2 Year Professional Advanced Diploma Programme in Interior Design supported by INIFD Academy Of Interiors 

INIFD has the largest network of design education institutes in the world

THE LEGACY

It’s time to squeeze spaces and expand careers with Interior Design.

INIFD Academy of Interiors program in Interior Design comes from the house of INIFD. A leader in professional education with over 21 years of proven track record in the field of Fashion Design & Interior Design. 

Our mission is specifically to produce informed, skilled and inspired designers with the educational qualifications to become a Certified Interior Designer. In carrying out this mission, we offer design education that combines studio courses with the study of design theory, history, presentation skills and resources that helps a student to establish himself in the ever growing Interior Design industry. 

The specific goals are to:

INSPIRE: Opening the creative minds of students

INNOVATE: Unique teaching methods to prepare students to identify and solve design challenges. 

INDIVIDUALIZED FOCUS: Professional faculty and world renowned mentors provide individualized design education to each student to enable better learning and teaching outcomes. 

PROGRAMME DETAILS

1st Year

Fundamentals Of Design

This subject exposes the students to the basics of design and the fundamentals of design theory. Students will learn to understand and appreciate design by exploring and applying the various elements and principles of design including color and color theory. The study of human factors like ergonomics and anthropometry will be an integral part of the course so that students will be able to understand the relation between the natural and the built environment.  

Visual Communication & Presentation

This subject forms the foundation of an Interior Designer’s work as it helps the designer to come up with and communicate original ideas. The subject includes basics of technical drafting, illustrative sketching and presentation of work using various medias.  

Studio for Residential Space

This design studio introduce students to the concepts of designing residential spaces. Students will learn how to conceptualize design and execute it using techniques. Space planning, defining finishes and materials for a space as well as making working and presentation drawings will be an integral part of the course. 

Interior Construction & Detailing 

In this subject the students will learn the importance of various types of constructional details as applicable to interior spaces. The study of the various parts of a building and their role in the overall structure will form the basis of this course. 

Essentials Of Materials & Systems

It is very important for an interior designer to have a good understanding of the materials and finishes available and being used in interiors. This subject helps the students to learn about the properties and usage of various materials available in the market today. Along with this students also learn about building systems such as sanitary and plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems etc. 

2nd Year

Evolution Of Interior Design

This subject aims to inculcate an awareness and appreciation among the the students of the evolution of interior design and furniture, their growth and development through the ages. This would be a theory-based course and would focus on the various components that students would study and apply in their creative efforts. 

Studio for Work Space

This subject focuses on planning and designing of a working or an office space. Students will learn the fundamentals of the various types of working environment and how to design a functional and aesthetically appealing working space. 

Studio for Retail & Store

Retail designing is one of the most sought after skills required for an interior designer working in the commercial space design. In this subject students learn retail psychology and how design influences the process of marketing and branding.

Studio for Cafe & Restaurant

This subject expose students to the field of hospitality design which includes cafes and restaurants among others. Students will learn to create environment for various kinds of hospitality spaces such as themed restaurants, QSR (Quick Service Restaurants) and cafeterias. 

Business Of Interior Design

It is very important for an interior designer to have an understanding of how to run a business and marketing his/ her skills. In this subject the students will also learn how to prepare estimates and write specifications for a design project. 

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Academic Year will start from June 2017: Orientation + 1 Month Workshop Program


1st Academic Year: Foundation Subjects | Case Studies | Workshops & Seminars | Exhibitions | Industry & Site Visits | Projects & Presentations | Internship Placements


2nd Academic Year: 2-3 months of Internship Program (fully industry aligned) | Core Subjects | Case Studies | Exhibitions | Industry & Site Visits | Workshops & Seminars | Project Work | Final Placements 

CAREER PATHS


R
esidential Designer
 Commercial Designer | Hospitality Designer Furniture Designer | Landscape Designer | Color & Light Consultant | Interior Stylist |  Kitchen & Bathroom Designer Exhibition Designer | Visual Merchandiser |  Set Designer | Product Designer | Educationist Event Manager | Project Estimator 

Final Placements will start from December 2018 to April 2019 end

OPPORTUNITIES @ INIFD

Internationally Acclaimed Teaching Pedagogy | Industry & Site Visits | Professional Networking | Workshops, Seminars & Guest Lectures by Industry Experts | Annual Design Exhibition | 100% Internship & Placement Assistance | Wifi Campus | Special Weekdays & Weekend Batches for Students, Working Professionals & Homemakers | Lifetime Alumni Membership

ELIGIBILITY

10+2 / PUC / Equivalent / Final year students are also eligible to apply