Interior Design is a profession full of creativity, artistic talent, business skills
and technical knowledge. In previous time, it was architect’s job to complete all
designing works including both exterior and interior. But now-a-days people are
very specific about the layout or design of their residential and commercial places.
This translates into huge requirement of Interior Designers to bridge the demand.
Interior Designing aims at making the living smooth, pleasant, comfortable and aesthetically
desirable. It’s a vast field and has different verticals like residential design,
commercial design etc which includes decoration of walls, types of floor, lighting,
choice and place of furniture etc. A lot of job seeking aspirants are considering
interior design a promising career option and pursuing different courses to get
employed with reputed firms like Godrej Interio, Evok, Lipika Sud, K2India etc.
In last few years interior designing has become very promising career. There are
many institutes in India, which are running interior designing study programs. They
take 10+2 students or graduates. Usually candidate under goes the entrance exam
where his drawing and designing skills are being evaluated. To become an Interior
Designer one can go for two to four years professional designing program from any
architecture and design college. Some of the course are BFA (Bachelor in Fine Arts),
B.Des.(Bachelor in interior Designing) DID( Diploma in Interior Designing) etc.
Some of the reputed colleges are:
- Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology,Banglore
- Arch Academy of Design,Jaipur
- JJ School of Arts, Mumbai
- International school of Fashion Technology, Delhi & Surat
Interior designing as a career belongs to those who are having artistic talent,
imaginative with creative ideas, presentational skills and passionate about designing.
Interior Designers need to be a good communicator, active listener and having ability
to satisfy clients with Technical and Management skills. They should also able to
take decision and persuade their client with confidence.
Interior Designing is a career with very wide range. There are various job opportunities
in architectural firms, interior designing consultancies, retail outlets, building
contractor, development authorities, hotel and resort chains etc. They have a great
demand in public sector. One can also go for self employment option as a freelancer
or by starting his/her own business. Other related areas are exhibition design,
visual merchandising etc.
Pay pack is differing due to diverse reasons. Mostly it depends on their talent,
specialization and the organization they are working with. Accordingly, fresher
get Rs.10000 – Rs.18000 on monthly basis and increased up to Rs.50000 – Rs.75000
including bonus. For experienced or senior designers it is no limit of lucrative
Interior Designing is a job where innovation and creativity are two important pillars.
By the way of better job option interior design has become most desired and aspired
Career Avenue. These professional are in high demand nowadays. Good firms are hiring
the potential candidates to exploit their talent and skills by training, workshops
and other practical learning intervention to make them industry ready with required
level of knowledge, skills and attitude.