The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has launched a full-scale assault on the interior design industry nationwide.
For over 30 years, ASID has aggressively lobbied for legislation that would effectively put the majority of hard-working designers out of business or prevent them from calling themselves “interior designers” unless they possess certain arbitrary credentials-credentials that just happen to be identical to those needed to become a “professional” member of ASID.
They claim interior design should be licensed to protect the public’s health and safety-yet there is not a shred of evidence to corroborate this claim.
In reality, this small group of industry insiders is pushing for regulation in order to eliminate much of their competition.
What is at stake is one of the most basic freedoms afforded to U.S. citizens-the right to earn an honest living. Read More