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.


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  • Apply today for the ARIDO Art Appreciation Award in partnership with Doner Turrin Inc.

    This scholarship is intended to promote the appreciation of artwork within the Interior Design process. It awards $500 to one first year Interior Design student. First year Interior Design students in any ARIDO recognized program are invited to submit an application by Friday, February 25th, 2022. Q ...


  • It’s time to renew your ARIDO membership

    We have arrived at the end of another year. December is a time to reflect on the months that have passed and envision where we are heading with a new year on the horizon. This month is also the start of ARIDO’s renewal period, before the new membership year begins in January. During the pandemic, ...


  • Your Renewal Questions Answered 2021

    The ARIDO membership renewal deadline of January 31st, 2022 is fast approaching. If you don’t need assistance, you’re encouraged to renew before the deadline. Click the link below to renew your membership via the Membership Gateway. Renewals are processed online and should take 15 minute ...



The materials palette is as lush as the menu at this Toronto restaurant

Our design team was contacted by David Chang, eight years after he launched Momofuku in Toronto. The brand has matured in new directions and experienced significant growth, so Chang called on DesignAg ...

Allen Chan | Jan 17 2022


Student Housing is reinvented at this former hotel

Campus 1 MTL is a restoration and adaptive reuse project of a former hotel in Montreal. This project presented a new model of post-secondary living in Canada. It involved a transformation of a former ...

Bryan Chartier | Jan 14 2022


TextNow! A workspace that embodies its vibrant culture

TextNow is a young, creative, and collaborative company undergoing rapid growth. They moved to Waterloo’s Idea Quarter and sought to create a workplace that embodied its vibrant culture. The new hea ...

Jessica Baird | Jan 12 2022