Learn about the benefits of a Design Corps Membership.

The Design Corps is expanding its Membership to include creative professionals in disciplines such as Architecture, Interior Design, and Product Design fields to name a few—if you are a creative professional and are interested in becoming a Member, apply below!

The Design Corps Advisory Committee seeks Members that meet the following criteria, have demonstrated high standards of creativity, community building, and professional experience.

Member Benefits

  • Business and creative services profile listing on website
  • Digital advertising for Design Corps via multiple local channels
  • Dedicated newsletters and announcements distributed by partner organizations
  • Monthly in-person and virtual networking events to connect with other Members
  • Professional development workshops and presentations
  • Member referrals and job opportunity listings

Annual Membership Fees

$50 Emerging Professionals (1-3 years of experience)
$150 Individuals
$300 Businesses with 3-5 Employees
$500 Businesses with 6-10 Employees
$1,000 Businesses with 11+ Employees
Fees will be requested upon acceptance of application.

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Design Corps professionals have the expertise to:

  • Combine creative criteria with sound problem-solving strategies using a broad range of conceptual, formal and technological skills
  • Provide design solutions, relative to your discipline, to ensure that the outcome meets the established needs of the scope of a project
  • Present a portfolio that is representative of your expertise and creative quality of your work

Design Corps professionals are practicing business professionals who:

  • Are based in the Santa Fe region
  • Have an active, user-friendly, responsive website
  • Provide the client with a working agreement or estimate for all projects
  • Treat all work and knowledge of a client’s business as confidential
  • Do not work on assignments that create potential conflicts of interest
  • Have a working knowledge of copyright laws and usage rights based on field of expertise
  • Have a working knowledge of code requirements for the built environment as required by professional certification
  • Consider and weigh a project’s impact on public safety, health, and the welfare of the community
  • Strive to work sustainably, and in the interest of, protecting our environment
  • Practice ethical business criteria in accordance with their profession’s trade association

*Application acceptance notifications are sent following a review by the Design Corps Advisory Committee—the Committee may review a your website, portfolio, resume, and/or references.
For questions, email us at or call 505.216.6044.