A Design Community
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is a professional non-profit association with members holding the highest qualifications in the profession and representing all specialties of interior design. The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) works to enhance the value of the Interior Design profession and its practitioners as well as to cultivate leadership within the profession. IIDA has more than 13,000 members in 10 specialty forums, 9 regions, and 29 Chapters around the world committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge. By becoming a member you are making the decision to be an informed member of the design community. IIDA stands to Nurture a rapidly developing knowledge center as a resource; Advocate for design excellence; Maintain educational standards; Respond to trends in business and design; Provide superior information about interior design and related issues, using its own rapidly developing body of knowledge as a resource; and Celebrate the profession.
What’s Behind Your Name?
Understanding the value of education and research has been the mainstay of IIDA since its inception. Educated Members make informed, safe, and creative decisions. The IIDA appellation after a Member’s name means that they have met all of IIDA’s high requirements for membership. For further information, visit Join in the Membership section. (From the IIDA International Policies and Procedures: Policy D.5 Member Appellations). Violations of the member appellation policy will be monitored by the Chapter through formal notification to the identified individual or firm by the Chapter President. If, after two notifications to the identified individual or firm, the violation continues, the Chapter President will notify International Headquarters for further enforcement.