Design Fundamentals for Interiors


30 hours




City Campus



Next Intake

To be determined


Learn the underpinning principles for interior decoration and design. Practice resolving visual and spatial problems through the application of design principles and elements in interior settings. In this course you will move through practical exercises such as 2D presentation boards for visual balance, evaluation of design principles in action and the development of an individual resource and visual reference library for inspiration and ideas.

Course content

  • Problem solving methods, evaluate and solve individual design problems
  • Design principles to two dimensional and three dimensional projects
  • Characteristics of elements of design and how they interact with each other
  • Design interaction of artwork, object, construction or creative piece of work involving multi media technologies
  • Technology and techniques processes required to achieve a specific design outcome, and the uses and constraints of media and materials
  • Timetable

    There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

    How to enrol

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    Students will be guided through the various processes during the delivery of this course.

    Materials supplied

    Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

    Materials to bring

  • A3 visual diary spiral bound
  • Pencils - HB 2B
  • Pens - Black Artline fine felt pen 0.2 OR 0.4 thickness
  • Scalpel + extra blades
  • Scissors - cutting fabrics and paper
  • Glue stick
  • 15mm double sided tape
  • Eraser
  • 30cm steel ruler
  • Interior design magazines for cutting out images - eg. Belle, Vogue Interiors etc.
  • Suited to

    This course is designed for people who are interested in interior design and decorating their own projects or those who wish to explore Interior Design before taking up full time study.


    On completion of the course participants should have an understanding of the design elements and how these can be added to a space using the principles of design. The class exercises will give participants a practical application of the elements and principles and how this will work in an interior space. Students will communicate concepts or ideas through application of design processes to two dimensional form of presentation boards.

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