DescriptionIf you're embarking upon a career in interior design, here's a highly visual overview of the profession, with in-depth material on educational requirements, design specialties, finding a job, and the many directions a career in interior design can take. Featuring informative interviews with working designers, this Second Edition includes updated educational requirements and a list of accredited interior design programs in the United States and Canada.
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.
- 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