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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  • Adapting to Change, a virtual event for Interns

    2020 was a year of big changes around the world. Emerging professionals in the interior design field have experienced major shifts with layoffs, work stoppages, and changes to the busiest sectors of the field. As part of the launch of the Intern Career Guide, the ARIDO Communications Committee is ho ...


  • It’s time to renew your ARIDO Membership

    It’s time to renew your ARIDO Membership*. Click the link below to renew your membership via the Membership Gateway. Renewals are processed online and should take 15 minutes of your time. As your professional Association we are committed to continue to support our members and advocate on your beha ...


  • Where to find your ARIDO Benefits & Tools

    ARIDO has two online platforms for members to access benefits and regulatory information. They use the same login credentials, but are not linked. The Membership Gateway is also where you reset your password, if need be. If you encounter any issues, please email communications@arido.ca with details ...



A new startup model in a tired industry deserves a unique workspace

Clearbanc is making waves in the investment industry, disrupting the standard model of a traditional firm by providing cash for ads in exchange for revenue share. A much more appealing option for e-co ...

Dyonne Fashina | Jan 06 2021


This gorgeous house has so many dream home features

When the client approached us for the interior design of their new-build residential project they had one clear request: an industrial style family home inspired by New York lofts and warehouses. Inte ...

Connie Braemer | Jan 04 2021


East coast cool infuses this office with casual, relaxed atmosphere

For their Contact Centre in Halifax, TD Insurance wanted to captivate and exceed the expectations of TD’s younger employees. The client wanted an effective workplace with ample space for relation an ...

John Tanfield | Dec 30 2020