Fellow (FCSD)

Fellowship of the Society is awarded to those who have over a period of years proven themselves their field of design and who have shown long-term commitment to the profession and the Society. Only those who have been members of the Society for at least five years will be eligible to be considered or invited to become Fellows.


Fellowship is awarded following an informal interview before a Fellowship Panel. Fellows will be expected to have made a significant contribution in 3 key areas:

their own practice or field of design
the profession of design
the Chartered Society of Designers

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Only full members (MCSD) may become Fellows (FCSD).

There is no application, upgrade or joining fee.


Annually £325
If awarded Chartered Designer status the annual subscription is £375

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