Joseph Bigio Interior Design Inc.
Joseph Bigio Interior Design

Firm:

Incorporated in 1983, Joseph Bigio Interior Design Inc. (JBID) is owned and operated by Joseph Bigio. JBID's exceptional environments for clients around the world have contributed to winning multiple Design Awards in Canada and the United States and have been published internationally.

Philosophy:

JBID is committed to understanding and facilitating the business goals of our clients.

Our work is not of grandiose egotism, or vanity, but an intelligent logic, while creating imaginative and striking environments in the most cost-efficient and environmentally friendly way.  As specialists in design, we see ourselves as part of the client's team.

Services:

JBID’s interior design services may include:

  • Site survey and feasibility study
  • Budget planning
  • Design concept and development
  • Construction documentation drawings and specifications
  • Interior detailing and custom fixture design
  • Lighting design and specification
  • Storefront or façade design (exterior or within a shopping centre)
  • In-store merchandising and display concept (point of purchase)
  • Tender document
  • Project management
  • Construction coordination
  • Construction and installation inspections
  • Furniture design

Special features:

  • International exposure and experience. Our many foreign assignments have resulted in the development of very concise but highly detailed working drawings enabling efficient construction under a wide range of labour/supply conditions.
  • Extensive experience in designing for inventory intensive single product or multiple brand retail businesses.
  • Solid understanding of the operation and environment of restaurants and bars
  • Enhancements and effective planning of residences
  • Equally skilled in:
  • - applying an existing corporate image to various sites
    - developing modifications and enhancements to meet market conditions
    - creating a completely new image and branding

JBID offers a complete range of well integrated, comprehensive services and has the resources to meet a variety of requirements such as:

  • interior renovations and retrofits
  • fixtures and equipments prototypes and rollouts
  • additions and expansions of outlets in existing locations

Experience:

From the office tower, retail sector and restaurant, to the personal touch of the private home, our varied past projects are proof of our versatility. They are enhanced and realised by incorporating imaginative design approaches, materials and finishings between various industries, all to the full benefit of the projects and our clients.

Principal:

Joseph Bigio, Arido, IDC, gets intimately involved in all aspects of each project; from design concept through construction documentation to client liaison and execution phases.

His reputation for creativity combined with an attention to detail makes certain that his innovative design concepts can be executed efficiently. The proof is in his successful installations around the world.

Joseph's dedication to quality is not restricted to his own practice: he also plays an active role in the development of the interior design profession through participation in various committees and boards, including those of the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) and the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).  Additionally, he has been a jury member for awards and a guest critic at many interior design schools in Ontario.