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Study Interior Design
Interior design is a fascinating field, allowing professionals working within the industry to combine their creative skills with business acumen as they design functional spaces and interact with a variety of clients. With the industry projected to continue growing, the time is right to consider a career as an interior designer.
Interior designers work with interior spaces to make them visually and physically pleasing. While decorating the space is a prime responsibility, interior designers might also focus on architectural aspects of the space, such as crown molding. To work in the field of interior design requires postsecondary education, preferably from a program accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design or the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. A portfolio of work is also important.
By studying interior design you will develop your skills through innovative projects enabling you to explore the design potential of existing buildings and bring new life to old structures.
What you will study
You will be introduced to the theoretical and practical concepts of Design, initially through a series of shared projects, leading to more focused, subject-specific outcomes. During your education years you will know Basic principles, theories, working practices and technical instruction will be covered in set projects and exercises that offer a wide-ranging introduction to the areas that comprise interior design. As well as you will participate in interdisciplinary collaborations and classes which will expand your thinking and approach to making work.