Evening & Saturday CoursesInterior Design

Interior Design – An Introduction

Discover the fascinating and expansive world of interior design. This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain a general understanding of interior design, and offers the chance to experience a variety of topics through a series of practical projects.

Over the course of ten weeks you will cover subjects including: the history of design, planning, surveying and measuring interiors. You will learn a broad range of skills covering drawing scale plans and elevations and your projects will help you understand basic colour theory, the psychology of colour, pattern and texture, fabric, finishes and presentation.

Whether you wish to study this subject for your own interest or wish to apply to further interior design courses, the course will provide you with an ideal opportunity to build up your portfolio and learn the basic tools of the interior design trade.

What you need to bring

You will require the following prior to commencing the course. If you are unsure of anything, the tutor will explain this in the first lesson. (See appendix for suppliers). An A2 sketchpad or approximately 12 sheets of A2 cartridge paper, selection of pens and pencils & a rubber, a notebook, scissors/craft knife/scalpel, Pritt stick or paper glue, ruler, coloured pencils, set squares – 1x 45 degree and 1x 30 degree or an adjustable one, A scale ruler for drawing plans etc. (Choose one with scales of 1:20, 1:50 and 1:100) Paint colour charts and colour mixer cards, any fabric, flooring or materials samples, a selection of design magazines from which to cut images.



Spring Term

  • Thursday 26th January – 30th March 2017

Class size

Maximum 16 students


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