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1 Interior Design Careers Helen Hawyer Georgia CTAE Resource Network 2010

2 Graphic Organizer design.com/Interior-Design-vs.- Interior-Decorating.htm design.com/Interior-Design-vs.- Interior-Decorating.htm design.com/Interior-Design-vs.- Interior-Decorating.htm design.com/Interior-Design-vs.- Interior-Decorating.htm hicorganizer/pdf/tchart_eng.pdf hicorganizer/pdf/tchart_eng.pdf hicorganizer/pdf/tchart_eng.pdf hicorganizer/pdf/tchart_eng.pdf

3 Decorator vs. Designer A designer “creates” the space in which you will be living, whereas a decorator adds the elements and principles of design to decorate your space A designer “creates” the space in which you will be living, whereas a decorator adds the elements and principles of design to decorate your space For example: For example: A decorator may suggest what type of couches and coffee tables to use and where to put them; a designer will develop a floor plan that is best for what type of furniture you want to use A decorator may suggest what type of couches and coffee tables to use and where to put them; a designer will develop a floor plan that is best for what type of furniture you want to use A decorator may pick out your lighting fixtures; a designer will suggest where to put the light switches and outlets A decorator may pick out your lighting fixtures; a designer will suggest where to put the light switches and outlets

4 Decorator vs. Designer cont. A designer needs to obtain a degree in interior design from an accredited college or university, as well as an internship. They will then obtain their license by taking the NCIDQ exam. A designer needs to obtain a degree in interior design from an accredited college or university, as well as an internship. They will then obtain their license by taking the NCIDQ exam. Many designers are employed by architects Many designers are employed by architects A decorator does not need any of the above, but simply to start a business and gain clients A decorator does not need any of the above, but simply to start a business and gain clients

5 Professional Organizations Even though decorators do not have to be licensed, many chose to belong to organizations so they can stay abreast of the latest trends and information Many designers have mandatory membership to one or more organizations

6 National Council of Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) The purpose of NCIDQ is to protect the health, life safety and welfare of the public by establishing standards of competence in the practice of interior design. The purpose of NCIDQ is to protect the health, life safety and welfare of the public by establishing standards of competence in the practice of interior design. Interior Designers pass the regularly updated NCIDQ Examination, considered as a universal standard by which to measure their competency. Interior Designers pass the regularly updated NCIDQ Examination, considered as a universal standard by which to measure their competency. NCIDQ website: NCIDQ website:

7 American Society of Interior Designers ASID is a community of people—designers, industry representatives, educators and students—committed to interior design. ASID is a community of people—designers, industry representatives, educators and students—committed to interior design. The Society strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. The Society strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. More than 38,000 members and 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. More than 38,000 members and 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. The Society's membership also includes more than 12,000 students of interior design who participate via student chapters at colleges, universities and design schools The Society's membership also includes more than 12,000 students of interior design who participate via student chapters at colleges, universities and design schools Website: Website:

8 International Interior Design Association (IIDA) The IIDA works to enhance quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge, value and community. The IIDA works to enhance quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge, value and community. 12,000 members practicing in nine specialty Forums and more than 30 chapters around the world. 12,000 members practicing in nine specialty Forums and more than 30 chapters around the world. IIDA's web site: IIDA's web site:

9 Interior Design Educators Council, Inc.(IDEC) IDEC is dedicated to the advancement of education and research in interior design. IDEC is dedicated to the advancement of education and research in interior design. Fosters exchange of information, improvement of educational standards, and development of the body of knowledge relative to the quality of life and human performance in the interior environment. Fosters exchange of information, improvement of educational standards, and development of the body of knowledge relative to the quality of life and human performance in the interior environment. Its members are interior design educators, practitioners, researchers, scholars, and administrators in institutions of higher education. Its members are interior design educators, practitioners, researchers, scholars, and administrators in institutions of higher education. IDEC Website: IDEC Website:

10 Interior Design Society One of the country's largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry. One of the country's largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry. Offers members community, education and business support. Offers members community, education and business support. More than 4,000 members. More than 4,000 members. Website: Website: 10

11 Sustainability and Environmental Issues Otherwise known as “Green Design” or “Cradle to Cradle Design” Otherwise known as “Green Design” or “Cradle to Cradle Design” Low-flow bath fixtures, weather stripping, energy efficient appliances Low-flow bath fixtures, weather stripping, energy efficient appliances Ecological and environmental concerns are addressed during construction and decorating Ecological and environmental concerns are addressed during construction and decorating Using recycled materials such as carpet made from soda bottles and furniture made from recycled cardboard Using recycled materials such as carpet made from soda bottles and furniture made from recycled cardboard A&E Video: Natural Environments A&E Video: Natural Environments

12 Careers in Interior Design Information paraphrased from Residential Housing and Interiors Architect Architect Designs structures Designs structures Architectural Drafter Architectural Drafter Draws the details of working drawings and makes tracings from the original drawings prepared by the architect or designer Draws the details of working drawings and makes tracings from the original drawings prepared by the architect or designer Architectural Illustrator Architectural Illustrator Prepares presentation drawings, sketches, and illustrations for advertising and for client presentations Prepares presentation drawings, sketches, and illustrations for advertising and for client presentations Model Maker Model Maker Builds scale models of objects such as planned communities, individual buildings, room layouts or pieces of furniture. Builds scale models of objects such as planned communities, individual buildings, room layouts or pieces of furniture. Landscape Designer Landscape Designer Plans the arrangement and composition of landscape elements on a site Plans the arrangement and composition of landscape elements on a site

13 Careers in Interior Design, Cont. Information paraphrased from Residential Housing and Interiors Fairly New Careers Fairly New Careers Commercial Designer Commercial Designer Hotels, hospitals, department stores, offices, etc Hotels, hospitals, department stores, offices, etc Set Designer Set Designer Designs the sets for theatres, movies, or TV shows Designs the sets for theatres, movies, or TV shows Transportation Designer Transportation Designer Yachts, cruise ships, RV’s, tour busses Yachts, cruise ships, RV’s, tour busses Historical Design Historical Design Historical homes and furniture Historical homes and furniture Auto Design Auto Design Car interiors and upholstery Car interiors and upholstery

14 PROJECT Create a “Want Ad” for a career in the interior design field Create a “Want Ad” for a career in the interior design field BE CREATIVE! BE CREATIVE! Include: Include: A description of the career A description of the career An estimated salary An estimated salary Illustrations that would describe the career Illustrations that would describe the career Explain why this is a popular career to choose Explain why this is a popular career to choose


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