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CERTIFIED INTERIOR DECORATOR

Our career course offer a complete set of skills, tools, and knowledge for you to enter the professional world with both confidence and a strong portfolio. 

As a Certified Interior Decorator through Nordic Design Institute you will be able to work with all aspects of interior decorating including color, furnishing, material choices, sketching, creating mood boards etc. but with a Nordic touch. 

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CAREER COURSE

Certified Interior Decorator

$1,390.00

Make a career of your passion! Explore all aspects of designing residential interiors with guidance from experienced tutors. Learn the complete process from taking a client brief to presenting a full interior scheme, and all the exciting stuff in between.

COURSE FORM

100% online

COURSE PACE

Study at a flexible pace

 

LEVEL

Career course

DURATION

4 months

MAX COURSE DURATION

5 year access

CERTIFICATION 

Certified Interior Decorator

BEING A STUDENT AT NORDIC DESIGN INSTITUTE

Studying at NDI is a fun, challenging and meaningful experience that gets you prepared for your next step, no matter if you want to be a professional decorator or studying with us as a hobby. Our mission is to give you the very best education by using modern digital technology.

 

Our faculty of experienced tutors are passionate about teaching and design are ready to teach you the skills and give you the tools that match your ambition.

HOW IT WORKS

This practical and high-paced hands-on course is the first step to building a career in interior decorating. Your tutors will guide you to the right knowledge, tools, and skills for you to be a professional and confident decorator of residential interiors. At NDI, we believe in mixing theoretical knowledge with hands-on training, and you can expect to explore and master all aspects of interior decorating.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

You will learn sketching technique, making mood boards, and how to take client briefs. There are of course deep plunges into lighting, color schemes, furnishing, and the all-important presentation skills. As there are many independent interior decorators in the industry, you will also learn how to set up and run your own business. 

A MIX OF THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL ELEMENTS

As an NDI student, you will get your personal course page on our Student Portal, where you will find your lectures, hand in your assignments, and get feedback and grades. Your course page also provides you with an overview of how much of the course you have completed.

 

The lectures at NDI are usually a mix of theoretical and practical elements, and each lecture concludes with an assignment so that you can apply what you have learned. Your assignment will be feedbacked upon by your tutor.

Course Outline

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

01 / INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR DECORATION
/ STUDY AT NORDIC DESIGN INSTITUTE
/ THE WORK OF AN INTERIOR DECORATOR

02 / SAMPLE BOARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS
/ HOW TO COMMUNICATE YOUR IDEAS
/ LAYOUT DESIGN PRINCIPLES

03 / DESIGN PRINCIPLES
/ DESIGN ELEMENTS & PRINCIPLES
/ FENG SHUI AS AN INTERIOR DESIGN TOOL

04 / THE SECRETS AND ESSENTIALS OF NORDIC DESIGN
/ NORDIC DESIGN & STYLE PRINCIPLES
/ HOW TO VISUALIZE A NORDIC SPACE FOR A CLIENT

05 / THE INTERIOR DECORATION PROCESS
/ FROM NEEDS ANALYSIS TO CONCEPT
/ PURCHASING, MEETING PLACES AND COLLABORATIONS

06 / SKETCH DRAWING
/ FREEHAND SKETCHING – WHY YOU NEED TO LEARN IT
/ PERSPECTIVE SKETCHING

07 / HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
/ HOW BUILDINGS HELP US UNDERSTAND OUR PAST
/ HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

08 / COLOR THEORY
/ NCS & OTHER COLOUR DESIGN SYSTEMS 
/ HOW TO DECORATE WITH COLOR

09 / INTERIOR DECORATION STYLES AND TRENDS

/ INTERIOR DECORATION STYLES

/ INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS

10 / SUSTAINABILITY IN INTERIOR DESIGN
/ CIRCULAR INTERIOR DESIGN
/ ECO DESIGN

11 / HARD FURNISHING
/ DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HARD MATERIALS AND WHEN TO USE THEM
/ CHOICE OF MATERIAL

12 / SOFT FURNISHING
/ CHOOSING FABRIC, COLOR AND PATTERNS
/ TEXTILE MATERIAL LEARNING

13 / INTERIOR PLANNING
/ SPACE PLANNING AND HOW TO CREATE A SPACE PLAN
/ FURNISHING

14 / INTERIOR LIGHTING
/ DIFFERENT TYPES OF LIGHTING
/ HOW TO VISUALIZE A LIGHTING PLAN

15 / THE BUSINESS OF INTERIOR DESIGN AND DECORATION
/ THE START-UP STAGES
​/ PRICING AND PRESENTING INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECTS

16 / SKETCHUP 2D
/ GET STARTED WITH SKETCHUP
/ CREATE YOUR FIRST DIGITAL FLOOR PLAN

17 / EXAMINATION PROJECT

18 / CERTIFICATION TEST

APPLY TO THE COURSE

Apply Certifed Interior Decorator

QUESTIONS?

Please don't hesitate to contact us at hello@nordicdi.com

HOW IT WORKS

  1. Submit your application to the course that interests you.
     

  2. You will be redirected to the appropriate payment page. You need to complete the purchase to be able to get started with the course.
     

  3. You will also receive an email with more information regarding your application and how to get started.
     

  4. You are all set! Now your course will be available on your student page.

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