Interior Design

Do you have a flair for designing and decorating? If so, then let’s learn how to turn your interests and skills into a career. Explore color, texture, trends, and styles over time, how homes are built, and “green” options for homes and businesses. Interior designers do it all—from planning the color scheme to choosing furniture and light fixtures—with the end goal of creating a space where people can live or work comfortably, safely, and happily.

 

 

Required Materials

Physical

  • video recording device
  • paper and/or index cards
  • journal
  • graph paper
  • pen or pencil
  • crayons, markers, or colored pencils (at least 12 colors)
  • measuring tape
  • printer and printer paper
  • crafting supplies
  • magazines, newspapers, or a computer with internet access to select furnishing items

 Software

  • word processing software
  • CAD software (free download)
  • spreadsheet software
  • presentation software
  • online virtual decoration software

Other

  • some furnishing and décor items currently in your home
  • an object to upcycle
  • magazines, newspapers, fabric samples, and other items to include on a mood board
  • friend or family member to act as an interviewer
  • appropriate clothing for an interview role play