Design is at a critical point of its evolution in the society, and is working to define its business role as a strategic asset to drive economic growth and sustainable innovation.
DMI's mission supports and strengthens the expansion and integration of design management into the complex cultural matrix of corporations.
DMI is the only organization that connects global business, design, and education leaders to advance the role of design and design thinking to drive excellence, innovation, and social change. Members have connection to peers, academics and industry thought leaders in every aspect of design, design thinking, design management and design education. In addition, members gain exclusive access to the world’s largest and foremost body of design management & business content, with hundreds of articles, updated conference video, and case studies. And only DMI members receive discounts to conferences and futurED career modules.
Student, Professional, and Academic designations.
The quality of benefits and services are the same between the student, professional and academic designations.
Student Memberships are for full-time students, or students enrolled in a formal graduate design management degree program.
Academic memberships are offered to full-time faculty or staff of accredited educational institutions or individuals working in the public sector.
Professional Memberships are for all other professionals.
Membership Level Comparison