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What are other career options open to me after doing Interior Designing?

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RE: What are other career options open to me after doing Interior Designing?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Dear aspirant,
Welcome to CareerGuide!!!
Thanks for coming to us with your career query.

Interior Designing has been one of the professional career;having a great demand in india and also in abroad.Interior designers are creative, imaginative and artistic. They also need to be disciplined, organized and skilled business people.Combining knowledge with aesthetic vision, interior designers work with clients and other design professionals to develop design solutions that are safe, functional, attractive and meet the needs of the people using the space.

As is the case with any career, the practice of interior design can be rewarding and fulfilling if hard work prevails. Excelling at interior design requires energy, technical proficiency, vision and dedication.

Keys to Success
As members of a service profession, interior designers' fortunes depend on their ability to satisfy clients. Thus, they must understand artistic and technical requirements of a project, interpersonal communication, and management strategies.

  • Artistic and Technical Requirements:-
    Interior designers must know how to plan a space and how to present that plan visually so that it can be communicated to the client. Interior designers must also know about the materials and products that will be used to create and furnish the space, and how texture, color, lighting and other factors combine and interact to make a space. In addition, interior designers must understand the structural requirements of their plans, the health and safety issues, building codes, and many other technical aspects.

  • Interpersonal Communications :-
    Interior designers must be comfortable meeting and dealing with many kinds of people. They must communicate clearly and effectively, as well as be attentive listeners.Because they often must work with architects, contractors and other service providers, interior designers need to be both good team leaders and good team players. They must be willing to negotiate and mediate when necessary to solve problems.

  • Management Strategies :-
    Interior designers must have excellent time and project management abilities since they frequently work on more than one project at a time under demanding deadlines.Interior designers must understand business planning, and they need to know how to sell their ideas to clients, create informative and persuasive proposals and presentations, and maintain good client relationships.

Job Prospects
There is a scarcity of professional interior designers in our country.
With more and more people willing to get their residence and working areas designed according to their taste, there has been a great demand for experienced interior designers.

Employment prospects are plentiful and in various fields. Setting up your own business is also a very lucrative option in this industry.


International Focus
International markets are opening up for interior designers now. And if you are highly creative, have a good communication skills and advance knowledge in this field then you can also look to work with international firms.

Following are some of the career Prospects :-

Different Roles, Different Names
The different roles of interior designers are as follows:
Teaching in a government or a private institute that offer courses in interior designing
Being self-employed
Employment in private or public sector firms

Top Companies
Work with top notch architects and architectural firms
Work with renowned builders
Hospitals and other medial facilities
Town and city planning bureaus
Hotels and health resorts
Design studios and exhibition organisers
Event management companies
Innumerable public and private sector establishments.

I hope you find this information useful and helpful.

Wish you Good Luck !!!

Feel free to get in touch again.

Thank you

Warm regards,

Prathamesh K.

Career Psychologist

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