Post-Graduate Diploma in Interior Design & Styling

Pearl Academy

Program Description

Post-Graduate Diploma in Interior Design & Styling

Pearl Academy

Interior Design & Styling Course Overview

Course Overview

A home is a reflection of the people who live in it. Every space of the house has its own identity and defines those who reside in it. Today, people want their homes to be more than just gorgeous, they want them to be a work of art.

Interior Design & Styling is an in-depth course that covers the fundamentals of interior design and styling, preparing the individuals for a career in the interior design industry. Any interior design consultant working with interior spaces must have the skill and ability to select appropriate colour and style details, as this is the only way to create interior schemes that are visually attractive and coherent.

To do this effectively, one need to have a thorough understanding of the elements of style and design, so that you can successfully deconstruct and reconstruct any style effectively, making changes and adaptations to reflect the individual preferences of your client.

On successful completion of this course you will be able to provide clients with design solutions that are as practical as they are visually pleasing, and you will have sufficient skills and knowledge to implement your changes successfully. Interior design is an exciting and dynamic industry which brings together spatial design for living, working and leisure environments.


Semester 1:

  • Design elements and process
  • Color and visualization
  • Flat rendering and layouts
  • Auto CAD
  • Presentation and Communication skills

Semester 2:

  • Space layout and design
  • Color and visualization – II
  • CAD – Advance
  • Material exploration

Semester 3:

  • Décor and planning
  • Material Sourcing and costing
  • Integrated project

Semester 4:

  • Internship
  • Final Project


The post graduate diploma in Interior Design & Styling aims at developing professionals for Interiors and soft furnishing industry. The course inculcates a comprehensive understanding of space styling and décor through design conceptualization and its application in the Interiors through classroom lectures, market study, industry interaction and projects.

Specifically the course aims to deliver:

Generic & Cognitive skills:

  • The ability to study each phase of the curriculum in a progressive manner.
  • The ability to synthesize the course content in a holistic manner.
  • The ability to develop creative skills required to assimilate & evaluate beyond the taught aspects of the course.
  • To develop their critical, analytic and evaluative skills, which will enable them to work independently, and implement design solutions when necessary.
  • The ability to communicate & present design ideas in a professional manner.
  • The ability to research and explore independently.The ability to communicate effectively orally and visually.
  • The ability to manage time and organize ones activities.

Subject knowledge & Skills:

  • Sound foundation in design concepts & understanding of different functions of the interiors industry.
  • A clear knowledge of the design process and its relevant application to space décor.
  • Use of innovative concepts in the interior design & styling and an awareness of Trends.
  • Identify materials and relate it to specific products, keeping in mind the characteristics & functionality.
  • Understand the various market segments and client requirements in the industry.
  • An awareness of the national and international retail structure.
  • An awareness of the occupational roles and operational procedures in the interior styling industry.
  • An awareness of the current activities & state of the art technology, with due respect to time constraints.


  • Interior decorator
  • Stylists with furnishing industry
  • Stylists with interior design firms
  • Free Lance interior stylist/ consultant
  • Sourcing managers with interior and furnishing firms
  • Entrepreneurs


18 weeks – [16 contact weeks + 2 assessment weeks]

Module Title Total learning hours per sem Total Credits : 60
Design Contextualization 150 15
Color Concepts and space visualization- I 150 15
Interior layouts and rendering 100 10
Auto CAD 100 10
Presentation and Communication skills 100 10
Total 600 60
SEMESTER TWO 18 weeks – [16 contact weeks + 2 assessment weeks]
Module Title Total learning hours per sem Total Credits : 60
Space layout and design 300 20
Color Concepts and space visualization – II 100 20
CAD – Advance 150 10
Material exploration 50 10
Total 600 60
YEAR 2 SEMESTER THREE 18 weeks – [16 contact weeks + 2 assessment weeks]
Module Title Total learning hours per sem Total Credits : 60
Décor and planning 200 20
Material Sourcing and costing 100 10
Integrated project 300 30
Internship Non Credit Non Credit
Total 600 60
Semester 4: 18 weeks – [16 contact weeks + 2 assessment weeks]
Module Title Total learning hours per sem Total Credits : 60
Final Project - 60
Total 600 60
  • Interior decorator
  • Home/ Store Stylists
  • Designer with interior firms
  • Designer with furnishing houses
  • Freelance Home stylists
  • Décor Journalists
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Duration : 2 Year

Eligibility : Graduate in any discipline

Location : Delhi, Noida, Mumbai, Jaipur

Validation: Domus Academy, Milan

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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July 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date July 2017
India Delhi, NCR-Delhi
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