One of the greatest entryways into the Interior Decorating / Design Industry is to take a live-studio class series designed to introduce you into the Interior Design and Home Decor industry. This 12 Week Intensive [Certificate] puts you directly in front of working industry professionals, to start you on your way. This series is open to anyone (16 yrs+ with parental permission). Registration is accepted up until the beginning dates of any workshop, unless seats have been filled.


Interior Decorating

12 - week Session / Thursday
DATES: January 17 - April 11, 2019
(Closed for Spring Break 3/7)
TIME: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
ID-100-1B / $645.00

To earn a Certificate of Completion: Student must attend 12, 3 hour sessions for a total of 36 clock hours - meaning EVERY CLASS. No absences are tolerated in the Certificate of Completion. Student must complete all course work and assignments. *Some sessions will meet at designated showrooms. Materials NOT included.

Module I - 3 Sessions - Elements of Interior Decorating, Functions of Space, Floor Planning, Use of a Grid, Proportions, Measurements and Scale.

Module II - 3 Sessions - Sketching and Perspective Drawing for Interior Decorating, Furniture Types, Styles, Types of Flooring, Wood Types, Carpeting, Window Treatments, Wall Coverings, Fabrics, Pillows and Accessories, Placement & Selection. 

Module III - 3 Sessions - Custom Furniture & Showrooms to the Trade, Color and Light, Color Wheel, Color Terms, Paint and Finishes, Types of Lighting, Lighting Principles,  Lighting for Different Spaces

Module IV - 3 Sessions - Art and Accessories, Wall Groupings, Client PresentationThe Business of Decorating, Consulting and Compensation, Branding and Start-Up.

12 Week Workshop