Interior Design Organizations
Career options for interior design majors include independent practice and employment in interior design firms, architecture firms, institutions, corporations, and governmental settings. Our program is affiliatied with professional organizations, resource centers, and industry leaders.
The Interior Design program participates in NY11+, a not-for-profit corporation, composed of prestigious New York State educational institutions offering four-year or more programs in Interior Design. NY11+ promotes public awareness of the interior design profession by showcasing student work from selected New York State institutions.
Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
206 Grandville Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4014
Phone: (616) 458-0400
Fax: (616) 458-0460
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
608 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20002-6006
Phone: (202) 546-3480
Fax: (202) 546-3240
International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654-1104
Phone: (312) 467-1950 or (888) 799-4432 [Continental U.S. only]
Fax: (312) 467-0779
Interior Design Qualification Exam
Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)
1833 Centre Point Circle, Suite 123
Naperville, IL 60563
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006-5292
Buffalo Architecture Foundation (BAF)
617 Main Street, Suite 401
Buffalo, NY 14203
Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)
717 Church St.
Toronto, Ontario, M4W 2M5
Phone: (416) 594-9310
Fax: (416) 921-3660