Affiliate Member (aCSDm)

The Society recognises that individuals may enter any field of design practice through related activities such as ergonomics, engineering or through support areas such as model making, pattern cutting, or other technician based activities. The Society offers a platform for practising designers and those in related fields and levels to work together to develop and promote professional practice and therefore offers Affiliate Membership in these areas.

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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)
Associate members £25

Joining fee £50
Associate members FREE


Annually £175 (Minerva@90 fee £157.50)

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

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