About the Los Angles Chapter of ASID
With 650 interior designers, 400 Industry Partners, and 400 student members, ASID Los Angeles is one of the three largest ASID Chapters. We represent some of the most influential and trend-setting interior designers in the United States. As a chapter we strive to increase and enhance Interior Design practice skills through continuing professional education, and ensure designers’ right to practice through state approved certification. We also educate consumers on the value of hiring an Interior Design professional to protect their health, safety and welfare. Finally, we aim to expand markets for all members, and provide and promote opportunities and incentives for active participation of our membership.
About ASID National
ASID is the leading professional organization for interior designers with the largest residential and commercial membership. With more than 34,500 members nationwide, ASID establishes a common identity for professionals and businesses in the field of interior design. Of the Society’s's 20,000 practicing interior designers, 6,500 practice primarily in the commercial field with 4,000 practicing primarily as residential designers. The remaining 9,500 work in both commercial and residential design.
ASID Industry Partners include more than 1,700 member firms with nearly 5,000 individual representatives, uniting the professional designer with manufacturers of design-related products and services. The Society’s membership also includes more than 9,500 students of interior design.
The association is headquartered in Washington D.C. and has 48 chapters throughout the United States and more than 450 international members. Professional members of ASID must pass rigorous acceptance standards: they must have a combination of accredited design education and/or full-time work experience and pass a two-day accreditation examination administered by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).
ASID promotes professionalism in interior design services and products for the workplace and home, and conducts independent research on topics related to the practice and business of the profession including materials, technology, building codes, government regulations, flammability standards, design psychology and product performance.