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  • Innovathon Pitch 2022 with Nobellum

    Jun 09 2022

    Are you a young professional with an entrepreneurial mindset? Need support, connections—and funding—to help take your business idea to the next level? This summer, Nobellum has partnered up with the University of Toronto to help launch at least 100 Black-owned start-ups by 2025. Now is your chan ...


  • ‘You Are Your Brand’ – GTA Chapter 2022 Student Scholarship

    May 27 2022

    For students completing their final year of Interior Design studies, it is more imperative than ever to express how ‘You Are Your Brand’! This year’s scholarships will be awarded to the interior design students with the most unique and creative personal branding packages. Students from any ARI ...


  • The time to address anti-Black hate is now

    May 24 2022

    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!

    Apr 27 2022

    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

    Apr 25 2022

    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 ...


  • Submissions now open for the 2022 ARIDO Awards! – DEADLINE EXTENDED

    Apr 19 2022

    DEADLINE EXTENDED – We have extended the submission deadline for the ARIDO Awards to Friday, June 10th, at 11:59 PM. This is the second year of the refreshed ARIDO Awards program which was developed by the Awards Task Force in 2020. The updated format focuses on engaging the membership through ...


  • Member Spotlight: Lisa Sandham, ARIDO

    Mar 31 2022

    Lisa Sandham, ARIDO is a Registered Member based in Thunder Bay. Lisa has been practicing for more than 30 years and her firm, Lisa Sandham Interior Design is a well-respected fixture of the design industry in Thunder Bay. At the 2022 AGM Lisa also was made an ARIDO Fellow for her contribution to th ...


  • Student Scholarships Awarded at Ontario Summit!

    Mar 31 2022

    The 2022 Scholarships were awarded at the Awards and Recognition Presentation during the Ontario Summit in March. ARIDO would like to congratulate the students on their achievements, and sincerely thank Doner Turrin Inc and CTI Working Environments for their support. Norma Ruth Ridley Scholarship Th ...