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 or affiliate teams - Apply online on the Join BIDA page. 

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

ProTeamBIDA organisations are listed in Industrial Design Team directory.  Teams can post banner images (as above) and receive notification of work opportunities shared with BIDA.  Teams also benefit from reduced member subscriptions.  Apply online on the Join BIDA page.  

To circulate all ProTeamBIDA members with an opportunity please email using the Contact page.

Visit the ProTeamBIDA directory