Chapter Info

Interior Design San Diego

Welcome to ASID San Diego!

The San Diego Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers is proud to be one of the most active ASID chapters in the country with nearly 700 high caliber, warm and energetic interior design professionals.  We serve as your design resource for designers, service providers, and other design industry professionals.

YOUR DESIGN RESOURCE: Ready to remodel the kitchen or need help selecting wall colors and window treatments?   Use our Interior Designer Search engine to find a designer for your project’s needs.  ASID members meet the highest national standards in the interior design industry, offering you exceptional value for your interior design dollar.  Through this site you can search for residential and commercial interior designers and industry partners that meet your project’s needs.  Our popular public events include annual kitchen and design tours, clearance sales, Meet the Designer days and more.   Attending these events is an opportunity to meet with designers and learn more about working with us.  Our members are active in the local community, providing assistance to the Veterans Housing Initiative, Designed For Life, San Diego Humane Society and more.

WHY USE A DESIGNER?  Headquartered in Washington DC, ASID is the oldest and largest professional organization for interior designers, with almost 50,000 members worldwide represented through 48 regional chapters.  ASID San Diego members are leaders in the interior design industry and well-known throughout the profession.  Our members have won countless national awards and recognition for their work and occupy leadership positions throughout the country including past and current positions with ASID National and the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).  Here’s more…

  • ASID professional members are accredited by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ). This accreditation ensures that important health, safety and welfare issues such as building and fire codes, accessibility and functionality, and proper equipment or materials applications which impact your interior design project are well considered.
  • ASID professional members adhere to a strict national Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. You can have confidence that your project is managed according to standards of business practice that are uniform and widely accepted, as well as feel safe that your project resources are well managed and your privacy protected.

YOUR SERVICE PROVIDER RESOURCE: Both our interior designers and industry partners (material and service providers) work together in a synergistic fashion for the promotion of the industry.   The chapter fosters this synergy by providing forums for members to come together to seek and generate knowledge. The chapter advances the interior design profession through advocacy of interior design legislation, professional and public education, expansion of interior design markets and to encourage member involvement and chapter unity among our diverse membership.

The San Diego Chapter is also honored to have 4 Fellows;  the highest honor that ASID bestows upon its members.  Elevation to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of an individual designer but one who has made a significant contribution to the profession and the Society;  our fellows are Gail Hayes Adams, FASID,  Jan Bast, FASID,   Charlotte Jensen, FASID,  and Robert Wright.  Robert Wright, FASID also served as National ASID President 2005 to 2006 and locally, Robert served as Chapter President from 1994-95.

Committed to Our Students
ASID San Diego recognizes that today’s interior design students are tomorrow’s industry leaders. With over 200 student members represented by 4 local student chapters, ASID San Diego is committed to encouraging student involvement and investing in our profession future.  Student members actively participate in the chapter’s public events and monthly membership meetings. ASID San Diego regularly sponsors educational events on the campuses and provides scholarship opportunities. Additionally, many instructors at the local schools are ASID members.

In short, ASID professionals and affiliated members are committed, reputable business people with a no-nonsense approach. Rest assured that active members are informed, connected, and enthusiastic about interior design. ASID’s interior designers bring years of experience, knowledge of resources, and exceptional standards of performance to your project. With nearly 700 ASID San Diego chapter members, you are certain to find a compatible resource.

 Remember that ASID means professional Interior Design.