Interior Design Course

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career

Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

Together with renowned designer and TV personality Darren Palmer, we have created a video MASTERSERIES to accompany and complement our online Interior Design Course. It offers students the additional expert knowledge to truly inspire and take their design skills to another level.

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Features of the Course

The Interior Design Course is provided online.
You study at home in your own time and at your own pace.

Diploma Course

Learn from leading interior designers

High Definition Video Content

Access to engaging video content

24/7 Support

Ask for assistance at any time

Exclusive Facebook Group

Connect with over 20,000 students worldwide

No Fixed Start Dates

Start now, any day or time of the year

Payment Options

Flexible payment options and 7 day money back guarantee

Portfolio

Free website portfolio to display your work

Online Workshops

Access to online workshops with industry experts

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments

Excellent

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on 954 reviews.

  • Britt Stanhope

  • Oct 5, 2022

love the course!

While the first two modules of the course kind of drug on for me, once I hit the third and...

  • Alana Holland

  • Oct 5, 2022

I love the assignments and information…

I love the assignments and information I’m learning!

  • Camille Jackson

  • Oct 4, 2022

The Interior Design Institute

I recently enrolled in The Institute for Interior Design and couldn’t be happier with the course selection. The modules are...

  • Denice C.

  • Sep 29, 2022

I’m learning so much more than expected…

I’m learning so much more than expected and absolutely loving every minute of it. The communication and knowledge received from...

  • Gizellelf

  • Sep 28, 2022

Great course as an introduction into design

If you’re a beginner and/or are a homeowner this course is a great way to learn about design. The modules...

  • Sabrina Somers

  • Sep 27, 2022

Helpful, constructive, and fun!

I joined IDI because of my passion for interior design & in the hopes of making it a career. My...

  • Christina Crespo

  • Sep 25, 2022

So far so good

So far so good. I love the details in each class with all the examples given to familiarize on a...

  • Alondra Avera

  • Sep 24, 2022

Highly recommend

I would highly recommend IDI to anyone interested in interior design. Their modules are professional and well elaborated. Plus their...

  • Gina Lowrey

  • Sep 22, 2022

Almost half way through the program and…

Almost half way through the program and I am very excited about what I have learned up through now.

  • Heather Goshow

  • Sep 22, 2022

I have loved working my way through…

I have loved working my way through this course. There have definitely been some modules that have been tougher than...

  • Helen G

  • Sep 20, 2022

I have enjoyed and learned so much from…

I have enjoyed and learned so much from this course so far. The tutors are very responsive and helpful. The...

  • Mandie Fisher

  • Sep 17, 2022

Best Online School

I am so thankful to have found and joined this course. I have learned tons over the last year and...

  • Miranda Forte

  • Sep 15, 2022

This program is awesome!

This program is awesome ! My tutor is so helpful and always has great feedback! I'm learning so much!

  • Kayla Kirk

  • Sep 12, 2022

I have had a great experience

I have had a great experience. The course is engaging and the assignments are helpful. My tutor provides great feedback....

  • Lauren Hoffmann

  • Sep 10, 2022

Absolutely loving this program

Absolutely loving this program! I have learned so much and look forward to continuing on.

The Course

At The Interior Design Institute, we don't just teach interior design; we encourage every student to access and nurture their own natural sense of flair and creativity. We also teach the technical and practical skills necessary to translate those design ideas into reality.

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Course Outline

The Interior Design Course is delivered online, consisting of 12 comprehensive modules and 12 corresponding assignments. The course is designed to be self-paced. Normally you would expect to be dedicating on average about 4-6 hours per week for 24 weeks. However, many students take up to one year to complete their studies because of family or work commitments.

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Advanced Modules

Students have the opportunity to delve deeper into specific areas of interest in interior design by purchasing Advanced Modules. These are similar to short courses and are specially formulated materials to challenge motivated students to achieve more.

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The Institute

The Interior Design Institute offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study course in Interior Design using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results.

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Accreditation

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The Author

Wende Reid has had a long and illustrious career practicing architectural, interior and furniture design and fine art consulting globally. Wende began her career in New York, and her work has been featured in highly prestigious stores, residences, five star hotels, five star resorts and international sporting events. You can read about her in publications in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne and the sovereign nation of Kiribati. She has been awarded twice for excellence in her designs.


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Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Khamille Tyler
With over 20 years of experience working with clients in the residential, corporate and restaurant/hospitality industries, Khamille possesses a vast and practical outlook.
Meghan Yang
Meghan's work ranges from residential to small commercial work, with an emphasis on new builds and major renovation.
Laura Encinas Ortega
Laura has experience working on commercial, high-end residential, cultural and educational projects from large-scale master planning to bespoke furniture solutions.
Robert Parisi

Robert Parisi began to develop his interest and passion for architecture and interior design as a young child.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Megan Gumpf

Stow, OH

Upon graduating, I now have started my own interior design business, ‘Homes by Hannig’ and I feel confident in doing so because of my experience that I have had with The Interior Design Institute.

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Sydney Brown

Vineyard

This interior design course has been everything I could have wanted for my future in interior design. It has equipped me with the skills I need to move forward in this field with confidence. It was informative and hands-on all at the same time.

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Zachary Thompson

Lausanne, Switzerland

Personally, the idea of starting an interior design business felt daunting, but about halfway through the course, I began to grasp how to make the first steps to launch my own interior design career.

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Allison A Ruda

Chicago

If I hadn't taken the small leap to join IDI, who knows if I would have had the confidence to start my own interior design company. I'm really grateful for the knowledge I've gained through this course, and this is only the beginning!

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Corine Essama

Houston

I've now launched my own business, Corine Phillips Interiors, where I offer interior design services, along with virtual design, home staging, and home organizing.

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Lisa VanderHoek

Seattle

This course was just what I needed after deciding to quit my public accounting job. I love that you can take your time with the course and finish when it works best for you. I also really liked that the assignments were comprehensive and mimicked a real-life project.

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Student Features

Let us inspire you with a selection of projects from our #IDIstudents.
Kelly Donougher
Casey O'Callahan
Rebecca McDonald
Leanne Abrahams
Sabina Staedler
Nardia Nelson
Mary Langley
Cassie Mcculloch
Andrea McQueen
Trish Khoury
Gregg Churchill
Stacey Seen

Course Fees

We offer a number of flexible payment options.

Pay in Full

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$999.00

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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

$1,099.00

$45.79

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

$1,099.00

$183.17

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Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

Interior Design Course + Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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$1,399.00

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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

$1,499.00

$62.46

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

$1,499.00

$249.83

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Money Back Guarantee

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The Interior Design Institute

75 Broadway
Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94111

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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International locations

We offer our course in over 20 countries around the world.

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