Interior Design

Interior design students take courses in human behavior in the designed environment, environmental design, interior design, graphic communications, building construction, building systems, history of interior design, housing, computer applications, construction documentation, and professional practice. Interior designers perform services such as programming, design analysis, space planning, preparing drawings and documents, and jobsite observation using specialized knowledge of aesthetics, building regulations, building construction systems, interior materials and finishes, furnishings, and equipment.

Related career titles

College/University professor*
Interior designer
Lighting designer
Product designer
Universal designer

*Additional training needed for these occupations

Resources available in ACIC*

Opportunities in Interior Design and Decorating Careers
Vault Career Guide to Interior Design
Opportunities in Architecture Careers

*Books are available for checkout.

Related interior design links

K-State Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design
http://www.k-state.edu/humec/atid

Interior Design Educators Council
http://www.idec.org

Interior Design Society
http://www.interiordesignsociety.org

International Interior Design Association
http://www.iida.org

Careers in Interior Design
http://www.careersininteriordesign.com

North American Home Furnishings Association
http://www.nhfa.org

American Society of Interior Designers
http://www.asid.org/

National Council for Interior Design Qualification
http://www.ncidq.org/

Council for Interior Design Accreditation
http://www.accredit-id.org/