How to join

Membership is open to architects and anyone working in the decorative and visual arts. Applicants must be proposed and seconded by existing members and election occurs four times a year at committee meetings. You will need to have attended at least one Guild meeting as a guest of a current member before applying.   

There are two types of membership open to application:

Ordinary membership – practitioners in the applied arts
Associate membership (limited to 20% of the total) – those who are not practitioners but who actively encourage the crafts.

£185 p.a. – London-based members
£125 p.a. – members outside London

Membership is free after the age of 80.

All candidates should provide a portfolio which includes the following:

For ordinary membership the portfolio should also include:

If you would like to apply, please download a membership application form.  Once complete, please return either by post or email to