Interior Design Organizations
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is a professional networking and educational association of more than 10,000 Members in 8 specialty Forums, 9 Regions, and more than 30 Chapters around the world committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing interior design through knowledge.
The American Society of Interior Designers is a community of people committed to excellence in design. Members include professional interior designers, interior design students, interior design educators and industry representatives.
The British Institute of Interior Design is the pre-eminent professional organization for interior designers in the UK. Our growing national and international membership represents both the commercial and residential sectors, from heritage to cutting edge. The BIID is committed to encouraging and supporting creativity and competence in the field of interior design through facilitating best practice, practical professional support, development opportunities, and education.
The Society of British and International Design (SBID) is one of the UK's leading accrediting bodies for the interior design profession. SBID protects the reputation of design practitioners around the world by promoting education, sustainability and professional conduct. Designed for Business, we are committed to facilitating business relationships between accredited designers and quality manufacturers, and through our accredited CPD program, keeping design professionals up-to-date with the most relevant industry knowledge. SBID is the national design organization representing Britain in Europe at the European Council of Interior Architects (ECIA).
The International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) was founded in Denmark in 1963. The current membership of IFI is 74 members under various categories from 45 countries, collectively representing about 65 000 members. IFI's mission is to expand internationally the contribution of the Interior Architecture/ Interior Design profession, to society through exchange and development of knowledge and experience in education, practice and fellowship.
The mission of The Interior Design Educators Council is the advancement of interior design education, scholarship, and service.
Founded in 1972, Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) is the national advocacy association for the interior design profession. As the national advocacy body, IDC represents more than 5,500 members including fully qualified interior designers, Intern members, students, educators and retired members.
United in Design is a charitable organization set up to address the lack of diversity within the interior design industry. Through partnerships with established educational programs, industry professionals and sponsors, the intention is to provide a clear road map for increased diversity in all sectors of the industry -design studios, makers, suppliers to individuals and magazines.
The National Council for Interior Design Qualification protects public health, safety and welfare by identifying interior designers who have the knowledge and experience to create interior spaces that are not just aesthetically pleasing, but also functional and safe.
The Interior Design Confederation Singapore (IDCS) was established in 2003 from the merger of Interior Designers' Association (1984) and Society of Interior Designers (1996), to represent the interests of professional interior designers in Singapore and the interior design industry.
The Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers. The Chapter has 660 practitioner members, 225 Industry Partners, and 250 student members.
Founded in 1984, IDLNY is the coalition for New York State interior designers. Our mission is to inform and educate the New York legislative and regulatory bodies, interior designers and consumers about the issues facing the interior design profession. IDLNY also continually monitors legislation that could affect the practice of interior design and serves as a representative coalition for this process.
The European Council of Interior Architects is the representative body for the European professional organizations in interior architecture and design, representing 14 national organizations with over 7500 associated interior architects.
The association that comprises of universities throughout Australia and New Zealand has been established since 1996. This site is aimed at being the central source of information on the various universities that offer courses in Interior Design and Interior Architecture, a source of upcoming conferences and events, and a link to other related organizations and publications.