Nowadays, creative professions have become very popular. Young
people prefer to earn money not with their strength and physical
capabilities, not even with their mind, but creativeness. These days,
young people are very advanced and already before entering senior
secondary school they are full with ideas concerning their future
profession. Starting to work in the fields connected with creative
skills and new tendencies in society is the major goal of today’s youth.
is a true point of view that uniqueness and creativity are the most
important tools of success today. Each person possesses his or her own
creative potential, thus, one wishes to develop these skills and talent
by mastering some new profession or a course. The latter will not only
suggest a person the space for thinking and creativeness, but also
invention something new and unusual which has never been done by
previous generations. Besides, such creative people are able to build a
fundamental starting-point for future generations. Here the freshness of
a new approach is of great importance.
It is widely known that
there are many new fields and tendencies nowadays. Most of such
professions are highly creative demanding a sober and unique
imagination, for instance, cinema acting, theatre acting, writing,
dancing, painting, crafts, radio jockeying, anchoring, fashion
designing, interior designing etc. There is no doubt, that all of these
professions are greatly popular among young people, but interior
designing can be singled out due to its uniqueness. This uniqueness
consists in the fact that it gives an opportunity to future designers to
transform the whole universe of their ideas and thinking power into the
object of creative beauty. Only the noblest people deserve to have the
profession of an interior designer. It’s in their power to decorate
one’s house that is considered to be one of the most precious properties
in a person’s life. It’s the place a number of people have already got
used to and it’s designer’s task to make it much better than it was
In order to become a good interior designer one has to be
able to fulfill the professional demands of the industry. Thus, students
should train their working standards in special colleges which have
started courses in interior designing. To enter such a college one has
to pass an entrance test which is conducted by the colleges to test
imaginative analytical skills, technical drawing, sketching skills of
The applications to the interior designing colleges
can be made by the student only after he has passed with his 12th exams.
The duration of the course can vary from two to four years, it depends
on the chosen course and the institute from which the student is
planning to receive his education. There are different colleges
providing professional courses in interior designing and you are welcome
to make your own choice. They are:
> Lovely Professional University, Phagwara
> Academy of Art and Design, Maharashtra
> International Academy of Fashion and Design, Chennai
may design different surroundings, for instance, those designing the
houses, offices, hotels, malls, retail shops, film studios, cultural
establishments (museums, theatres, cinemas), educational institutions
(kindergartens, schools, colleges, institutes, universities), sports
establishments (stadiums, sports palaces), nutritional establishments
(canteens, cafes, restaurants), medical establishments (hospitals,
health centres, preventoriums, polyclinics), public offices, adventure
spots, conference halls etc. No doubt, all of designers are always in
demand to decorate their interiors as well as exteriors.
completing his degree in interior designing a student should start his
studying as the intern or trainee in some designing house. It is
especially necessary to do in the beginning of their career in order to
get an experience needed in future activity. This will certainly give a
student such an important initial practical knowledge required to
implement in further career. There are certain qualities which an
interior designing student must possess. Here you will probably ask –
What are the Qualities that Make a Good Interior Designer? They are as
– Every future interior decorator should be able to
read the mind of the customer and accomplish the designs according to
the wishes of the customer. Very often a person is not quite sure what
he or she wants to have in his or her house. In this case a good
designer should have a skill to feel the client’s likes and dislikes in
order to meet his interests.
– A nice Interior designer should
keep himself updated with the latest tendencies in the design and new
developments as well as innovation in the world of designing in general.
In order to get new information about progress in the world of design, a
designer should visit new design houses, communicate with more
experienced interior designers, look through design websites etc.
A perfect interior decorator must be very creative and imaginative, it
means he must be able to implement some new ideas for every new project.
There are many interior designers who follow the standard rules of
design in which there are good enough because they have often practiced
them. No doubt, that such designers are not bad at all, but on the other
hand, they are not able to suggest the client something fresh and
unique. Thus, their works become more and more monotonous and the
development of a designer, as a professional, stops on this stage.
Besides, they cannot bring excitement in the world of design. So, an
interior designer must be creative not only for the sake of his clients,
but also in order to refresh the interior design in general.
The next point also concerns the interests of the customer. A designer
should be able to organize the design in accordance with the budget and
financial status of the customer. Each new client requires his
individual approach and his wishes do not always coincide with his
material opportunities. In this case a good designer should be rather
tactic to suggest his client something identical but for lower price.
A good interior designer should possess a good sense of texture and
color combinations, as well as work on improving his knowledge of
different classifications of interiors. Besides, he should be able to
define what kind of design could be suitable for this or that room.
It would be preferable for the designs created by the interior designer
to be more than the term satisfactory for the customer. It is needed
for further cooperation not only with that customer, but also with those
who will probably come to you after seeing your great design made in
the house of your previous customer, for instance. Besides, this will
ensure your regularity with the organization you work in.
designer should have an ability to handle stress and problems which can
appear during his activity. Having a problem one shouldn’t simply
shudder at the thought of possible bigger problems, but real interior
designers take the problems by the horn, get things under control, and
even if a problem occurs, they try to solve it. Problems of interior
designers may include the following: developing a design that their
clients will hopefully like, meeting the interests of both clients and
building code, having to deal with difficult and inadequate clients most
of the time, handling different projects all at the same time, etc.
you can see, the profession of an interior designer is full of
difficulties. Nevertheless, this is the job bringing real aesthetical
pleasure. Besides, it brings great financial reward.