We are ARIDO, the professional body for interior designers in Ontario.

We’re ARIDO, the professional body for interior designers in Ontario. Interior design is about more than aesthetics. It's about finding creative design solutions for interior environments while supporting the health, safety, and the well-being of the people who use those spaces.


COVID-19 Response

The ARIDO Board of Management and staff are here monitoring the current events to keep you updated. ARIDO has published regular updates on the situation on essential services, building departments, and more. Click here to read more.

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The blog is always looking for articles, projects, and examples of Registered Member’s work. Submit a project today via ARIDOAccess.

CEU Listings

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  • EVENT: CREED Council ‘The Dawn of a New Era’

    Join CREED Council (Commercial Real Estate Equity and Diversity Council) and their esteemed panelists in an intimate discussion on why diversity and inclusion are essential for our industry’s future success. These CRE leaders spotlight how to move from words to meaningful change in our workplaces ...


  • ARIDO Award Submissions 2021

    The refreshed ARIDO Awards Program is now open for submissions. Developed by the Awards Task Force, with input from the 2020 awards survey to the membership, this updated format focuses on engaging ARIDO membership equally while celebrating our diverse community of interior designers in all they do. ...


  • GTA Chapter Student Scholarship 2021: YOUR BRAND IDENTITY

    The ARIDO GTA Chapter is pleased to offer our Student Scholarship again in 2021. This year’s scholarship will be awarded to the interior design student with the most unique and creative personal branding package. Students from the GTA Chapter from any ARIDO recognized program are invited to su ...



BID Projects – Conestoga College

Our House – Leah Lorentz Up to 300,000 individuals face homelessness each year in Canada and this number will increase due to the pandemic. The current design of shelters detracts from the resid ...

ARIDO | Jun 16 2021


A space for creative ideas to thrive

Artscape Daniels Launchpad is a not-for-profit space for creatives, a marketplace of ideas, and resources where members may build connections, and launch their practices in an inspiring and dynamic en ...

Caroline Robbie | Jun 14 2021


BID Projects: Yorkville University

ARIDO would like to celebrate the class of 2021 from Ontario ARIDO-recognized schools and ensure their work is appreciated. ARIDO has worked with these schools to promote a selection of 4th year BID s ...

ARIDO | Jun 09 2021