Thank you for your interest in becoming a Professional Member of ico-D!
Please review all of the questions below and prepare you answers and any supporting documents you can provide. We encourage you to provide as much information about your organisation as possible, to aid the ico-D Executive Board in their evaluation of your application.
Note that incomplete applications cannot be saved.
If you have any questions about the application, contact the Secretariat:
For fee information, please consult the 'Categories' menu, under "Fees Schedule" for the relevant membership category.
Understanding Your Organisation
Member profile for the ico-D website (attach a separate document, if necessary) (500 words max.)
What strategies do you employ to advance the discipline of design? (100 words max)
What impact does your organisation have on the discipline of design? (100 words max)
What are you hoping to gain from your membership? (100 words max)
What is your organisation’s definition of design?
What are the qualifications necessary for membership in your organisation? Examples include: accreditation, portfolio review, degree/diploma, demonstrable technical competence, visual/artistic sensitivity, etc.
What are your membership application procedures? Examples include: formal examination, submission of work to an examining jury, etc. If explanatory documents are available, please provide same.
What are the principal aims and activities of your organisation? Examples include: the professional interests of designers, the interests of industry/commerce, government or public concerns regarding design, etc. If an explanatory document is available, please provide same.
How is your organisation financed? Examples include: members’ fees, subscriptions, donatons, grants, by industry, by the government, etc. Please provide a general description, listing what percentage of your budget comes from various sources.
How is your organisation governed? Examples include: by a council, election by members, general assembly, period/term of office, etc. If an explanatory document is available, please provide same.
Please list the names and titles of persons responsible for the direction of your organisation. This could include the board of directors, executive council members, etc.
Please list and describe any other organisations in your country which are directly concerned with design.
What are the principal publications and documents published or sponsored by your organisation? Examples include: Code of Practice, Schedules of Fees and Service, Conditions of Contract, etc.). Note that upon being granted membership in ico-D, one copy of each document published by your organisation should be sent for record purposes to the ico-D Secretariat. Revised editions or additional documents should be sent to the Secretariat within one month of publication date.
This section is mandatory. Applications without Member Discipline information will not be considered.
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