Interior design

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Jump to: navigation, search For the Sparks album, see Interior Design (album). The examples and perspective in this article deal primarily with English-speaking territories and do not represent a worldwide view of the subject. Please improve this article and discuss the issue on the talk page. This article may contain original research. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding references. Statements consisting only of original research may be removed. More details may be available on the talk page. (April 2008) Interior design is a multi-faceted profession in which creative and technical solutions are applied within a structure to achieve a built interior environment. The interior design process follows a systematic and coordinated methodology, including research, analysis and integration of knowledge into the creative process, whereby the needs and resources of the client are satisfied to produce an interior space that fulfills the project goals.[1]

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1 Specializations 2 Disciplines 3 Working conditions 4 Earnings 5 Interior Styles 6 On television 7 Interior decorators 8 See also 9 Notes 10 References

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In jurisdictions where the profession is regulated by the government, designers must meet broad qualifications and show competency in the entire scope of the profession, not only in a specialty. Designers may elect to obtain specialist accreditation offered by private organizations. In the United States, interior designers who also possess environmental expertise in design solutions for sustainable construction can receive accreditation in this area by taking the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) examination.

Please improve this section if you can. and at lower budgets such as changing kitchen cabinets. design for the aged. An interior decorator does not need a degree. In addition to the above commercial interior designers may specialize in furniture design. but has a certificate in . Within residential design one can specialize in kitchen and bathroom design. Interior decoration deals with the home renovations that can be easily and quickly changed. universal design. Other interior designers may dwell in the commercial or contract realm of interior space design. selecting wall paper. seeking appropriate solutions. and understandings of architectural elements. healthcare design. safety and welfare of the clients. retail design. (April 2010) 挑高店面的室內設計 Not to be confused with interior decoration. respect their clients social. It is the intent of the professional interior designer to improve the psychological and/or physiological well being of their clients. (April 2010) This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia's quality standards. involves a multitude of technical. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The professional interior designer achieves this by understanding their clients needs.[edit] Disciplines This section does not cite any references or sources. hospitality design. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. multifamily housing amongst others. selecting furniture and usually does not deal with structural building codes. creative skills. interior design. and sustainability. There is a wide range of disciplines within the career of interior design. analytical. which evolved from interior decoration. physical and psychological needs and applying them in a safe and ecologically sensitive manner that promotes the health. Domestically the profession of interior design encompasses those designers who may specialize in residential and or commercial interior design. workspace design.

For residential projects.260. Interior designers often work under stress to meet deadlines. [edit] Working conditions There are a wide range of working conditions and employment opportunities within interior design. artwork. A carpenter/home flipper is not the same as an architect/interior designer. With the aid of recent technology. and scope of work. studios. Examples of . and the reputation of the individual. is a consistent idea used throughout a room to create a feeling of completeness. carpenter/home flipper usually copies while architect/interior designer leads. and meet clients' needs. they may charge per-hour fees. licensed professionals review the work and sign it before submitting the design for approval by clients or construction permitting. which make up 26% of interior designers.interior decorating. The word "decorator" in the phrase "interior decorator" is not an accurate one. so the phrase should be: interior decorator/stylist. the socio-cultural and the programmatic requirements of the client. Selfemployed designers.270. in the year 2006. number of years with experience. lighting.760.230. or client's homes and offices.[3] [edit] Earnings Interior design earnings vary based on employer. which involve a deeper understanding of the architectural context. The median annual earning for wage and salary interior designers. The middle 50% earned between $31. These themes often follow period styles. and other design elements. or a flat fee for the whole project. and the highest 10 percent earned more than $78. while an interior designer would have a four year degree in interior design. or the higher-level party. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $24. Large and tiny corporations often hire interior designers as employees on regular working hours.[4] [edit] Interior Styles Contemporary style design at Expo Design MAP (2007) A style. the process of contacting clients and communicating design alternatives has become easier and requires less travel. In some cases. For commercial projects. self-employed interior designers usually earn a per-hour fee plus a percentage of the total cost of furniture.830 and $57. in a relatively technological but labor-intensive environment. Some argue that virtual makeovers have revolutionized interior design from a customer perspective. Styles are not to be confused with design concepts. Many interior designers are employed by larger architecture firms. Designers for smaller firms usually work on a contract or per-job basis. stay on budget.[2] usually work the most hours. was $42. making the design process more interactive and exciting. or theme. The need for licensed review and signature varies by locality and relevant legislation. since the decorator also changes style and quality of life with a home renovation. Their work tends to involve a great deal of traveling to visit different locations.

Lorenzo Mongiardino. featuring the works of a variety of interior designers. John Saladino. English Georgian. A designer develops a home architecture and interior design for a customer that has a style and theme that the prospective owner likes and mentally connects to. Another show on the Style Network. Indian Mughal. Mark Hampton. International. There is also another show called "Home MADE". Gothic. Carlos de Beistegui. [edit] Interior decorators Other early interior decorators: • • • • • Elsie de Wolfe Syrie Maugham Sybil Colefax Dorothy Draper Pierre François Léonard Fontaine Many of the most famous designers and decorators during the 20th Century had no formal training. David Nightingale Hicks. [edit] See also . decorators. Stephen Chase. Georges Geffroy. and many more. Billy Baldwin. Kerry Joyce. Mid-Century Modern. Nina Petronzio. Emilio Terry. both Home & Garden Television (HGTV) and the Discovery Home networks also televise many programs about interior design and decorating. For the last 10 years. Robert Denning and Vincent Fourcade. is Clean House where they re-do messy homes into themed rooms that the clients would like. or both and maintain a consistent standard of quality and combine to create the desired design. There are two teams and two houses and whoever has the designed and made the worst room. decorators and home improvement experts in a myriad of projects. is eliminated. Some of the trendsetters include Charles and Ray Eames. Minimalist. popular interior decorating programs include 60 Minute Makeover (ITV). Changing Rooms (BBC) and Selling Houses (Channel 4). Themes in home design are usually not overused. Louis XVI. Knoll and Herman Miller. Stéphane Boudin. Other shows include Design on a Dime and Designed to Sell and The Decorating Adventures of Ambrose Price. designers. Mario Buatta. Jeanine Naviaux and many others were trend-setting innovators in the worlds of design and decoration. Islamic. and architects have been re-discovering the unique furniture that was developed post-war of the 1950s and the 1960s from new material that were developed for military applications. the TLC Network aired a popular program called Trading Spaces.this are Louis XV. Feng Shui. Barbara Barry. [edit] On television Interior decoration has become the subject of television shows. according to the judges. Fictional interior decorators include the Sugarbaker sisters on Designing Women and Grace Adler on Will & Grace. Each element should contribute to form. In addition. Kelly Wearstler. hosted by Niecy Nash. Famous interior designers whose work is featured in these programs include Linda Barker and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen. In the United States. The evolution of interior decoration themes has now grown to include themes not necessarily consistent with a specific period style allowing the mixing of pieces from different periods. function. Sister Parish. Victorian. In the United Kingdom (UK). but serves as a guideline for designing. a show based on the UK program Changing Rooms. Art Deco.

US Department of Labor 3. 2007. 2002. Victoria K. Occupational Outlook Handbook: 2008-09 Edition. Michael. ^ http://www. US Department of Labor [edit] References • • • Ball.org/ Retrieved September 1.org/wiki/Interior_design" Categories: Home economics | Interior design Hidden categories: Articles that may contain original research from April 2008 | All articles that may contain original research | Articles needing additional references from April 2010 | All articles needing additional references | Articles needing cleanup from April 2010 | All pages needing cleanup Personal tools • • • • New features Log in / create account Article Discussion Namespaces Variants . Indianapolis: JIST Works. 7th ed." Occupational Outlook Handbook: 2008-09 Edition. 2008 4. USA: McGraw-Hill. 2009. Farr. ^ "Earnings". IBIS World.wikipedia. ^ Industrial Design Industry Report. Top 100 Careers for College Students. Opportunities In Interior Design and Decorating Careers. ^ "Employment.ncidq. 2. US Census Bureau.Design portal • • • • • • • • Interior design photo bank Interior architecture Architecture Blueprint Environmental psychology Interior design education Feng Shui Paint [edit] Notes 1.. July 17. Industrial Design NAICS Definition Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interiors Retrieved from "http://en.

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