Interior Design Associations & Literature
The BIG Group
The largest interior design association is the ASID. That acronym stands for American Society of Interior Designers. They boast a membership in excess of 30,500. This group includes actual designers, students and manufacturers of design / interior products. Thousands of the designers in this association specialize in residential interior design.
To maintain membership in this group, the pros must take periodic continuing education classes.
Want to find an ASID member in your town?
ASID - 800-775-ASID
A Second Choice
As you might expect, there is another professional association of interior designers. It is called the International Interior Design Association - IIDA. This group is a professional organization that strives to "enhance the quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge."
This group has over 10,000 members and is growing. It is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois in a fitting location - The Merchandise Mart!
Members of the IIDA must also perform periodic continuing education. This insures that they are exposed to the latest technology, codes, products, etc. The trickle down effect is that you - the consumer - get great information from an association member.
Contact the IIDA at:
IIDA - 888-799-4432
Sources of Free Design Literature
Would you like some free pamphlets about interior design? Ones that help you maximize your investment in the services of a professional designer? Great! Call the two phone numbers below and ask for all FREE literature that is available. Ask for a listing of professional interior designers in your area while you have them on the phone!
Both phone calls are TOLL FREE.