50 hour Interior Design & Home Styling Certificate

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  • Sector Manufacturing
  • Course Type Online
  • Duration 50 hours
  • Price Special Offer £19.00 - 94% discount

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About the course

Design exquisite home interiors without leaving yours! Interior design is a stimulating and rewarding profession. It challenges your creativity, ingenuity, practicality and inspiration. It’s also great fun! Interior designers were once used only by the very wealthy. Now, interior design, particularly in the area of home styling, is widely sought after. People have busy lives and are prepared to incorporate the cost of a designer into home projects so they achieve an outstanding finish that’s professional & individual and get the job done quickly and efficiently.

Pleasing aesthetics, functional design, sustainability

Working through the layers and steps of interior design and home styling, this course will help develop your creative process so you make aesthetically pleasing design choices that fulfil your clients’ functional and personal design requirements. We guide you on how to visually communicate your ideas to your client.

We introduce you to the progressive approach of seeking sustainable and health enhancing styling. You’ll also get guidance on managing your interior design business in a professional way.

In your own space and time, develop the skills to come up with great interior solutions and concepts that manifest in elegant, stunning home styling. Begin your online interior design styling training with the IOA today.

 

Course Modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Interior Design
  • What is Interior Design?
  • Qualities & skills of an Interior Designer
  • Brief history of modern Interior Design
  • Becoming an Interior Designer
  • Descriptive design terms
  • Meeting your clients
Module 2: Design principles
  • Define your tasks
  • Interfacing with other disciplines
  • Design concept
  • Drawings & plans
  • Six design principles
  • Finding inspiration
Module 3: Project overview
  • Design steps
  • Working with the team
  • Payment strategies
  • Project management tips
  • Design evaluation
  • Common design challenges
Module 4: Design elements
  • Colors, accessories & their significance
  • Spatial relationships & proportion
  • Scale & balance
  • Texture, patterns & fabrics
  • Line & form
  • The user’s experience – sight, sound, smell, taste & touch
Module 5: Design elements
  • Choosing a suitable color scheme
  • Choosing flooring and & wall décor
  • Choosing & placing furniture
  • Choosing window dressings
  • Choosing & placing lighting
  • Choosing accessories & soft furnishings
Module 6: Room by room design
  • Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Kid’s room
Module 7: Popular interior styles
  • Minimalist
  • Contemporary
  • Classic
  • Shabby Chic
  • Retro
  • New York Style
  • Parisian Style
  • Mediterranean
  • Scandinavian
  • New England
Module 8: Sustainable design
  • Design & the environment
  • Environmental policy
  • Responsible sourcing of raw materials
  • Climate change
  • Health & safety
Module 9: Presenting your ideas
  • Use of perspective
  • Using the color wheel
  • Pencil sketching
  • Computer aided design
  • Mood boards
Module 10: Managing Interior Design business
  • Maintaining professional relationships
  • Charging fees
  • Preparing a portfolio
  • Marketing your business
  • Low cost marketing techniques
  • Setting up a website
  • Blogging
  • Social media
  • Free PR

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