Interior Decorator

Interior Decorators plan the interior design of commercial or residential premises and arrange for decorating work to be done.
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    Overview

    Interior Decorators plan the interior design of commercial or residential premises and arrange for decorating work to be done.

    Day-to-day

    • discusses design ideas and provides advice to clients
    • analyses clients' requirements
    • plans and designs whole building interiors, rooms, shops, residential and leisure spaces
    • plans interior infrastructure such as lighting, air-conditioning and communication cabling
    • prepares drawings, samples and decorating instructions
    • makes any necessary changes to the designs or drawings
    • advises on hiring trades people
    • designs furniture or fittings
    • works with architects and other contractors at the early stages of designing an interior space
    • keep up to date with trends and legal requirements in interior design
    • may be involved with project management
    • may run their own business.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Stressful

    To become an Interior Decorator

    • You can work as an Interior Decorator without formal qualifications, however, a course in interior design and decorating may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

      Find a Certificate in Interior Decoration or Design