IIDA is a strong advocate for the Commercial Interior Design profession, and the policy statements below illustrate our continued support of the licensure, registration, and/or certification of interior designers who work in a code-impacted environment.
Policy I.2, Position Statement on Commercial Certification/Registration
“The International Interior Design Association recognizes and supports the adoption of legislation that allows individuals to be licensed/registered/certified interior designers.” “Licensure/ registration/ certification assists the profession in establishing and maintaining standards to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public.”Read the full policy statement
Policy I.3, Mission Statement on Sustainability
“IIDA seeks to promote awareness and knowledge of interior design strategies that reduce negative impacts on our natural environment and improve the health and wellbeing of all people.”“We need to design with socially responsible materials and construction methods that benefit everyone that touches the project.”Read the full policy statement
Policy I.3A, Position Statement on the Environment
“The Association supports organizational communication to establish a network for the exchange of pertinent information that may improve environmental efforts.”“The Association suggests that design professionals and design organizations work in conjunction with manufacturers, regulatory bodies and private organizations to develop guidelines and specifications for the certification of materials, products, manufacturing processes, and energy systems.”Read the full policy statement