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ARIDO, the professional body for interior designers in Ontario, is committed to the betterment of the interior design profession to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public.

Alternative Pathways:
Fair Access Registration Requirements and Practices into ARIDO Membership
Following an extensive review and critical examination assessing ARIDO’s current registration requirements and practices, ARIDO Alternative Pathways Task Force compiled the results into a recommendation report intended to set a clear direction to ensure fair access for all applicants to ARIDO registered membership. Click here to learn more.

ROI: What's on the Inside is an ARIDO initiative that was launched in 2013. The objective of this initiative is to assist an organization or charity through the improvement of an interior environment where essential services and support are being provided to Ontarians. Click here to find out more about this initiative.

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Standards are Changing
In 2009, ARIDO approved changes to membership requirements related to education and experience requirements necessary to become a Registered member. Click here to learn more.


Ontario's Top Interior Designers Celebrated at the 2014 ARIDO Awards Gala
The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) announced the winners of its annual Awards program during a gala dinner last night at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto. One of the most highly regarded honors in the industry, the ARIDO Awards recognize excellence, innovation and creativity in interior design. This year’s winners include a Project of the Year, three Awards of Excellence and 27 Awards of Merit. To read the full release, please click here. To view images of the award-winning projects, click here.

New Representatives for Ontario's Interior Design Community
The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) is pleased to announce four new appointments to their Board of Management. ARIDO welcomes incoming president Greg Quinn, of X-Design Inc. in Toronto, as well as three new directors. The new board was appointed at the ARIDO Annual General Meeting, held March 19, 2014, at the Allstream Centre in Toronto. To read the full release, please click here.

ARIDO Presents Outstanding Members with Prestigious Fellow Award
The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) announced the induction of Allan Guinan of figure3, Toronto and Rebecca Muyal of Caledon, Ont., to its prestigious list of Fellows. The ceremony took place as part of ARIDO’s Annual General Meeting and Conference, Wednesday, March 19, at the Toronto Allstream Centre. Fellowship is one of the highest honours ARIDO can bestow on a member. To read the full release, please click here.


2015 ARIDO Sponsors
Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support !

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