Designer Listing Begun by ASID, HomePortfolio

Newton, MA -, working in conjunction with the American Society of Interior Designers, has launched an online version of the nation's largest database of interior designers, the Internet service provider announced., a leading Internet marketplace for home design products and services headquartered here, said that visitors to the company's new Web service the "HomePortfolio Designer Directory" can now connect with some 20,000 ASID-member interior designers.

The HomePortfolio Designer Directory includes a text listing for each of ASID's interior designers, including name, business name and contact information, according to The directory is searchable by zip code, metropolitan region and professional affiliation, the company added.

In addition, professional designers can create "an interactive and compelling" marketing tool by obtaining a one-page Web presence "to visually showcase their design work and communicate their design philosophy and biography," noted.

"The HomePortfolio Designer Directory harnesses the power of the Internet to ease the very first step in the design process matchmaking between designers and clients," observed ASID president Juliana Catlin, FASID.

The HomePortfolio Designer Directory is the "first of many programs" that are being introduced as part of a three-year strategic partnership with ASID, according to