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SAVE THE DATE | The 2021 IDEC Annual Conference will be presented virtually on March 1-5, 2021

The 2020 Virtual Fall Symposia Best Of Award Winners have been announced
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IDEC’s core mission is to enhance the education of current and future interior designers. Because of this, IDEC works to provide a number of grant, award and competition opportunities throughout the year – all of which provide you with the resources and knowledge you need for educational and professional development



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MISSION. The mission of The Interior Design Educators Council, Inc. is the
advancement of interior design education, scholarship, and service.
VISIONS. IDEC will be recognized as the leading association and authority on
interior design education by:
  • Advancing responsible design thinking through education, scholarship, and service.
  • Advancing the interior design profession’s Body of Knowledge.
  • Participating in leadership discussions and actions that affect the entire design community.
  • Being the primary source of innovative interior design teaching resources.
  • Being the leading venue for the publication, presentation, and dissemination of interior design scholarship.
  • Preparing members for leadership roles in their academic institutions, communities, and the interior design profession at large.
  • Providing support for the professional development of interior design educators at all professional levels.
  • Engaging interior design educators in service to the organization and to the greater community.


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