Our History  


Ginette Gadoury studied interior design at the Institute of Applied Arts and entrepreneurship at HEC. Then in 1967 she opened a design consulting firm and in 1970 she joined the Histart architectural firm.


The first Quebec interior design magazine, Décormag, is created by Ginette Gadoury, marking the beginning of the magazine industry in Quebec.


Picard Report; Report on the development axes of the city of Montreal. Ginette Gadoury is advisor for the study in matters related to design. Design is considered as one of the 6 development axes of the city of Montréal.


Establishement of La Médiathèque du design and the PID Agency (Les productions interface design).


Brigitte Gadoury joins the company. Launch of SIDIM, the Montreal International Interior Design Show.


Launch of INTÉRIEURS, a prestigious magazine of international content and calibre that plays an important role in promoting design, creators and companies involved in Quebec’s national and international reputation.


Montréal becomes a UNESCO City of Design and Mayor Gérald Tremblay, in his speech and in his press release, underlines the important role played by SIDIM and Ginette Gadoury in obtaining this nomination.

INTÉRIEURS magazine becomes bilingual and is distributed in specialized kiosks alongside other international magazines in all of Quebec, Toronto and New York, plus international subscriptions



Launch of the design competion, GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN.


SIDIM’s 25th anniversary, which at that date became the only design and habitat show in Canada to remain Canadian owned.


Beginning of the collaboration between APDC-Asia Pacific Design Center and PID Agency. Laureates of GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards are presented and honored in China.


For the first time, GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards opens categories internationally in collaboration with the APDC with designers & architects from China submitting entries to the competiton.


20th anniversary of INTÉRIEURS magazine


10th anniversary of GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards


30th anniversary of SIDIM


In addition to opening onto new disciplines, the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards becomes a worldwide competition! All categories of the contest are now open for entries from Québec, Canadian and international candidates.


Launch of the web portal INT.design


The GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards competition is now unveiling its Platinum, Grand Winners and Award of the Year winners at two Galas in Montreal.