The interior designer is an increasingly popular professional figure. It is a similar and often confused figure with that of the architect who deals in particular with planning and organizing public and private spaces in the best possible way, succeeding in exploiting its potential to create practical, functional and trendy environments .
A fascinating profession, which implies creativity and versatility and which requires curiosity, passion, knowledge of architecture and new trends.
One of the main skills that an interior designer must learn to develop is that of Design Thinking, that is thinking about space from different points of view, always placing man at the center of the environment to be furnished, evaluating the potential of the available space and creating a customized solution that combines aesthetics and practicality.
Let’s see together the most suitable training path to become an interior designer.
Interior designer: training course
The represented by the attainment of a degree in Architecture and then by a post-graduate specialization in Interior Design. For several years, however, various three-year degree courses and design schools have been born, such as the IED (the European Institute of Design) with various offices in Italy and abroad. The IED course is recognized by the MIUR and is equivalent to the Bachelor Degrees issued by the Universities.
In general, the subjects studied during the training course for Interior designers deal with various topics including:
– History and theory of modern architecture, interiors, Design and related Arts.
– Design Methodology for Interior Architecture and Architecture in general.
– Ability in the Design of objects, notions of Industrial Design.
– Building materials and finishing sciences.
– Relationship between man and space with attention to environmental ethics, to anthropometric and ergonomic sciences.
– Elements of Architectural and Static construction.
– Design elements of technological systems and domotics.
– Current legislation on design, safety, health and wellness for buildings and interiors.