INTERIOR DESIGN

3 year course – CSFP (HIGHER EDUCATION VOCATIONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATE)
MJM INTERIOR DESIGN SCHOOL OF PARIS, NANTES, RENNES & STRASBOURG – FRANCE


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INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION

The decorator is there to add value to a space and to revamp its image. Interior design concerns many different sectors: homes, businesses, hotels, etc..
The designer may develop a specific expertise: merchandising (shop windows and displays), stage design (decoration for a museum, exhibition or show), painting design (frescos or murals) or design for the cinema or theatre. They may also specialise in a specific techniques: table art, wall decoration, furniture, mosaic, pottery painting, etc.
Interior designers use their imagination to breathe new life, warmth and unity into an environment, whilst listening to the needs and wishes of the client.

THE AIM

To introduce the future interior designers to the interaction of « colours, shapes, volumes, materials, light ».
To enable them to explain their ideas graphically and artistically, to give them the opportunity to learn how to draw a technical plan or a perspective free-hand and to design a given space.

JOB PROSPECTS

The interior design, home design and home staging sectors are expanding rapidly. Interior designers can be found working in cinema, theatre, on television sets, at events, designing sets and scenery, but also in architectural and interior design practices for private individuals or professionals. Designers may be salaried or self-employed.

interior design school of Paris France

interior design school of Paris France

THE COURSE

COURSE SYLLABUS

Representation
 Drawing – colour
Academic drawing and the live model
Perspective and representation techniques, chromatology and harmony of colours
 Study of materials:
wood, marble, textiles, stone, etc.
decorative deception, aged patinas,
limed, crackling, fake rust, grisaille, polished concretes, etc
 Materials
Floor and wall coverings
Studying new materials: soft (foam, Plastazote), semi-rigid
(PVC, Forex), transparent (plexiglas), scale models (expanding polystyrene)

Infographics
Autocad and Photoshop software
 3D software: Sketchup

History of art
 Sets of furniture, styles, periods
 History of design
 Museum visits, art galleries thematic exhibitions and shows

External interventions
 Workshops
 Interior designers, designers, art industry professionals
 Competitions and partnerships

Home design
 Designing and fitting out indoor spaces
Project methodology, survey, design and implementation
furniture, creating a project portfolio and representation
mediums
 Interior design
Trend books, style boards and shopping list,
moods, socio-styles (contemporary, vintage, ethnic, etc.), home relooking, furniture and accessories,
creating models (interior scene)
 Home staging
Interior design planner, coaching and marketing

Educational goal :

• To upgrade students and to give them a solid foundation
in areas that will develop imagination, sensitivity and mastery of visual expression
• Drawing, techniques and representations

Concrete goal: the project portfolio

• To develop taste, sensitivity and expertise, to present and organise your work
• To highlight your creative and technical attributes
• To master drawing, colour and volume

INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECT

Educational goal :

• To help students to complete their interior design projects
• Production of interior designs and decorative items
• To master conceptual and physical vocabulary and the oral expression of the project
• To work under professional conditions

Concrete goal: end of year project

Three interior design projects are handled (study and implementation), monitored and presented to a panel of teachers and the end of year project is presented to an external panel of professionals.

 
APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE

Educational goal:

• Methodology and approach suitable for the interior design project
• To design and become proficient in the use of representation mediums
• Application of first year knowledge
• To create a project file, graphic representations, volumes and objects
• To be able to identify appropriate forms of communication in accordance with the emotional and functional requirements of the project

Software used :

• Autocad and Photoshop
• Sketchup
• InDesign

Concrete goal: the personal portfolio

• To create transversal projects, to present and organise work
• Professional management of the book: interior design projects, apartments, shops, events, stands
• To develop oral fluency and proficiency, to assert the relevance of projects

 

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How to apply ?

MJM Graphic Design is a Interior design school in France. You can apply for follow the Interior design program in Paris, Nantes, Rennes & Strasbourg. You will become Interior Designer and make your passion your profession !

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