SBID promote best practice for the interior design profession in the United Kingdom and around the world. Under SBID’s wing, professional members sustain and improve business and career prospects by operating at the highest levels of competence. The standards SBID uphold creates a route for professionals and trainees to enhance their professional profile, whilst creating valuable industry links.
SBID is a leading British professional accrediting body and representative of global interior design. SBID support professional trading standards for interior designers, architects and manufacturers; representing, defending and promoting interior design for its members across the UK and in 71 countries worldwide. It has ten regional offices across the UK and a franchise in Ukraine to support its mission to raise the profile of professional interior design.
As part of a global Awards programme, SBID hosts the firmly established annual international design awards and networking event at the House of Lords. Once a year, highly regarded design professionals travel to London from around the world to attend the annual sell-out ceremony in celebration of global interior design.
SBID is the British interior design organisation authorised to accredit for professional practice an honours degree course provided by an accredited institution. In 2015, SBID was listed as an official accrediting body of the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) under the Key Information Set (now known as Unistats Dataset) for interior design, where it registered five modules for a BA Interior Design Course. It was the first formal step in the history of the industry to be identified as a content provider for professional practice.
As the representative interior design organisation to government for over a decade, SBID holds an influential position as the formal advocate of professional standards and business guidelines for interior design.
Making significant steps towards Trademark, Copyright & Intellectual Property Protection for the industry, SBID also meets each quarter with the Greater London Agency of the Bank of England to discuss the economic and business conditions that affect the SME sector. This has led to a variety of trade agreements in the UK and around the world that in turn has helped to bolster the industries growth.
In the course of SBID’s mission to transform the interior design profession, the SBID Board guides the strategic direction of all business activities and partnerships, adapting to market forces and ensuring SBID remains relevant to both the Government and the design industry.
Learn about SBID’s journey; from key challenges and successes to our mission for the future of interior design as we continue to grow and thrive in keeping with industry standards.
On behalf of its members and partners, SBID has protected, promoted and celebrated the interior design profession in the UK and around the world.
Collectively we have the experience, ability and tenacity to create a valued industry voice locally, nationally and around the world.
Find out more about our flexible membership structure.
SBID will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. Please let us know all the ways you would like to hear from us:
You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at [email protected] We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.
We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.
By subscribing, you agree to be added to SBID’s mailing list. As an industry’s standard bearer organisation, we strive to bring you the most up to date news and access to exclusive industry content through our various newsletters.