American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers
Certifies the knowledge, skills and abilities of healthcare interior designers.
635 South Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (877) 224-4360
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Founded in 1975, the American Society of Interior Designers is the oldest, largest and leading professional organization for interior designers.
608 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002-6006
Tel: (202) 546-3480
Fax: (202) 546-3240
Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario
The largest professional association of interior designers in Canada.
6 Adelaide Street East, Suite 220
Toronto, Ontario M5C 1H6
Tel: (800) 334-1180
Fax: (416) 921-3660
British Interior Design Association (BIDA)
BIDA is a member of the International Federation of Interior Architects & Designers that promotes high standards throughout the profession, encouraging and fostering proven design ability.
Units 109 – 111 The Chambers
London SW10 0XF
Tel: 020 7349 0800
Fax: 020 7349 0500
Chartered Society of Designers (CSD)
The world's largest chartered body of professional designers, unique in representing designers in all disciplines.
1 Cedar Court
Royal Oak Yard
London SE1 3GA
Tel: 0207 357 8088
Fax: 0207 407 9878
Council for Interior Design Accreditation
Dedicated to setting standards for postsecondary interior design education and for evaluating and accrediting college and university interior design programs.
146 Monroe Center, NW, Suite 1318
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Tel: (616) 458-0400
Fax: (616) 458-0460
Design Institute of Australia (DIA)
Created to promote and assist the effective excellence, political influence, and cooperative spirit of the Australian design professions.
Lvl 1, 175 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel: 1300 888 056
Fax: +61 (03) 9662 4140
Interior Design Association of Hong Kong (HKIDA)
The HKIDA's objective is to develop and improve professional standards of designers, contractors and suppliers to include codes of conduct, standards of creativity, workmanship and technical innovation; to unite and advance the professionalism of commercial interior design through advocacy, education, networking and public relations.
1/F InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2866 2039
Fax: (852) 2866 3261
Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)
IDEC's mission is the advancement of interior design education and scholarship.
7150 Winton Drive, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Tel: (317) 328-4437
Fax: (317) 280-8527
Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)
Advancing the profession through high standards of education, professional development, professional responsibility and communication.
220 - 6 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1H6
Tel: (416) 594-9310
Fax: (416) 921-3660
International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI)
Dedicated to expanding internationally the contribution of the interior architecture/design profession through exchange and development of knowledge and experience, in education, practice and fellowship.
140 Hill Street, 5th Story MICA Building
Tel: +65 63386974
Fax: +65 63386730
International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
IIDA is a professional networking and educational association of 13,000 Members with 10 design specialty Forums and has 29 Chapters around the world.
222 Merchandise Mart, Suite 567
Chicago, IL 60654
Tel: (888) 799-4432
Fax: (312) 467-0779
National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ)
NCIDQ's core purpose is to protect the health, life safety and welfare of the public by establishing standards of competence in the practice of interior design.
1200 18th Street NW, Suite 1001
Washington, DC 20036-2506
Tel: (202) 721-0220
Fax: (202) 721-0221
Organization of Black Designers (OBD)
A multicultural, multidisciplinary professional association of more than 10,000 members committed to the increased visibility, empowerment and support of its membership.
300 M Street, SW Suite N-110
Washington, DC 20024
Tel: (202) 659-3818
ARCHITECTURE and STANDARDS
American Architectural Manufacturers Association
AAMA is the source of performance standards, product certification, and educational programs for the fenestration industry.
1827 Walden Office Square, Suite 550
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4268
Tel: (847) 303-5664
Fax: (847) 303-5774
American Design Drafting Association (ADDA)
A professional membership and educational society dedicated to the professional growth and advancement of individuals working in the professional graphic design community.
105 East Main Street
Newbern, TX 38059
Tel: (731) 627-0802
Fax: (731) 627-9321
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
The AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006-5292
Tel: (202) 626-7300
Fax: (202) 626-7547
American Institute of Building Design (AIBD)
Established in 1950, the AIBD is dedicated to the development, recognition, and enhancement of the profession of building design.
7059 Blair Rd NW, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20012
Tel: (800) 366-2423
Fax: (202) 249-2473
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
ANSI is the voice of the United States standards and conformity assessment system.
1819 L Street, NW, 6th floor
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 293-8020
Fax: (202) 293-9287
Architecture for Humanity (AIBD)
Architecture for Humanity seeks architectural solutions to humanitarian crisis and brings design services to communities in need.
848 Folsom, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94107-1173
Tel: (415) 963-3511
Fax: (415) 963-3520
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
Committed to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public through effective regulation and exemplary service.
1801 K Street, NW, Suite 700-K
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202) 879-0520
Fax: (202) 783-0290
National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)
Bringing together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor, and consumer interests to focus on the identification and resolution of problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States.
1090 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005-4905
Tel: (202) 289-7800
Fax: (202) 289-1092
National Institute of Minority Architects (NOMA)
NOMA's mission is the building of a strong national organization, strong chapters, and strong members for the purpose of minimizing the effect of racism in the architect profession.
c/o School of Architecture & Design
College of Engineering, Architecture & Computer Sciences
2366 6th Street, NW - Room 100
Washington, DC 20059
Tel: (202) 686-2780
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)
Building awareness and appreciation of the contribution of architecture to the physical and cultural well-being of Canada.
330-55 rue Murray Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5M3
Tel: (613) 241-3600
Fax: (613) 241-5750
Society of American Registered Architects (SARA)
A professional society that includes the participation of all architects, regardless of their roles in the architectural community.
305 E. 46th Street
New York, NY 10017-3058
Tel: (888) 385-7272
Fax: (888) 385-7272