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Under her company name, f o r m a n d c o l o r, Wende Reid practices architectural, interior and furniture design and fine art consulting. She began her career in New York and has been awarded twice for excellence in her designs.

During her career, she has held licensing agreements in the US and Europe, under her own trademark and for clients.

She has developed numerous best selling collections in decorative textiles, wall paper, bed linen, rugs, lighting, dinnerware and flatware.

Her work has been featured in highly prestigious stores, residences, five star hotels, international sporting events and publications in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, the sovereign nation of Kiribati, and five star resorts on Lizard Island, Vanuatu and Fiji.

She has been commissioned to develop designs for dignitaries and royalty.

She founded in house product development for the home furnishings at Federated Department Stores and, in the US, developed the early framework on which coordinated home furnishings collections are based, such as Ralph Lauren and Martha Stewart.

This course brings enough knowledge to those people who just want to be creative when re-designing their personal or friend’s residential space and it forms the foundation for people who want to continue the study to become a professional Interior Designer.

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  • 1 day ago

Pursue your dreams today!!

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  • 4 days ago

Studying online has been a great…experience!

Studying online has been a great experience I definitely recommend the Interior Design Institute. The modules are perfect! Everything you...

  • Felecia Pokallus

  • 6 days ago

What would the room look like with my paintings?

I’m an artist that paints large scale pieces. I always could imagine my paintings in rooms, but wondered “what would...

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  • 7 days ago

Great program

Great program! The modules are very interesting and the projects are challenging. I have learned so much and can't wait...

  • Kathy L Jones

  • 12 days ago

Looking forward to designing with these new skills!

I am half-way through this course and have learned so much. Looking forward to designing with these new skills.

  • Jamie Rooney

  • 14 days ago

Great program

Great program! Interesting and challenging. Cannot believe how much I learned in less than a year. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  • 20 days ago

Great program

Great program ! Interesting and challenging love the modules . I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in...

  • Daniella Browne

  • 31 days ago

All smiles here

I loved it and can't wait to do another course

  • Robin McDonnell

  • 59 days ago

I loved the challenge

I loved the challenge, I loved the courses. I learned a lot and appreciated all the support. If I knew...

  • Allaine Barney

  • 60 days ago

I admit I was skeptical about an online…

I admit I was skeptical about an online interior design course being of value but was I wrong. The course...

  • Roma Patel

  • 69 days ago

My experience with the IDI Team was…

My experience with the IDI Team was awesome and i would recommend it to anyone without a doubt. 5-stars

  • Bhakti Patel

  • 77 days ago

Excellent

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  • Kristen Melby

  • 79 days ago

Even busy people can get degrees

I have already recommended this school to my coworkers. In Utah we don’t need degrees to be interior designers, but...

  • Elizabeth Ellen Vaerini

  • 86 days ago

My experience with IID was wonderful

My experience with The Interior Design Institute was wonderful. The modules were easy to read and the assignments were challenging...

  • Madalina Pantilin-Coman

  • 86 days ago

This was an amazing experience

This was an amazing experience! The course was so well structured and easy to go through and I learned so...