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Anyone with an eye for good aesthetics and a passion for beautiful spaces would benefit from taking a Course in Interior Design. With a specialized focus on the creation of intelligently designed living spaces, an interior design course allows students to advance their careers or get a foot in the door in this fun and creative field.

 

What is a Course in Interior Design? Interior design courses teach participants how to successfully implement the basic principles of design into the homes or businesses of clients. Courses are available with focuses in commercial, residential or institutional design, giving students the option to choose their desired path. These classes provide technical direction, as well as real-world preparation for those interested in pursuing a career in interior design or enhancing a skillset. Many courses include instruction regarding industry demands, popular trends and furnishing options.

 

By completing an interior design course, participants are better prepared to enter the industry with experience and training. These courses allow students to build a portfolio of designs that set them apart from others in the field. With a strong foundation of design knowledge, students can even prepare for their national interior design qualification.

 

The cost to participate in a Course in Interior Design varies depending on universities and their locations. The most up-to-date information can be obtained by contacting the chosen facility directly.

 

Training in interior design provides for many different career opportunities, including space planning, consulting, hospitality, retail and self-employment. Many designers choose to work for a specialized firm, while others prefer to start up a business on their own, building a clientele and providing services on an individual basis. Depending on their area of interest, those who complete an interior design course can choose to specialize in designing residential spaces or commercial spaces, with plenty of demand for jobs in each area.

 

Online interior design courses are a great option for those who are unable to physically attend a school or university. If you are interested, Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

 

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31 Results in Interior Design

MADIN USAL

Extraordinary Course: Principles of Interior Design On-Line. ... [+]

Extraordinary Course:

Principles of On-Line Interior Design.

Custom time and duration. Duration: 20 hours. 2 Credits. Cost: 90 € Ordinary Registration. 60 € University students.

Certificate: Every two months will be issued an Official Diploma issued by the University of Salamanca.

It is a course open to all kinds of people, no prerequisite is necessary. With the enrollment in the Extraordinary Course will be able to have access to the Studium platform, will be informed once enrolled how to access and how to download the topics and upload the exercises. In the Extraordinary Course, Basic Principles of Interior Design every day will be hanging videos of each of the topics to be discussed. After several topics will be proposed an exercise that will have to be performed and uploaded to the digital platform of Studium University, to ensure that the topics have been understood. Finally, each student will be given a diploma of participation. As an online course the days and hours of training are flexible, each student will adapt it according to their needs.... [-]

Spain Salamanca
September 2019
Spanish
Part-time
20 hours
Online
ITECOM Art Design NICE

The designer is the person that you take to restructure a space or place to live. It should be next to an open and creative mind. Its mission is to enhance the identity o ... [+]

Duration of training: 2 years - 3 options

Title RNCP certified Level III

The designer is the person that you take to restructure a space or place to live. It should be next to an open and creative mind. Its mission is to enhance the identity of the place and beautify the space.

Option Home Makeovers

In total harmony with the environment, the interior decorator feeds an original attention to the realities of life. It has an open and creative mind, it aims to enhance the identity of a place. He can combine colors, structures, different styles ... The whole universe of your living space is recreated in its inner and outer atmosphere.

Concept, design, decoration, design, decorations represent the focus areas for this multidisciplinary profession: set design, design of spaces, visual concept, materials, light, atmosphere ... This course is taught as a culture and as an art. The interior designer dresses and sets the value of the concept. It represents the most beautiful harmony between design & functionality.... [-]

France Nice
September 2019
French
Part-time
2 years
Campus
ITECOM Art Design NICE

It is involved in the design of the space, its development or rehabilitation. For it to meet the needs of its customer, to help resume the specifications according to the ... [+]

Title Designer certified space Level II (Paris, 4th year with access to Nice) Certified Title Designer interiors Level III (Nice)

Duration of training: 3 years or 4 years involved in the design of the space, its development or rehabilitation. For it to meet the needs of its customer, to help resume the specifications according to the project requirements. It must bring coherence and relevance in the areas of housing, commercial architecture, scenography ... Our training is based on a theoretical and practical education. The student must acquire basic technical knowledge necessary to develop an architectural project: plan, elevation, section, perspective, materials technology, institutional norms, etc ... Employment in the sector is expanding. The pursuit of well-being, the aesthetics of colors and volumes, circulation, the ergonomics of the space ... are requirements that only a professional can master. For its practical learning and work alternately with his company, the student will learn to work with both individuals and agencies as well as all the trades related to the projects.... [-]

France Nice
September 2019
French
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
Istituto Marangoni - Miami

This short course will guide participants through the ultimate fashion trends in contemporary interior design. It encompasses the definition of a style through the furnis ... [+]

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This short course will guide participants through the ultimate fashion trends in contemporary interior design. It encompasses the definition of a style through the furnishing of a retail space or a hotel, helping participants to improve their aesthetic sense and skills in décor. This course will challenge participants’ ability to interpret the world of interiors and home collection, their use of complementary styles, colors, and lighting effects via a vocational approach to learning.

Week 1

Participants are introduced to the planning of an interior design space through an analysis of contemporary trends in the industry, and to the use of modern project planning presentation techniques. They gain an understanding of which styles and aesthetic languages are more appropriate for fashion trend luxury housing, and how the use of creatively researched elements and images elaborate a concept.... [-]

USA Miami
September 2019
3 weeks
Campus
Inchbald School of Design

The quality of interior design courses at Inchbald is acknowledged throughout the interior design professions. Among our graduates are many ‘first league’ designers curre ... [+]

Courses in Interior Design

The quality of interior design courses at Inchbald is acknowledged throughout the interior design professions. Among our graduates are many ‘first league’ designers currently working in domestic or commercial interior design. Studying an interior design course at the Inchbald School of Design, whatever the level or duration, is a challenging and enjoyable experience.

The full-time, one academic year core Diploma course in Architectural Interior Design prepares successful graduates for professional practice, with the development of practical and aesthetic design skills that are informed by an appreciation of what design is about, together with drawing and presentation expertise. If you require further intellectual depth in your studies you can apply for the Postgraduate or courses in Architectural Interior Design.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

This course is for complete beginners with no experience of Vectorworks. This 5-week beginner’s course will introduce you to the best practices and approaches to working ... [+]

Interior Design is an exciting and dynamic industry which brings together spatial design for living, working and leisure environments.

We offer the stepping-stones to a career in the interior design industry, with introductory courses at level 1 and moving through Diplomas at level 2 and 3, and on towards Higher Education. You can also select to study shorter courses in essential areas such as CAD and Technical Drawing.

Current students describe the experience of studying Interior Design at Kensington and Chelsea College as ‘Easy to follow, engaging visually and verbally, excellent, informative, and professional.’ Our team of experienced teaching staff will support you and guide you throughout your course.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Part-time
5 weeks
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

This 5-week course is for learners wanting to learn more about 2D Vectorworks. You should have completed the Beginner’s course in Vectorworks, have technical drawing skil ... [+]

Interior Design is an exciting and dynamic industry which brings together spatial design for living, working and leisure environments.

We offer the stepping-stones to a career in the interior design industry, with introductory courses at level 1 and moving through Diplomas at level 2 and 3, and on towards Higher Education. You can also select to study shorter courses in essential areas such as CAD and Technical Drawing.

Current students describe the experience of studying Interior Design at Kensington and Chelsea College as ‘Easy to follow, engaging visually and verbally, excellent, informative, and professional.’ Our team of experienced teaching staff will support you and guide you throughout your course.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Part-time
5 weeks
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

This 5-week course is for learners wanting to learn 3D Vectorworks. You should have completed the 2D Intermediate Vectorworks course. Each 2.5-hour session will cover the ... [+]

Interior Design is an exciting and dynamic industry which brings together spatial design for living, working and leisure environments.

We offer the stepping-stones to a career in the interior design industry, with introductory courses at level 1 and moving through Diplomas at level 2 and 3, and on towards Higher Education. You can also select to study shorter courses in essential areas such as CAD and Technical Drawing.

Current students describe the experience of studying Interior Design at Kensington and Chelsea College as ‘Easy to follow, engaging visually and verbally, excellent, informative, and professional.’ Our team of experienced teaching staff will support you and guide you throughout your course.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Part-time
5 weeks
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

For students with an interest in Interior Design, learn the basic elements of how to: survey a space, select colours and materials, learn technical and free-hand drawing, ... [+]

The following Art & Design Courses are for students wishing to undertake a substantial programme of study in one of the above disciplines. When applying, students need to select which specialist area they wish to study.

Whatever you choose; Pottery, Sculptural Ceramics, Jewellery, Silversmithing, Interior Design, Multimedia, Stained or Kiln formed Glass, you will find our courses challenging and empowering. We will help you start at the level of course that is right for you and enable you to progress onto the next stage and into work or higher education. On all courses, projects are designed to mirror the industry and take you through the design process while you develop a high level of skill and professional practice. You will benefit from our prestigious team of lecturing staff.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Part-time
8 weeks
Campus
International Career Institute

ICI gives you the opportunity to learn interior decoration and design conveniently and quickly. More importantly, you will learn all the skills needed to become successfu ... [+]

ICI gives you the opportunity to learn interior decoration and design conveniently and quickly. More importantly, you will learn all the skills needed to become successful in the field since our course is developed with acclaimed professionals in the industry.

Course Outline Introduction to Interior Design and Decoration Elements of Principles of Design Functional and Decorative Use of Colour Lighting Effects on Colour Planning a Harmonious Decorative Colour Scheme for a Client Light and Colour I Light and Colour II Light and Colour III Decorating Styles How to Decorate (Step by Step) Building Systems and Components Materials Furnishings Interior Planting Job Seeking Skills Starting Your Own Interior Design Business Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

The Fall Interior and Spatial Design Fall semester enables participants to acquire the basic knowledge and skills used in the field of interior design. ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

The Fall Interior and Spatial Design Fall semester enable participants to acquire the basic knowledge and skills used in the field of interior design. The course is a synergy between lectures, workshop and visits to the main international fairs in Italy focused on architecture, interior design, materials and finishings like MADE (Architecture and Building Show) and Architecture@work in Milan and the SAIE (International Building Exhibition) in Bologna.Schedule: Lessons run from Monday to Friday on a full-time basis. Level and prerequisites: This course is intended for motivated students interested in learning the fundamentals of Interior design and are interested in pursuing further study or a career in the design industry. The initial focus of the program is to allow students to acquire the basic skills connected with drawing techniques and software to represent an interior design project. At the same time they learn the design process and acquire the basic knowledge of the materials to be used to characterize a space. Thanks to the skills students will acquire they during the course, they will be able to develop design projects connected with different design fields: residential, exhibit and food. Through the visits to the main trade shows students will have the chance to learn more about traditional and innovative materials and finishings and to have an overall look to the new trends and equipments. During the workshops participants will work on projects taking in consideration three main elements: the space at disposal, the brand... [-]

Italy Milan
September 2019
Full-time
15 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

In the last years the field of Interior Design has witnessed a continuous growth, for this reason professionals in the field need to be more flexible and in touch with th ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.In the last years the field of Interior Design has witnessed a continuous growth, for this reason professionals in the field need to be more flexible and in touch with the new technologies, methods, and materials.

Through the Interior Design Academic year program students get an in-depth and practical introduction to Italian design and the ‘Made in Italy’ concept with particular attention to contemporary trends, while being equipped with all the necessary instruments to enter this field. Students will learn to design interior spaces both for commercial and residential use, from the initial concept and first sketch to the 3D view, and to realize a model representing a public space. Furthermore the course develops students awareness of colour, shape and form and gives them the necessary skills to choose interior finishes.... [-]

Italy Milan
September 2019
Full-time
30 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro

Lead the student to the design of spaces where the interaction between light and material drives the design process and construction of the project. Light will be the str ... [+]

Because?

Lead the student to the design of spaces where the interaction between light and material drives the design process and construction of the project. Light will be the structuring element of the rhythm, the space system and the atmosphere of the spaces.

For whom?

The course is aimed at those who are seeking to stand out as space designers: architects, designers, lighting designers, set designers, from a more educated look to light and a consistent creative process. The selection process includes portfolio review.

How is it?

In coherence with the MADEIN methodology, the course develops from a phenomenological approach, focused on processes of thought and creation that allow the learning of space design rooted in human and sensorial aspects.... [-]

Brazil Rio de Janeiro
October 2019
Portuguese
Part-time
60 hours
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro

Interior design can play a crucial role in contemporary cities. Therefore, it is necessary to respond to the continuous functional transformation of the constructed space ... [+]

Because?

Propose flexible solutions to spaces, capable of meeting the individual and collective needs of its users.

For whom?

The course is designed for people interested in interior design and who wish to start a professional practice in the field. The course welcomes professionals with prior experience or training in other areas who wish to start a process of professional change and young students seeking to confirm their interest in the area

How is it?

Half of the course workload is focused on projects, so the course presents the student with the main areas of professional activity: commercial design (retail design), ephemeris (scenography, exhibitions and events) and residential projects.... [-]

Brazil Rio de Janeiro
September 2019
Portuguese,Portuguese (Brazil)
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

The Interior Design One Year Course (taught in English) pertains to the educational offer of the Design School. It is aimed at those who want to enter the world of the de ... [+]

The Interior Design One Year Course (taught in English) pertains to the educational offer of the Design School. It is aimed at those who want to enter the world of the design of interiors and other spaces of varying types and scales, by means of projects and workshops carried out in collaboration with designers and companies in the sector.

During the academic year the basic foundations necessary to be able to plan and design spaces, understand the relation between user and environment, human and spatial scale, while computer and communication tools, expression and surveying techniques are taught, along with courses of a cultural nature.

Outstanding are the conceptual, expressive and formal projects and exercises, applicable in the design of commercial, leisure, public and private interior spaces, as well as exhibitions, stage design and spatial interventions.... [-]

Spain Madrid
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus