The Interior Design Educators Council, Inc., is dedicated to the advancement of education and research in interior design. IDEC fosters exchange of information, improvement of educational standards and development of the body of knowledge relative to the quality of life and human performance in the interior environment. IDEC concentrates on the establishment and strengthening of lines of communication among educators, practitioners, educational institutions and other organizations concerned with interior design education.
The State of New Jersey passed the INTERIOR DESIGNER CERTIFICATION ACT which is a Title Act for Interior Designers.
It regulates the "title" of "Certified Interior Designer" in the state of New Jersey. The New Jersey Coalition for Interior Design Legislation (NJCIDL) is a not-for-profit organization committed to advancing the interior design profession through licensing and regulation.