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The Society of British & International Interior Design

The UK’s leading accreditation body to the interior design industry.

Join our community of qualified interior design professionals operating at the highest standards of practice today.

A hotel lobby formed in a circle around the elevators in the centre. High ceilings, dominating colours are golden yellow, grey and black.
SWS Group (2)
Urban Soul Project - PRODEA (11)
SBID Awards 2021 Finalist - Elkus Manfredi Architects - CBRE
Cheng Chung Design - One Sanlitun-Fendi (10)

SBID is devoted to excellence in learning, training and practice

As the leading professional body registered to regulate and promote the UK interior design profession, we set and monitor standards that continue to shape the industry at large.


We represent, protect and promote the interior design profession across 85 countries worldwide 

Representing design talent at all levels of practice, we enhance careers to aid professional progress and improve industry standards.


We champion competence and best practice for the field of interior design

Accrediting interior designers, University education and professional training, we nurture the success of the industry with an extensive network of current and forthcoming industry leaders.


We are the largest British professional interior design body for interior designers.

At the forefront of industry growth, we consult with the Government to influence and guide strategic and regulatory change to strengthen the UK’s position as the third-largest creative industry in the world.

SBID is Designed for Business ®️


Professional Interior Design Accreditation

SBID Accreditation signifies excellence and professionalism

Achieving SBID Accredited status verifies the quality of your interior design skills and services, showcases your commitment to industry excellence and certifies you as a credible, highly trained practitioner at the highest standards.

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Careers & Training

SBID supports and enhances careers in interior design

By providing continuing professional development (CPD) for interior designers in practice and accrediting UK university course content for professional application, we help to maintain the quality, relevance and standards of interior design education.

The benchmark for professional interior design

We develop agreements, guidelines and standards to aid greater industry cooperation, collaboration and communication. With a united community of talented and highly trained professional interior design practitioners, product suppliers and trade specialists, we aim to set the bar for industry excellence and improve procurement of professionally designed interiors.

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20 October

Meet the Buyer 2023

Meet a guestlist of top-tier interior designers & buyers with a day of 20 face-to-face meetings with potential clients and decision-makers. Enquire for more information. Event Details
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