Whether you are just getting started in professional interior design or have made it your lifelong career, an interior design course can help you to take your career to the next level. There are many courses available that are suitable for those at any level of experience.
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f you are the type of person who is constantly praised for your decorating choices, always asked by friends and family for design advice and spend your free time pinning interior trends – interior design may be your calling. Before you take the career leap, here are some facts to consider about becoming an interior designer.
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Dream of staying in your bedroom all day to hide away from the world only to find yourself bored senseless, staring at four walls, an hour later? These top 5 interior design tips will have you loving your boudoir so much that you’ll never have to (or want to!) leave it again.
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Your space is in need of a major a facelift – an interior decoration overhaul – who are you going to call? An interior designer or an interior decorator? Let’s look at the best fit for your interior decoration project.
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25-Words-or-Less competitions give everyone a chance to win by being a game of skill rather than a game of chance. All too often however, when pen hits paper or fingers hit keyboard, writers’ block strikes.
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In today’s society many people are starting to realise that enjoying your work is the key to a happier life, and many are opting for careers that facilitate their creativity such as interior design.
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A rug has the ability to make or break a room. Comfort and appeal aside, a rug can define a space, allude to size and unify a room. It can also act as an anchor and focal point. To create balance and a finished look, a rug should be scaled to not only fit within the dimensions of a room but also to work with the furniture it shares the space with.
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Today marks the official start of one of the biggest local and international retail sales. The Black Friday sales provide shoppers with the chance to grab goods greatly discounted over one weekend. These sales spill over into Cyber Monday, a recent counterpart to the event, which offers even further deals to online shoppers.
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In the modern world, human life experience is largely played out in interior spaces. We may love the out-of-doors for the sense of open air and sky, for the escape it offers from life inside enclosure, but the very joy of being outside reflects the reality that so much of life has been spent inside throughout the history of interior design.
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In the modern world, human life experience is largely played out in interior spaces. We may love the out-of-doors for the sense of open air and sky, for the escape it offers from life inside enclosure, but the very joy of being outside reflects the reality that so much of life is spent inside.
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You're slogging away in the office grind, supposedly calculating the annual figures but you can't help thinking that if you could just change the colour scheme of the space, people might actually want to come to work.
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Whether by choice or due to skyrocketing city property prices, many Australians and New Zealanders are now living in spaces the size of a postage stamp in comparison to the roomy A4 envelope of the traditional suburban family home, with a potted agave on the balcony replacing the lawns and flowerbeds of the quarter-acre block. It is now a key skill to design for small space living.
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Styling the interior of homes for sale involves reworking an interior to make the space more palatable to buyers. Here is a guide to styling for sale.
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It's a common misconception that the terms interior designer and interior decorator are interchangeable. While there are definite similarities and crossovers in the roles, there are also distinct differences.
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When thinking about interior design, words like creativity and flair immediately spring to mind – but many would be surprised to find there is a degree of science involved. Professional interior designers will usually follow a set of informal “rules”, based on specific interior design principles and elements. These interior design elements include space, line, forms, light, colour, texture and pattern; and keeping them balanced is the key to creating an aesthetically pleasing interior.
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In a world of hazy Google searches, suspect customer service advice and organisations confusing fact with sales opportunities, there’s really no doubt why the number one question staff at The Interior Design Academy are asked is: Do I need a qualification to be an interior designer?
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In the modern world, human life experience is largely played out in interior spaces. We may love the out-of-doors for the sense of open air and sky, for the escape it offers from life inside enclosure, but the very joy of being outside reflects the reality that so much of life is spent inside.
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