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2024 College of Fellows
2024 College of Fellows
Apply for IIDA’s highest honor awarded to members exhibiting exceptional leadership, professional achievement, and impact on the interior design industry and profession.
Competition Guidelines
Application Requirements

All applications must be completed electronically. No hard copy applications will be accepted. If any of the following items are missing, your application will not be reviewed. Any additional materials will be removed and not considered.

Written Component
Candidate Statement

Applicants must submit a 200 word statement or summary along with supporting documentation of their achievement in exemplary professionalism and leadership in at least one (1) of the following categories:

  • Leadership in IIDA or Design Industry Organization
  • Interior design
  • Education/Research/Literature
  • Advocacy/Legislative Initiatives

Applicants must additionally submit a professional resume, and optionally one (1) 5x7 headshot.

Letters of Recommendation

Applicants should submit five (5) one-page letters of recommendation. At least three (3) of the five (5) letters must be from current IIDA Professional members in good standing. The remaining letters should be from someone who can amply support why the candidate is eligible for this honor. All individuals should be well known to you and able to attest to your professional achievements. Letters must be dated within a year of the application.

Current IIDA International Board Members, IIDA HQ Staff, and Nominating Advisory Committee members are not able to write Letters of Recommendation.


One (1) 2-3 minute video describing why you should be inducted into the IIDA College of Fellows