Interior Design

Interior design students learn how designed environments shape human behavior and foster wellbeing. Courses address design history and theory; design thinking; visual communication through use of digital technology and by traditional hand methods; building materials, environmental systems, and construction methods; standards, codes, and regulations; construction documentation; and professional practices and ethics. 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. Interior design student learn to apply design research in the planning, design, and construction of environments that help diverse and complex humans thrive.

Related career titles

Interior designer
Green construction and design
Facilities management
Construction management
Product sales

Related interior design links

K-State Department of Interior Design and Fashion Studies

Understanding Interior Design Professional Licensure

Interior Design Educators Council

International Interior Design Association

Careers in Interior Design

American Society of Interior Designers

National Council for Interior Design Qualification

Council for Interior Design Accreditation