Interior Design Course

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Our new MASTERSERIES is now available to accompany and complement the online Interior Design Course with a set of 15 HD videos. Created by renowned designer and TV personality Darren Palmer, it offers students the additional expert knowledge to truly inspire and take their design skills to another level.

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Benefits 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

Cutting edge diploma course in Interior Design

Leading Designers

Contributions from leading Interior Designers

24/7 Support

24 Hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

Exclusive Facebook group with over 10,000 students worldwide

No Fixed Start Dates

Start now, any day or time of the year

Payment Options

Flexible payment options


Free website portfolio to display your work


7 Day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments


Rated 9.1 out of 10 based on 356 reviews.

  • Heidi Bochek

  • 3 days ago

It was an excellent course

It was an excellent course! I learnt far more than I ever imagined I would! Thank you!

  • Marilyn Scott

  • 6 days ago

I like the content and the quality of instruction

I have found my instructor to be very helpful. I like that I can work at my own speed and...

  • Gwen Gosley

  • 7 days ago

I would recommend this course to anyone…

I would recommend this course to anyone it’s very interesting to me to learn more about design!

  • Jory Brink

  • 9 days ago

Its Great to do this cours , really exited ‘

It is great to do this course. After returning the assignment you get a honest feedback. I can always consult...

  • Lisa Dubois

  • 9 days ago

I have really enjoyed this program

I have really enjoyed this program. Learned alot of valuable information that I will take with me on this new...

  • Sheila Marie Glass

  • 9 days ago

The Interior Design Institute’s…

The Interior Design Institute’s Interior Designer online study program is superb! I found the 12 Modules were very informative, engaging...

  • Rola

  • 11 days ago

From the heart

It's a wonderful course and new knowledge and experiences.

  • Claudia T. Marroquin

  • 14 days ago

Love the material

I have always had an interest in interior design. Having an architect as a dad and working in Real Estate,...

  • Shannon H

  • 18 days ago

Excellent content

Excellent content. Thought provoking assignments. Helpful and pleasant tutor & student support.

  • Ishrat Zahan Khan

  • 21 days ago

Quite a learning experience

The course is creative, intuitive and teaches the basic skills necessary to make the right choices in interior design. Completing...

  • Aline

  • 23 days ago

No regrets!

I have learned so much through the IDI Interior Design course! It’s a very complete course and it definitely challenged...

  • Galina LeRoy

  • 31 days ago

An excellent start

An excellent start The course is for beginners - it is an excellent start to the world of interior design.

  • Carla Sabatino

  • 32 days ago

Intrinsically Motivating!

As an art teacher who has experience with online education, this program is well-designed and structured in such a way...

  • Karisa Fehr

  • 33 days ago

I loved this program

I loved this program. I learned a lot of things and had a lot of fun learning it. It helped...

  • Sujani Anantham

  • 34 days ago

This course is very helpful to me to…

This course is very helpful to me to understand the interior design concepts and it is very helpful to become...

The Course

At The Interior Design Institute we don't just teach Interior Design, we encourage each and 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 interactive 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 also have the opportunity to delve deeper into areas of Interior Design through the purchasing of Advanced Modules that are available to students who have demonstrated a strong foundation knowledge of Interior Design. These 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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We are accredited and recognised by

In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating $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, 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 awarded twice for excellence in her designs and her work has featured in many publications worldwide.

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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 Stylist behind Reflekt Interiors where her services include Interior Design, E-Design, Property Staging and Styling, Colour Consultations, and freelance assignments.
Evette Annandale
Today Evette's consultancy 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.
Sophie Seeger

Sophie Seeger runs Seeger By Design, a creative consultancy for Interior Design, Decorating, Property Styling, Colour Consulting and Art Sourcing.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Meghan Grieve


Every module was different than the last, which kept things interesting, and my tutor gave great feedback on each assignment which mirrored an in-class learning experience.

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Gabriela Arias Tapia


I made the right choice by buying an additional module that would take me one step further from the rest. Who knew merchandising would have a lot to do with the design of a commercial space? Now I have two diplomas and many certificates of courses I take upon myself to better my career.

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Sarah Olynick

Toronto, ON

I decided to take this course after completing a renovation on my own home. I always loved Interior Design and my family and friends always compliment me on the final result. I had never imagined taking it further than that.

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Airla Vicentini

Cambridge, ON

Through this course I found that I have extensive interest in home renovation.

After completing the course I have the added confidence in pursing and furthering my career. I would highly recommend taking this course from The Interior Design Institute.

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Sadiya Qureshi

Pickering, ON

I found the course information, the website and the module descriptions very informative and felt that this course was the right fit for me. It allowed me to learn on my own time, at my own pace.

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Melanie R. Young

Abbotsford, BC

I gained confidence as I completed each assignment, which encouraged me to register my business and start promoting myself. I have gained 3 new clients in a short time and feeling more confident with each new client. I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to learn or expand on any aspect of design.

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Student Portfolios

All of our students are provided a free portfolio website to display their work.

Course Fees

Interior Design Course only

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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

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

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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