The Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) is the only professional membership organization representing the exclusively the interior design industry across the Gulf region.


As member of the International Federation of Interior Designers/Architects, APID is committed to the global advancement of the interiors community. Upholding the highest standards and best practice in Interior Design, APID attests to the qualifications of its professional members by issuing the certificate of membership and establishing APID's online Resource Centre of credible practitioners and institutions.


APID accepts membership applications from Individual interior designers, design consultancies, industry suppliers and recognised institutes that offer an interior design program. APID's platform provides a networking platform for its members between professionals, academia, government and media partners to exchange ideas, improve standards of the best practices of interior design and raise awareness on issues of concern to the interior design profession.


Since 2005, APID has been providing its members with learning opportunities through a Seminar Series and with occasions to interact and network during regular monthly gatherings that bring inspirational speakers and innovative ideas to the community.


APID memberships can be as an individual Professional, Associate or Allied Member, InstitutionalStudent Membership or the opportunity to form a Student Chapter at an Institute, Company membership for interior design firms/practices and Industry membership for suppliers in order to gain visibility for their business.