a great career

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 20 Feb 2018 11:42:41


Thaware. JR. College, Nagpur

Wouldn’t it be nice if someone had hired you and paid you handsomely for using your creativity to make home and business more beautiful and comfortable?There are few jobs that offer so many benefits as that of an interior decorator/designer. As an interior or decorator you will have the satisfaction of making your vision a reality. If you start your own interior decorating business, you will enjoy the freedom and financial rewards of being your own boss. And perhaps most importantly your interior decorating work will be fun, interesting and personally rewarding. Interior design is a profession with a vast array of advancement. You may begin as a junior designer, assistant and soon become a senior – designer, project manager or partner in the firm. Remember interior design is about 90 per cent networking, marketing, selling, and knowing the right people. 7 per cent paperwork and 3 per cent design.

Today, interior decorators more in demand that ever before. Most are hired to decorate homes but they are also hired to decorate interiors of a wide variety of business. Decorators may decorate the entire interior of a building or a single room such as the living room, kitchen, bathroom or bedroom. Here are just a few of the types of business that need interior decorations. Which ones can you imagine yourself doing interior decorating for? advertising agencies, art galleries, bed and breakfast, boutique stores, law firms, model home for home builders, museum, stores, public relations firms, restaurants, spas, shopping mall, educational institutions, etc.

As long as you have the desire, you can become an interior decorator. No special education or experiences is necessary to break into interior decorating and succeed. Identify interior decorating experience you already have even redecorating your own home. Get information about interior decorating and interior designs schools, college’s courses. There are number of private institutions offering certificate, Diploma, Degree in Interior Design course all over the states in India.

Look for ways to reach your-self interior decorating. What clients and employers will respect to know about interior decorating include space planning, colour, light, decorating styles, furniture, floorings, walls and windows and other interior decorating element. There are so many different fields to enter in the design profession. You could be a residential interior designer serving home owners or you could practice commercial interior design. Within commercial design you could work on office, restaurants, banks, malls, hotels, and on and on. You could be a sales representative for a number of different products. You could own or operate a drapery workroom or fabric ware house, a design firm, be a partner in a firm, a painter, wall paper hanger, carpet layer etc. (Compiled by Madhukar Chute,
Prof/HOD, Vocational Department, Raosaheb.