Somerset Innovation + Design is a recognised support organisation for the design sector by the Design Council

Join Us

Joining SID shows to others that you are part of a wider network and with many organisations and potential customers asking for local design businesses for projects it makes sense to become a member. You can apply if you are:

  • Product and Packaging Design
  • Architecture and Development
  • Photography and Web Design
  • Design Education and Skills Training
  • Manufacturing and Engineering Design
  • Interior and Exterior Design

  • Fashion & Clothing Design
  • Software & Gaming Design
  • Illustration & gaming design
  • Graphic, Print and Publishing Design
  • Planning or Urban Design
  • Film, Television, Multi-media and Creative Industries

Sector Representation & Information

One of the core objectives of our organisation is to promote and champion Somerset design. To do this we have partner and align ourselves with many organisations, including those of local and regional government. This way we can assure that our voice for the design industry is heard and that Somerset design is considered when funds are available for the Creative Industries.

To this end we represent our members in this capacity by attending meetings, reading reports, organising operations to reach objectives and much more. Where available we survey our membership on design matters and hold meetings to discuss or debate issues.

To enable us to exchange and give information to our members we also provide an e-newsletter and will be developing our website into a range of survey forms and polls.

So, why not join us today because the more members we have the more our voice will be heard.


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Full Company/Org Info & Featured Portfolio

Your company will be listed on our new Somerset design directory due to be launched in summer 2013, taking advantage of your association with many design organisations and businesses. Are prime directive is to assist in our members to get more business.

You can also submit your work for our portfolio, which at present is just showing examples of how this will be shown and populated.

And there’s more: Access to funding information when available, Free SID e-newsletter to keep you updated on Somerset design. Access to design/creative companies, education, and training. Have your say on industry, county, and regional wide issues. Marketing and promotional opportunities for your business. Entitlement to display exclusive SID Member logo.


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How much does it cost to join Somerset Innovation + Design?
To join the Somerset Innnovation + Design it costs £49 inc vat per annum.
How do I apply to be a member?
Just download our application form and send it with your membership fee. Details of where to send can be found on the form.
What's in it for me, my company or organisation?
You get entry into our design directory, receive SID e-newsletter, allowed to use SID membership logo, exclusive event invites, networking opportunities, and industry information.
How is the organisation structured?
The organisation is run by a steering group, which any member is freely allowed to join. Therefore, the steering group is made up of education and business organisations. The individuals from these organisations volunteer there time and energy in providing all membership services. We also have supporters such as local councils, national bodies and other design networks who play a role in how we move forward as a design network.
Why can't I see the Design Directory on your website?
The design directory will be finished by Summer 2013 ready for an official launch in August. We feel that we should recruit more members before it is officially launched.


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