Furniture Design Level 5: Professional portfolio & beyond


Cap off your journey in furniture design education by creating a captivating professional portfolio and catalog using design software. Explore the synergy between furniture and interior design, learn to collaborate with architects, and gain insights into the backend of the furniture business.

This course conclude with final presentations showcasing the comprehensive skills you have learned in this and the previous courses:

Furniture Design Diploma which encompasses:

Furniture Design Level 1: Foundations of Furniture Design
Furniture Design Level 2: Innovations & Sustainability
Furniture Design Level 3: Design Explorations & Identity
Furniture Design Level 4: Business & Marketing Strategies
Furniture Design Level 5: Professional Portfolio & Beyond

  • What does the course cover?

    Topic 1

    •  Portfolio creation
    •  Catalog creation
    •  Introduction to photoshop
    •  Design your own poster – class activity

    Topic 2

    •  Synergy of furniture design & interior design
    •  How to work with architects/ interior designers as a furniture designer
    •  Custom furniture design/ layout into interiors- class activi

    Topic 3

    •  Back end of business
    •  Stock taking
    •  Pricing & profit margins
    •  Specification sheets
    •  Q&A with successful homegrown furniture brands

    Topic 4

    •  Final presentation by students –
    •  Business plan
    •  Design presentation
    •  Concept, client, brand identity, design process & final design
    •  Life- size model presentation of at least 1 piece from furniture collection


  • Dates

  • Cost

    • In Studio- 2900 AED


  • Available for online training?


  • Requirements

    Furniture Design Level 1,2 & 3, 4, SketchUp Level 1, Residential Level 1

  • Materials

    Computer, Scale ruler, tracing paper, graph paper, double sided tape, metal ruler, Stanley knife, scissors, glue, A4 white paper, A2 foam board

  • Internship & Work

    Internships and the work placement program is only in conjunction with the Professional Practice Diploma. If you would like work placements it is recommended to take the higher Diploma.