Interior Designing

12/12/2014 Career


As the name suggests is the person who shapes the experience of interior
space, through the spatial manipulation as well as surface treatment.
Interior designer relies heavily on psychology of his/ her client,
architecture, product contours, and obviously the type of furniture.
Therefore, he needs that extra dash of creativity, imaginativeness and
artistic touch. He must be able to combine pragmatic convenience with
aesthetic abilities. With the growth in nuclear families space has
acquired a premium here, steps in the interior designer with a magic wand
in his hands, to keep everybody happy; to carve out individual space
gelled with a communitarian identity. Interior design is a creative
practice that analyzes programmatic information, establishes a conceptual
direction, refines the design direction, and produces graphic
communication and construction documents.


a) Age- No age limit.

b) Educational Qualifications � Preferably graduation preferably be a
graduate. up followed by a diploma in Interior Design. You can also enroll
yourself at CEPT (Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology)
Ahmedabad that offers postgraduate programmes in Urban Design, Landscape
Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Environmental Planning,
Housing, Construction and Project Management. All these programmes are
approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). National
Institute of Design, Ahmedabad; School of Planning and Architecture, New
Delhi, Sir J. J. School of Arts, Mumbai are some of the other institutes
offering courses in interior designing. An interior designer has to keep a
track of the latest trends in the market like Vaastu or Fengshui or the
theme of modern minimalism.

Skills & attributes

� A good interior designer is also a good researcher who carefully studies
the client�s needs and objectives. At the same time the aesthetic beauty
of the place should prop up.

� He should be an able communicator as well who is able to negotiate with
the client the nessecity and scope of the design project.

� Should be a good dreamer. Able to conceive design plans

� An Interior Designer should design requirements to meet health, safety,
accessibility, environmental and sustainability and building guidelines.

� A good interior designer performs spatial management with ease.

� A good interior designer is an excellent coordinator coordinating
between builder and tradespersons to perform work according to design
specifications and requirements

� A good interior designer believes in the maxim of �Best out of Waste�.

� A good interior designer always keeps track of the budgetary

� A good interior designer should be flexible in approach and technology
friendly. With the increasing use of technology in the field of interior
designing, the job of interior designing has become more rewarding.

Job Prospects

Job prospects are excellent in the field of interior designing. There are
three types of jobs in this field.

a) Immediately after the completion of his course an interior designer can
join an established architect, an architect firm or a construction firm.

b) Alternatively a fresh interior designer can work for media house
working in the field of interior designing.

c) To start with an interior designer can also start freelancing or his
own firm which is rewarding and most satisfying. A good interior designer
can start off in the pay bracket of Rs.10000-15000 per month.

Where to study

Arch Institute of fashion and Design / Arch Gemology & Jewellery Institute

Plot No.9, malviya nagar Institutional area,

Malviya Nagar , Jaipur, Rajasthan

Phone: 0141-2702163, 3096203

Web Site:

Anima Institute of Fashion,

1, Shambhu Nath Pandit street,

Culcutta-700020 ,

Tel : 2231485/4725717,

Apeejay Institute of Design

54, Tughlakabad,Institutional Area,

Mehrauli Badarpur Road,

New Delhi 110 062

Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science & higher Education for women

Coimbatore-61 043


Phone - 0422 - 2443620, 0422 - 2441252,

Birla Institute of Liberal Arts and Management Sciences

5-A Sarat Bose Road (opp.Minto Park),

Culcutta 700 020

PHONE: 2240-4558, 2247-1271

College of Arts and Design

No.7, P.V.Koli Street,

Aminjikarai, Chennai 600029

CREATIONS - The School of Design and Technology,

826, Shukrawar Peth,

Gadikhana Chowk, Pune

Phone : +91 0 9422324278

website :

Creative -iCollege of Creative Arts Ganga Dham Comm.

Phase I,Sr. No. 612 - 615,

Lullanagar Bibwewadi Road, Market Yard,

Pune 411 037.

Tel. No. : 020-24209166 / 77 / 88 / 99


Exterior - Interiors,


Kalkaji, New Delhi 110019

Exteriors Interiors P Limited

2nd floor, Dhondusa Complex,

9 Residency Rd,

Bangalore - 560025, Karnataka


102 Richmond Road,

Bangalore - 560025


Phone- 91 - 80 - 2221 9497 / 2222 9073

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Powai, Mumbai � 400076,

Maharashtra, India,

Phone- +91-22-25722545


JJ School of Arts

Dr. D. N. Road,

Fort, Mumbai-400 001,

Phone: 2620488

National Institute of Fashion Design,

NIFD Campus,,2-B, Madhya Marg, Sector 27,

Chandigarh - 160 019

Phone -657958, Phone : +91- (172) - 2784 980-81


Nirmala Niketan,

49, New Marine lines,


(Tel. 2206 7345)

Karavali College

Karavali group of colleges,

N.H.-17, Near Kottara Chowki Junction,


Phone : 0824 2452931, 2458220, 2458861/62


Rachna Sansad, School of Interior design

278,shankar Ghanekar Marg,


Mumbai- 400 025

School of Interior Design,

Arvindbhai Patel,Institute of Environmental Design,

Vallabh Vidyanagar 388120

Gujarat - .Phone : 91 2692 37586 / 37301


Shree Devi College of interior Design,





School of Interior Design,

Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus,

University Rd, Navrangpura,

Ahmedabad - 380009

Phone: 91-79-630 6652,

Fax: 91-79-630 2075

St. Francis Institute of Art and Design

Mt. Poinsur, Borvili (West),

S.V.P Rd,

Mumbai, Maharashtra,

Phone: 022-28936302

School of Interior Design

6/3, 1st Main Road,


Bangalore - 560052, Karnataka

SNDT Women's University,

Nathibai Thackersey Road,

New Marine Lines,Mumbai 400 020,

Phone: 2085439; 2072792


Sophiya College

B.K somani Polytechnic,

Bhalubhai desai Road,

Mumbai 400026

South Delhi Polytechnic for women

Lajpat Nagar-1V,

New Delhi-110024

Phone ( Office ) : 26294833, 26294836, 26482298



Architecture and Education,

E-314A, Basement, Sector-27,


Tel: + 91 120 3959 303


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