Interior Design Resources (06)
Huge Source of Stunning Home Interior Designs
HomeDSGN.com is a website founded by French entrepreneur Eric A. Meunier in January 2011. Since then, it has been a great source of information about the latest home designs in almost every corner of the world. Eric mostly writes the articles, but there are two other contributors as of now. The site also features different elegant contemporary houses, modern houses, lofts, penthouses, shipping container houses, and churches as well. The site also has homes for sale and resort residences. All articles have sets of stunning photos of the home designs, along with the name of the interior designing company.
Interior Design Society
Site offers message boards for interior designers to communicate, an events calendar, and more. The Interior Design Society (IDS) was founded in 1973, and is the largest design organization exclusively dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry. Membership in The Interior Design Society attests commitment to excellence in the field of residential interior design. IDS is an association comprised of residential interior designers; interior decorators; design-oriented home furnishings stores and their staff; design studios; select manufacturers and distributors of design oriented products or services. Individual membership levels are based on education and/or work experience. Studio, Store and Trade memberships are open to companies based on the quality of design offered in their products, displays and customer service. Students of interior design are also welcome to join the Society, as are home furnishings salespeople who desire to advance their knowledge of interior design or interior decoration.
American Society of Interior Designers
Search for an interior designer using this website. Includes tips on how to hire an interior decorator, state registration requirements, professional credentials and conduct of interior designers and more. American Society of Interior Designers design consultants are trained to deal with more than the furnishings and finishes that go into making a space look wonderful. They use analytical problem-solving skills that focus on your needs and aspirations. Designers listen, understand and ultimately create a space that exceeds your expectations.
The National Council for Interior Design Qualification serves to identify to the public those interior designers who have met the minimum standards for professional practice by passing the NCIDQ examination. The Council endeavors to maintain the most advanced examining procedures, and to update continually the examination to reflect expanding professional knowledge and design development techniques. It seeks the acceptance of the NCIDQ examination as a universal standard by which to measure the competency of interior designers to practice as professionals. Includes information about certification and licenses for interior designers.