We are the only 5 star ★★★★★ rated certified training focusing on healthy & humane interior design. Professionals from every continent have completed the online, accredited course (7.5 IDCEC Credits for ASID, IIDA, IDEC & IDC members) to advance their careers.
By taking the training, you’re opening your doors to ethical consumers that are seeking healthier design alternatives. The online training provides you with the knowledge to add this expertise to your pre-exisiting list of services.
Part of the VeganDesign.org ™ training focuses on learning about replacing animal based materials such as leathers & wools with fabulous faux alternatives & gaining knowledge about how the skins & fur industry works.
As a business, you must understand and have the know-how to reach this consumer or you will lose out to your competition. Learning how to distinguish which materials and products are not laden with chemicals and other poisons while seeking gentler, safer alternatives for children and adults is a necessity.
The world is on a great mission! Today, more than half of consumers search for brands & companies that are socially & ethically conscious.
Well-being, sustainability, cruelty free, humane & compassionate are thankfully, mainstream terms that you as a business owner must have completely comprehend.
The VeganDesign.org Certified Training is accredited for 7.5 IDCEC Credits for ASID, IIDA, IDEC & IDC members. It has a 5 star ★★★★★ rating & will showcase your proficiency in meeting today’s compassionate, health driven & sustainable design standards.
A Certificate of Completion Display your VeganDesign.org Certified Completion Certificate on your website, social media & hang in your office.
7.5 Continuing Education Credits Upon completion, you'll receive 7.5 CEUs that are accredited by IDCEC. If you're a member of ASID, IIDA, IDEC or IDC, these credits are valid for CEU submission! ASID members must earn a minimum of 10 CEUs every two years - so this online training gets you more than halfway there!
Embeddable Explainer Video The video communicates what you’re having completed the VeganDesign.org training means to the viewer. It can be uploaded to your website and social media. It evokes a sense of trust & is a wonderful marketing tool.
"I would 100% recommend this course! It opens your eyes & drives you to make a difference." - Diana Gil, Interior Designer
Module 1: The Environment & Leather Industry (approx. 45 minutes)
Module 2: The Wool & Down Industry (approx. 45 minutes)
Module 3: The Fur & Reptile Industry (approx. 45 minutes)
Module 4: The Tools To Grow Your Business (approx. 45 minutes)
Module 5: Full Length Video Compliation (approx. 45 minutes)
"Deborah DiMare is an experienced, intelligent, successful, designer who has the capability to guide everyone." - LuAnn Nigara, A Well Designed Business Podcast Host
“Everyone should take this course. Not only as business owners or interior designers but as human beings.”
— JOHANNA ERKERS, STOCKLHOM, SWEDEN
“I couldn’t thank Deborah DiMare enough for making this course available to interior design professionals like myself and in business in general.”
— RAQUEL POMPA, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
“VeganDesign.org is an excellent resource to learn about the issues of animal cruelty in the textiles industry and to learn about high quality animal-free alternative products.”
— TENNILLE WOOD, WESTMINSTER, COLORADO
“By taking this course you will become aware of the truly cruel and inhumane practices that occur just to get product...that we could easily live without. In today's interior design product offerings, there are tons of fantastic cruelty-free alternatives. ”
— ROBERT WRIGHT, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
“VeganDesign.org is a wonderful organization that focuses on highlighting and educating us about the animal suffering involved in the interior and fashion industries. The course also provides cruelty free alternative resources that can be bought instead.”
— CHLOE BULLOCK, BRIGHTON, UNITED KINGDOM
“I am so glad I chose the VeganDesign.org ™ Certification course. I think it is important for anyone who has the power to choose products for themselves or others to know the truth behind where each product is from and how many other options are so easily available. It is our responsibility as designers to make these right decisions and educate our clients about these choices. ”
— ALEXIS HUBBARD, HARRISBURG, NORTH CAROLINA
“The Vegan Design 101 Class enlightened me. All of the items covered were very real. The program brought more awareness on the process, to own animal products produced by companies for financial gain. Animals suffer around the clock for companies and individuals to profit. You can’t sleep at night knowing this is happening. It has to STOP and we all have to wake up and make change.”
— LANA MCIVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
“The course is an eye-opening experience in more ways than one: first, as an informational and educational guide to the treatment of animals in the leather, fur, and other industries; and second, as a resource to let designers and others know that there are alternatives to furs and skins available that can accomplish design goals without endangering the animals who cannot speak for themselves. ”
— LAURIE SEUBERT, WARWICK, RHODE ISLAND
“VeganDesign.org is passionate about educating others and wanting to change the (luxury) market for interiors and design.”
— MARIE ROVIELLO, VENICE, CALIFORNIA
“The cruelty free market is the future. New generations are more socially conscious. Our business has grown tremendously & offering cruelty-free alternatives in addition to our regular services. I highly recommend the course.”
— MARISOL HERNANDEZ, MIAMI, FLORIDA
Deborah DiMare is an accomplished vegan design expert & trainer & has trained industry professionals about wellness & humane design globally. She has been the principal of DiMare Design, an ultra luxury vegan design firm for nearly 20 years. She is an author, TV personality, educational speaker, and global influencer for the humane design movement.
Deborah and her design expertise have been featured on the Today Show, NBC, TLC and in the pages of The Huffington Post, Ocean Drive, VegNews and PETA.
Nearly 1 billion animals are killed yearly for the skins & hides industries. The impact is horrific.