- India Design Association
'InDeAs is an association for addressing the interests of the design community
in India. InDeAs
is a pan-India networking, showcasing and events platform for India's design
community. The association intends to promote and create awareness about
the design profession in the country. InDeAs was inaugurated during the 'Icograda Design Week' held at Mumbai,
India in Feb 2007
Association of Designers of India
ADI is a network representing professional interests of Indian Design community, creating a meaningful interface between design professionals, people as users, the industry, education institutions and the policy makers.
Aksharaya is a platform for letter conscious people. It is an organization of designers, educators, researchers and students, who are driven by a passion for Indian scripts, calligraphy and typographyIndian Design community,
- Crafts Council of India
'The Crafts Council of India is a voluntary, non - governmental organisation,
working in the craft sector, for the welfare of crafts persons and the development
of handicrafts. CCI was established in 1964 by Smt. Kamala Devi Chattopadhyay
and has its headquarters in Chennai. CCI is the apex body with a network
of 14 affiliated State Councils.'
- Council of Architecture
The COA constituted by the Government of India provides for registration
of Architects, standards of education, recognized qualifications and standards
of practice. An Architect to practice in India must register himself with
- Indian Institute of Architects
is the national body of Architects in the country with more than 15000 members.
The Institute has a major role to play in promoting the profession of architecture
by organising and uniting in fellowship the Architects of India to promote
aesthetic, scientific and practical efficiency of the profession both in
Practice and in Education.'
- Indian Institute of Interior Designer
Institute of Interior Designers was born to organize the profession of Interior
Design and its practitioners in India. It is India’s professionally
recognized body of Interior Designer.
- Fashion Design Council of India
'FDCI represents the interests of fashion designers. It nurtures the growth
of this industry, helps develop the needs of the industry, and provides
a platform for Indian fashion designers.'
- The Federation of Film Societies of India (FFSI)
Federation of all functional film societies in India. Works to co-ordinate
the circulation of films and guide the up-coming member units in the movement
Website details of FFSI
- Indian Society of Ergonomics
Indian The Indian Society of Ergonomics is the professional body representing
ergonomics / human factors professionals in India. It is affiliated to the
International Ergonomics Association (IEA) and nominates members to its
- National Innovation Foundation
Establised with a goal
of providing institutional support in scouting, spawning, sustaining and
scaling up grassroots green innovations and helping their transition to
self supporting activities.
for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies
and Institutions (SRISTI):
SIDI - Society for Industrial Designers in India
address: Care 43, Neel Kamal, Pedder Road 400 026,
Mumbai (Bombay), India
This society is not active anymore.
- The Animation Society of India
Provides a platform for promoting exchange of creative and technical information
in the Indian animation industry.
- International Animated Film Association
The International Association for the development, dissemination and knowledge
of animation. Bill Dennis of Toonz Animation India is the ASIFA Advisor
and Liason to Animators in Developing countries.
- International Council of Societies for Graphic Design
The International Council of Societies of graphic Design promotes the cause
of design internationally. The society has
a network of design schools.
- International Council of Societies for Industrial Design
The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design promotes the
cause of design internationally.
International Interior Design Association
IIDA is a professional networking and educational association of more than
10,000 Members and more than 30 Chapters around the world committed to enhancing
the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing
interior design through knowledge.
The International Institute for Information Design
The International Institute for Information Design was founded to develop research and practice in optimizing information and information systems for knowledge transfer in everyday life, business, education and science.
- International Sign Association
The International Sign Association's Electronic Communication Network assists
sign manufacturing companies in the daily complexities of owning and operating
a sign manufacturing company.
- International Textile and Apparel Association
ITAA is a global organization of textile, apparel, and merchandising scholars
and researchers in higher education. ITAA is
devoted to generation and dissemination
of knowledge about the production, design, marketing, and consumer evaluation
of textile and apparel products.
- Society of Environmental Graphic Design
The web site is for designers, fabricators, students and educators involved
in the field of environmental graphic design.
Environmental Graphic Design ncludes signage, wayfinding systems, mapping,
exhibit design, themed environments, retail spaces, sports facilities and
Printing and Graphic Imaging Association International
The site has a bulletin board, help line, news current
events and new product announcements.
International Union of Architects
The UIA represents over a million architects throughout the world through
national architectural associations that form the UIA Member Sections.
The Design Council
enhances prosperity and well-being in the UK by demonstrating and promoting
the vital role of design in a modern economy
Designers Society of America
is the voice of the industrial design profession in USA.
Institute of Graphic Arts
AIGA, is committed
to furthering excellence in communication design as a broadly-defined
discipline, strategic tool for business and cultural force.
JDF is committed to International Design Business Promotion
Projects with the aims of promoting design-related activities through
global exchange programs.
Institute of Design Promotion
KIDP promotes the field of design and has engaged in a variety of activities
to assist in the advancement of the design industry of Korea.