The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is the oldest and largest
professional association for the interior design profession. The
society was founded in 1975 following the merger of two interior design
With more than 33,500 members, ASID provides a common identity - a single voice
- for the interior design community.
Besides being a vocal proponent for the interior design profession in national
and international arenas, the Society maintains a strong presence
in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. Currently, 48 chapters serve as the focal
points for member involvement in ASID and its programs.
A volunteer board of directors guides ASID's strategic direction and
initiatives. A staff housed at the headquarters office in Washington carries out the
daily operations of the Society.
ASID's 33,500 members encompass a spectrum of diverse specialties and interests
within the interior design profession. The society boasts a
9,000 design students
4,500 Industry Partners in 1,600
companies and organizations