The International Design R & D Center is an elite team formed by ISDS to develop global design operation project. The original business model enables ISDS to bring together high-end design resources and advanced design concepts around the world. Considering "design" as the core, through the "design + management + service" model to carry out business operations, integration of collective intelligence, to ensure the smooth integration of design work into the market, the members share the benefits of the results together.
The business covers various design fields such as prior design consultation, planning design , architectural design, landscape design and interior design, etc. ISDS, with its international view and the development strategy for globalization, has successfully made the transnational joint operation possible.
The Scope of Business
• Carrying out the design research for the corporations on the new products aiming at specific brand and kind.
• Assisting corporations with the development strategy , the brand promotion and doing the research on the project together with the corporations to provide them with solutions.
• Conducting the product research based on the research on the history and culture and life style.
• Integrating the resources in the fields of science and technology, design, environmental protection and fashion from around the world to offer the subject, the idea, the scheme and excellent intellectual product service for the whole design industry.
With the support of global authoritative design jury and lead-edge technologies of 500 fortune companies in design industry, PIN UP Innovation and Design International Certificate is an international recognized mark in the field of innovation and design which provides manufactures and designers innovative design certificate for the voluntary products, international quality assurance on the texture and appearance of the products. PIN UP certificate is an information label on international innovation and design, which aims to provide necessary and reliable information for customers in decision-making and guide them to choose excellent innovative and design products.
• To prove the international status and ability of the company, adding brand intangible assets value.
• To enhance the awareness of the brand and expand the market, superior to similar products.
• To improve the core competitiveness of the company and strengthen the survival ability of the company through non-price factor.
• To promote the standardization, brand and individuation of products, meet diverse consumers’needs.
• Once the products have the PIN UP Innovation and Design International Certificate. The international evaluation report which is summarized by the international jury will be provided. The international jury will put forward valuable suggestions on the products as well as proposals on company development strategy.
• Get the products with PIN UP Innovation and Design International Certificate. The opportunity of participating PIN UP Design Awards and get to the final review process directly. The certificate and trophy of the winning products will be known worldwide.
• Urban planning design, transportation design, architectural landscape design, home appliance and digital products design, Residential product design, interior space design, Children’s product design, fashion & luxury design, visual product design and other kinds of products of design.
• PIN UP Innovation and Design International Certificate focuses on aesthetic appearance and also considers user experience, materials technology, technological function and other creative design expertise so as to meet the requirements on low carbon and energy-saving, environment protection and other sustainable development methods.
• PIN UP Innovation and Design International Certificate trusts the data (authenticity, legality and effectiveness) provided by the applicant. Unless there is someone who provide with evidence proving the false of the data, otherwise we consider all the documentation as the fundamental basis of this certificate institution. Our institution remains the rights of active investigation and evidence collection.
• PIN UP Innovation and Design International Certificate considers the suggestions of experts and jury as our most important evaluation. It will determine if the applicant will get PIN UP Innovation and Design International Certificate or not.
• Applicant who has the interests in apply PIN UP Innovation and Design International Certificate shall provide enough evidential materials.
• Applicant shall identify and agree with the operation procedure and identify the rules and authoritativeness of the certificate.
• Applicant shall read the requirements and operational procedure carefully and fill in the application letter. All the materials and informational shall be authentic.
• First Review: applicant can submit the data though email email@example.com
• After receiving the application letter and other related materials, within 10 days, the certificate authority will conduct review work and send out the Notice of Application Acceptance.
• After receiving the Notice of Application Acceptance, applicant should mail the original application data and pay the certificate fee for US$3,000.
• For applicant who did not provide enough information on the application letter, the center will send a supplementary notice within 30 days to the applicant so that they can adjust and make it meet the standard.
• If the supplementary information is not received by the center within 30 days, then the center will consider the applicant give up on the application.
• The jury will review the data within 20 days and then present the PIN UP Innovation and Design International Certificate.
• In order to safeguard the seriousness and specificity of the certificate system and facilitate market surveillance. The company shall use the certificate and logo accurately in terms of proportion, structure space, standard color and etc. Ensure the standardization of the certificate and logo. Non-standard name and order shall not be made arbitrarily.
• The company shall provide a simple of the its products with logo or certificate on to the center and the center will send a feedback within 10 days.
• After the review in the center on the simple and then the company can use the logo and certificate on the appearance of its products.
International Certified Designer Profession Certification, a general term of a profession certification for people of the design major launched by ISDS (International Society for Design Science) on a global scale, assesses professional designers, in accordance with international professional standards, by their practical work ability, experience and their consciousness of innovation.
I. The Advantages of Certification & The Scope of Certification
The Advantages of Certification:
The designers who have obtained the certification can become the professional members of ISDS for free and have more opportunities for displaying their works and the communication with other people in international design industry.
The Scope of Certification:
The scope covers various fields such as architectural design, landscape design, design of print ads, interior decoration design, fashion design, image design, digital animation design, display design, industrial product design, book decoration design, web page design, etc.
II. Grade & Declaration
• Professional Designer
• Senior Professional Designer
The profession certification indicates not only designers’design principle and knowledge but also their practical work ability and their consciousness of innovation.
1. Professional Designer
• Obtaining the profession certificate for assistant designers and engaged in design work for three years or above.
• Bachelor degree in design major or its relevant major and engaged in design work for two years or above.
• Graduating from a training college in design major or its relevant major and engaged in design work for three years or above.
• Engaged in the design work for more than three years.
2. Senior Professional Designer
• Doctor degree in design major or its relevant major and engaged in design work for two years or above.
• Master degree in design major or its relevant major and engaged in design work for three years or above.
• Bachelor degree in design major or its relevant major and engaged in design work for four years or above.
• Associate bachelor degree in design major or its relevant major and engaged in design work for five years or above.
• Engaged in the design work for more than five years and having great influence and popularity in this field.
III. Declaration Materials & Certification Methods
• Download and fill out the declaration form.
• The copies of personal identification card, the academic certificate and designers’certificate.
• Self-entitled papers or books.
• Two two-inch photographs of the applicant, pictures and the data file of recent design works no less than three design cases.
The profession certificate is acquired by the assessment and the examination.
• The Committee of Experts of ISDS will assess the applicants according to their declaration materials.
• The applicants whose education background does not meet the requirements need to provide the proof with the seal of their corporations on of their performance.
• The applicants who have already achieved the certification standard will only need to provide the instructions of a design case without taking the examination for testing the design ability.
• The applicants without the proof of employment or the valid work (that is not reaching the certification standard) can attend the training school accredited by ISDS and then take the examination hosted by the Profession Certification Management Center of ISDS.
▪ The copies and the materials together with the application form need to be sent to the training school or be mailed to ISDS.
• Professional Designer: assessment charges, registration charges, card making charges, and postage total US$200.
• Senior Professional Designer: assessment charges, registration charges, card making charges , and postage total US$300.
• ISDS, in order to help promote the development of international design industry, strengthen the self-regulation of member units, maintain the industry business order and facilitate the enterprises to enlarge the scale and develop intensively, formulates the following standards in accordance with its regulations.
• The grade rating of design qualification of design units is grounded on the grading standards for enterprises.
• Enterprise qualifications are classified in three levels: Grade A (5A), Grade B (4A) and Grade C (3A).
• Enterprise qualification standards are applied for ISDS members in the field of architectural design, industrial design, space design, visual design, fashion design, image design, animation, jewelry design, landscape design and other related industry and business activities.
The Standards for Enterprise Qualification
Grade A (5A)
• It must be at least 10 years since the enterprise was established.
• The modern enterprise management system is employed and the net asset value has been increased in recent 3 years.
• Employing at least 5 full-time designers who hold the senior technical title of International Certified Designer or the designers with the technical title of the same level.
• Having the capacity and the actual performance of operating transnational business.
• Contributing to the public good and having a certain influence in the design industry.
Grade B (4A)
• It must be at least 5 years since the enterprise was established.
• The modern enterprise management system is employed and the profit margin is higher than the average in the industry.
• Employing at least 3 full-time designers who hold the senior technical title of International Certified Designer or the designers with the technical title of the same level.
• Having the capacity and the actual performance of operating transnational business.
• Contributing to the public good.
Grade C (3A)
• It must be at least 2 years since the enterprise was established.
• Having perfect quality assurance system and the sound management system.
• Employing at least 1 full-time designers who hold the senior technical title of International Certified Designer or the designers with the technical title of the same level.
• Having good social reputation and technical strength.
• Contributing to the public good.
The Application of Enterprise Qualification & the Qualification Evaluation
The corporations members can apply for different levels of the qualification to the Enterprise Qualification Evaluation Committee of ISDS.
When applying for the qualification, the enterprises must provide the following materials to the Enterprise Qualification Evaluation Committee of ISDS.
• The application form of the enterprise qualification and the supporting materials of business performance.
• The license of the business corporation.
• The regulations of the enterprise.
• The education background of the legal representatives and the person in charge of the enterprise technology and business operation.
• The financial statement of last year audited by the accounting firm.
Enterprises must provide the original credentials besides the materials listed above.
ISDS will make an announcement of the enterprises which have passed the evaluation and these enterprises will be issued with the Enterprise Qualification Certificate.
The Enterprise Qualification Certificate is valid for 3 years. The enterprise will not be allowed to apply for a higher enterprise qualification certificate until it has the original certificate for more than a year.
The Evaluation Department of ISDS will issue a warning or impose a punishment of lowering or cancelling the qualification on condition that the enterprises applying for the qualification or a higher qualification have one of the following acts one year before the applying date:
• Having been severely punished on violating the laws and the regulations of the country that the enterprise is in.
• Causing a huge impact on the industry due to the unfair competition.
• Not giving the real information when applying for the qualification certificate.
• Having poor financial credibility.
The enterprise which gets closed is required to return the qualification certificate for its cancellation.
• Assessment charges, registration charges, certificate charges, plaque charges and postage total US$800.
ISDS is responsible for the interpretation of the articles above.
The articles above will be valid from Jan.1, 2010.
International Business Trade Promotion Center, replying on ISDS (International Society for Design Science), is dedicated to serving for international trade including the service of market research, marketing, purchase, etc. and becoming a platform for international trade communication. It provides purchasing agents and International merchants, manufacturers with more direct support and assists suppliers around the world in seeking and developing the partnership with purchasing agents and increases the international trading efficiency.
How do we conduct the cooperation?
• We would like to take an active part in the cooperation and also we welcome you to offer the request for the cooperation. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need any information about the cooperation.
• Our cooperation starts from a telephone call or an email contact and then we, wherever possible, establish a cooperative relationship and make plans for the joint events.
• We insist at any time that both sides of the cooperation sign the formal agreement or the memorandum of understanding to confirm the scope or the form of the cooperation between the two sides.
• All the joint events must be based on the enterprises’actual demand. ISDS is willing to carry out the joint dissemination by various means and all kinds of joint events and suggests joining the events of each other’s to appreciate the projects, the events, etc. at the present or for the future that we both are concerned about.
• Certificate holders who have Enterprise Qualification Level Certificate, International Certified Designer Profession Certification, PIN UP International Innovative Design Certificate or Professional Membership Certificate.
• Agencies or liaisons authorized by certificate-holders.
Materials Requested for Inquiry
• Applicants must download and fill out the inquiry form in electronic edition.
• The photocopy of certificate to be inquired.
• The photocopy of authorization by certificate-holder.
• Scan the materials above and send to firstname.lastname@example.org by E-mail.
• ISDS will reply by E-mail in 3 working days.