3 Years B.Sc. Programme in Interior Design affiliated to Annamalai University 

UGC Recognized Degree Certification, Accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC

ABOUT

This a 3-year program, which prepare students for the challenges in Interior Design industry. 

This pioneering new program will challenge the students to explore space in context through the intersection of theory and practice, positioning them to shape a future in Interior Design that is innovative and interdisciplinary. It will also offer unique opportunities to transform concepts into tangible products, services and experiences. 

The main formative objective of the UG Specialization Program in Interior Design is to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the subject in all of its aspects be it lighting, interior fabric or furniture design.

Take your step for a higher qualification, name and fame. Opt for the UG Specialization Program in Interior Design at INIFD Academy of Interiors. 

PROGRAMME DETAILS

First Year

Management Skills

Management | Planning | Coordination | Motivation | Delegation of Authority | Departmentalization | Communication | Leadership | Controlling | Directing | Advertising 

English Prose & Usage

Prose for the Young Reader | Prose in Practice | Grammar 

Fundamentals of Interior Graphics

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. 

Interior Design Studio – I

This design studio introduces 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. 

Art & Architecture History

This subject aims to inculcate an awareness and appreciation among 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.

Second Year

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 on a functional and aesthetically appealing working space. 

Studio for Retail and 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 and 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.

Third Year

Portfolio Development & Presentation

A portfolio is the compilation which showcases the work carried out by the student/ designer. Students will learn about the various types of portfolios which can be made and how to best present their work to prospective clients or employers.

Transformable Systems and Spaces

The living spaces in all cities across the world are getting reduced because of urbanization and high property prices. People have to find multiple uses of the same spaces and furniture pieces to fulfill their living requirements. This subject exposes students to techniques and systems which can transform spaces but do not compromise on comfort or aesthetics. Companies around the world are designing furniture that disappear into walls, can be stowed via remote control, or are even stored on the ceiling. Kid’s furniture is another big aspect that will be covered.

Applications of Vastu & Feng Shui

Now-a-days the traditional methods of spatial planning have seen a revival in the general public, so its important for an interior designer to have a good understanding of these methods and their application. This subject gives an overview of the principles of Vastu Shastra & Feng Shui.

Future of Bathrooms & Kitchens 

Bathrooms and Kitchens have changed over time and have become as important as bedrooms and other living areas of homes. This subject will enable students to broaden their perspectives and design the kitchens and bathrooms more lavishly and for a variety of interiors.   

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

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


1st Academic Year: Core Subjects | Case Studies | Workshops & Seminars | Fashion Shows & Exhibitions | Industry & Site Visits | Projects & Presentations 


2nd Academic Year: 2-3 months of Internship Program (fully industry aligned) | Core Subjects | Case Studies | Fashion Shows & Exhibitions | Industry & Site Visits | Workshops | Design Portfolio Development & Documentation 

CAREER PATHS

Residential 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 2019 to April 2020 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