Membership Application

We welcome you to be a part of IDI. We are committed to advancing the value and impact of design, standing for the Irish design community, we aim to make design matter.

Any designer working in Ireland or Irish designers based abroad can apply to become a member. If you are unsure if you qualify for membership please refer to the Membership FAQs or contact

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Membership Form

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Application or Renewal?

Individual Membership

Please choose from the following individual membership types:

Full members have qualified from a third level design or design-related course, and have at least three year professional experience working in design. Self-taught designers may also apply, please contact us for details.
Graduate Members have graduated from an undergraduate degree course in design within the last three years.
Undergraduate Members are those currently enrolled in an third level undergraduate design or design-related programme.
For Irish design creatives based abroad.
Non-Practicing Members are not currently working in design, but continue an association with the IDI.

Company Membership

Company membership is for design practices or design-related businesses who employee at least two designers. This Membership permits all qualified designers in your organisation Full Membership in their own right.

For companies with 2 – 4 designers.
For companies with 5 - 9 designers.
For companies with 10 - 15 designers.
For companies with 15+ designers.

College/University Membership

Third level colleges offering accredited design programmes may apply for membership for entire course programmes or educational departments. Staff and students may then avail of complimentary IDI Individual, Graduate or Undergraduate Membership.

For institutes and universities offering third level design and design-related programmes.