Advancing interior design education, scholarship, and service

 Registration is Open for Our 2024 Annual Meeting


IDEC’s mission is the advancement of interior design education, scholarship, and service. A membership organization, IDEC is recognized as the leading organization and authority on interior design education.

Educator Resources

Innovative teaching ideas and resources designed for the retention of knowledge and strengthening of student skills. Whether you are a full-time professor or an adjunct, tenured track or a practitioner contemplating an academic career, a K-12 teacher or a graduate student, there is something for you!



Features calendar of events, thought leadership updates, new program and resources, open calls, and much more.



The events offered by IDEC provide networking, teaching, and scholarship opportunities to our members and others within the industry. In addition to the Annual Conference, IDEC hosts regional events, webinars, and teaching hubs throughout the year and across the US.


Career Center

Search the listings of available full-time, part-time positions by location, specialty and other criteria. Or post job openings to reach thousands of qualified job seekers.



IDEC has an array of membership benefits including the organization’s events, publications, and resources. Learn more about each member benefit and membership level.


Awards + Competitions

IDEC works to provide a number of awards and grants to educators in the field and competitions for students of interior design throughout the year – all of which provide members with the resources and knowledge needed for educational and professional development!



Dedicated to the interior design environment, IDEC published a scholarly journal and frequent newsletters.