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Thanks to all our sponsors supporting IDC’s Design Symposium!

IDC’s Design Symposium is generously sponsored by 14 manufacturer and supplier companies – our generous and talented industry members. Knoll is the presenting sponsors for the symposium the second year in a row. Knoll…

IDC Celebrates Outstanding IDC Members

At IDC’s Awards Gala, taking place Sept. 13 in Vancouver, B.C, interior design experts across Canada will come together to celebrate outstanding IDC members, their work and innovation within the interior design community. The…

Canadian Design Firms support IDC’s Design Symposium

This year’s Design Symposium is generously sponsored by five prestigious design firms: BYU Design, Kasian, MCM Interiors Ltd., Stantec, and 34F Design Inc. BYU Design is passionately dedicated to intelligent and inspiring design. Since…

Congratulations to our 2019 National Emerging Leaders Program participants!

IDC’s 2019 National Emerging Leaders Program (PROpel) participants have been selected. Thank you to all who submitted an application. About PROpel PROpel is a national competition created exclusively for emerging leaders, providing the opportunity…

Kick off the IDC Design Symposium at Benjamin Moore’s Welcome Reception on Sept. 11, 2019

  Join IDC designers and industry members at Benjamin Moore’s Welcome Reception for an evening of drinks, creativity, and snacks at the Seymour/Grouse lounge located on the beautiful 34th floor of the Hyatt Regency…

Apply for IDC’s Coast-to-Coast Sponsorship to attend the 2019 Design Symposium

IDC is committed to supporting the diversity of individuals and organizations working to strengthen the interior design profession. The Coast-to-Coast Sponsorship affords those IDC members who might otherwise not be able to attend, the…

Design Research Award presented by Milliken & Company is open for entries!

Created in 2015 by Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) and Milliken & Company, the annual Design Research Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate excellence and innovation through interior design research, including projects conducted at the master’s or doctorate…

Registration open for our 2019 Design Symposium presented by Knoll

Join us in Vancouver, B.C, this September 12 and 13, 2019, as we host one of North America’s most uplifting, inspiring and expansive educational conferences showcasing the true value of design. IDC brings together…

PROLINK Sponsorship Statement

The Annual IDC Design Symposium features free Wi-Fi, sponsored by our partner PROLINK—Canada’s Insurance Connection. For years, PROLINK has provided IDC members nationwide with access to exclusive advice, products, and rates for their professional…

Deadline extended for IDC’s Value of Design Awards

Please note that the deadline for submissions for the Value of Design Awards (VODA) has been extended until Friday, May 10, 2019, 12 p.m. ET.  These awards celebrate Canadian interior designers who showcase the…

Honouring Canadian Design Excellence

The 2019-20 USA, Canada & Americas Property Awards takes place on 3rd October at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto. We are delighted to be working in associate partnership with the Interior Designers of…

Past VODA winners reflect on the importance of the awards

Last year, 11 Canadian design firms from coast to coast were honoured at IDC’s inaugural Value of Design Awards. The program was established to shine a spotlight on innovative work that pushes the interior…

Meet the world’s leading property experts

The IPAX USA, Canada & Americas property expo returns to The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto, 3rd October 2019. The event runs alongside the prestigious USA, Canada & Americas Property Awards, which is attended…

Meet the Judges for IDC’s 2019 Value of Design Awards

The Interior Designers of Canada’s second annual Value of Design Awards (VODA) celebrates the best in Canadian interior design, highlighting innovative, purpose-driven spaces that are beneficial to the client. The awards will be presented…

Travel and accommodation discounts available for IDC Design Symposium attendees

In an effort to lower the cost of accommodation at the 2019 Design Symposium, IDC has secured hotel room discounts for its members at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in downtown Vancouver. A discounted room…

Call for submissions – IDC Design Symposium 2019

Join IDC in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., for our 2019 Design Symposium this September 12 – 13. There are many ways to get involved with the Design Symposium and Canada’s interior design advocacy association: Propose…

Interior designers honoured at IDC’s Value of Design Awards

Driven by the common desire to create the most inspiring, functional and sustainable interiors possible, the following Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) members received an inaugural Value of Design Award for their work in…

Interview with Design Symposium Sponsor, figure3

Why is it important for figure3 to sponsor IDC’s first Design Symposium? Darryl Balaski: At figure 3 we believe in elevating the conversation on the role design plays in improving the quality of life…

One-on-One with VODA sponsor, Teknion

IDC sat down with Teknion’s Vice President, A&D, Jennifer Busch, to talk Value of Design Awards and the future of interior design. IDC: Why was it important for Teknion to support IDC’s first Value…

Win with Lutron!

One lucky Design Symposium attendee will win an app-enabled Smart Bridge Pro lighting system, including one cordless and one plug-in dimmer, and two Pico wireless controllers. Purchase your ticket now to be included in…

IDC student member three-day Design Symposium tickets are available!

IDC Design Symposium three day passes are available to Student members for the discounted rate of $195! Student members save $400 off the regular member rate for IDC’s inaugural Design Symposium.  Please note this…

Deadline to purchase tickets for IDC’s inaugural Design Symposium is Sept. 9, 2018.

The countdown is on to IDC’s inaugural Design Symposium happening Sept. 17, 18, and 19 at The Marriott Downtown at CF Eaton Centre. Expect an excellent lineup of keynotes and speakers, 9 offsite design…

The inaugural Design Symposium is officially IDCEC approved for 30.5 hours!

We are excited to announce that our inaugural design symposium is now officially approved by IDCEC for 30.5 hours including 11 HSW during our three day symposium. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to…

Leaders Breakfast 80 per cent sold out!

Early bird ends August 31st This year’s IDC\IIDA Leaders Breakfast Toronto 2018 will be the most attended Leaders Breakfast event ever in Canada! Over 320 tickets have been sold and the early bird deadline…

PROpel 2018 Recipients

IDC is thrilled to announce the winners of the fourth annual PROpel program and conference series created exclusively for emerging professionals. This year the PROpellers are bringing along their mentors for the duration of…

Design Thinking 101 – Disruptive Innovation & Continuous Re-invention

Design Thinking reminds us to take the road less travelled. Through ‘design thinking’ we seek to understand the user, challenge assumptions, and redefine problems in order to find alternative solutions – it is a…

Meet the Design Symposium Keynote Speakers

IDC’s three-day symposium aims to expand horizons, as well as networks and skills base through a program of in-depth education, expert panel discussions, guided design tours, awards galas and breakfasts, emerging professionals’ programs and…

IDC’s Hotel Discount Has Been Extended!

The Marriott Downtown at CF Eaton Centre has graciously extended their hotel room discount to Design Symposium attendees! The rooms are available for a special nightly rate of $289. Reserve by Wednesday, Sept. 5…

VODA Gala Tickets Now Available

As the national association advocating for the interior design profession in Canada, IDC has established a new awards program to promote the value of interior design across the country. IDC’s Value of Design Awards…

Top Five Reasons To Attend IDC’s Inaugural Design Symposium

In case you’re still on the fence about attending IDC’s first Design Symposium, here are a few more reasons why you shouldn’t miss this incredible three-day event! IDCEC HOURS If you are planning to…

Register now for the IDC Design Symposium and you could win a Saarinen Table from Knoll!

Our presenting partner Knoll, has graciously donated a Saarinen Table for one lucky attendee of our inaugural Design Symposium. To enter for your chance to win the Saarinen Table purchase your ticket to our…

Leaders Breakfast Honouree & Keynote Announced

Meet the Leaders Breakfast’s special guests: Victoria Horobin, this year’s honouree and Janice Kaplan our keynote speaker! Leaders Breakfast is an annual international event co-presented by IDC and IIDA that celebrates the importance of…

Travel discounts available for IDC Design Symposium attendees

In an effort to lower the cost of travel to the inaugural Design Symposium IDC has secured flight discounts for its members. In addition, our new Coast-to-Coast travel subsidy is now open to members who…

Apply for IDC’s Coast-to-Coast Travel Subsidy to attend the Design Symposium in September

IDC is committed to supporting the diversity of individuals and organisations working to strengthen the interior design profession. The Coast-to-Coast Travel Subsidy affords those IDC members who might otherwise not be able to attend,…

VODA – Last Call for Entries

The deadline for submissions for the Value of Design Awards (VODA) is June 8, 2018 at 12 p.m. ET.

VODA – Deadline Extended

Please note that the deadline for submissions for the Value of Design Awards (VODA) has been extended until June 8, 2018 at 12 p.m. ET.

Meet the Judges for IDC’s Value of Design Awards

Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) is launching a new awards program to promote the value of interior design across the country. The Value Design Awards (VODA) will celebrate Canadian interior designers who showcase the…

IDC’s Inaugural Design Symposium on the Value of Design Thinking, Sept. 17-19 2018 presented by Knoll

IDC is very pleased to announce our inaugural Design Symposium will be presented by Knoll and is taking place Sept. 17-19 at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel.

IDC welcomes Tracy Bowie to its Symposium planning team

IDC is pleased to share that Tracy Bowie, formerly Vice President at IIDEX Canada, has joined our team as Conference Consultant for IDC’s inaugural Design Symposium, which will be held in Toronto, Ont., Sept. 16-19,…

Call for Thought Leaders for the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) Design Symposium

Interior Designers of Canada is seeking ideas and topic submission from multidisciplinary speakers for its inaugural Design Symposium – Value of Design Thinking, which will be held from Sept. 16-19 in Toronto, Ont.