Membership is at the heart of SDC. We have over 2000 members in almost 50 countries worldwide, from textile artists to designers and colour technologists to educators. SDC can help you get the most out of colour science wherever you are in your career. Whether it’s through sharing knowledge, bringing the right people together or providing practical advice, we can help you take the next step.

A valued benefit for all members – FREE electronic copies of the International Dyer which offers unrivalled coverage of the textile, dyeing and printing industry

To see which type of membership best suits you, click here

In key countries, local membership schemes exist or will be set up. In addition to the core package of benefits delivered centrally by SDC, additional services and events will be delivered locally; countries include India, Pakistan, China and Hong Kong.

Online only student membership is available for any student with a three-year fee designed to save you money. Interested? Go to join now and select student membership.

Free online student membership is availabe for those studying full-time at a university/college that is a member of SDC. To view an up-to-date list of college members, click here. If your college/university is listed, please contact


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