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  • Participate in the CDAO survey on The Impact of Pre-Project Investment and Quality of Documents on Project Delivery Efficiencies

    May 27 2020

    ARIDO is an active member of the Construction and Design Association of Ontario (CDAO). CDAO has engaged Ryerson University for research into the relationship between a project owner’s upfront investment in pre-project activity and the resultant quality of design documents, along with key project ...

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  • ARIDO Awards Program and Gala cancelled for 2020

    May 07 2020

    The ARIDO Board of Management recently reviewed the 2020/2021 Strategic Plan and the operations for the year to determine if any existing initiatives and programming will be impacted by COVID-19. On March 17, 2019, ARIDO closed its physical office with staff, deploying a fully work from home operati ...

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  • Apply today for the 2020 GTA Chapter Scholarship!

    May 05 2020

    This year’s scholarship will award $1,000 to the interior design student with the most unique and creative personal branding package. A selection committee will choose finalists who will each present their submission to a panel of industry leaders. Scholarship Rules:– Submissions to include ...

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  • Get involved with the ARIDO Career Xpress Committee!

    Apr 27 2020

    We need volunteers to join the ARIDO Student Career Xpress Committee.What is Career Xpress? The ARIDO Career Xpress (CX) is a committee of member volunteers who organize fun and rewarding events designed to help students and recent grads acquire the skills needed to jumpstart their careers and stand ...

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  • Announcement of 2020 Scholarship Recipients!

    Apr 20 2020

    ARIDO is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Scholarships. ARIDO would like to congratulate the recipients of these awards and sincerely thank every student who applied. ARIDO would also like to thank the members of the Provincial Scholarship Committee for their diligence and hard work, a ...

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  • ARIDO EOC Raises Record Amount for Legacy Foundation Scholarship Fund

    Jan 22 2020

    The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario Eastern Ontario Chapter is pleased to announce that the silent auction at their 2019 Holiday Party raised a record $8,884 for the Legacy Foundation. The Legacy Foundation awards scholarships to underprivileged students and has been working ...

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  • ARIDO AND BILD CEU EVENT: ‘MATERIAL SELECTIONS BASED ON COST AND DURABILITY’ & NETWORKING WITH BILD RENOMARK RENOVATORS

    Nov 13 2019

    Selecting materials for a residential renovation or custom home is a daunting task that needs to consider your client’s preferences, budget, and durability. This presentation by Registered Member Michelle Mawby, ARIDO and a RenoMark Renovator will show you the ups and downs of working as a tea ...

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  • DISCUSSION ‘HOW WE LIVE-IN-PLACE’

    Nov 11 2019

    From the Open Architecture Collaborative: The lack of affordable housing in Ontario has an outsized impact on elderly people and people with disabilities. Open Architecture Collaborative, Toronto Chapter, along with the Older Women’s Network of Ontario and accessibility specialist Thea Kurdi, inv ...

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