Chelsea College of Arts The Principles of Interior Design - One Chelsea College of Arts

On this hugely popular course you will be surprised to learn there is much more to Interior Design than just choosing fabrics and colours. The emphasis will be placed on developing your practical skills, as we guide you through the design processes employed by professional interior designers. You will be introduced to three-dimensional thinking and analysis as you develop your concept and begin to plan and stylise an interior space. You will also learn the primary drawing and presentation techniques used to professionally communicate with future clients. With a wealth of unrivalled experience and expertise, our tutor's practical approach will prepare you for a future in the design profession.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you'll have begun to develop a range of design related skills, and developed the confidence to start applying your skills to a domestic design scheme by yourself. You will leave the course with a number of newfound design-related skills.

Who Should Attend

This course is ideal for those with a desire to design interiors professionally. Delivered by Chelsea's experienced interior design tutor, this course will guide you through the principle skills required to prepare you for a future in the design profession.

Level - Beginner

Course Progression

Students who have studied this Short Course have progressed onto The Principles of Interior Design Two. Many have also studied Starting an Interior Design Business at the same time. You may also be interested in attending the Colour for Interiors, Textiles for Interiors and Outdoor Design Short courses to develop your skills further. To view these courses, please select them from the drop down menu 'In This Section' on the left hand side of the page.

Course Tutor

Lyndall Fernie is the lead tutor for Interior Design Modular Courses at Chelsea College of Arts and is currently working as a Design Consultant for private clients and Interior Design Companies, specialising in remodelling existing properties. Lyndall began her career working in Italy as a rofessional Fashion Designer working with Moschino and Versace ; later returning to the UK to work in public relations for a record label. She went on to study Interior Design at Chelsea in the 1990s and ran a successful interior design company for 10 years, designing many high end residential properties in central London. Lyndall has taught across a number of London Colleges, where she is able to impart her passion and knowledge of the subject.

Chelsea College of Arts is one of London's most prestigious Art and Design colleges. We offer courses in curating, fine art, graphic design communication, textile design and interior and spatial design. Chelsea has just over 1,400 students. The College’s small size and supportive atmosphere make studying here feel more like being part of a community.

You will learn the practical, theoretical and professional elements of your subject from our expert staff. It is a place where experimentation, ideas and concepts are encouraged to develop.

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Each February, May and October we offer a range of short courses in Dubai, in Art, Curating, Interior Design and Interior Decoration. Our range of courses offer options for beginners and for those already working in industry. Our courses are taught by our London-based tutors, all of whom are practicing industry professionals. We return in October with a wide range of specialist Interior Design courses and Art and Curating courses.

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