What an interior designer does, the history of interior design as a profession, the most popular manual and digital tools used to complete projects, and the typical routes people follow when building their career as a designer.
How to plan a project, and work with clients and other contractors to ensure that a client brief is filled.
Important issues that will arise when planning and decorating specific types of space, including kitchens, offices, bathrooms, bedrooms and living rooms, and how to address them.
An overview of color psychology, color terminology and how interior designers use color to enhance the appearance of a space.
The importance of selecting appropriate surfaces, materials and textures when deciding on a style and asthetic, including floor and wall coverings.
The different ways in which lighting can alter the mood and appearance of a space, and how to select the right kind of illumination for any room.
How to choose furniture for any space, how to draw inspiration from the most popular kinds of style used in interior design, and how to customize furniture so that it fits your client’s vision.
How to make the most of textiles and accessories to add personality to any project.
What is meant by the term “green design”, and how you can make sure that your design practice is ecologically and ethically sound.
The steps you will need to take when starting your own business.
The benefits of taking this course
You can learn the material in any place, at any time, and at your own speed.
All you need is an internet-enabled device.
Content is presented as brief modules, making learning easy.
Access to an online support system.
A complete overview of the steps you need to take in order to become an interior designer, together with an overview of design theory and practice.