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What is an interior designer

SO YOU THINK YOU WANT TO BE AN INTERIOR DESIGNER? There's a lot more to interior design than most people realise... Here's ten things you should know if your thinking about a career in interiors... 01 What is interior design BEDR MASTER BEDRO Interior design is the art and science of understanding the use of a space. It involves the application of creative and technical skills that produce interiors designed to enhance the quality of life of the user. An interior designer is a person with creative flair and technical expertise who is professionally qualified in design principles and who undertakes interior design and interior architectural projects in sectors including retail, commercial, hospitality, exhibition, stage, healthcare and education. 02 Desiqner OR Decorator? A Desiqner is qualified in. A Decorator is experienced in. History of design Dressing spaces Form, function & space Creating a style Furnishings Decorating with fabric Decorative arts Developing a colour scheme Ergonomics Liasing with suppliers CAD Introducing trends to interiors Internal architecture Creating ambience Building regulations Furnishing a space Lighting Adding texture to the space Acoustics Introducing personality Colour Window dressing Material Accessorising 03 TOP TEN skills and personality traits you will need Problem solver Creative design flair Confidence Great negotiator Passion for learning and developing Excellent communicator ..... strong organisational skills strong budgeting skills Technically adept Team player 04 TEN associated courses and qualifications BACHOns] Interior and City e Guilds Level 3 Diploma Spatial Desiqn in Design ? Craf4 BA CHoms) luterior Architecture Diploma in Professional Interior Desiqn e Venue Desiqn BA Architecture ĕ lunterior O HND Iuterior Desiqn Design Extended Degree O BAHons) luterior Desiqn V MA Interior Desiqn V BAIHOus) luternal Architecture (O MA Architectural lnterior Design 05 TEN of the top UK design schools Y OF DUNDEE ..... Edinburgh Napier UNIVERSITY THE GLASGOW SCHOOL: ARE THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH Raver sbou inchbald. rne ESTABLISHED 1960 KLC Kingston University London Schoolof Design ....... UH. Universityof Hertfordshire LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY 06 Salary and HOURS 10K 20K 30K 40K 50K 60K 70K 80к 90K 100K Design Director 100K 75K 65K Associate 58K 55K 6-10 yrs Post Grad (Senior) 50K 45K 43K 5 yrs Post Grad (Senior) 40K звк 36K 4 yrs Post Grad (Mid-Senior) 34K 32K ЗОк ROOM 2nd FAMT3 Highest Average Salary per Annum 3 yrs Post Grad зок (Middleweight) 28K 27к Average Salary per Annum 2 yrs Post Grad (Junior-Mid) 27K BEDROOM 2 12-1x16-1 25K Lowest Average Salary per Annum 1 yr Post Grad (Junior) 25K 24K Source: (UK] 24K Graduate 22K 21к BEDROOM 16-1x21-1 (Junior) MASTER 20K HALL 07 What would I do all DAY? BATH 56x1 LDRY Project admin & budgeting Draw up projects using CAD Source and specify products Project research Create moodboards Meet clients, consultants & contractors Research changes to building regulations Site visits and project supervision Visit factories and showrooms Client presentations 08 Career PATHS Interior Architect Interior Desiqner TEXTILE DESIGNER ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKER STYLIST INTERIOR DESIGN PHOTOGRAPHER PRODUCT DESIGN COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN SPECIALIST ILLUSTRATION GRAPHIC DESIGN CAD TECHNICIAN ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKER VISUALISER/3D MODELLER SET DESIGN HOME S 09 Institutions and professional BODIES itish ute CHARTERED Of Institute Design Design Council SOCIETY OF SBID DESIGNERS 10 SOME AWARD WINNING UK interior desiqun practices CALLISON ShF AN ARC ADIS COMPANY SHNANCHITRcrsteIORDasIGNERS STEPHEN CLASPER STUDIOILSE CANDY&CANDY LONDON CASA FORMA LONDON LLI pouCLAa ACKLC DESIGN MARTIN BRUDNIZKI DESIGN STUDIO Houseology production wwW.HOUSEOLOGY.COM 43 4 45 46 47 4a 40 50

What is an interior designer

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