Become recognised as a professional who aspires to excellence.

The Certified Designers Society promotes excellence in design, and places importance in ongoing learning opportunities to ensure a high level of professional development for the best designers in the kitchen and bathroom industry.

Together with the NKBA, we provide unmatched opportunities at both a national and local (chapter) level to network, stay current with industry trends and products (on a national and international level) and to learn and share knowledge.

CDS alongside the NKBA strives to recognise excellence and set industry standards so the consumer can have greater assurance by choosing a Certified Kitchen or Bathroom Designer.

The Design focused arm of the NKBA, we are the only professional and specialised society for the kitchen and bathroom industry in New Zealand.

Here are just a few benefits of CDS membership:
  • Credibility of the CDS brand and credentials
  • Targeted exposure to potential clients
  • Advertising Opportunities
  • Entry and exposure to national design awards
  • Member discounts
  • Professional certification
  • Access to technical and business assistance, including a Mentoring program
  • Ongoing Professional Development opportunities
  • Networking opportunities
  • Member only design days/weekends