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  • The time to address anti-Black hate is now

    We want to acknowledge the massacre motivated by anti-Black hate that occurred in Buffalo on May 14th, 2022. The fight against racially motivated attacks on Black individuals and communities is a responsibility we all bear. We mourn the loss of lives due to this heinous act and recognize it is a rem ...


  • Volunteering with ARIDO – It’s time to get involved!

    Spring kicks off ARIDO’s recruitment to join ARIDO’s committees! We are currently recruiting ARIDO members and the wider design community to join ARIDO’s committees to carry out ARIDO’s projects and initiatives in the 2022-23 Strategic Plan. Share your knowledge, expand your network, and col ...


  • Launching ARIDO’s 2022 – 2023 Strategic Plan

    An annual strategic planning process has been a key practice for the Board and staff to identify a roadmap and guide ARIDO’s work from year to year. The Board of Management is pleased to share the 2022-23 Strategic Plan with you. It was also presented to the membership during Member Townhall i ...



Translating a design framework into a functional workspace

The LWG design team continues to leverage the Federal Government's GC Workplace framework to create beautiful and responsive work environments. This latest project, designed for the Translat ...

Bryan Wiens | May 24 2022


BID Projects – Fanshawe College

For the third year in a row, ARIDO would like to celebrate the class of 2022 from Ontario ARIDO-recognized schools and ensure their work is shared within the ARIDO community and beyond.  ARIDO ha ...

ARIDO | May 18 2022


Interior designers go against the grain for this immersive wood themed exhibit

As a main sponsor for Toronto’s Interior Design Show in 2019, hardwood flooring manufacturer PurParket sought to create a conceptual space that provides a memorable experience, connecting visitors w ...

Ashley Rumsey | May 16 2022