Benefits of IDSA Membership

Exclusive benefits for all members:

  • NEW - 1 FREE .design domain name and DISCOUNTED annual renewals
  • Authorization to use the IDSA Member Appellation
  • Member Directory online access
  • Public listing on the Member Profile wall
  • Membership in Professional Chapters
  • Membership in Special Interest Sections
  • FREE registration for the Design Voices webinar series (career/professional development)
  • FREE subscription to designBytes, the weekly e-newsletter covering the world of design
  • FREE digital subscription to INNOVATION, the flagship ID quarterly
  • Unrestricted access to the IDSA video gallery
  • DISCOUNTED registration for annual Design District Conference
  • DISCOUNTED registration for annual International Conference
  • DISCOUNTED fees for ad space for your company in print/online publications and conferences
  • DISCOUNTED health and dental insurance via Fractured Atlas and Freelancers Union. Terms vary by state.
  • DISCOUNTED professional liability/E&O insurance - John Rowland
  • ELIGIBLE to be recognized through IDSA Awards
  • ACCESS to the Bookshelf, an online store with an ID focus. Look for the Okala guide! NOTE: All purchases are made through the Amazon bookstore. For each total purchase on Amazon, IDSA earns proportional revenue to support our programs and services for members and the industrial design profession.

Professional members only:

  • ELIGIBLE to vote in all matters brought before the membership, including elections
  • ELIGIBLE to hold office at the local (chapter) and national (board, section, committee) levels
  • All issues of INNOVATION in print format

Student members only:

  • FREE membership in IDSA Student Chapters at Colleges, Universities and Art Schools with ID programs
  • ELIGIBLE to apply for IDSA and Design Foundation Scholarships
  • ELIGIBLE to compete in the IDSA Student Merit Award competition
  • Yearbook issue of INNOVATION in print format

Employers of Professional members: