As an interior designer, you will be making interior spaces functional, beautiful and safe to provide healthier and more aesthetic living environments.
An Interior designer plans, researches and manages projects for enhancing the interior of a building by determining space requirements, selecting colors, lighting, and materials and choosing decorative articles and furnishings.
Although for bachelor’s in Interior design, 10+2 with any stream is the required eligibility, taking science stream with mathematics is recommended as physics and math are important areas. (For taking up B.Arch through JEE, Physics and Math are compulsory)
Diploma courses - You can also pursue a three year Diploma course in Interior Design after passing Class 10th with maths and science.
Admission to B.Arch is through.
Admission based on performance in +2 exams. Some Institutes may also conduct entrance exams.
ORTake the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) degree
B.Des course requires +2 qualification in any stream and qualification in a Design Aptitude test (UCEED for admission to IITs and NID DAT for admission to NIDs)
For further specialisation you may take M.Arch in Interior Architecture. Admissions to IITs and reputed institutes are through GATE. Some institutions may also conduct their own entrance exam.
ORTake Master of Design (M.Des - Furniture & Interior Design)
M.Des requires graduate degree in any discipline and qualification in NID DAT (for admission to NIDs) or CEED (for admission to IITs).
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Interior designers need artistic skills to translate their ideas to sketches and drawings that conveys ideas to clients.
Interior designers use their imaginative skills in creating and selecting decors.
Interior designers need to pay close attention to detail in order to design a space that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional.
Interior designers need to meet clients to discuss their ideas. So it‘s essential to communicate effectively and listen attentively.
Interior designers need problem solving skills to address challenges such as unexpected expenses, construction delays, sudden unavailability of certain materials etc.
Interior designers need to have a strong sense of forming mental visual images.