Interior Design Course

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career


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


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


Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on 921 reviews.

  • Jamie Shemesh

  • Aug 9, 2022

More than just where to place a pillow

This course is not just about where to place a pillow. It is very informative. There were many aspects, such...

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  • Aug 5, 2022

Very happy with the course sofar!

I have just completed the fifth module (out of 12) and I am very happy so far. The content is...

  • Vanessa Paquerot

  • Aug 3, 2022

Perfect Interior Design program!

The Interior Design Institute is the perfect course for beginner. I learn so much with them. The modules are very...

  • Rukhsana Bibi

  • Aug 1, 2022

An excellent learning experience of Interior Designing with IDI

It's been a wonderful learnong experience with the IDI. The course is very well designed. My instructor Wendy Snyder is...

  • Mari Smith

  • Jul 30, 2022

“I absolutely love this learning…

“I absolutely love this learning experience” I am having so much fun, this is a great course…

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  • Jul 27, 2022

10/10 Interior Design School

The Interior Design Institute is amazing, with its detailed and easy to read Modules and overall experience. My tutor is...

  • Audrey Rogers

  • Jul 26, 2022

Perfect Course for Me!

I’ve really loved being enrolled at the Interior Design Institute! I love that I can study and turn in assignments...

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  • Jul 25, 2022

My experience with IDI(Interior Design Institute)

Enrolling to study interior design with IDI is a dream come through for me. The course is so thorough that you...

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  • Jul 24, 2022

This is an excellent course for beginners

This is an excellent course for those who haven't had any ideas about Interior design to make a kick start....

  • Kelly Gasper

  • Jul 16, 2022

Great Program

This program has been extremely well designed. Each module is thorough and the assignments have increasing levels of challenge/complexity (as...

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  • Jul 11, 2022

Glad and satisfied

I am completely satisfied with this course. I would recommend it 100%.

  • Ximena Gomez

  • Jul 9, 2022

I have loved the course since day 1

I have loved the course since day 1. Is very complete, and professional. I have learned a lot even though...

  • Nietha

  • Jul 9, 2022

This course has been very helpful in…

This course has been very helpful in learning design. I’m a beginner in interior design and am hopeful to start...

  • Audrey Stevenson

  • Jul 7, 2022

Great course and even better…

Great course and even better instructors. So happy I finally did this!!!

  • Lisa Kunz

  • Jun 29, 2022

This course is exactly what I was…

This course is exactly what I was looking for. I have learned so much already, and look forward to taking...

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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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


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


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


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


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.

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Interior Design Course + Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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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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