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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.

OUR REACH

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.

SCHOOLS

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.

CAMPUS CENTERS

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.

CITY CENTERS

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.

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SCHOOL

SINCLAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE

444 W 3rd St

Dayton, OH 45402

www.sinclair.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

2600 Clifton Ave

Cincinnati, OH 45220​

CIDA Accredited

www.uc.edu

SCHOOL

ANTONELLI COLLEGE

124 E 7th St

Cincinnati, OH 45202

www.antonellicollege.edu

CITY CENTER

CINCINNATI | DAYTON

Cincinnati Dayton

Student Relations

iida.cindaysturel@gmail.com

CITY CENTER

LOUISVILLE | LEXINGTON

Louisville Lexington

Student Relations

LouLex.iida.StudentCoord@gmail.com

CAMPUS CENTER

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

2301 S 3rd St

Louisville, KY 40292

CIDA Accredited

www.louisville.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

SULLIVAN COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY & DESIGN

3901 Atkinson Square Dr

Louisville, KY 40218

CIDA Accredited

www.sctd.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

100 W.D. Funkhouser Bldg

Lexington, KY 40506

CIDA Accredited

www.uky.edu

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SCHOOL

DAVIS COLLEGE

4747 Monroe St

Toledo, OH 43623

www.daviscollege.edu

CITY CENTER

TOLEDO

Toledo Student Relations

iida.toledostudentrela@gmail.com

CAMPUS CENTER

BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY

Bowling Green

OH 43403

www.bgsu.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

THE NORTH COAST COLLEGE

11724 Detroit Ave

Lakewood, OH 44107

www.vmcad.edu

SCHOOL

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

302 E Butchel Ave

Akron, OH 44325

CIDA Accredited

www.uakron.edu

CITY CENTER

CLEVELAND | AKRON

Cleveland Akron

Student Relations

iida.clevakstudrel@gmail.com

SCHOOL

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF ART

11141 East Blvd

Cleveland, OH 44106

www.cia.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2900 Community College Ave

Cleveland, OH 44115

www.tri-c.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY

201 Taylor Hall

Kent State University

Kent, OH 44242

CIDA Accredited

www.kent.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

MIAMI UNIVERSITY

501 E High St

Oxford, OH 45056

CIDA Accredited

www.miamioh.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

281 W Lane Ave

Columbus, OH 43210

CIDA Accredited

www.osu.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

COLUMBUS COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN

60 Cleveland Ave

Columbus, OH 43215

www.ccad.edu

CITY CENTER

COLUMBUS

Columbus Student Relations

iidacbus.student@gmail.com

CAMPUS CENTER

OHIO UNIVERSITY

1 University Drive

Athens, OH 45701

CIDA Accredited

www.ohio.edu

CAMPUS CENTER

WESTERN KENTUCKY

1906 College Heights Blvd

Bowling Green, KY 42101

www.wku.edu

OUR MISSION

The IIDA Ohio Kentucky Chapter provides meaningful resources to commercial interior designers to elevate and advocate for the profession.

OUR VISION

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.

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OUR AWARDS

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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.

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CHANGEMAKER AWARD

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.

EQUITY

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.

COLLABORATION

Recognizing the power of collaboration, the chapter values fostering connections and partnerships among commercial interior designers, industry professionals, and the community.

ADVOCACY

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.

SUSTAINABILITY

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.

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