News and views

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

April 2020

A complimentary 5 day tour at High Point Market in partnership with High Point Market Authority.

April 24th to April 28th, 2020       

To take advantage of this offer, call or email the Market Concierge at 336-434-3867 or hpmarket@travelquestinc.com and mention you’ll be participating in the #HPMKT VIP Experience. They’ll help you reserve accommodations and any other travel needs you have including airline reservations.

Press Release

Toronto, ONTARIO, CANADA

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.

Announcements

our new website

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

Learn & Earn program

Learn at your fingertip and receive 50% IDRC-credits towards your category Membership

Coming in November 2019 Textile Week

November 4-8, 2019 a comprehensive, online instructional package neatly wrapped up for you. We’ll be bringing you a broad range of curated, textile-focused learning opportunities from a variety of expert voices. All of them are online-live or on demand- and most CEU accredited.

DecorDigest

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!