News and views

Keep up to date with our upcoming live webinars, our latest blog posts, industry announcements and events

Sign-Up for 2020

For RCIDP and Students currently enrolled in Visual Arts & Design program who would like to gain valuable experience during Decor Design Consultations and be a Decor Ambassador working at the consumer Toronto show ‘Home + Style Tour’ Feature, October 2-4/2020 

If you’d like to be part of an impressive 3,500 sq. ft. SPECIAL FEATURE event Home+Style Tour that celebrates and promotes Interior Decor/Design products and services and supports Canadian HIV/AIDS causes Please  register to Volunteer

Press Release


September 2019

Interior Décor Resources Canada (IDRC) is pleased to announce the launch of ASPIRE – a new Trade Education Alliance with the Professional Design Institute (PDI).   The ASPIRE Diploma program will give Trade Professionals and Students an opportunity to upgrade their skills and fast-track into Interior Design & Decor at a professional level with an internationally recognized Diploma Accreditation program.

ASPIRE Interior Design and Decorating Diploma program consists of 12 self-paced, online training modules, organized into tree levels: Introductory, Fast-track Diploma for Industry professionals with 5 years work experience or relevant education and Full Diploma. Modules designed to cover the full spectrum of interior design and decor, including theory, history, technical principles and practical applications.

In addition to coursework, ASPIRE program students will also have access to ongoing tutorials and additional trade support to keep them abreast of new trends and the latest product and technical information from the industry 

IDRC’s Founder and Executive VP, Dennis Mascall, is excited to be partnering with PDI and brining ASPIRE to Trade Professionals and Students in North America.  “IDRC has been advocating for the design industry for over 40 years. Over that time we have come to appreciate the importance of quality education and continuous learning.  We feel that this partnership with PDI and the launch of ASPIRE brings to the industry a much need resource in a format that is self-directed, self-paced and online.”

Please visit Diploma Program page for more information about modules, pricing and registrations.

About IDRC: Interior Decor Resources Canada is a Registered not for profit Canadian Corporation comprising leading Corporations engaged in the supply of Products and Services to the Interior Decor Trade. Surplus revenues derived from IDRC activities are currently provide Scholarships to several Canadian Colleges.

About PDI: The Professional Design Institute is a leading online provider of Interior Design training with offices in Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, and Switzerland. PDI observe international standards of learning with accreditations from ASIC, C.I.D., IAO, IAPCC and pursues endorsement from AIM Awards for the Interior Design and Decoration Program through investing in Your Future (IF). All investing in Your Future organizations have a proven record of high standards and continually drive for internal excellence in course design, delivery and quality assurance.


Live Learn

We launched an educational platform designed to E-explore an Industry education and upgrade the professional level.

Diploma program

Fast Track Interior Design & Decorating Diploma online program for Industry professionals*

Home + Style Tour

IDRC is proud to be partnering with the Home + Style Tour as an exciting educational platform to promote courses and Decor/Design industry members at a residential Design Event.


Browse any of our past issues by date! View our current and past issues of DecorDigest here. Be sure to subscribe to DecorDigest for weekly industry updates, news and events!