Interior Design Course

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career

COVID-19 UPDATE

With all our courses being 100% online, we are running as normal during the COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns.
Our staff are working remotely and tutor/student support is available as usual. We have also modified our learning requirements to allow all students to complete their assignments entirely from home, in isolation or lockdown situations.

We wish you the best of health and safety during this difficult time we are all facing.

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 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

Contributions from leading interior designers

High Definition Video Content

Access to video content via the Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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 4.7 out of 5 based on 545 reviews.

  • Fanny

  • 1 hour ago

So enjoyable!

So enjoyable! I’ve learned so much so far and can’t wait to learn more. My tutor is always there if...

  • Emma Moore

  • 2 days ago

I have really enjoying the course so…

I have really enjoying the course so far and I could not recommend it highly enough to anyone looking for...

  • Mrs Mohammed

  • 3 days ago

Loved it never seen a course as this

Loved it never seen a course as this Very dedicated

  • Thi Ngoc Tram Ho

  • 13 days ago

Really loved this course

Really loved this course! I am glad I chose Interior Design Institute when I was searching for a reliable online...

  • Helen Kendall

  • 13 days ago

Excellent course

I am only half way through the course but I have already learnt so much. I’m absolutely loving it and...

  • Wanying Luo

  • 15 days ago

Excellent course!

Excellent course!

  • Becky

  • 15 days ago

An excellent course for anybody interested in Interior Design

I would recommend the Interior Design Institute to anybody looking to learn more about Interior Design, whether it’s to learn...

  • Shirley Reynolds

  • 29 days ago

Six modules in and just 6 to go!

Six modules in ! I have thoroughly enjoyed the course so far. I am learning a lot and appreciate the...

  • Law Wai Leng

  • 29 days ago

I would strongly recommend this course…

I would strongly recommend this course to those who interested in Interior Design as their new skills or hobby. You...

  • sam

  • 36 days ago

Amazing

very nice ,easy to learn and much organized, would recommend 10/10 !

  • Susie Godwin

  • 44 days ago

This is a brilliant course that I would…

This is a brilliant course that I would thoroughly recommend to anyone who has an interest in property refurbishment. My...

  • Julie Aldred

  • 47 days ago

Complete interior design course

If you want to learn interior design from start to finish then this is the course for you. I’ve learnt...

  • Tracey

  • 48 days ago

I absolutely LOVE this course.

I absolutely LOVE this course. The modules are in depth and extremely interesting, covering all aspects of interior design. My...

  • Negin Kousedghi

  • 53 days ago

I am half way through of interior…

I am half way through of interior design course and it’s been such great journey . I’ve learned so much &...

  • Deman Sabah

  • 58 days ago

Im half way through the IDI diploma and…

Im half way through the IDI diploma and Im loving it, so excited to finish it all.

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 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 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 is registered with the UK Register of Learning Providers: UK Provider Reference Number is 10027300 and 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 partnership with UNICEF, the institute donates £3.00 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, 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.
Laura Encinas Ortega
Laura has experience working on commercial, high-end residential, cultural and educational projects from large-scale master planning to bespoke furniture solutions.
Talin Leask
Having founded her own company some years ago, she has managed to build her own clientele and has worked on refurb projects across the city as well as being involved in new build apartment projects
Sophie Seeger

Sophie Seeger runs Seeger By Design, a creative company for interior design, decorating, property styling, colour consulting and art sourcing.

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.
Marzia Bisognin

Hove

I'm very happy I found The Interior Design Institute, as it made it possible for me to do something I feel passionate about, and I'm looking forward to putting everything I've learned into practice.

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Comaritan Nicolae

Gloucester

I sincerely recommend The Institute with confidence and believe that success in the online course, is largely due to the team of professionals who have worked on this project to the highest standard.

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Mariarosaria Schettini

Frederiksberg C.

During the course, I had the opportunity to have my work featured on the social media of The Interior Design Institute and of a famous Australian interior designer. This was a great encouragement for me and has pushed me to always give the best and to pursue this as a career path.

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Anita Bokova

Northwich

The modules were not only enjoyable, but they provided USEFUL information - the kind that I'm sure will be a big help in the future as an interior designer. My tutor was super nice, helpful and had amazing ideas on how I could improve my work, and the community was also very inspiring and motivating! It was so good to read all the IDI student success stories, as I'm hoping to become one of them!

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Alice Maughan

Leicestershire

The module layout and online interaction were perfect for my circumstance and so I signed up immediately. I feel that I have learned so much and had questions answered through the course material and my very helpful tutor, Sophie Seeger. Having been to university and dealing with tutors face to face, I was anxious as to how successful the online interaction would be with my tutor but Sophie was brilliant. She helped me feel welcome and was a fountain of knowledge.

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Taylor Brooks

Tunbridge Wells

I owe a great deal of gratitude to this course as it is because of this that I had the confidence to make the change. I hope to one day start my own design consultancy and can now honestly say that I feel prepared for this challenge.

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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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Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

Interior Design Course + Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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The Interior Design Institute

South Quay Building
189 Marsh Wall, 1st Floor
Canary Wharf
London E14 9SH

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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