SBID accredits professional interior designers, product suppliers and educational institutions; SBID Accreditation has a pre-eminent reputation for accrediting experienced and trained professionals who abide by a globally recognised code of practice. This provides an assurance around the world for British Designers who trade internationally with countries where the SBID logo is recognised as a sign of Design Excellence.
SBID Accredited Interior Designers have demonstrated the high standards required to become an accredited professional, while SBID Accredited Industry Partners have demonstrated compliance with the five-point system of the SBID International Code of Conduct. This is the pre-eminent level of design excellence delivered in the UK through the SBID’s members.
SBID Accredited designers hold mandatory professional indemnity insurance and business insurance protection to provide customers with the assurance and peace of mind in the services provided.
SBID Accreditation is an internationally recognised marque for professional British interior design. This credibility gives designers a useful marque of validation on the standards of their experience, knowledge and best professional practice.
The SBID supplied the UK with pioneering accreditation for British Interior Designers through an education-defined route in 2009. It was the first time in the UK a level of education was aligned to practice, accrediting an interior designer’s proficiency with an entry process and criteria for a first degree in the field of design. This first to market criteria raised the bar and set the first standard for professional practice in the UK. This step provided much needed clarity for the wider public when selecting an interior designer. SBID Accreditation framework is internationally recognised as an important influencer of industry standards.
Interior Design professionals at all levels of their career, as well as Industry Partners benefit from SBID Accreditation. Becoming SBID Accredited provides its members with unrivalled acknowledgement and opportunities to network, collaborate and advance their career.
We have an extensive communication network that works to highlight and promote the achievements of members and ensures all accredited professionals are fully informed with the latest industry developments through the member-only platform; SBIDPro.
SBID members are part of an equally qualified global network of 150,000 designers around the world.
Find out more about our flexible accreditation structure, membership categories, eligibility and how to apply.
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Accreditation helps you or your Practice demonstrate a level of expertise to clients, separating qualified professionals from social influencers and hobbyists.
An interior designer’s role is to sell qualified advice for an interior space to provide ultimate safety, wellbeing and performance for its users intended purpose.
Becoming ‘SBID Accredited’ means that you have had the highest assessed industry benchmark* in a promoted category of interior design capabilities.
Find out more about our flexible membership structure.
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