1.1 Compliance to general ethics: The Interior Designer shall act in a way that contributes to the honour and dignity of the profession. He shall abide by the Codes of Ethics and Conduct and laws in force in the countries and jurisdictions where he provides professional services.
1.2 Competence: The Interior Designer shall strive to continually improve his professional knowledge and skill. He shall accept appointments only that are within his competence of performance.
1.3 Avoiding conflicts of interest: The Interior Designer shall only assume or accept a position in which his personal interests will not bring him in conflict with his professional duty.
2.1 The Interior Designer accepts a professional obligation to further the social, cultural and environmental standards of the community. He takes into account the consequences of his professional activity to the health, safety and wellbeing of all those who may reasonably be expected to use or enjoy the product of his work.
3.1 Commitment and loyalty: The interior designer shall act in his client’s interests within the limits of his professional duties.
3.2 Scope of work, agreement and contract: The Interior Designer shall undertake professional work only if the scope of work, conditions, responsibilities, liabilities and limitations thereof, remuneration (fee) or method of calculation thereof and the duration of the contract are clearly agreed in writing.
3.3 Remuneration: The Interior Designer shall when undertaking a mission see that the compensation for the work is relevant to the scope and importance of the performed work, and he will only accept additional financial profits or any other profits from third parties that are agreed upon in advance by the client.
3.4 Transparency: The Interior Designer shall ensure that his practice has appropriate and effective internal procedures and administration as to enable him to function efficiently and he will keep the Client informed of the progress of work undertaken on the client’s behalf and of any issues that may affect its quality or cost. Administration with regard to the project will be available for perusal by the client upon request.
3.5 Confidentiality: The Interior Designer shall respect at all times the confidence of those for whom he works and not without prior consent disclose those confidential matters.