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Le Bureau du design lance un appel de candidatures auprès des jeunes professionnels et étudiants en design pour les Prix Shenzhen de la relève en design. Sous le thème Le design comme moteur de relance des économies locales, l'objectif des Prix est de récompenser les efforts des designers de la relève.

Des bourses totalisant 165 000 $ US seront attribuées par la ville de Shenzhen et réparties parmi un maximum de 18 récipiendaires. Pour plus d'information


Prochains événements

  • Fri 19 Sep 2014
    IDC Seminar: National Building Code, Means of Evac... This seminar is offered in French. Does the management plan of rooms with open space respect the building code requirements? To answer this question, you must understand the basic regulations and develop tools that will help you verify your documents using process analysis. Objectives of this seminar: Understand the objectives of the building code regulations Understand the distinction between Section 3 and Section 9 of the Code Become more familiar with articles in section 3 and 9 of the Code concerning the means of evacuation Understand the requirements of applicable solutions in division B concerning the means of evacuation in buildings, as mentioned and described in Section 3 and 9 Determine the egress, escape routes and exists, the number of doors required for each of the different room within a clear floor space Become more familiar with process analysis   Presenter: Valérie Lorrain, M.Arch. Valérie Lorrain has completed a B.A. and a Master’s in Architecture from the prestigious École d'architecture at the Université de Montréal. Valérie Lorrain is Project Manager for the firm Technorm inc., since 2010. She has worked and collaborated on numerous new and existing building construction and renovation projects. She is respected for her expertise concerning new construction projects and her ability to manage and coordinate multiple stakeholders. Mrs. Lorrain is also recognized as a leading author of industry technical documents and for her analytical reports on architecture and construction. Registered Members: $125.00Provisory Members: $99.00Non-Members: $160.00 CEU: 3 IDCEC - Health, Safety and Welfare Contact: Gustavo Espinola  Register now ! Read more
  • Fri 19 Sep 2014
    Circuit Index-Design Vivez la nouvelle expérience de l'industrie du design: une journée complète de découvertes, d'activités et de rencontres ! Cette journée, organisée par Index-Design, est gratuite. De nombreuses activités vous permettront d'obtenir des UEC (Unité d'Éducation Continue) dans le cadre du programme d'éducation continue. Pour plus d'information ou pour vous inscrire, nous vous invitons à visiter le site internet du circuit ! Read more
  • Wed 24 Sep 2014
    Webinar: Why Professional Liability Insurance is E... This webinar will be offered in French. This one-hour webinar, offered by LMS PROLINK, will help members get a better understanding of how liability insurance protection plays an essential role in the strength and vitality of their business. By knowing how and when your coverage responds, lawsuits and the resulting financial devastation can be reduced or even prevented. Attendees will gain awareness of the types of exposure they face as design professionals. Understanding the exposures and proper risk management techniques will enable members to exercise better business practices in order to minimize the risk of experiencing claims and the resulting damage to their reputation and business operations. LMS PROLINK was appointed as the manager of the IDC Professional Liability insurance program in 2012. 1 non IDCEC CEU Fees Member: free Non-member: 60 $ Contact  Gustavo Espinola  REGISTER NOW ! Read more
  • Thu 09 Oct 2014
    Dress for success 2014   Conference, cocktail and special guest ! In collaboration with Meubles Re-No, APDIQ and its Emerging Professionals Committee invite you to an evening  all about clothing. The evening will begin with a conference entitled "La cohérence vestimentaire (La face cachée du vêtement) ",  presented by the clothing behaviour analyst Luc Breton.A cocktail will follow with a great and unique opportunity to discover the new furniture line of fashion designer Marie St-Pierre  and make her acquaintance ! Luc Breton After a career as teacher, popularizer, coach and et columnist, Luc Breton now gives conferences and workshops on "clothing behaviour and habits". He's also written for many years now articles and columns in newspapers and blogs on the topic. Educated in the aid relation field, M.Breton works as a consultant, helping better understand how clothing must work for us, as a communication tool and a mean to know ourselves. Marie-St-Pierre A leader of the Canadian fashion design industry, Marie Saint-Pierre has become, after 25 years, the luxury line of products that we know today. Known and renown for her avant-garde, timeless and inspired designs, her enterprise offers women’s prêt-à-porter, perfumes, leather goods, accessories and the new furniture collection Habitat for the home. Date:Thursday October 9th, 2014Schedule: 5:30 to 6pm - Registration6 to 7:30pm - Conference7:30 to 9pm - Cocktail & découverte  CEU: 1 non-IDCEC Price:  Conference & cocktail Provisional / student members: $25,00 Certified members:  $35,00 Non-members:  $45,00 Cocktail only Members: $15,00 Non-members: $20,00       To register, please send an email to  THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS MAHARAM - FORBO - OMNI WALLCOVERINGS - STEELCASE Read more

What is the designer's role?


To turn to the services of a recognized professional guarantees a greater success and a better profitability. Trends, materials, suppliers, planning, and management: the designer serves as a guide throughout the design project. 

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Why work with a certified designer?

We do not become a doctor, a teacher or a journalist because we want to, no more than we improvise being an interior designer. Like other professions, an interior designer must have trained to become an expert in his business sector. 

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10 recommandations when choosing an interior designer

1. Your needs, your wishlist, and especially, your budget;
2. Make lists, put your ideas on paper, speak to your friends, and ask for advice from your acquaintances; 

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