Design Organizations in Canada

  1. World Design Organization

    World Design Organization

    The World Design Organization is an international non-governmental organization and an international voice for industrial design. We advocate for Design for a Better World, promoting and sharing knowledge of industrial design-driven innovation that enhances the economic, social, cultural, and environmental quality of life.

    Ville-Marie, Montréal, QC

    Category Industrial Design Organizations

  2. RGD


    The Association of Registered Graphic Designers is a non-profit, professional association that represents over 4,100 design practitioners, including firm owners, freelancers, managers, educators, and students.

    Category Graphic Design Organizations

  3. ico-D


    The International Council of Design (ico-D) promotes design excellence and upholds the importance of design as a key medium for progressive social change.

    Category Design Organizations

  4. RAIC


    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. RAIC is the voice for architecture and its practice in Canada.

    Category Architecture Organizations

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    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.

    Category Architecture Organizations

  6. Interior Designers of Canada

    Interior Designers of Canada

    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 5,500 members including fully qualified interior designers, Intern members, students, educators and retired members.

    Category Interior Design Organizations

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    Design Industry Advisory Committee

    The Design Industry Advisory Committee (DIAC) was formed in January 2001 by City of Toronto Economic Development and comprised of stakeholders of the design industry and the Design Exchange. It set as its primary goal the strengthening of design-related strategic partnerships that address human resource issues and economic development in Ontario.

    Category Design Organizations