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Interior Designers Foundation Combined In-Studio Experience

Make the most of our Interior Designers Foundation courses and choose the in-studio option where you will spend face-to-face time with one of our tutors over three days where you can experience the beauty and unique style of the New Forest Hampshire.

To ask any questions or to speak to a dedicated adviser either in Great Britain, United States, Costa Rica, Spain, Italy, Montenegro, Croatia, Greece, Hungry or South Africa, simply request a call back here

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Interior Designers Foundation New Forest Course

If you want to make the most of our Interior Designers Foundation-course and choose the in-studio option where you will spend face-to-face time with one of our tutors over three days where you can experience the beauty and unique style of the New Forest Hampshire.

To ask any questions or to speak to a dedicated adviser either in the UK, US, Central America, Europe or South Africa, request a call back here

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Interior Designers Foundation Courses

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Duration

8-12 months

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Format

Combined Online + In-Studio

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Language

English Only

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Cost

£1,850

Associated Professions

Freelance Interior Designer  |  Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom designer  |  Interior Designer (employee)

Course Description

Our Interior Design Foundation courses will guide you through all the aspects of the Interior Design Profession, from drawing and presentation techniques to three-dimensional thinking of interior design. Whether Home-Studying or with us in the studio you will learn all the essential skills of an interior designer including concept boards, drawing plans and elevations using CAD software.  

21 Modules will teach you all you need to know about soft furnishings, lighting, colour and sourcing materials, whilst gaining an understanding of all the different interior design elements, different room types, home measure, different drawing options, presentations and also about how to establish your own interior design business and how to promote it.

For each module, a dedicated tutor in your language will introduce you to the course contents and new skills to learn and help you piece together your own professional portfolio to kick-start your career.

This course is a foundation programme and you do not need any previous experience in the field as you will be taught everything you need to get you started in the industry.  All you need is a real passion for interior design!

Course outcomes
By the end of this course you will:

  • Have completed a professional portfolio on a residential project design brief
  • Learn the fundamentals of interior design
  • Be confident in presenting to present a successful design brief to your clients
  • Learn how to use 3d Design software
  • Received all course materials in both English AND a language of your choice
  • Set up and market your own business and start your career in design

Combined In-Studio Experience

The combined online and in-studio course option offers you a unique face to face experience with one of our tutors over three days.  You will have the chance to experience:

  • A real home measure with real customers
  • Talk to real joiners, builders and other contractors and ask as many questions as you like
  • Learn the basics of a design software of your choice (Autocad, Archicad, Sketchup or Articad)
  • Accompany an experience designer to some of the interior design shops where you can see, touch and learn about different material types that you will probably use in future
  • Ask as many questions as you like about the business set up, business running and marketing of an interior design business
  • Enjoy a unique stay in our of our partner hotel stays in the heart of the New Forest Hampshire in the UK, with a half-board arrangement

Accommodation Details

Experience the unique style of the New Forest area in the county of Hampshire in the UK. The price includes a 3 night stay in the beautiful Passford House Hotel in Lymington on a half board arrangement.  Enjoy the characteristic ‘relaxed luxury’ that the New Forest offers, with an indoor and outdoor pool, a la carte menu, spa, stunning gardens and Gym.  You will receive a welcome pack at arrival and the training and dedication of one of our tutors for the 3 day stay.

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Structure of the Course

 Module 1

Introduction: your personality and finding your style

 Module 2

Preparation, contracts and contractors

 Module 3

Initial consultation and understanding home styles

 Module 4

Drawing basics and taking measurements

 Module 5

Types of drawing including perspective

 Module 6

Elements of design I: Space, Line and Form

 Module 7

Elements of design II: Lighting, colour texture & pattern

 Module 8

Different styles of Interior Design

 Module 9

Design boards and finding inspiration

 Module 10

Room types: Kitchens

 Module 11

Room types: Bathrooms

 Module 12

Room types: Bedrooms

 Module 13

Room types: Living rooms

 Module 14

Room types: Dinning rooms and children rooms

 Module 15

Restaurant environments and stairs

 Module 16

Structural design: Doors and windows

 Module 17

Understanding building components: Walls

 Module 18

Understanding building components: Flooring

 Module 19

Textiles and accessories

 Module 20

Market your own business

 Module 21

Setting up your business

Materials Required

Computer or laptop, A4 papers, notebook, tape measure, laser measure (not essential), pen, pencil, scale ruler, simple ruler.

Assessment and Accrediations

We will assess every exercise that you will complete after each module and we will also ask you to complete the final assessment. After the successful completion, we will issue a fully accredited certificate.

Please visit our CPD Accreditation section if you want to learn more.

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Our Tutors

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Kornelia Boszir

CEO of the Interior Design Academy and one of our UK based tutors

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Ioanna Pappa

Ioanna is our Greek Interior Designer, based in the beautiful Athens

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Letizia Laura Achilli

Letizia is an Italian Interior Designer, based in England

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Adri Van Der Merwe

Adri is our South African Interior designer based in the amazing Cape Town

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Diego Andrade

Diego is our Architect and Interior Designer living in Mexico City, Mexico

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Fuey Yin Lee

Fuey Yin Lee is our Interior Designer living in Costa Rica

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Romana Dević

Romana is our Interior Designer, based in the beautiful Novi Sad, Serbia

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Viv Murguia

Viv is our Architectural and Interior Designer living in Mexico City, Mexico

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Gabi Hajdu

Gabi is our Hungarian Interior Designer living in Croatia

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Aleksandra Lekpa

Aleksandra is our Interior Designer living in Poland