Basic Introduction of Interior Designing course and related subjects | Job prospects | Future after completing the Interior Designing course | Jobs | Cost to study | Colleges and Universities offering the Interior Designing Courses in Nepal
Interior Designing is the art or process of designing the interior, often including the exterior of a room or building. Interior designing is the process of shaping the experience of interior space through the manipulation of spatial volume as well as surface treatment. Interior designer is someone who coordinates and manages such projects which includes the creativity in making the area attractive by using their creativity in designing the rooms buildings etc.
Interior design education is the course program that includes the study of information needed to produce a desired room ie an interior. Interior design offers many alternatives for becoming certified. An interior design education teaches people how to draw, plan out a space and the latest design software along with other important coursework that will prepare them for this field of work. Education in this field is offered in different parts of the world. This field has been gaining importance these days because now a days people have the urge to settle in rooms that are beautiful to look at, are well-managed with the enough space for every utility.
Nepal has been always seen keenly interested in decorating their interiors especially where a group of people gather together ie the living rooms at personal residences or at any other places. A number of people are focused at making attractive interiors that are beautiful to look at as well meet the demands of personal and aesthetic values as well including the relation of all these with the limited space. Thus interior designing professionals have got a good scope in the recent times which provides these professionals with the required placements similarly its a career field which not only requires creativity but also requires a great communication skill in order deal with the clients, assimilating quality to understand the feelings of the client and a passion towards designing because it’s not always a nine to five job and the professionals are required to have to work even in the odd working hours as well.
Institutions that provide interior designing studies in Nepal are:
IEC School Of Art & Fashion in Bagbazar, Kathmandu.
Inter National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD) in Lazimpat, Kathmandu.
Purbanchal University (provides Bachelors in Interior designing)
For enrollment into bachelors degree at PU one needs to have passed +2 / Intermediate or equivalent from recognized university with proficiency in English.
It is a one year diploma programme at ICE.
Scope In Nepal/ Abroad:
In the modern times Interior Designing has got a good scope. With the modernization and pre-planned housing systems available people these days are looking forward to the interior designers to meet their expectations of making their places attractive to look at as well as well-managed. So the demand of interior designers is growing gradually in especially public places like the shopping centres and offices and restaurants, etc
They can also be found working along engineers, architects and contractors in case of constructing the hotels and luxury homes and even bigger projects.
Further study Options:
There are no much formal degrees in Nepal in this field except than some trainings but there are so many colleges in the international level that are providing diploma, a bachelors and masters degree in interior designing studies. One has the chance to read the interior architecture,designing and Interior stylists and decorators.
Remuneration / Salary scale of Interior designers in Nepal and Abroad:
National Pay scales:
It depends solely upon the experience and creativity of the designers in this work field and their popularity in market. In Nepali market they may get about 5000/- to 10000/- on struggling periods whereas 25000/- to 50000/- depending upon the experience and the project size on monthly basis.
International Pay scales:
International Pay scales are comparatively higher rather in Nepal. The figures are shown as:
The UK: £18,000 to £60,000 annually depending upon the experience in this field.
The US: US$ 25,000 to US$ 70,000 annually depending upon the experience in this field.
Australia: $43,500 to $65,000 annually depending upon the experience in this field.
There are unlimited opportunities for the interior designers. Their careers are secured in which ever field that requires the designing of its own. Interior designers are found to be working in designing; airport Interiors, amusement and theme parks,apartments and condominiums,art and antiques,auditoriums and concert halls,bathroom designing,building finishes, as CAAD technicians,ceramic tile designers, clinics,construction managements, corporate office designs,factories,floor covering and rug designing, ergonomics,graphics designs/signage,greenhouse designing, hardware designs,hotels and resorts designing, as interior designing teaching teachers,real estate renovator, stadium designing, textile designing,etc.
All these require a creative mind that looks at the designing area with any critical angle so as to place the things in a beautiful and attractive order.