The interior design process can be challenging if you don’t know where to start. Do you pick furniture pieces first and then find the room? Do you go with what you like or do you let the clients find everything for you?
In this textbook, students will learn the importance of following a process to ensure ease and efficiency, while learning how to get raving clients. This textbook is a must-have for business-oriented students.
Even the best interior designers seek inspiration from design styles around the world. Sometimes, a client wants the southern feel of Spain, or maybe the blue and white designs from Greece. Or maybe the client wants the traditional southern styles of Charleston, South Carolina or the clean lines of Scandinavian designs.
In this textbook, students will be introduced to all kinds of design styles that will help them in the future, as they learn what they are attracted to and how to best help their clientele.
Colour plays a huge role in interior design, even in rooms that are primarily designed in black and white. As interior designers, it’s important to understand everything about colour, including the related psychology that comes with every shade.
This textbook will teach students everything about colour theory, including how to use colour in design projects.
Many interior design students seek work at a design firm or work closely with smaller businesses to create the best possible results as designers. However, many others choose to go out on their own, exploring the world of entrepreneurship.
This textbook introduces students to the idea of entrepreneurship and has a heavy focus on using a company website as a sales page for new clients. It also teaches students how to stay in touch with former clients to keep the leads warm.
One room that is often neglected during a remodel is the child’s room. Since children go through various stages of preferences from the baby stages to the teenage years, the room design should not be neglected. Having a well-designed room can result in greater creativity, mobility, and confidence.
In this textbook, students will learn the importance of designing nurseries and children’s rooms, and provide knowledge and research for those who wish to become designers for this space.
The home office is often a neglected space and becomes a storage room for papers, documents, moving boxes, computers, chairs, toys – you name it. A home office is a place where we can close the doors and hide everything we don’t want out in the open.
But it doesn’t have to be this way. This textbook teaches students how to make the most of home office spaces and building a business around being a home office interior designer with a flair for effective storage and productivity solutions.
Interior design isn’t just about redecorating homes and rooms for clients. There’s a huge industry of home staging to be explored. Home staging includes work for real-estate agents, photo shoots, and more.
This textbook explores everything related to home staging, including how to get started in this industry. This is ideal for students looking to do more behind-the-scenes work as designers.
People love Scandinavian design. It’s clean lines, solid colours, and little items that remind people of Nordic history and mythology. It’s simplistic design with designer furniture with compact rooms, ideal storage solutions, and a rustic feel you won’t find anywhere else.
Scandinavian design has been a source of inspiration for many and it seems that this kind of design tends to lead other designers and styles. This textbook is ideal to teach students about the trends and styles from the small region of the world.
Interior design for a kitchen is demanding, calculated and beautiful. Students who seek a career in kitchen and bath design must understand the complexities involved in designing kitchens for clients. This includes layout, cabinets, water, power, tiles – everything!
This textbook teaches students how to design kitchens and do so with ease, professionalism, and attention to detail. While kitchen design may seem overwhelming at first, this textbook will teach your students everything they need to know about kitchen renovations, interior design, and remodels.