Join the Carolinas Advocacy Committee: Susan Carson, Allied ASID, and Emmy Williams, ASID are longtime co-chairs for the committee and are always excited to have members join! Please contact our Chapter Administrator ( for more information about getting involved at the local level of legislative affairs.

North Carolina Registration For Interior Designers
SB 188 allows for Registration of Interior Designers and Modify the North Carolina Board of Architecture. Registration is open for those individuals who meet the qualifications for registration as an interior designer. The necessary instructions are included with the application. Learn More

Why become a NC Registered Interior Designer (RID)?
If you own your own business or if you are self employed:

  • Increase your services to your clients because you can provide stamp and seal for your drawings
  • Because of these added services you can Increase your project revenue
  • Increase your value to the design team when you collaborate with architects and engineers
  • Increase the opportunity for growth for your employees

If you work for a firm:

  • Improve your value to your employer because of your ability to stamp and seal your own plans
  • Improved value to your company increases your salary
  • Improved value to projects and your company Increases your opportunity to become a leader in the company

Advocate by Design
ASID’s Advocate by Design program advocates for the profession of interior design on the federal, state, and local levels of government, fighting for legislative and regulatory policy issues that advance and protect the practice of interior design and its related interests.

The ASID Government and Public Affairs (GPA) team works to inform decision makers and citizens on the impact of design on the human experience and the health, safety, and welfare of the public.