Interior Design & Decorating - Beginners - New! St George & Sutherland Community College

Interior Design & Decorating - Beginners - New!

Learn about the elements and principles of interior design and how to determine your decorating style. Find out about the magic of colour and how to use it in your home. Learn step by step about furniture placement, the importance of light and accessories and how to make a creative decision about the use of those elements.

Course Outline:

Week 1 Floor plan
Week 2 Draw floor plan and furniture layout
Week 3 Colour Introduction
Week 4 Colour wheel painting colour scheme
Week 5 Floor covering
Week 6 Windows and dressing/Lighting
Week 7 Colour Scheme-Board
Week 8 Board

Course outcome:

At the end of this course you should be able to have an understanding and knowledge of design principles as well as the elements of design. You will be able to identify problem areas and how to restyle them. You will learn about basic floor plans and gain an understanding of colour and how to work out simple colour schemes.

What to bring:

  • A photograph of one of the rooms in your house and also a photograph of the furniture inside that room.
  • Please bring a pen and paper.

What our students are saying:

"Very informative and presented in a fun and interactive way. Very enjoyable. I have enrolled in Part 2.", Jo

"Very easy and welcoming delivery of materials and information. Fantastic. Such a pleasure to come to classes and learn but also laugh out loud.", Michelle

About the Tutor:

'I have been working in Interior Design for more than 20 years and I have been teaching Design and Decor for the same. Frequently I hold workshops about different Interior topics like colour, using everyday items for decoration, finding your very own style and many more. I have been working with builders, Real Estate agents, developers and people from different walks of life.

I am very passionate about colour, have travelled the world extensively and gained insight into the living style of many different cultures and countries. I love creating beautiful spaces for people to escape to and share my knowledge and experience with my students. By paying attention to detail and the love of creating good interior vibes, I can help clients and students realise the dream of coming home to a place which is tailor-made to their requirements a place to relax and feel safe.' Ingrid

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.