Interior Design Diploma

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Diploma Description:

The Interior Designer deals with the spaces inside buildings. The role of the Interior Designer is to create interiors with spatial qualities that are habitable for people on all levels of experience: aesthetically, functionally, psychologically and economically. The aim is to achieve comfort and efficiency; spaces that answer the needs of the client. Therefore the Interior Designer is concerned with the layout, finishes, details, furnishings and lighting of such spaces in new buildings or as part of refurbishment projects.

An Interior Designer is much more that a decorator. He or she is a key contributor to the professional team and works in collaboration with architects, quantity surveyors, engineers, project managers, building contractors and suppliers of products, from the design stage – when ideas are considered and designs developed – to the final completion of the project.

The Interior Designer works with a wide range of products and surface finishes and must be able to combine creative design and flair with technical expertise. Details such as door handles, wall and floor coverings, lighting, ceiling details, furnishing and fabrics are part of the design overall conception, for the mood and the efficient arrangement of the environment. Thereafter technical documentation must be prepared and contracts negotiated and the installation or construction be administrated.

The importance of well-designed interiors is to create spaces that nurture the spirit, invigorate the senses and stimulate the mind. The emphasis falls on human well-being and is becoming more critical in our day and age.

Diploma Objectives

– Introduced to the elements and principles of design that are used to create harmonious and balanced interiors.
– Learn how to support your creative knowledge with the practical application that ensures success from the start of a project through to completion.
– Develop your knowledge of different structures, common problems to their solutions, so that you can communicate clearly with clients, suppliers and trades people.
– Develop your ‘designer’s eye’ and understand how to apply the knowledge and create inspirational designs for home and work environments.
– Discover how to apply the design elements to your spatial planning and in concepts, considering furniture layouts to suit the intended function of the space.
– Learn how to visually present ideas to your client by creating mood boards
– Learn how to support your creative knowledge with the practical application that ensures success from the start of a project through to completion.
– Ensure that your proposals and management skills will bring work in on schedule and budget for any design project, whether for yourself or for a client.
– Gain confidence and skills to work professionally in the design industry.

The diploma is for you if you are:

– Creative and the sort of person who likes organizing the spaces you occupy
– Good at visualizing three-dimensional space and have a good eye for interesting and appropriate textures, colors and surfaces
– Tend to note whether a room is well designed and presented
– The type of person that is sensitive to spatial change and effect
– Interested in both art and technology and enjoy facing a challenge with personal creative solutions
– If you are interested in the design of and appearance of furniture, then a career in Interior Design may be just what you are looking for

Materials

Drafting Kit
– Canson sheets (35 x 50 cm).
– Large “Aristo” Triangle.
– Pencil.
– Drafting Brushes.
– Furniture Template (scale 1:50).
– Scale Ruler.
– Drafting Eraser.
– Metal ruler.
– Uniball black ink pens (0.2, 0.8, and 1.00 mm thickness for inking).

Book Your Seat

Session leader

Hisham El-Essawy

Date

January 19th – 1st June 2018.

Time

5:00 – 10:00 pm (5 hours/session)

Duration

20 sessions (100 hours)

Days

Fridays

Location

KEMET Art & Design studios’, Jameel Building, 2nd Floor, Greek Campus, Downtown

Price

9,500 EGP

Refund Policy

  • 70% refund of paid amount 15 days before first day of course.
  • 30% refund of paid amount 7 days before first day of course.
  • 100% nonrefundable one week before first day of course.

Hisham El-Essawy

Hisham El-Essawy

Hisham El-Essawy is the first Egyptian to be certified from the EU as a professional interior architect and product design instructor. He is also the co-founder of the Egyptian Designers Guild. After graduating from the Faculty of Arts in Zamalek, Hisham pursued further studies at the MobelAkademie in Berlin and Minnesota University in the US. Upon returning to Egypt, he worked as a consultant for the Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade and has co-instructed hundreds of workshops alongside the world class designer Michael Schneider. With fifteen years of experience in the industry, he offers his students scientific, hands-on experience and guides them to effective.