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

Your Name, S/IDSA
$50 / year

perfect for undergraduate and graduate students studying industrial design

  • To become a Student member, 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. Student members are not eligible to vote on matters placed before the membership or serve on the Board of Directors.

Young Professional

Your Name, IDSA
$150 / year

for recent graduates (1-5 years post graduation) entering the workforce and seeking an edge on the competition

  • To become a Young Professional member, you must have earned an undergraduate or advanced degree in industrial design or related design discipline within the past 1-5 years.
  • North American-based Young Professional members receive a hard copy of all INNOVATION magazine issues and can vote on matters placed before the membership or serve on the Board of Directors.
  • Your Name, I/IDSA. International Young Professional members receive all INNOVATION magazine issues electronically and do not vote on matters placed before the membership or serve on the Board of Directors.

Professional

Your Name, IDSA
$375 / year

for established designers looking to advance their career through community engagement and professional development

 

  • To become a Professional member, 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.).
  • North American-based Professional members receive a hard copy of all INNOVATION magazine issues and are eligible to vote on matters placed before the membership or serve on the Board of Directors.
  • Your Name, I/IDSA. International Professional members receive all INNOVATION magazine issues electronically and are not eligible to vote on matters on placed before the membership or serve on the Board of Directors.

Affiliate

Your Name, A/IDSA
$375 / year

perfect for all individuals who love design but may not hold an industrial design degree or who serve in a non-industrial design role within their organization

 

  • Affiliate members receive all the benefits of a Professional membership status however they are not eligible to vote on matters placed before the membership or serve on the Board of Directors.

Group

Variable Pricing

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

 

Teams of 3 — 5
$275 each / year

Teams of 6 — 10
$250 each / year

Teams of 11 — 15 
$225 each / year

Teams of 16 — 20 
$200 each / year

Teams of 21 or more 
$175 each / year

Contact membership@idsa.org for additional information about Group Membership packages for your team or students. 

Ambassador

Variable Pricing

for companies or universities who are champions of industrial design and are advocates for their workforce of designers or faculty at the highest level

 

  • Ambassadors receive media recognition and cross promotional placement across many of IDSA media touchpoints.
  • As valued thought leaders, Ambassadors may submit (or be asked to submit) editorial content for IDSA.org and INNOVATION magazine and be invited to present at regional or national conference events throughout the year.
  • Organizations holding Ambassador status receive a complimentary premium listing on IDSA’s Find A Firm page. This is a $900 benefit if purchased separately.
  • Ambassadors also receive discounts and invitations to exclusive IDSA events throughout the year. 

Contact Carrie Green for additional information about Ambassador packages.
carrieg@idsa.org | 703.707.6000