The Design Research Society is a learned society committed to promoting and developing design research. It is the longest established multi-disciplinary worldwide society for the design research community. You can see the range of the Society's activities by exploring the content of this website.
To support and participate in the Society and to receive the benefits of membership, please join us. Membership is open to anyone engaged in designing or design research and/or who wishes to support the Society's aims.
To become a Member you must subscribe and pay the annual fee (GBP £30). Subscribing to the Design Research Society as a Member brings you a number of benefits. These include reduced costs of Design Research Society conferences and other events, reduced subscriptions for design research journals, notification about design research meetings and other activities, affiliation to Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and the possibility to participate in managing the Society and organising its events.
The DRS offers a reduced Student Membership rate of £30 for 3 years for bona-fide full-time students.
Design Research Society Members with experience and a strong background in design research may apply to become a Fellow of the Design Research Society, and thereby gain recognition as a researcher of professional standing and competence.
To join the DRS, first create an account using the menu on the left and then log-in and follow the instructions to make the subscription payment by credit card.
|Professor Nigel Cross PhD
President, Design Research Society