Interior Design Course

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career

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 Courses. 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

Contributions from leading interior designers

High Definition Video Content

Access to video content and tutorials

24/7 Support

24 Hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

Exclusive Facebook group with over 15,000 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 9.2 out of 10 based on 555 reviews.

  • Devon Emily Foster

  • 6 days ago

I absolutely love the layout of each…

I absolutely love the layout of each module. They are easy to follow, colourful, informative and worded in a concise...

  • Ahmad Jabri

  • 6 days ago

love it

It’s really informative and the tutor very helpful and quick response, I’m really enjoying it

  • Erin Armstrong

  • 22 days ago

Course content is varied and…

Course content is varied and applicable. Assignments are challenging but fun. Tutor is very helpful and responds back in a...

  • Claudette

  • 31 days ago

This course has allowed me to expand my…

This course has allowed me to expand my knowledge in the design field.

  • Olga Tiourenkova

  • 32 days ago

Excellent Course

The course is very informative. It provides in-depth information on all aspects of interior design. All modules contain very descriptive...

  • Claire Monahan

  • 35 days ago

Learning a lot!

Great content, detailed lessons, and awesome tutors.

  • Donna Mestdagh

  • 35 days ago

Practical assignments

The assignments in this course are excellent and help you to build a tool kit of resources for future use...

  • Stacie Erlich

  • 39 days ago

This program is engaging...

This program is engaging, informative, and lots of fun. The modules are straightforward and easy to understand, and the assignments...

  • Selena

  • 48 days ago

Love this course

Love this course. Always excited to finish my assignment and to start a new module. Modules are easy to read...

  • Christopher

  • 48 days ago

Love this program

Love this program. It’s really in-depth and challenging and I am learning a lot about interior design! I feel I...

  • Kelle Majken

  • 48 days ago

I’m really enjoying this course!

I’m really enjoying this course. I love the steps it’s presented in. Really makes you think and forces you to...

  • Kelly Passfield

  • 52 days ago

Love the program

Love the program! I have learned so much. Great instructor and student support!

  • Yan Zhou

  • 52 days ago

I am very enjoy the course.

I am very enjoy the course.

  • Marie Robinson

  • 60 days ago

Design Institute has great course…

Design Institute has great course material with extensive course content and knowledgeable tutors.

  • Aisha Zee

  • 62 days ago

Enjoying learning the design world

Loving the course.It’s amazing.learning so much about every aspect of design world.Highly recommended forsure.

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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Accreditation

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.
Joan MacDonald

Toronto

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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Anita Thomas

Prince George

I would rate my experience with my teacher as very inspirational, supportive, and motivating. With her amazing advice and suggestions, this has helped me to want to improve myself further and it has motivated me to do more self-studies beyond what I have learned in order to be the best that I can be.

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Melanie Anne Howe

Schreiber

The past year of this course has been worth all the reading! I've gained so much knowledge and really enjoyed learning.

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Samantha Vince

Hudson

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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Alyssa Clapp

Toronto

This course teaches you more than just “how to make a space pretty”; it teaches you the foundation of design as a whole, going in depth about colour and shape language, some history on architecture, the different styles in different eras, how to create floor plans, and much more.

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Michelle Forster

Whistler

I thoroughly enjoyed the course and believe having access to a tutor really helps the online learning experience!

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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

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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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)

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International locations

We offer our course in over 20 countries around the world.

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