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Web Resources for Interior Design

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Professional Associations

American Society of Interior Designers- Student Page   (ASID)
Founded in 1975, ASID is the oldest, largest and leading professional organization for interior designers, industry representatives, educators and students.   [4/17]
Interior Designers of Canada  (IDC)
"Founded in 1972, Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) is the national advocacy association for the Interior Design profession. " [4/17]
Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)
"The mission of The Interior Design Educators Council, Inc. is the advancement of interior design education, scholarship, and service." [4/17]
International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
Both members and guests may enter this Chicago-based association's web site. Membership information, professional code of ethics, forums, industry information, and student information are included.  [4/17]
NCIDQ Certification
All informaton to obtain an NCIDQ certificate, the mark of a professional. Council for Interior Design Qualificaton website. [4/17]


American Hardwood Information Center
Comprehensive information: images, specifying, DVDs, downloadable brochures, more. [8/18]
Benjamin Moore
Many important links for designers, architects, everyone. The is where house colors can be modified, upload your photos, more. [4/17]
Ergoweb®: Performance Ergonomics, since 1995
Human-centered solutions to improve your performance. Provides History of Ergonomics, Ergonomics Glossary, and Ergonomics Concepts. Company website, spin-off from University of Utah.  [4/17]
Free Online Graph Paper/ Grid Paper pdfs
Personal website, Incompetech provides a large variety of downloadable and printable grids and graph papers for free. [4/17]
Interior Design
Interior Design Media is the global, industry-leading design publication, website and events company serving the interior design, architectural and facility management audience.  For more product info, visit Interior Design Digital Library.  Articles from Interior Designer Home Magazine.  [4/17]
Kitchen & Bath Business
From the editors of Kitchen & Bath Business magazine, includes ideas and design news, products, Kitchen & Bath Business.  [4/17]
Pantone Color
World-renowned authority on color since the 1960's, Pantone, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated. [4/17]
The Paint Color Visualizer allows you "paint online." [4/17]
PPG: Voice of color (Pittsburgh Paints)
An exciting and innovative color selection program that allows online schemes to be developed. PPG:  Pittsburgh Paints, Porter Paints. [4/17]

Museums, Digital Libraries and Archives

Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America
The Library of Congress's American Memory Project, photographs by Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner. "...over 29,000 images primarily of architectural subjects, including interiors and exteriors of homes, stores, offices, factories, historic buildings, and other structures. Subjects are concentrated chiefly in the northeastern United States, especially the New York City area, and Florida."  [4/17]
The Geffrye:  Museum of the Home
England:  The Geffrye explores the home from 1600 to the present day. Evocative displays of London living rooms and gardens illustrate homes and home life through the centuries, reflecting changes in society, behaviour, style and taste. [8/18]
National Building Museum
The National Building Museum is America’s leading cultural institution devoted to the history and impact of the built environment. [8/18]
National Register of Historic Places
Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources. [8/18]
Winterthur Library Digital Collections
Winterthur has an extensive collection (that can be toured) of American furniture throughout the years in 175 rooms.  The library is a goldmine for Interior Designers, and "These online collections represent a selection of images of rare books, trade catalogs, manuscripts, ephemera, and photographs related to the study of art, material culture, everyday life in America, and our estate history."  [8/18]

Last updated 201808/gjm