ABOUT OUR CHAPTER
We are the Ohio Kentucky Chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). IIDA is the commercial interior design association with global reach.
With over 600 members across Ohio and Kentucky, the International Interior Design Association supports design professionals, educators, students, firms, & their clients in continually increasing the value & understanding of our work as interior designers. We provide community outreach, & a vibrant community for those interested in design, & we advocate for advancements in design excellence, education, legislation, & accreditation.
The Ohio Kentucky Chapter operates locally in your community within our five city centers. From interiors students to industry sales reps to certified interior designer, our unique structure allows for five very strong city centers, each with their own identity, culture, and events.
Students enrolled in our design programs in our Ohio and Kentucky chapter can become members for $60 a year. Members can attend free or discounted events and have access to other networking opportunities.
A Campus Center is an interior design program with 10 or more students that apply with IIDA. They establish a design board within the school's program to build a network of peers, educators, and design professionals in the area.
A City Center is a group of ten or more members in a city who organize programs of interest to local members. As a member you may attend any event offered by city or campus centers.
Rollover the map to see our Campus Centers and to find the City Center closest to you.
LOUISVILLE | LEXINGTON
CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
2900 Community College Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
The IIDA Ohio Kentucky Chapter provides meaningful resources to commercial interior designers to elevate and advocate for the profession.
Through a network of design leadership, our vision is to positively impact the health and well-being of people's lives by fostering a safe, inclusive and sustainable community.
SILVER LEVEL BADGE
The Chapter Benchmark Assessment serves as a yearly barometer for tracking, sharing, and celebrating chapter best practices and accomplishments. Our Chapter was ranked at a Silver level for the 2019-2020 year.
The IIDA Chapter Awards recognize outstanding chapter achievement, best practices, and program excellence. The awards celebrate the exceptional efforts and contributions IIDA Chapters make to the interior design profession. We proudly submitted our THRIVE Leadership Roundtable event as our best achievement of 2022 and were selected by the judges as one of three Changemaker winners.
Thank you to our membership for your continued engagement and support of our IIDA Chapter. It is a passion for our Executive Board, City Center Directors, and numerous City Center committee volunteers to provide you with valuable programming and benefits for being an IIDA member. We look forward to having continued success in future years with you!
OUR CORE VALUES
These revised core values reflect the mission and vision statements of the IIDA Ohio Kentucky Chapter and guide their efforts in promoting equity, fostering collaboration, advocating for the industry, and promoting sustainable design practices.
We are committed to promoting equity within the commercial interior design profession. We value fairness, diversity, & inclusivity, striving to create an environment where all individuals have equal opportunities to succeed & contribute.
Recognizing the power of collaboration, the chapter values fostering connections and partnerships among commercial interior designers, industry professionals, and the community.
Advocacy is a crucial value for the chapter, as it seeks to advocate for the importance of commercial interior design and its impact on the well-being of individuals and communities.
We encourage environmentally responsible practices within the design industry, promote sustainable design solutions, and raise awareness about the importance of designing with the well-being of people and the planet in mind.