Any design practitioners and design educators working in Ireland can apply for admission to the Register of Designers. Becoming part of the Register is not exclusive to IDI members. Please note: Registered Designer is NOT IDI membership.
This is NOT the IDI membership application form - you'll find that here »
Apply To Be On The Register Of Designers Below (Note: This is NOT an application for IDI Membership)
Please note: Registered Designer is NOT IDI membership.
In Ireland, a Registered Designer is one who has gained professional competencies through education, training and professional experience. Typically those applying would have a recognised third level design qualification and 6+ years professional experience working in the design sector. The following form allows the applicant to enter these competencies and apply to the Register. The register will give a preliminary score at the end which is subject to verification.
To qualitfy to become a Registered Designer:
- You must be a member of the IDI or another professional design body (eg. ICAD, RIAI) in Ireland before you apply.
- At the end of this process you will be awarded a number of points. To acheive Registered Designer you must achieve 25 points. To achieve Senior member of the IDI & Registered Designer you must achieve 60 points. To achieve Fellow of the IDI & Registered Designer you must achieve 85 points.
- Payment is required on submission of the form and it will not be processed without payment. The payment for registered designer is an annual payment and is ring fenced to support CPD.
THE RENEWAL PAYMENTS FOR THE 2018 REGISTER - Please Note: If your name is already on the Register of Designers - Please just simply renew your Registered Designer status with your Annual subscription payment here.
1-Full-time Practicing Designer-Registered Designer in Ireland - €75 (Annual)
2-Education Member-Registered Designer in Ireland - €37.50 (Annual)