What is Interior Design?
Designing a Space means Shaping the experience that a person will have inside it. An experience that will also affect their life and of course their mood. Interior Design is a project that defines how a space will function, how it will look, and how it will appeal to the senses. It should fit the needs, cultures and lifestyle of those that inhabit it.
Career as an Interior Designer
An Interior Designer is someone who plans, Researches, Co-ordinates and Manages such enhancement projects. Interior Design is a multifaceted profession that includes conceptual development, space planning, site inspections, programming, research, communicating with the stakeholders of a project, construction management and execution of the design. Transforming the ideas and concepts into reality. Drawing skills and sense of creativity are two most important aspects of this profession.
Career Path for Interior Designer
There are various paths that one can take to become a professional interior designer. Working with a successful professional designer is a informal method of training and however, this path alone cannot lead to licensing as a professional interior designer. Training through an institute/ college is more formal route to professional practice.
Types of job roles of Interior Designer
After successfully completion of the course, candidates can opt for number of interior design job profiles. Some of them are below:
1. Residential: - Residential design is the design of the interior of private residences. The interior designer may work on the project or may work on the re-modelling of a existing structure. It is often a process that takes and create a space with the vision of client.
2. Commercial: - It encompasses a wide range of subspecialties.
v Corporate: Office design for any kind of business such as banks.
v Retail: It includes Malls and Shopping centres, Department stores and Showrooms.
v Hospitality and Recreation: It includes Hotels, Resorts, Cruise ships, Bars, Theatres, Gyms, Concert Halls& Spas etc.
v Exhibition: It includes Museums, Gallery and exhibition halls.
v Healthcare: The design of Hospitals, Dentist Offices, Laboratories.
v Institutional: It includes Government Offices, Schools, Universities and Religious facilities, etc.
Courses Offered by National Institute of Fashion Designing (NIFD)
NIFD is offering the courses in the field of interior designing are:
v Diploma in Interior Designing - 1 Year
v Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing – 2 Years
v P.G. Diploma in Interior Designing – 1 Year
NIFD designed these courses according to the market needs and by keeping the view of aspirants to clear their courses within short span of time under professional trainers.
NIFD Fee Structure for Interior Designing
Fee Structure for all interior courses is determined based on the duration of the course.
v Diploma in Interior Designing
v Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing
v P.G. Diploma in Interior Designing
Salary of Interior Designers
The salary of interior Designers is purely dependent on the company which they work. This field is exceptionally influenced by experience and those with higher experience will be paid more as compared to fresher.