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Interior Design Career Outlook

Interior Design Career Outlook Find out what to expect in your interior design career. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2022 Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment for interior designers will grow about through 2031, which is slower than the average job growth of 5% for the same period of time for all other careers. National long-term projections... Read more

Choosing Industrial Design Programs

Choosing Industrial Design Programs What should you look for in industrial design programs? Here are seven things to consider. Industrial designers play a role in the making of just about every product on the market. They combine a passion for the visual arts, a natural penchant for problem solving and expert mechanical abilities in order... Read more

Industrial Designer Profile

Industrial Designer Profile What is it really like to be an industrial designer? A professional in the field fills you in. Chad Davis Industrial Designer, Insight Product DevelopmentOver 4 years in the business What does an industrial designer do? Industrial designers deal with the aesthetics and ergonomics of products. We start with design exploration and... Read more

Industrial Designer Job Description

Industrial Designer Job Description See what you should bring to the table once you decide on an industrial design career. Industrial designers are constantly striving to produce innovations we love. Working closely with businesses and manufacturers, industrial designers take products and product ideas and make them user-friendly, ergonomic and attractive to consumers. In an industrial... Read more

Industrial Design vs. Graphic Design

Industrial Design vs. Graphic Design How is industrial design different from graphic design? The aesthetics of life in the modern world are shaped by a range of design professionals—graphic designers, web designers, fashion designers, interior designers. But there are unsung heroes of the design field who are responsible for the appearance and quality of just... Read more

Focusing Your Career on Home Interior Design

Focusing Your Career on Home Interior Design Find out more about a career in residential design or home interior design. Translating your client’s personality into a tasteful and inviting home environment is both the challenge and the privilege of doing home interior design. If you have excellent communication skills, a talent for working with a range... Read more

Interior Designer Profile

Interior Designer Profile Read an insider’s perspective on an interior designer career. Gretchen Sturtevant, ASID Self-Employed Interior DesignerOver 30 years in the business How did you get started in your career? I went to school to become an art teacher and when I discovered I didn’t like education classes, I took straight interior designer classes.... Read more

Interior Decorating Careers

Interior Decorating Careers Should you pursue interior decorating or interior design? Interior Decorating vs. Design Both interior decorators and designers create beautiful and functional spaces. Although many people use the terms interior decorating and interior design interchangeably, there is actually a difference between the two: Interior designers are licensed professionals who coordinate projects that may... Read more

An Interior Designer Talks About Her Chosen Career

An Interior Designer Talks About Her Chosen Career Find out what your career will entail in its early stages from a design professional. Anna, ASID, NCIDQ Certified Designer Professional Interior DesignerOver 15 years in the business Anna, an interior designer, loves what she does. She graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in... Read more

Do You Need a License to Become an Interior Designer?

Do You Need a License to Become an Interior Designer? Encompassing much more than just decoration, the field of interior design demands specialized knowledge in a wide variety of areas ranging from building code to human behavior. Part artist, part project manager, and part psychologist, an interior designer is tasked with not only creating beautiful spaces, but ones... Read more