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Color Designers International
Membership Levels

 

 

CDI Educator/Color Designer
  • Has passed the Color Board Examination
  • Has membership in good standing
  • Has been in business for a minimum of 5 years
  • Is approved for this designation by CDI Board review & vote
  • Is actively teaching and mentoring other consultants in the field of color and style design education
  • May use CDI after name and the CDI logo on business cards and literature
  • May hold any office

 

Color Educator/Designer
  • Has membership in good standing
  • Has been in business for a minimum of 5 years
  • Is approved for this designation by CDI Board of Directors by review and vote
  • Is actively teaching and mentoring other consultants in the field of color and style design education
  • May use CDI logo on business cards and literature
  • May hold any office

 

CDI Expert Color Designer
  • Has membership in good standing
  • Has been in business for a minimum of 5 years
  • Has taken advanced Color and Style Design education and has shown proficiency in the subject matter to the satisfaction of the Board of Directors
  • Has passed the Color Board Examination
  • Is actively practicing color analysis in business
  • Has presented Color and Style as a public speaker/trainer
  • May use CDI after name and the CDI logo on business cards and literature
  • May hold any office

 

CDI Color Designer
  • Has passed the Color Board Examination
  • Has taken Color and Style Design education and has shown proficiency in the subject matter to the satisfaction of the Board of Directors
  • Is actively practicing color analysis in business
  • May use CDI after name and the CDI logo on business cards and literature
  • May hold any office

 

CDI Color Specialist
  • Has taken intermediate/advanced Color and Style Design education and has shown proficiency in the subject matter to the satisfaction of the CDI Board of Directors
  • Is actively practicing color analysis as part of their business
  • Sponsored by an Expert Color Designer or Educator/Color Designer
  • Has been observed by an Expert Color Designer or an Educator/Color Designer (other than sponsor) demonstrating color analysis skills. Alternatively, applicant must submit a portfolio of accomplishments for approval.
  • May use Color Specialist Member of CDI under name and the CDI logo on business cards and literature
  • May hold any office

 

CDI Associate
  • Has taken Color and Style Design education and has shown proficiency in the subject matter to the satisfaction of the Board of Directors
  • Is practicing color and style design analysis as part of their business
  • May use Associate Member of CDI under name and the CDI logo on business cards and literature
  • May hold the offices of Secretary or Treasurer

 

CDI Affiliate
  • Is working in the image field or a related industry
  • Has a deep appreciation and love of color
  • May use Affiliate Member of CDI under name and the CDI logo on business cards and literature
  • May not hold office, but may serve on a committee

 

CDI Sustaining
  • No longer in business or practicing color analysis
  • Has maintained active membership in CDI for several years
  • May not vote or hold office, but may serve on a committee
  • Is entitled to membership rates for CDI programs

 

Become a Member or Renew Now

 

Being a CDI member has given me opportunities to further my education and learn from others in the organization. It’s been very helpful to my professional development.

Bernie Burson

Color Designer, Eugene, OR

Member Benefits:

  • You can be listed on the CDI website — a great way for clients to find you and to show your commitment to professionalism.
  • You receive a discounted rate for CDI conferences — excellent educational opportunities and the chance to mingle with new and seasoned CDI members. (We’re very nice!)
  • You can join our Facebook group, CDI Connect. It’s a place to communicate with fellow color designers, ask questions, and share successes.
  • You receive our exclusive members-only newsletter, CDI Spectrums, featuring articles by CDI members and other experts who will expand your knowledge of color analysis.

 

Mail-In Forms

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New Membership

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