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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Certified Interior Decorator
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.
Study at a flexible pace
MAX COURSE DURATION
5 year access
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.
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.
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
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
HOW IT WORKS
Submit your application to the course that interests you.
You will get an email confirming your application with further instructions about how to register for your course.
Choose payment method for your course, you can choose to pay in full or in 6 installments.
You are all set! Now your course will be available on your student page.