APDF as international design group, in addition to Asia, including greater China, southeast Asia, South Asia and west Asia, the future will also be in a wider range of geographical scope including Europe, North America, South America, Oceania, Africa and other regions set up branches or partners, to carry out various forms of design activity or exchanges and cooperation. APDF headquarters provides maximum support to design professionals and design students in various communities.

Each branch is led by a branch representative (DCR), who actively supports the professional branch in the school district. They achieve this by promoting the development of the branch, mentoring branch managers, building links between branches, and involving members who live between branches. DCR forms a regional committee, which is chaired by the branch director of APDF Council.