Becoming an Interior Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design, 2nd Edition
1 An Introduction to the Interior.
2 Educational Preparation.
3 Where the Jobs Are.
4 Design Specialties.
5 The Design Process.
6 Interior Design as a Business.
7 The Future.
INTERIOR DESIGN RESOURCES.
CIDA-ACCREDITED INTERIOR DESIGN PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA.
INTERIOR DESIGN REFERENCES.
Christine M. Piotrowski, FASID, IIDA, of Phoenix, Arizona, provides consulting services on business practices to interior designers. A former professor of interior design at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Christine has more than twenty-five years of interior design experience. She is the author of several books on interior design, including Designing Commercial Interiors, Second Edition and the bestselling Professional Practice for Interior Designers, Fourth Edition, both from Wiley.
- Licensing and certification
The newest educational requirements, with a helpful list of accredited interior design programs in the United States and Canada
Professional tips on portfolio preparation
Discussion of work environments—from home office to large firms
Advice for finding clients and boosting revenue
Helpful guidance on managing a successful career
Photos of projects by professional interior designers from all major design specialties
- More than a how-to book for finding a job, this helpful guide is a road map to the early stages of forming a lifelong career in this burgeoning field
- Covers all aspects of getting into the industry
- The author interviewed nearly 100 professionals in the field who share their personal insights to help students discover what the interior design profession is really like