Design Organizations in the United Kingdom
Design Council's purpose is to make life better by design. We are an independent charity and the government's advisor on design. Our vision is a world where the role and value of design is recognised as a fundamental creator of value, enabling happier, healthier and safer lives for all. Through the power of design, we make better places, better products, better processes and better performance.
The Chartered Society of Designers is the professional body for designers with members in over 30 countries. It is the world's largest chartered body of professional designers and is unique in representing designers in all disciplines, supporting them 'From Learning to Earning.'
The DBA champions the transformative power of design, promoting its strategic and economic value to business and government. As the industry's trade association we represent a vibrant community of design agencies and design-centric businesses. Together we are the collective voice for design.
The recognised professional association which represents all those involved in design and technology education and associated subject areas.
Design History Society is the leading organisation for design historians, curators and practitioners. Founded in 1977, the Society works nationally and internationally to promote and support the study and understanding of design history. Its activities are focused on consolidating the teaching of the subject in universities and colleges, and demonstrating the widespread cultural and economic significance of design history.
Anti Copying In Design (ACID) is a membership trade organisation, set up by designers for designers. By helping its members to understand and protect their rights, ACID is intent on stamping out intellectual property rights abuse. ACID provides an accessible, practical framework for those who believe that their IP rights have been infringed.
ACID (Anti Copying In Design) is a membership trade organisation, set up as a round table action group in 1996, by designers for designers. ACID is a hard-hitting action group committed to fighting intellectual property (IP) theft and the promotion of IP as a positive commercial force.