Why should interior designers be registered or licensed?
Economic Impact of Interior Design
The highly specialized and technical knowledge of professional interior designers can have a significant positive impact by reducing injury, sick leave and medical insurance costs: increasing well-being and productivity, and conserving energy and other scarce resources, thereby reducing costs to consumers and business.
Interior designers play an important economic role in this country today. In 2006, Interior Design Magazine surveyed the 100 largest commercial interior design firms to determine the economic role of interior designers in the United States. The survey provided the following information:
The total professional design fees, from the largest 100 firms:...$1,441 Billion.
The cost of furniture, fixtures, and construction specified....$ 28 Billion.
The square feet planned in offices, hospitality, medical, retail, residential, education, governmental, and institutional facilities:...490 million sq. ft.
The firms employed:.............7091 interior designers.
The results were 21.1% higher than 1999 results.
What is an Interior Designer?
Protect The Health, Safety and Welfare of the Public
Why should interior designers be registered?
Registered Interior Designers are qualified by:
* Life Long Learning
* Economic Impact