Interior Designer Central

Showcasing the country’s best talent IDC is all about creating value in membership, and we understand that a primary concern for our members is how to grow their businesses. Interior design is a word of mouth industry; firms are recommended based on referrals from previous clients and based on their portfolio of previous work. As […]

Future stars

Establishing relationships from the start Interior design is an industry that is always on the move. Practitioners work through projects, students learn more about the industry while writing exams and manufacturers and suppliers are always looking for new ways to promote their business. Our industry members are finding that one of the most effective ways […]

Rewarding innovation

Design awards recognize manufacturers and suppliers IIDEX Canada is attended by over 15,000 trade attendees from the interior design, architecture and facilities sectors. It is the ideal opportunity for manufacturers and suppliers to showcase their new and innovative products to the industry and gain direct access to professional specifiers for the built environment. The IIDEX […]

Giving back

Supporting a number of worthwhile causes Interior design is more than just a profession — it’s a community — and members of the industry are always looking for ways to give back while supporting a good cause. ARIDO (Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario) has recently launched ROI: What’s on the Inside, an initiative […]

Getting connected

Social networking via IDC membership IDC acts as the professional association for interior designers across Canada, while also representing the manufacturers and suppliers that serve the interior design community through our Industry membership program. We provide many services to our industry members, such as advertising and direct-mail opportunities, networking at events and much more. One […]

A tabletop trend

Show format keeps growing In the March/April 2012 issue of Coverings, IDC’s column was dedicated to our tabletop tradeshow program. Tabletop tradeshows are small, local shows where manufacturers and suppliers display their products on tables instead of in booths. These small, budget-friendly shows have proven to be a great way to bring the local design, […]