Our mission is to preserve each designer’s rights to practice, while supporting professional standards, training and knowledge of codes for all interior designers.
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CLCID is the leading organization for advocacy, influence, and support of Interior Designers in California.
CLCID helps designers to further their professional development while keeping you updated of potential legislative actions. The CLCID is your voice in the Interior Design industry, representing all Interior Designers across California on issues that are important to your practice. We work towards the common goal of maintaining standards of excellence and quality while preserving each designer’s right to practice.
The California Legislative Coalition for Interior Designers began in the 1980’s as a coalition of individual interior designers, design organizations and private corporations, committed to supporting the practice of professional interior designers. The CLCID advocates for Certification recognition of professional Interior Designers and supports designer’s right to practice by surveying relevant legislation.
Throughout our 30 years of activity, the CLCID has reviewed, contributed, and supported bills and legislation relevant to the practice of the Interior Design profession, while taking appropriate action opposing legislation that is not in the interest of designers. We are also committed to developing the professional skills of Interior Designers in California through our highly acclaimed Original IDEX CA Prep Classes and our reference manual California Codes and Regulations for Interior Designers.
The following organizations are affiliated with us:
IDS LA/Ventura Chapter
IFDA Northern California Chapter
NKBA Northern California Chapter
NKBA California Capital Chapter
NKBA Central Coast & Valley Chapter
NKBA Southern California Chapter
NKBA San Diego Chapter
American Institute of Building Design, California Society
The following organizations were aligned with us in opposing SB1312:
California Building Officials
Community College League of California
National Kitchen and Bath Association – California Chapters (NKBA)
American Institute of Architects – (AIA California Council)
California Architects Board
Building Owners and Managers Association
Los Rios Community College District
The Interior Design Society
Western Home Furnishings Association
Lumber Association of California & Nevada
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
International Furnishings and Design Association
Northern California Chapter
American Institute of Building Designers
The Home Depot
California Retailers Association
American Lighting Association
Our Benefactors and Sponsors play an important role in the activities and services provided by the California Legislative Coalition for Interior Designers. Help support the CLCID in our mission to preserve each designer’s rights to practice.