School of Family and Consumer Sciences

The American Society of Interior Designers Student Chapter

The University of Akron has a very active student chapter of The American Society of Interior Designers. Student members of ASID benefit from a wide range of educational, social and service events and activities. The organization promotes strong relations with the business community, provides opportunities for professional development and growth, brings together future employees with potential employers and provides a resource center for all students.

The ASID Student Chapter at The University of Akron was awarded "ASID Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year" for 2001-2002 and "ASID Student Chapter Newsletter of the Year" for 2001-2002.

Students may also join The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) as student members.

The professional chapters of both ASID and IIDA hold regular meetings and events to which students are invited and welcome.

Links to Other Interior Design and Design Industry Organizations
Interior Design Organizations

American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers (AAHID)

Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO)

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI)

International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)

Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)

National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ)

Organization of Black Designers (OBD)

Related Design Organizations

Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

American Design Drafting Association (ADDA)

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)

American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD)

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)

Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)

International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP)

International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)

International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICISD)

International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

Interior Arrangement and Design Association (IADA)

Interior Redesign Industry Specialists (IRIS)

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD)

Design Research Organizations and Centers

Center for Health Design

Center for the Built Environment


Center for Universal Design

Centre for Sustainable Design (U.K.)

Coalition for Health Environments Research (CHER)

Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)

For more information about the Interior Design Program at The University of Akron use the contact noted below:

Interior Design Program
Interior Design Program
The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio 44325-6103
Telephone: 330-972-7721
SchoolofFCS@uakron.edu

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Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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