Brooks is an associate professor of interior design at Utah State University located in Northern Utah. He is a designer and owner of Brooks Design Associates, a firm specializing in both residential and commercial interior design. Prior to returning to Utah, he owned a high-end residential design firm in Greenwich, Connecticut for several years.
Darrin Brooks currently serves as President of the American Society of Interior Designers [ASID] Intermountain Chapter. The Intermountain Chapter of ASID covers the largest geographical area of any chapter in the society with designers, students, and industry partners in Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. He is also a professional member of the International Interior Design Association [IIDA] and is NCIDQ Certified.
In 2008, Brooks was one of four founding members of Ideal For Utah or IDEAL (Interior Design Education and Legislation), which is a coalition established to protect rights and establish licensing for interior designers in the State of Utah. In 2016 Utah become 27th State to adopt Interior Design Legislation. Utah Senate Bill 117 represents a legal victory