To design the road map to create and sustain education, networking and recognition.


IIDA exists to enhance the quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge. To fulfill this mandate and best serve the profession, IIDA is dedicated to the following seven principles:


IIDA supports members in the design services marketplace through continuing education and by upholding the industry’s highest standards of professionalism.


IIDA is the professions advocate on issues of national and international importance.


IIDA is dedicated to serving the diverse needs of practice specialties.


IIDA is focused on growing the market for interior design services.


IIDA is the profession’s local, national, and global information exchange.


IIDA is the catalyst for expanding the body of interior design knowledge.


IIDA supports excellence in design education and the continuous advancement of interior professionals.


The purposes of the IIDA Georgia Chapter are as follows:


To undertake such programs and activities as may be proper to actively promote and enhance the following goals and objectives of the International Interior Design Association within the Chapter’s boundaries: 


To unify the profession of interior design.


To be responsive to the needs of the members:

  1. To promote and support common interests.

  2. To nurture and encourage specialization.

  3. To foster the exchange of information and ideas.

  4. To utilize a flexible organizational structure adaptable to changing needs.

  5. To provide member services and benefits.

  6. To operate in a professional manner.

  7. To undertake such other programs and activities as well as enhance the interior design profession.


To encourage excellence and innovation in interior design practice and education:

  1. To promote a high level of qualification for interior designers.

  2. To advocate professionalism and ethical practice among interior designers.

  3. To promote excellence in the functional, technical, and aesthetic aspects of interior design.

  4. To encourage excellence in universal interior design responsive to special environmental needs of vulnerable population groups such as children, older adults and persons with disabilities.

  5. To undertake such other programs and activities as well as enhance the interior design profession.


To protect the health safety, and welfare of the public through interior design:

  1. To promote legal recognition of the profession.

  2. To represent the profession to governmental authorities and similar audiences.


To nurture development of the body of knowledge in interior design:

  1. To promote investments/grants to encourage research and scholarly and creative endeavors and support scholarly dissemination of findings.

  2. To facilitate communication of new discoveries and the dissemination of findings.


To provide leadership, advocacy and public relations:

  1. To increase awareness of the interior design profession. 

  2. To incorporate with related professions and industries in seeking mutual solutions.


To support such policies for operation.