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Welcome to the IED, the home for designers working in engineering and product design.

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Membership of the IED is open to all who work in, study, manage, research, teach or practice design. Membership is welcomed at all grades of academic study and levels of expertise. The purpose of the IED is to support our members to achieve their career goals by mentoring and guiding designers to the appropriate grade of professional registration.

The first step to achieving this professional registration is to complete our simple application form.

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View From The Chair

How change means fresh opportunity

New Chair of the IED Colin Ledsome considers ways in which the membership can help take the Institution to the next all-important level

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The Design News

IED President elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Congratulations to IED President Pete Lomas on being elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. This is a well-earned recognition of the work that Pete has done and continues to do in promoting engineering to young people.

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GDPR – A NOTICE FOR MEMBERS

As you cannot fail to be aware, the new data protection legislation, GDPR, comes into effect on 25 May. As a data controller, the IED are responsible for data relating to existing and potential members, staff and those who make enquiries to the ...

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Meet our next President

Pete Lomas HonFIED, co-creator of hugely successful Raspberry Pi computers, is soon to take on a vital role within the IED

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Mr J Bryden MDes(Hons) MIED Stamford, Lincolnshire

Mr T Bird MIED Trowbridge, Wiltshire


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