Benefits Of Interior Design

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Is interior design a natural talent or learned skill? I say both. You can attend school forever and never possess the creativity required for interior design. Residential certification can take just 12-24 months of studying and teach future designers how to plan projects, choose the right materials for the right purpose, use contracts, space plan, furniture design, architecture and so much more. Not to mention it can save you a plenty of money when compared to a four-year college which focuses more on commercial interior design. Adding an easy to follow certification course to your bag of skills will help you utilize your natural raw talent with basic techniques and business expertise required for your success. Training gives you the confidence…show more content…
That was just one of my first four years of experience in this industry. The early years of designing homes worth $500,000 and up, barely paying my rent, and struggling to survive are just a few of the reasons that I love to protect young designers. Yes, you guessed it. I was one of the designers that attended an expensive college, costly 2 years specialty college which left me in dept for several years after graduation and I was never taught the secrets of success in interior design, nor was I told how to avoid the pitfalls. Not to mention the fact that I was one of the few graduates of my class that actually continued into a lifelong career as an interior designer. Though many of my fellow students may have possessed more drafting skills or auto cad skills than I did, they did not necessarily posses people skills or natural artistic ability to become an interior designer. That's when I came to the realization that it does not matter how much an interior design student spends, they either have it or they don't! Education is of the utmost importance with regards to an interior design career. In fact, a successful interior designer never stops learning and discovering the latest products available for her clients. You will succeed in this career if you have true passion for…show more content…
Many interior design students have degrees in psychology (priceless when you are working in clients' homes), fashion degrees, art degrees, six year business degrees, graphic arts that is just to name a few that I have heard.,, not to mention a few doctors and a pilot! Others are full time mothers who experienced a burning passion for design for years while raising their children. Our students come from all walks of life. The importance of education is without a doubt crucial. That is what makes this opportunity so wonderful. There are qualified programs available that will teach you the pitfalls so you will be more productive and focussed on what is most important... Great designs and happy
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