Job Overview<br />Redesigns spaces and furniture to be attractive yet safe and functional<br />Works with many different choices<br />Meets with clients to discuss preferences and to create a design<br />Formulates sketches and computer graphics (CAD)<br />
Job Overview (cont.)<br />Works with experts in different fields and supervises workers<br />Checks if materials are available and that the contract is running smoothly<br />Must be creative and quick to react to trends<br />
The Magic of Interior Design<br />After<br />Before<br />
Education/ Training<br />Must earn an Associate’s or Bachelor’s of Art<br />Must be able to read blueprints, understand codes, and know how to make a space handicap accessible<br />Knowledge of CAD is helpful<br />
Education/ Training (cont.)<br />Designers can enter a 1-3 year apprenticeship<br />Should be able to communicate with a variety of people<br />Basics of engineering and architecture<br />Art, math, and science is crucial<br />
Salary<br />Beginning annual salary earnings are less than $27,330<br />Average annual salary is $43,770 and average hourly salary is $21<br />Middle salary earnings are $34,620-$61,880<br />Potential salary earnings are more than $82,750<br />
“Goals are dreams with deadlines.”–Diane Hunt<br />
Works Cited<br /><ul><li>Computer Aided Design:http://www.fes.uwaterloo.ca/computing/services/cad/formz_image.jpg
Before and After Pictures (Friedman & Shields Fine Interior Design): http://marininteriordesign.com/site/
Parsons the New School For Design: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3073/2786361124_07f6dfca45.jpg
Graph: </li></ul> Occupational Outlook Handbook (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)<br /><ul><li>Information:</li></ul> -Occupational Outlook Handbook<br /> -CX Online<br /> -South African Home Owner Magazine<br />
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