The Design Mine is a collaboration between the following three organisations.
The Chartered Society of Designers
The CSD is the professional body for designers and the authority on professional design practice. It works to promote the sound principles of design, to further design practice and encourage the study of design techniques for the benefit of the community. It is the world’s largest chartered body of professional designers.
Established in 1945, the IED is the UK professional body for engineering designers who operate in any aspect of the field, including architecture, product design, and the marine, automotive and aircraft industries. Membership is also open to companies who have a design function and/or employ design engineers.
IOM3 is a major UK engineering institution whose activities encompass the whole materials cycle. It exists to promote and develop all aspects of materials science and engineering, mining and associated technologies, minerals, and extraction metallurgy. It is a leading authority in the worldwide materials and mining community. IOM3 is also involved in a number of design activities.