Interior Designing Course Details : : Interior Designing Careers

One should be creative and imaginative enough to design and formulate new ideas and put them into implementation.

One should have sound communication skills in order to interact with and understand the needs of the client. One should also be in track of the contemporary styles in designing and construction.

Since interiors are an extension of one’s personality, an Interior Designer has essentially to be a people’s person.

Designers need to understand attitudes, life – styles and cultural preferences, and take all the three into account in their designs.

In addition, they have to keep in mind the hobbies and habits and also the budget (good taste need not necessarily be expensive) of the person they are designing for.

It is the job of an Interior Designer to create the look and feel of a room. Hence, an Interior Designer chooses furniture and accessories that gives style and elegance to the room apart from comfort to its occupants.

One can specialize in doing interiors for theatres, art galleries, sets for various events, exhibitions and window displays.

Landscaping and designing based on Vaastu / Feng Shui principles are other emerging fields an Interior Designer can explore.

Interior Designing Courses :

Various course in Interior Designing are available at many institutes across the country. A five – year program in Interior Designing is available at the CEPT (Centre for Environmental Planning Technology).

School of Interior Design in Ahmedabad (Gujarat). A four – year course leading to Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) is available at the J.J. School of Arts in Mumbai (Maharashtra).

Courses in product and furniture design are available at the Graduate Diploma level at the National School of Design.

One can avail of Postgraduate Programs related to Interior Designing which are recognized by the AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education).

Such Postgraduate Programs – Urban and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Housing, Construction and Project Management – are available at the CEPT (Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology).

An Undergraduate Program on interior accessories is available at the National Institute of Fashion Technology in Bangalore (Karnataka).

Other institutes that offer different courses in Interior Designing are the School of Interior Design in Bangalore and Karavali College of Interior Decoration in Mangalore (Karnataka).

An alternative route to study Interior Designing is by taking up a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture with specialization in Interior Designing.

This program is available at many engineering college across the country. The minimum educational qualifications for studying B.Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture) with specialization Interior Designing is a successful completion of the 10+2 examination. In addition, one has to pass in the entrance examination and qualify in the interview.

A three – year course in Interior Designing is available a the SNDT Women’s University in Mumbai (Maharashtra) while a four – year course is available at the School of Interior Design that is under the Institute of Environmental Design in Gujarat.

A one – year Diploma course in Interior Design offered by Exterior – Interiors in New Delhi.

Short – Term Courses in Interior Designing are conducted by the Apeejay Institute of Designers in Mumbai. In addition, polytechnics and vocational training schools in most cities conduct Short – Term Courses in Interior Designing.

A one – year course in Interior Designing is offered by institutes like Exterior – Interiors and Interiors India.

A two – year Maters Program in Interior Designing as well as 1 Year Diploma Program in Interior Designing is offered by the Sai School of Interior Design.

The course fee at these institutes ranges between Rupee 15,000 to Rupee 50,000 approximately. The course of study in Interior Designing covers the following areas :

History of Interior Design, Construction and Materials, Design, Art and Basic Design, Furniture Design, Furnishings and Fittings, Professional Management, Services, Display Computer Aided Design Exhibition Design, Lettering, Properties of Materials, Paint Technology, etc.

Prospects :

With Rapid increase in population and shrinking size of living space, cities are growing vertically. Residents in a city are increasingly availing the services of Interior Designers to make small living space attractive, comfortable and functional.

Hence there is huge demand for Interior Designers in Metros as well as several other growing smaller towns. A job in an Interior Designing firm is guaranteed for anyone with a professional degree in subject.

One can also team up with an Architect, in order to work on specific projects where Interior Designing is required.

One can take up teaching as a profession in this field and find employment in a private or government institute that imparts training courses in Interior Designing.

With sufficient experience gained by working at a firm, one can set up a firm of one’s own along with a team of Interior Designers.

Name, fame and money are assured in the field if one works hard and has some good projects to show of in the Portfolio.

The profession of Interior Designing is one in which one can carry on consultancy activities independently with the minimum investment.

One has the options to work from the offices, one’s own home or on a part – time basic, in this lucrative profession.

Mostly an Interior Designers works as a free – lancing consultant. One can also work under an Interior Designer in the initial years of one’s career.

There are various job opportunities as theatre and set designers and exhibition designers as well.

Remuneration :

One will get a salary ranging between Rupee 8,000 to Rupee 12,000 as a fresher employed with a private Interior Designing firm.

With the knowledge of Auto CAD and other related computer programs, one can earn Rupee 15,000 or more per month.

When one becomes an established Interior Designers one will get a salary in the high range of Rupee 50,000 to Rupee 75,000 per month.

When one becomes reputed with a firm of one’s own or gets renowned as a free – lancer, the prospects of remuneration get even higher.

If one is creative and hardworking enough, one will become a celebrity Interior Designer and command a King’s ransom as fees for a particular project.

13 thoughts on “Interior Designing Course Details

  1. hello sir my self bhagyashree
    i completed fine arts this years 2016. My filed is painting and now
    i want to do one year course in Interior design in j.j. school of arts.
    please help me

  2. hi I was passed in 12th commerce 48% in 2014. so i can take a admission in interior designing.

  3. Hi i m poonam a house wife i want to do short term interior design course in mumbai pls send me part time courses i want d week day course send me details in my emailid or cal me….

  4. Hi i m poonam a house wife i want to do short term interior design course in mumbai pls help

  5. Hi I m B.E CSE student, interested in interior designing,can i proceed into interior designing or not.How many years the course will be….??

  6. Hi my self Alok. I have completed B.Sc. . I am interested to join interior designing course ;so please send me all the information and institutes nearer to Cuttack city in my e-mail address.

  7. hiee I have completed BSC IT… But i am interested in interior designing… so plz send me part time course details with fees in my mail id… dont cl me plz..

  8. Hiee I m final year computer science engg student but I m intrested in interior designing please suggest me how should I pursue my post graduation in interior designing and is this possible to go for such a change in stream ?????

  9. Hi i want to do the interior course in andhra.plz refer me any college. Iam holding of 12 th CEC with nursing diplomo course.

  10. Hi, I very much interested & keen to be one of the best Interior & Exterior Designer under Masters in Architects of International & Indian Standards with Valuable & Reputed Institutes with Excellent Teachers in Bengaluru

  11. I want to know about project management course.its eligibility, institutes in Mumbai and its cost.

  12. The information about the interior designing course is very useful for the basic learners and gives an idea about it who choose it as a career.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *