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CIDQ Advocacy Resources

CIDQ takes our responsibility to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public very seriously. That is why CIDQ is a proud advocate for reasonable interior design regulation in the United States and Canada. Reasonable regulation of the interior design industry is important and necessary to protect the public in the built environment, and ensures that only competent and qualified designers can work independently in code-regulated spaces.

Joint Statement of
Support for Regulation


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Interior Designers Impact on Health, Safety, and Welfare

NEW! CIDQ created an interactive floorplan of a restaurant to give individuals a better understanding of the specific areas of public health, safety, and welfare that NCIDQ Certified interior designers impact regularly. 

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Advocacy Videos

CIDQ collaborated with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) on a seven-video series to successfully convey the interior design profession and the NCIDQ Exam. 

CIDQ's Health, Safety, Welfare Videos

Interior Design's impact on the health, safety, & welfare of the public and NCIDQ Certification.
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