British Industrial Design Association membership is a benchmark of expertise, creativity and best-practice for professional product, interaction and service designers.

BIDA is a not-for-profit organisation, run by a volunteer, elected board of designers.  We are committed to improving creative skills and knowledge.  We advocate good design education and practice to business, government and it's agencies.  

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Individuals in consultancy, in-house or in education can join as affiliates - use the link below. 

Designers can apply to upgrade to Graduate (GradBIDA) or Professional (ProBIDA) status.  Criteria are based on the UK National Standard for Industrial Design Practice, which our members helped develop.    

Organisations that wish to promote services to industrial designers can apply for affiliate team membership.  Your details and images will appear in the BIDA partners directory.

Go to application form.


ProTeamBIDA businesses offer excellence in industrial design practice, led by experienced ProBIDA members. 

ProTeamBIDA organisations are listed in Industrial Design Team directory.  Your team can post banner images (as above) and receive notification of work opportunities that are shared with BIDA.  Teams also benefit from reduced member subscriptions

Please contact BIDA for more information, or to circulate all ProTeamBIDA members with an opportunity.

Visit the ProTeamBIDA directory

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BIDA partners are supply quality products and services, endorsed by our members.  Apply to feature your organisation using the application form link.