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 video content via the Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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

Portfolio

Free website portfolio to display your work

Guarantee

7 day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments

Excellent

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on 846 reviews.

  • CBA

  • Oct 14, 2021

Review

Great school for interior design, learning so much and I am very happy with my tutor and support.

  • Tia Long

  • Oct 6, 2021

Insightful and informative

I have found this program to be very insightful and informative. The tutors are always very encouraging and helpful. The...

  • Lea Pernet

  • Oct 5, 2021

Very comprehensive

Very comprehensive and professionalizing. I love getting direct feedback from my tutor and being able to chat with a pro.

  • Nancy D

  • Oct 3, 2021

Great program for interior designers

Interior Design Institute (IDI) encourages open dialogue and feedback and willing to make enhancements when possible. A well-rounded program that...

  • Joyce Chou

  • Sep 26, 2021

I think I’ve found my new passion :)

Because of the corona pandemic, I find the idea of studying at your own pace online very useful and convenient....

  • Jenny

  • Sep 21, 2021

The course is very interesting

The course is very interesting. My instructor is wonderful and helpful. I recommend this course to everyone interested in the field...

  • Scott

  • Sep 19, 2021

Very in depth assignments and my tutor…

Very in depth assignments and my tutor has been incredibly helpful and responsive!

  • Ali Kester

  • Sep 1, 2021

Great value in the depth of material learned!

I’m nearly halfway through the modules and I have already learned so much. I’ve always felt I’ve had a natural...

  • Houda D.

  • Aug 14, 2021

I loved it so far !

I loved it so far . Materials are rich , it covers everything . My teacher is always available for...

  • Sandi Ashley Sutton

  • Aug 7, 2021

More than you can imagine

Many people think that Interior Designers fluff the pillows and arrange the furniture to make a room pretty. If they...

  • Siham Alaoui Sidi Ami

  • Aug 3, 2021

I love this course thank you so much !

I love this course thank you so much !

  • Kathy

  • Aug 3, 2021

I have completed 10 of the 12 modules…

I have completed 10 of the 12 modules so far, as well as 3 advanced classes to in only 5...

  • Cynthia Martinez

  • Aug 1, 2021

Amazing program!!

I am absolutely grateful I found this program, it has taught me so much so far and I love how...

  • Katie Cooper

  • Jul 30, 2021

Great program

I am almost done with the program and have loved it so far. The assignments have been very helpful and...

  • María Eliette Centeno Zavala

  • Jul 27, 2021

Excellent content in each module.

Excellent content in each module.

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

We are accredited and recognized by

In partnership with UNICEF, The Institute donates $5.00 from each enrollment to the children in the Syria crisis. This money will help to provide a safe education to the children in war-torn Syria. UNICEF’s aim this year is to assist in providing a formal and safe education for 1.2 million children in Syria. This includes the provision of facilities, school furniture, qualified teachers, rehabilitation, safe learning environments, and learning materials. We are very privileged to be working with UNICEF towards this goal.

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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.
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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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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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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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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Morgan Ovens

San Francisco

I chose to enroll with IDI because I wanted to grow my technical skills and confidence as an interior designer. This course gave a great overview of designing a large home renovation from start to finish.

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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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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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The Interior Design Institute

75 Broadway
Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94111

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For answers to our most commonly asked questions, read our FAQs.

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International locations

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

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COVID-19 UPDATE

With all our courses being 100% online, we are running as normal during the COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns.
Our staff are working remotely and tutor/student support is available as usual. We have also modified our learning requirements to allow all students to complete their assignments entirely from home, in isolation or lockdown situations.

We wish you the best of health and safety during this difficult time we are all facing.