Learn how to design custom interiors from the ground up. Discover a variety of historical and contemporary design styles, as well as classic and modern design materials. In step-by-step videos, you’ll learn how to create professional floorplans and furniture arrangements. You’ll also study color theory and its uses in home decorating.
Through hands-on and theory-based assignments, you’ll learn how to work with a variety of budget types and client personalities. You’ll also receive full business training so you can launch your own business!
This Course Is Best For You If:
You enjoy using your creativity to masterfully design weddings and events
You have training in event or wedding planning and would like to advance your career
You want to start your own event decor business or work at an existing event & wedding planning firm
Principles of Design
Learn about the elements and principles of design in the home. Discover what the decorating process looks like, from attracting clients to completing your designs. Learn all about color theory and popular design styles.
- Introduction to Event Decor
Study basic and modern design materials that can be used in different areas of the home for a wide range of purposes, from ceramic and stone to glass and metal. Learn about historical and international design styles, as well as the various wall treatments and textiles you can use to define each room.
- Floral Design
- Table Decor
- Linens and Rentals
Lighting & Accessorizing
Study how types of lighting and fixtures help to create different atmospheres. Compare window treatments and learn how they can enhance your designs. Learn to customize interiors by showcasing accessories and arranging artwork, and gain professional accessorizing tips from award-winning designer, Jane Lockhart!
- Starting Your Own Business
- Selling Your Services
- Building Your Brand
- Organization and Problem Solving
- Business in a Social World
QC’s step-by-step program will take you through every aspect of the interior decorating process. Hands-on assignments are created to put you in the decorator’s seat. You’ll analyze real-world scenarios that will develop your creative and professional skills as an interior decorator.
In this sample assignment, you’ll refer to your texts on historical design styles to outline your concept for a vintage or retro-style room. Choose your style, create a color palette, add wall treatments, and accessorize the space.
You will receive a Course Guide with easy-to-follow instructions on uploading your assignments to the Online Student Center and downloading your tutor’s evaluation and audio feedback. Additionally, QC’s helpful Student Support Team is ready and willing to guide you through your assignments and answer any questions you have along the way. Connect with the support team by phone, email or Live Chat – whichever you prefer.
“QC truly allows you to pursue your dreams and is always there for help. I found the tutors extremely helpful, always providing feedback, tips and tricks. I highly recommend this school, you learn a lot, you get a lot out of it and reasonably priced. Thank you QC for giving me the opportunity to chase my dreams.”Whitney MonkmanQC Event School Graduate
Learn from Industry Experts
When you enroll with QC, you’ll be matched with an industry professional currently working in the field who will review your work and provide you with in-depth feedback and advice on every assignment. These accomplished tutors have years of experience in the industry and are eager to share their professional insight to help you succeed.
Your personal tutor will provide you with in-depth audio feedback on each assignment to let you know what you did well and how you could improve. Use this feedback to guide you through the next unit in your course.