Niagara Wine Tour Sample fine Ontario wines while learning about the unique design of four wineries known for their innovative use of …

The Junior League of Toronto invites you to JLT DelecTABLE Designs
October 03, 2011
The Junior League of Toronto invites you to JLT DelecTABLE Designs April 26th - April 29th at Heritage Court, Exhibition Place in Toronto JLT Dele …

Toronto Hydro Conservation and Demand Management
October 03, 2011
Toronto Hydro Conservation and Demand Management Toronto Hydro Hosts Information Sessions for Business Customers Since the spring, Toronto Hydro has …

Sheridan College Interior Design Bridging Program Info Session
October 03, 2011
Sheridan College Interior Design Bridging Program Info Session Sheridan would like to extend an invitation to join them, for an information session r …

ARIDO Names top sales professional of the year
October 03, 2011
ARIDO names top sales professional of the year ARIDO announced Tim Au-Yeung of Humanscale as the winner of the coveted Barry Carroll Sales Profession …

Top Ontario Interior Designers Honoured at Annual ARIDO Awards Gala
October 03, 2011
Top Ontario Interior Designers Honoured at Annual ARIDO Awards Gala The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) announced the …

Save the date for new ARIDO GVC events
August 30, 2011
Save the date for new ARIDO GVC events The ARIDO GVC Chapter is planning tons of new events starting in October. Watch for more news to come for a to …

W Network show featuring ARIDO member nominated for Gemini Award
August 30, 2011
W Network show featuring ARIDO member nominated for Gemini Award ARIDO EOC member, Penny Southam and co-star real estate expert, Paul Rushforth are n …

What's Your Design Dilemma? Now full at Fall Home Show
August 29, 2011
Fall Home Show features: What's Your Design Dilemma? consultations now full! Thank you to all ARIDO members who volunteered for the Fall Home Show's …

2011 Barry Carroll Sales Professional of the Year Award
August 26, 2011
2011 Barry Carroll Sales Professional of the Year Award Nominated and voted by his or her peers, the recipient of the Barry Caroll Sales Professiona …

Registration now open for Greenbuild
August 12, 2011
Registration now open for Greenbuild 2011 Registration is now open for Greenbuild 2011. The U.S. Green Building Council is partnering with the Canada …

WOC Chapter attend Fanshawe College's 2011 Awards Gala
August 09, 2011
WOC Chapter attend Fanshawe College's 2011 Awards Gala The WOC Chapter Board and a few guest judges attended the Fanshawe College's Class of 2011 Awa …

Tickets selling fast for annual ARIDO Awards Gala
August 08, 2011
Tickets selling fast for annual ARIDO Awards Gala Tickets for the ARIDO and Innovation Awards Gala are now 50 per cent sold out. Avoid disappointmen …

ARIDO Awards Gala & IIDEX/NeoCon Canada Innovation Awards
July 28, 2011
ARIDO Awards Gala & IIDEX/NeoCon Canada Innovation Awards Wednesday, September 21, 2011, Liberty Grand, Exhibition Place, Toronto, 6PMKick off II …

Keynote and honouree announced for Toronto Leaders Breakfast
July 11, 2011
Keynote and honouree announced for Toronto Leaders Breakfast Launched as a single event in 1989 and expanded into an annual series, the IIDA Leaders …

Merger between ORC and Infrastructure Ontario now law
June 06, 2011
Merger between ORC and Infrastructure Ontario now law The legislation to merge Ontario Realty Corporation (ORC) and Infrastructure Ontario was announ …

Another successful Art by Designers event
May 30, 2011
Another successful Art by Designers event On May 11th 2011, the ARIDO GTA Chapter hosted the 2011 Art by Designers (AxD) Gala at Denison Gallery, sho …

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
May 27, 2011
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act The compliance date for the Accessibility Standards for Customer Service is January 1, 2012. The ne …

Greenbuild 2011 in Toronto seeks student volunteers
May 19, 2011
Greenbuild 2011 in Toronto seeks student volunteers Greenbuild 2011 in Toronto, to take place October 4 to 7, 2011 seeks full-time students and young …

OCAD University unveils its new visual identity
May 04, 2011
At last night's opening celebration of OCAD University's 96th Annual Graduate Exhibition, the university unveiled its new visual identity to students, …

ARIDO Awards deadline fast approaching
May 02, 2011
ARIDO Awards deadline fast approaching Each year, ARIDO celebrates excellence, innovation and originality in interior design with its prestigious awa …

CTI Working Environments presents student scholarships at ARIDO AGM
April 08, 2011
CTI Working Environments presents student scholarships at ARIDO AGM Each year, as part of ARIDO's Annual General Meeting, CTI Working Environments pr …

Come Up To My Room 2012 - Call for Submissions
April 01, 2011
Come Up To My Room 2012 - Call for Submissions The Gladstone Hotel’s 9th Annual Come Up To My Room Alternative Design Event gives designers, ar …

2011 Annual General Meeting
March 22, 2011
2011 Annual General Meeting The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March …

Participate in the Artisan Charity Chair Event
March 21, 2011
Participate in the Artisan Charity Chair Event Students from the Interior Design Program at Humber College are proud to host our second annual C …

AxD call for submissions now open
March 08, 2011
The ARIDO GTA Chapter is holding its third annual Art by Designers (AxD) event. AxD honours the artistic talents of the interior design community with …

What's Your Design Dilemma? at the National Home Show
February 08, 2011
Visit IDC members at the National Home Show for What's Your Design Dilemma? Consultations February 18 to 27, 2011Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Pla …

Strategic Opportunities Committee Update
January 04, 2011
The Strategic Opportunities Committee (SOC) facilitates constructive consultation between ORC and the design and construction industry. ARIDO, along w …

WSIB educates construction industry about new expanded mandatory coverage
January 01, 1975
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has launched an awareness campaign aimed at the construction industry that encourages people working i …

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