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Interior Design

  • Taught by Practicing Professionals
  • Addresses Residential and Commercial Interiors
  • Builds Traditional and Computer-Aided Design Skills

There is no better place to study interior design than NYC—the design capital of the world. These courses emphasize the design of functional, aesthetic, and technically proficient environments. Sustainable practices are infused throughout the curriculum. You will learn to identify, research, and creatively solve problems pertaining to the function and quality of the interior environment. Courses employ both computer-aided graphics and traditional design studio processes and methodologies.

Interior Design Trade Sources in New York City

Learn about diverse products and services available to New York interior designers and their application in residential and commercial spaces.

2018 Spring
1 section

Introduction to Interior Design in New York City: Design, Industry, and Enterprise

Learn about interior design materials, trade sources, and business practices in the context of the industry in New York City.

2018 Spring
1 section

Basic Drafting for Interior Design

Master basic drafting, space surveying, plan sketching, and information recording as used in interior design.

2018 Spring
1 section

3D Modeling with SketchUp for Interior Design

This introduction to 3D modeling is for those in interior design who have little or no digital modeling experience.

Design Styles and Motifs

Acquire a foundation in the historical design styles as preparation for work on contemporary interior design projects.

Interior Design Industry

Acquire a working knowledge of the principles and business practices of interior designers.

Interior Design Studio I: Fundamental Principles

Explore the basic principles of interior design and begin to draw and draft your ideas.

New York Design Innovation: Materials and Technology

Explore the physical properties and creative possibilities in the vast and ever-changing world of innovative materials and technologies.

Presentation Techniques for Interior Designers

Learn to communicate your interior design concepts with confidence and panache.

Weekend Intensive in New York Design Innovation: Materials and Technology

Explore different material types to understand their properties, limitations, and creative possibilities for interior design and other uses.