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Career Options & Resources

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What does a future look like with a career in interior design?


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Opportunities abound both locally and nationally for qualified interior designers. Hospitals, hotels, restaurants, clubs, and offices all work with interior designers on their teams as well as cruise ships, airlines, architects, and builders.

Among the diverse opportunities are airline interiors, barrier-free design, carpet and rug design, furniture design, historic preservation, manufacturer representative, marketing specialist, real estate property staging, model home furnishing, purchasing, residential design, showroom design, textile design, wall-covering design, and window treatment design.

Typically, an interior designer will specialize in either residential or commercial design; some may eventually specialize even further to focus on particular rooms, such as kitchens or bathrooms.

A degree in Interior Design can lead to the following careers:
  • Residential Designer
  • Commercial Design Assistant
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Home Stager
  • Product Design
  • Design Consultant
  • Manufacturer's Representative
  • Drafter
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