Interior Architecture and Design
IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT DECORATING INTERIOR SPACES....
Professional interior designers need to be able to plan, or re-work and enhance existing interiors to create new interior design solutions. If your ambition is start a career as a professional interior designer, having a recognised interior design qualification is important. That means completing an accredited interior design course. Contact a course advisor for further details.
It's important to have an awareness of interior design trends and an understanding of aesthetics. Interior designers also have to know about the materials and products that will be used to create and furnish the space, and how texture, colour, lighting, furnishings, fixtures and fittings combine and interact to make a space ‘work’.
The world of interior design offers a variety of interesting and challenging careers. Interior designers are often employed as part of multi-disciplinary teams, working alongside architects and builders on a variety of interior design projects. This can involve designing for domestic or commercial projects in areas such as retail, hospitality, exhibition design and healthcare.
It's a must to have creative ability and excellent communication skills, to present creative ideas visually to a range of clients and to create inspiring and informative project proposals. Understanding the structural requirements of their plans and consider issues such as health and safety, building codes and planning regulations are key skills for interior designers. The role often involves working under pressure and to tight deadlines, so having excellent time and project management skills is critical.
There are a number of interior design courses and spatial design courses available within the UK, but you can be confident that IDI’s distance learning interior design course provides comprehensive training and preparation for work. The course leads to an interior design diploma and ultimately to an interior design degree; a *BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design from the University of Hertfordshire.
When it comes to that all important job interview, having a BA (Hons) Degree from a UK University gives employers confidence that you have the necessary creativity and skills to cope with the demands of the role. So if you want to find a way in to the inspiring interior design sector, IDI’s distance learning interior design course provides you with the comprehensive training that you need. Apply now and we'll let you know the next steps.