Interior Design Course

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career


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

Learn from leading interior designers

High Definition Video Content

Access to engaging video content

24/7 Support

Ask for assistance at any time

Exclusive Facebook Group

Connect with over 20,000 students worldwide

No Fixed Start Dates

Start now, any day or time of the year

Payment Options

Flexible payment options and 7 day money back guarantee


Free website portfolio to display your work

Online Workshops

Access to online workshops with industry experts

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments


Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 1138 reviews.

  • Lex

  • 26-Sep-2022

Highly Recommend

I’ve just completed module 5 and am really enjoying the course. Lots of information, great feedback from my tutor, and...

  • Yolanda L

  • 20-Sep-2022

Loving it!

Halfway through the courses and am loving it!

  • Jessica Adeoye

  • 20-Sep-2022

Interior design institute has been a…a

Interior design institute has been a dream come true for me. The modules have sharpened my knowledge on interior design...

  • Steph DeVries

  • 18-Sep-2022

My experience with the IDI course has…

My experience with the IDI course has been great! Love that I can still do my career as a nurse...


  • 17-Sep-2022


My tutor is magnificent. The course is informative. Great presentation style. 10/10 recommend!

  • Elizabeth Gallo

  • 17-Sep-2022

Learned a lot! Highly recommend.

I was skeptical in enrolling but my experience has been satisfying, thus far. I have personally taken interest in interior...

  • Anna Choi

  • 14-Sep-2022

Hands down best online interior design course

This is the second time I am reviewing the course after finishing Mod 10 and I have to say that...

  • Tevin Haye

  • 9-Sep-2022

IDI has allowed me to continue to…

IDI has allowed me to continue to develop my skills as a new interior designer. Everyone is extremely helpful and...

  • Rebecca D.

  • 8-Sep-2022

Excellent Classes

Modules are packed with great content. Tutors are accessible and provide helpful feedback. Assignments are fun and challenging!

  • Megan J Thomas

  • 3-Sep-2022

Great course

This course has been well outlined and explained in each interesting and in depth module. The help and guidance from...

  • Giannina Gasparotto

  • 1-Sep-2022

Interior Design Institute - Review

When I saw this course offered by the Interior Design Institute of Canada, I was overwhelmed with excitement. Although, I...

  • Nasim-us-Saher Hussain

  • 30-Aug-2022

Kudos to the Instructors

The feedback from the instructors is very prompt and detailed with advice that is very helpful. I am enjoying the...

  • Candice Brown

  • 29-Aug-2022

This course has been an excellent…

This course has been an excellent experience. I am 46 years old, work for a design/build firm that is successful....


  • 28-Aug-2022

A course made easy!

I am extremely pleased with the course. It is easy to navigate and send projects even for someone like myself...

  • Karen

  • 18-Aug-2022

Great Course!

This course is structured in a manner to encourage students to develop their own design style over time. I found...

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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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.
Khamille Tyler
With over 20 years of experience working with clients in the residential, corporate and restaurant/hospitality industries, Khamille possesses a vast and practical outlook.
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.
Jessica Hanbury

Victoria, BC

Taking the design diploma program gave me the confidence to branch out and finally start my own interior design company: Hanbury Design Co.

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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


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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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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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.

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Interior Design Course + Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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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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