Resources

The Art Institute of Toronto
Get prepared for an exciting design career. At The Art Institute of Toronto, you'll receive hands-on training from industry professionals, plus you'll build your portfolio.

The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario
ARIDO is the only self-regulatory professional organization for interior designers in Ontario. ARIDO represents the interior design profession at all the municipal and provincial levels of government and to the general public. ARIDO also safeguards the right of interior designers to practice and educates the public in regards to all aspects of interior design, while ensuring public life, health, safety and well being are maintained.

Canadian Centre for Architecture
An international research centre and museum devoted to architecture.

Canadian Decorators' Association
CDECA Canadian Decorators' Association is an association of professional interior decorators and designers who have achieved, and continue to maintain, rigorous requirements of professional standards. Accredited interior decorators and designers are trained to decorate and design interior spaces in compliance with our constitutional bylaws and code of ethics.

Canadian Museum of Civilization
Canada's largest and most popular cultural institution, the Corporation manages the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Canadian War Museum.

Design Exchange
Our Mission - To promote the value of Canadian design, through engaging and enriching programs.
Our Vision - "Canada by Design" to establish Canada as a design leader worldwide.

Design Trade Directory
A handbook of sources and services to the Design Trade.

IDC - Interior Designers of Canada
Interior Designers of Canada is a national association of provincial interior design associations. It works with its seven provincial association members to advance the interior design profession and to promote high quality in education and practice from coast to coast.

IIDEX/NeoCon Canada
The Canada’s largest exposition and conference for the design, construction and management of the built environment. IIDEX offers unlimited opportunities to be inspired, educated and entertained. Whatever your focus - Workplace, Retail, Facility Management, Healthcare, Hospitality, Residential, Sustainable Design or Architecture - you’ll discover the products, people and solutions you need at IIDEX/NeoCon Canada.

Index-Design
This new website’s main goals are to increase the visibility of Canadian design, facilitate access to design information, particularly information and tools tailored to the Quebec market, and increase research and development through intellectual thought.

The Interior Design Show
Canada's leading forum for residential design.

Interior Designers of Alberta
The IDA, through its representation of all classes of interior designers – students to retired members – is actively involved in provincial, national and international affairs and discussions related to professional governance, liaisons, reciprocity, etc.

International Academy of Design & Technology
The International Academy of Design and Technology is dedicated to providing academic excellence. If you're looking for an exciting and rewarding career in today's rapidly expanding design and technology fields, IADT can help you get there.

International Directory of Design
In 1989, Penrose Press began publishing the "International Directory of Design", the most complete international directory of design educational programs. In 1995, the directory was expanded to include journals and professional organizations, and in 1998, conferences and events were added.

International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
IFMA is the largest and most widely recognized professional association for facility management, supporting more than 18,500 members.

International Interior Design Association
The IIDA works to advance the value of the interior design and its practitioners as well as to cultivate leadership within the profession. IIDA has more than 10,000 Members in eight specialty forums, and more than 30 Chapters around the world committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing interior design through knowledge.

The International Tile & Stone Exposition
The Ultimate Tile and Stone Experience – Coverings – will be held in the ultimate trade show city – Chicago – in 2007.

James Beard Foundation
Our Mission:
To celebrate, preserve, and nurture America's culinary heritage and diversity in order to elevate the appreciation of our culinary excellence.

Merchandise Mart Properties
MMPI is both a property manager specializing in buildings devoted to wholesale showrooms and office space and a trade show producer hosting dozens of major trade shows and more than 300 confereneces and special events.

Micromedia Ltd
Micromedia ProQuest is Canada's leading publisher and distributor of proprietary and third-party financial, bibliographic, and directory database products for the academic, corporate
K-12 and library markets.

Ontario Association of Architects
The Ontario Association of Architects is a self-regulating organization governed by the Architects Act, which is a statute of the Government of Ontario. The Association is dedicated to promoting and increasing the knowledge, skill and proficiency of its members, and administering the Architects Act, in order that the public interest may be served and protected.

Ontario Association of Landscape Architects
The Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA) is a component organisation of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA).

Ontario Professional Planners Institute
The Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) is the recognized voice of the province's planning profession. Our 2,600 practising planners work for government, private industry, agencies, and academic institutions.

The Petroff Gallery
The Petroff Gallery (formerly A Show of Hands) has been displaying a wide variety of Contemporary Canadian and International Craftwork for over 18 years.

Public Works and Government Services Canada
Public Works and Government Services Canada is the engine that powers the Government of Canada, supporting the daily operations of nearly 140 federal departments and agencies.

RAIC (Royal Architectural Institute of Canada)
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, established in 1907, is a voluntary national association representing more than 3,200 architects, and faculty and graduates of accredited Canadian Schools of Architecture from every region of the country.

Ryerson University - The School of Interior Design
Ryerson University is among the few programs in Canada offering a four-year university degree in Interior Design. Our program stresses innovative design thinking, and the meaningful examination of design issues in contemporary life.

SIDIM
The 18th Montreal International Interior Design Show.

UMI Research Collection
Reproduced in full image from originals in libraries and private collections around the world, UMI Research Collections make it easy for library users to study the literature--in detail, and in a single location.

Wiley
Wiley is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students as well as lifelong learners.

World Workplace Conference and Expo
IFMA is the largest and most widely recognized professional association for facility management, supporting more than 18,500 members. Their World Workplace Conference and Expo takes place Oct. 8-10, 2006 in San Diego, California.