Why Join IDS?
One of the country's largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry, IDS embraces four core values professionalism, community, influence and growth.
Opportunties For Recognition & Promotion
Networking opportunities & Industry Events
Local & Virtual Chapter Meetings
ADVOCACY + Resources
Business Tools & Industry Insights
What IDS Members Have To Say
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IDS Membership Levels
|Category||Level||Qualifications||Annual Dues||Application Fee|
|Professional Associate Design Firm||
Degree in interior design or exam certification + business license/tax ID
Proof of interior design profession, such as business license or tax ID
Design Firm of 3 or more employees
|$350 $275 20% discount on additional employees||$50 $50 $0|
|Sterling Titanium Gold Sales Specialist||
Small regional company (5 or fewer employees). Includes 2 chapter representatives
Large industry related business (more than 5 employees). Includes 3 chapter representatives
Individual related business who wolud like unlimited access to their local chapter + 1 local eblast
Individual employed in a sales or marketing role in an industry related business
|$350 $550 $1000 $150||$50 $50 $0 $25|
Students, Post Grad, & Educators
|Student Recent Graduate Education Partner||
Full-time enrollment in interior design or related program, unoffical transcript or current schedule
Recent graduate of up to 2 years who is working as an interior designer
For active, full-time instructors at the college level
|$40 $100 $150||$0 $0 $25|
*no refunds given on dues or fees
Designer membership levels & requirements
Annual membership dues: $350 (plus a one-time $50 application fee)
Providing the highest level of membership offered by IDS for designers. Includes free listing on The IDS List website. All Professional members must complete 0.4 CEUs (4 hours) per calendar year. Applicants must have one of the following to qualify:
*Design-related field includes: Art, architecture, etc. (please contact IDS National office for verification)
Annual membership dues: $275 (plus a one-time $50 application fee)
For individuals who currently work full-time in interior design or a closely affiliated occupation. Includes free listing on The IDS List website.
Design firm membership
If you have over 3 designer members on staff at your design firm, you are eligible for firm membership. Each IDS member after your first 3 will receive 20% off their IDS membership. This applies to both Associate and Professional membership.
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