Professional Design

Professional Design Course for Interior Design Students


For most students this professional design course is the last they will complete in order to receive their Diploma in Interior Design or Diploma in Interior Design: Professional Practice from The Designers’ Education Studio. This advanced course is focused on portfolio work, interview skills, social media, website design and interior decorative techniques. This course is structured differently with in studio classes, portfolio development with their tutor and a final interview at the end of the course with an industry professional.

  • What does the course cover?

    Topic 1
    • Final Portfolio review
    • Interview skills
    • Types of questions
    • Presentation
    • Document examples
    • Permissions with the DM
    • Setting up your own company

    Topic 2
    • Homework collection
    • Website Design
    • Copy Right and licensing
    • Activity: Design a layout

    Topic 3
    • Social media basics
    • Risks of social media
    • What is online identity
    • Activity 2: Instagram account
    • Producing promotional publications
    • Restrictions of promotional materials
    • Paper types for printing
    • A guide to paper weights
    • A guide to ink
    • Activity: Produce publications

    Topic 4
    • Interior Decorative colour techniques
    • Tyles of paint glazes
    • Drying time
    • Activity: Interior Decorative colour techniques
    • Activity: Creating faux decorative effects

    Topic 5
    • Portfolio review
    • Final Interview

  • Dates

    • June 19th  to  July 10th Wednesday – In Studio 9:00AM to 1:00PM
  • Cost

    In Studio-3000 AED
    Pre-recorded- 1850AED

    *Discount available until August 31, 2022

  • Available for online training?


  • Requirements

    Residential 1, 2, 3, Commercial 1, AutoCad 1 or/&
    SketchUp 1 &/or Commercial 2, from The Designers’
    Studio or equivalent (contact us to check).

  • Materials

    Will be advised upon confirmation

  • 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.