#CoursesGalore: Interior Design (Also Interior and Environmental Design, Interior Architecture)
What is it?
Interior design courses train prepare you to use colour, furnishings and renovation to design and change the interiors of varied buildings, from shops and houses to theatre sets.
It is a creative discipline that revolves around the creation of interior spaces that enhance the quality of life of those using them.
What will you study?
The interior design curriculum is a stimulating mixture of art, design, architecture and computer technology. You will learn to select and apply appropriate products and imagery to create a unique environment that suits a client’s needs and preference.
While theories and methods will be taught, you will also need to develop a sense of creative judgement as well as practicality.
Perspectives in art history; architectural drafting; perspective drawing; beginning 3D design; computer drafting for interior design; interior design rendering; introduction to textiles; lighting and mechanical systems; history of interiors and architecture methods.
Typical course duration
It will take at least three years to obtain a degree in this field.
Most institutions require a background in art or design and will expect applicants to supply a portfolio.
What do graduates do?
Graduates are equipped for diverse careers to enhance and beautify domains like homes, exhibitions and museums, and retail and leisure spaces, as well as corporate offices, film and TV.