Design Futures Council

A global network of design community professionals

The Design Futures Council is an interdisciplinary network of design, product, and construction leaders exploring global trends, challenges, and opportunities to advance innovation and shape the future of the industry and environment. Members include leading architecture and design firms, dynamic manufacturers, service providers, and forward-thinking AEC firms of all sizes that take an active interest in their future. A distinguished body of design thought leaders serve as the DFC Executive Board.

One benefit of membership in the DFC is an annual subscription to DesignIntelligence, a bi-monthly journal of cutting-edge research, practical advice, and peer-to-peer information exchange.

Benefits of DFC membership include:

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Additional Categories of Membership

Patron Member

After their inaugural year of membership, individuals, firms, and organizations that wish to support the mission and goals of the DFC at a higher level are invited to become patron members. Patron members receive all the benefits of individual membership, plus:

By Invitation

The Design Futures Council offers the following memberships by invitation. For information about the benefits of participating or to inquire about an invitation at these levels, please contact us at (678) 879-0929.

Institutional Affiliate: Select universities, institutes, associations and libraries

Professional Partner: Influential professional firms and dynamic product manufacturers are represented

Research Partner: Influential professional firms and dynamic product manufacturers sponsor the highest level of DFC proprietary research

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