COURSE OF SELF-EMPLOYMENT: INTERIOR DESIGNING
Interior Designer does multiple jobs for clients such as 1. Beautification of provided space, 2. Saves space by optimal utilization of available space, 3. Reduce cost by the best use of Space & materials, 4. Renovate any existing space. As a job, it is creative, challenging & money-making.
SCOPE OF WORK:-
Various types of work are involved. But some basic works are following.
1. Plan preliminary designs for the basic needs & desires of clients
including electrical & water piping arrangements.
2. Create 3D drawings by designing software & show them to the client and get approval
3. Enquire budget of client & choose suitable materials as per cost
4. Make a detailed Estimate & accordingly total project cost.
5. Decide the timeline for the completion of work.
6. Complete the project on time & prepare also for the intermittent visit of the client & also for mild modification
It is best suitable for Self-Employment by opening Design Studio in your home city. You can also join any Architectural Firms, Construction companies, Town, and Planning Bureaus.
You can also do teaching jobs in Interior Designing Institutions.
I. INSTITUTIONS FOR THE SAID COURSE:-
There are various institutes for Post Graduate, Bachelor or Diploma course in Interior Designing course. You can also do Graduation in Architecture, Fine Arts, Design, Environment Planning, etc. Here is a list of some renowned colleges.
National Institute of Designing, Ahmedabad
National Institute of Fashion Designing, New Delhi
CEPT University, Ahmedabad
Arch Academy of Design, Jaipur
Sir J J School of Arts, Mumbai
Indian Institute of Design and Innovation, Mumbai
J D Institute of Fashion Technology
MAEER’s MIT Institute of Design, Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
POPULAR ENTRANCE EXAMS:-
Individual exams are organized by every institute on an India basis. Some are from Govt. Sector colleges & some from Pvt. Sector institutions. The most common exams are the following.
NID ENTRANCE EXAM:- More details are available here – http://admissions.nid.edu/
UCEED:- IIT Bombay, Guwahati & Hyderabad, and Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design, and Manufacturing, Jabalpur are participating in this exam. Other various reputed institutes are using the results of this exam for admission.
AIEED:-ARCH College of Design & Business conducts AIEED (All India Entrance Examination for
Design) for Undergraduate & Postgraduate courses in Design.
BASIC SKILLS NEEDED FOR JOBS/ CONSIGNMENTS:-
This course will provide you unique job opportunities. After passing a particular course you need the following skills to get a job or consignments from clients.
COMMUNICATION SKILL:-You need very good communication skills in the local & English languages. Bcoz you have to talk with clients & able to understand their basic wants. Then you have to convince them with your designing skills in simple language.
CREATIVITY:- Your good creativity will generate unique designs for your clients. You can easily visualize their need & design for a particular space.
SOFTWARE SKILL:- You have sound knowledge of Auto CAD, Sketch UP,3D Modelling & relevant software of this field. It requires for creation of 3D Sketchesof desired work as per clients.
MANAGERIAL SKILL:-For completing the project, you need various staff under you. Choosing suitable staff & ability to take work efficiently with them require a good managerial skill. A smart working style reduces your hard-working practice.
GOOD PURCHASER:- For projects, you need to purchase various materials from the market. Material price & quality is basic need for projects.