North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012


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5414 - Specialized design services

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing specialized design services, except architectural, engineering and computer systems design.

54141 - Interior design services

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in planning, designing and administering projects in interior spaces to meet the physical and aesthetic needs of people, taking into consideration building codes, health and safety regulations, traffic patterns and floor planning, mechanical and electrical needs, and interior fittings and furniture. Interior designers and interior design consultants work in areas such as hospitality design, health care design, institutional design, commercial and corporate design and residential design. This industry also includes interior decorating consultants engaged exclusively in providing aesthetic services associated with interior spaces.

54142 - Industrial design services

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating and developing designs and specifications that optimize the function, value and appearance of products. These services can include the determination of the materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, colour, and surface finishes of the product, taking into consideration human needs, safety, market appeal and efficiency in production, distribution, use and maintenance.

54143 - Graphic design services

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in planning, designing and managing the production of visual communication, so as to convey specific messages or concepts, clarify complex information or project visual identities. These services include designing the visual layout of printed materials, web pages, packaging labels and graphics, advertising, signage systems, logos and corporate identification. This industry also includes commercial artists engaged exclusively in generating drawings and illustrations requiring technical accuracy or interpretative skills.

54149 - Other specialized design services

This industry comprises establishments, not classified to any other industry, primarily engaged in providing professional design services.

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