UNIT E OVERVIEW

INTERIOR DECORATING COURSE

Unit E of QC Design School’s Interior Decorating Course will teach you how to design bedrooms, kitchens, and bathrooms. Learn which elements to focus on when designing each space, and how to create home design plans and remodel. Find out how to budget as an interior decorator and determine the scale of a project. Study contemporary style, including the furniture, colors, and accessories of this popular modern home design. Familiarize yourself with interior design presentation techniques that will help your clients decide if they approve of your choices in all interior decorating jobs.

Designing Bedrooms

When it comes to custom interiors, bedrooms present some of the most difficult design challenges for interior decorators. Discover how to improve the existing layout of a bedroom, while also presenting new bedroom ideas to your client. Study a list of bedroom essentials, including flooring, color and lighting, and explore different types of beds. Build the layout of a bedroom by positioning the bed in the right place, and choosing the right type of lighting.

Designing Kitchens

Because the kitchen is such a unique interior design space, this is one of the most extensive texts in your online Interior Decorating Course. Find out what’s involved in the remodeling of a kitchen, including interior painting, and when to change appliances and fixtures completely. Learn how to evaluate a kitchen prior to beginning the design process, and discover the different roles of a kitchen design team. Become familiar with the kitchen “work triangle”, which includes major workstations, and how it factors into the design thinking process for a home decorator. Study helpful diagrams of kitchen layouts and delve into the specifics of kitchen storage areas and accessories.

Designing Bathrooms

Discover the importance of layout, style and colors in a bathroom design project, and which questions to ask clients before starting the process. Learn how to budget properly as a home decorator, communicate a realistic work timeline to clients, and how to start the project. Study general layout guidelines, taking interior design plans, space, surfaces and colors into consideration. Delve into electrical and lighting work as well as the many different types of major fixtures, such as toilets and bathtubs, to create beautiful custom interiors.

Contemporary Style Guide

Many homeowners love contemporary style, which is very popular in modern home design. Explore contemporary colors, materials, and furniture and how they can be included in the bedroom ideas you suggest to clients. Study contemporary lighting styles and window treatments, and how art and design can be combined to accessorize a space.

Interior Design Presentation Techniques

In many interior decorating jobs, designers often use drawings to communicate ideas. Learn which drawings to select and keep in your home design portfolio, and how to use each drawing in different stages of the design thinking process. Find out how to create professional floorplans with helpful diagrams, including how to depict dimensions and measurements. Learn about bubble diagrams, circulation plans, and interior elevation drawings, and study in-depth examples of two-point perspective drawings. You’ll explore rendering and drawing techniques and learn how to create inspiration and presentation boards as an interior decorator. Find out how to effectively attach samples and organize complete presentations of design plans for your interior decorating clients.