Monday, August 24, 2009

Decorating And Design Associations

If you are looking to learn more about becoming a decorator or just want to find out more about those in this field you might be curious about what professional organizations exist. There are quite a few different ones. Read this article and learn about some of the biggest decorator and design organizations in the country.

One organization is called the ASID. ASID stands for the American Society of Interior Designers. It is a community od interior designers , interior representatives, students and educators. The ASID's mission is to advance the interior design profession and it has over 38,000 members and 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. Another designer organization is called the IDEC which stands for the Interior Design Educators Council. It was founded back in 1963 and is dedicated to the advancement of education and research in interior design. It focuses its energy on strengthening the lines of communication between educators, educational institutions, practitioners and other organizations involved in interior design education.

Finally their is the Interior Design Society which is devoted to promoting excellence in the field of interior design. It was founded in 1973 and is made up of interior decorators, home furnishing stores, design studios, manufacturers and distributors. Those are three of the biggest organizations in the interior design industry. There are several other interior design groups and organizations but these are some of the bigger ones.

I hope you have found this article useful in your quest to learn more about interior design. For more information contact a design school in your area.

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