Interior Design Course

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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

Contributions from leading interior designers

High Definition Video Content

Access to video content via the Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

24/7 Support

24 hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

Exclusive Facebook group 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 851 reviews.

  • Alla

  • 20-Apr-2021

Modules well structured

I have just finished the Diploma program at the Interior Design Institute. I loved the course. It covers a lot,...

  • Simisola Daniel

  • 19-Apr-2021

Best decision ever!

This is the best decision I’ve made since journeying into this career path. I had an amazing time at the...

  • Heidi Wuthrich

  • 17-Apr-2021

For anyone considering a career in design

For anyone considering a career in interior design or that has an overall interest in design I would highly recommend...

  • Natalia Koshlay

  • 17-Apr-2021

I’m learning everything I wanted to…

I’m learning everything I wanted to plus so much more with great feed back from my tutor. Really enjoying it!

  • Tammy Press

  • 16-Apr-2021

This course is amazing

This course is amazing! Half way through and cannot wait to finish the next half. Tutors are great and very...

  • Natacha Janjic

  • 13-Apr-2021

A Great Base of Knowledge for Students New to Interior Design

I have thoroughly enjoyed the knowledge I've acquired from The Interior Design Institute. I did find in the earlier modules...

  • Michelle Tasa

  • 13-Apr-2021

The future of education

This course was practical and hands on, building upon each skill until I felt confident to take on my first...

  • Ashley Hunt

  • 12-Apr-2021

I’ve enjoyed my time learning at the…

I’ve enjoyed my time learning at the interior design institution. My tutor is very informative and provides great feedback!

  • Trina M

  • 10-Apr-2021

The Interior Design Course

The Interior Design Course offered by The Interior Design Institute is a fantastic course that is very comphrehensive. Each module...

  • Letizia Valenzano

  • 10-Apr-2021

The Interior Design Institute is great!

The course is great. It’s divided into 12 modules, all beautifully written. Each module shows a high experience in the...

  • Julie Vaillancourt

  • 9-Apr-2021

Great course and tutoring

All the modules are built to get us to the next step. The instructions are clear for the assignments and...

  • Casey Pook

  • 9-Apr-2021

Best online design school!

This course is amazing! If gives you lots of information that will help you make amazing design choices when you...

  • Rosalind Matheson

  • 7-Apr-2021

Excellent course - highly recommended

Interior Design Institute offers an excellent course in all aspects of interior design. Even though I have read about interior...

  • Peggy

  • 7-Apr-2021

This has been a great course

This has been a great course. It is well designed and allows you to go at your own pace.

  • Kevin Somers

  • 6-Apr-2021

I've been very pleased with the scope…

I've been very pleased with the scope of the course, especially given the online delivery format. Sessions are detailed, informative...

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 recognised by

In partnership with UNICEF, the institute donates $5.00 from each enrolment 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.
Ashley Vancardo
Ashley is the creative and passionate interior design stylist behind Ashley Van Design where her services include interior design, e-design, property staging and styling, colour consultations and freelance assignments.
Meghan Yang
Meghan's work ranges from residential to small commercial work, with an emphasis on new builds and major renovation.
Evette Annandale
Evette's company specialises in conceptual, retail and office design, taking pride in high level technical details merging effortlessly with art and design.
Wendi Snyder
Her 25 year career in theatre took her around the world where she educated herself in architecture and interior design.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Cera Bollo

Armstrong, BC

I had so much fun completing this course. Being able to take your time and work around your own schedule is a huge benefit. The way the course is laid out is methodical and smart. Would definitely recommend to anyone who is interested in learning more about interior design.

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Jamie Lundstrom

North Vancouver, BC

I was very impressed with the quality of each module. I wanted to gain as much information as possible from a quality interior design course, similar to that of getting a degree in interior design.

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Melissa Foster

Toronto, ON

I really felt like I was learning and gaining the knowledge I needed to become a full-time designer.

During the course, I picked up a few clients and recently decided to start my own business, G-Foster Designs.

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Valeriia Iushmanova

Toronto

The modules are well-written, easy to understand and beautifully illustrated. The communication with the tutor was amazing, I felt the effort that she was putting into our interactions and communication. It is such a great introduction into the design world and the course truly touches on every subject that you might need working in the field.

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Samantha Vince

Hudson, QC

This course was a wonderful learning experience. The course is designed in a way to push you out of your comfort zone.

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Joan MacDonald

Toronto, ON

To those who think they can’t? I say you can! I completed this course 2 weeks before my 67th birthday! The IDI diploma was an accomplishment I wanted to cross off my bucket list.

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Student Features

Let us inspire you with a selection of projects from our #IDIstudents.
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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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Weekly Plan

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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Money Back Guarantee

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The Interior Design Institute

701 West Georgia Street, Suite 1500
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1C6

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.