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  • National Day of Remembrance and Action Against Islamophobia – January 29th

    January 29th marks the second National Day of Remembrance and Action Against Islamophobia. On this day in 2017, after the evening prayer at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Québec City, an Islamophobic white supremacist shot and killed six Muslim men as they prayed. Many more people we ...


  • Marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day – January 27th

    January 27th is Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorated annually in Canada and many countries worldwide. It marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by the Soviets, on this date in 1945.  Auschwitz-Birkenau was one of many Nazi concentration camps, its liberation marked the ...


  • Recap from IDS Toronto 2023

    ARIDO partnered with Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) and GRAY Magazine to create and build the GRAY Stage for the 4 days of the 2023 Interior Design Show (IDS) in Toronto. A group of designers led by Registered member Joanne Chan worked together to design a stage and involve partners and sponsors ...



An Interior Designer’s Guide To Bathtubs and Showers – For Your Luxurious Bathroom Design

Keeping clean has never been more luxurious and spectacular. The Master Bathroom, in particular, is the second-most-popular room to be renovated after the kitchen. Visual appeal, functionali ...

Dolores Pian | Jan 26 2023


A Modern Kitchen with a Touch of Rustic Chic

This client had a vision for their first home and hired us to help bring that vision to reality. In addition to modernizing the kitchen in both style and function, they wanted to make the sp ...

Erica Sibley | Jan 23 2023


Harty House is Wrapped in Calm and Peacefulness

Harty House, a suburban oasis, is a residential renovation project designed by Toronto-based design firm Atelier Sun. The design overcomes the challenge of converting a cookie cutter builder ...

Angxuan (Andrew) Sun | Jan 18 2023