IDSA Membership

 

Membership in IDSA is first and foremost an investment in yourself. It is an outward statement of your dedication to the profession of industrial design and aligns your shared passion for design with thousands of other designers across the globe. We are pleased to provide a carefully curated membership structure which grows with you as your career progresses. Additionally, we offer options for teams of designers and companies who aim to elevate their profile while benefiting from discounted membership packages.

 


 

Membership Classifications

 

Student

For undergraduate and graduate students studying industrial design​

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Eligibility: You must be currently enrolled at a college or university, pursuing an undergraduate or advanced degree in industrial design or related design discipline. A Student membership may be held for up to 5 years while enrolled in a college or university. See complete members-only student benefits.

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Only $50 / year
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Young Professional

For recent graduates entering the workforce and seeking an edge on the competition and build connection

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Eligibility: You must have earned an undergraduate or advanced degree in industrial design or related design discipline within the past 1-5 years. See complete members-only Young Professional benefits

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$150 / year
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Professional

For established designers looking to enhance their career through community engagement and professional development

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Eligibility: You must have earned an undergraduate or advanced degree in industrial design or related design discipline and/or have appropriate professional experience (as an educator or working professional, with primary responsibility in the design of products, instruments, equipment, packages, transportation, environments, etc.). See complete members-only Professional benefits

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$375 / year
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Affiliate

For individuals who love design but may not hold a design degree or who may serve in a non-design role within their organization

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Eligibility: Any professional who is not currently a student of, nor holds a degree in, industrial design or a related design discipline. See complete members-only Affiliate benefits

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$375 / year
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Group

For teams of designers or design educators to enroll in individual memberships together and receive a discounted membership rate

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  • Teams of 3 — 5 individuals, $275 each / year
  • Teams of 6 — 10 individuals, $250 each / year
  • Teams of 11 — 15 individuals, $225 each / year
  • Teams of 16 — 20 individuals, $200 each / year
  • Teams of 21 or more individuals — $175 each / year

 

 

Contact membership@idsa.org for additional information about any of these membership opportunities.