Affiliate Fellow (aCSDf)

As a professional body the Society recognises the role of those who underpin the profession but do not actually practice design. These include design educators, researchers, managers, historians, authors, etc. whose expertise and involvement is essential for the development of any profession in a relevant and sustainable manner. The Society provides a platform for such professionals to influence the professional design agenda and develop the profession for the benefit of the wider community and for their own personal field of practice.

Applicants will be required to complete the application form and submit key documents to evidence their status and against 3 of the 4 key criteria of the CSD CPSK™ (PSK only).

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To celebrate Minerva@90 all fees are calculated at 90% of the full professional membership rate during this anniversary year until 31 December 2021 so join in this unique celebration by joining the only Royal Chartered professional body for designers across all design disciplines.

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Application fee £75 (non-refundable)

Joining fee £50


Annually £250 (Minerva@90 fee £225)

To celebrate Minerva@90 all full annual professional fees are calculated at 90% until 31 December 2021 for existing and new Affiliate Fellows. So it makes sense more than ever to

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