During the Interior Designers of Canada’s (IDC) 46th annual meeting held in Toronto, Ont., on Sept. 18, 2018, a selected group of distinguished Canadian interior designers were honoured with an induction to the IDC College of Fellows. This is the highest honour awarded to IDC members who have made a significant contribution to the association and advancement of the profession.
“The IDC College of Fellows celebrates members who have positively impacted the interior design profession through their collaboration and service to Interior Designers of Canada. These members have helped to progress the interior design profession,” said Tony Brenders, IDC CEO
The following inductees were carefully chosen by the IDC nominations committee:
Donna Assaly, Principal, Assaly Interior Design
Ada Bonini, Principal, BYU Design Ltd.
Denis Chouinard, former Senior Advisor, Real Estate Portfolio and Occupancy Planning, Desjardins Group
Aandra Currie Shearer, Past President, IDC
David Gibbons, Partner at LWG Architectural Interiors
Allan Guinan, Founding Partner, figure3
David Hanson, Owner, DH Designs
Caroline Hughes, Founding Partner, figure3
Kara MacGregor, Principal, MAC Interior Design Inc.
Linda Makins, Principal, MAKINSACHANGE Creative Environments
Rachel Mitton, Department Head of the Building and Office Administration department, CCNB-Dieppe
Jenny Mueller-Garbutt, Past President, IDC
Founded in 1972, Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) is the national advocacy association for the interior design profession. As the national advocacy body, IDC represents more than 5,000 members including fully qualified interior designers, Intern members (who have yet to pass their exams), students, educators and retired members. In addition, we have as members over 200 manufacturers and suppliers who provide products and services for interior design projects and firms.
Alongside the new inductees to the IDC College of Fellows, the IDC’s 46th annual meeting also celebrated the inaugural Value of Design Awards winners, which can all be seen here.