Discover the Secrets of Interior Design

Discover the Secrets of Interior Design

No matter whether at home, office or mall, the beautifully decorated interior represents the designer's perception of space. Functionality, mood, and atmosphere are the three key ingredients of any successful project and their specific combination reflects the professional signature of the designer.

Why should you enrol in this course?

The Home Design Institute professional course in Interior Design is a real-time online course with a duration of 10 months. During this period, you will develop an advanced and deep understanding of the principles and practices of interior design. You will gain all the needed knowledge and skills in order to prepare and implement an interior design project.

The course is practically focused

Our mission is to give you the skills and knowledge that you can use in practice. You will take full advantage of the Learning through Making system and achieve a very high level of professional qualification.

Working on projects is an essential part of this course. You will undertake a yearlong own project. While preparing it, you will be working extensively with AutoCAD and 3ds Max. You will also join different team projects. At the end of the course, you must present your own project and portfolio.

Distance real-time learning

Distance learning programs are getting more and more popular among students nowadays. Our goal is to provide distance training that is as effective as in-person training so that our students can achieve the results they have been looking for. The students attend virtual classrooms with live lecturer, who personally work with each student in real-time. The lecturer and the student can thus resolve all learning-related issues. The projects are also under the supervision of the lecturer. The students in our distance learning programs are given access to video records of all held classes. Thus, even if you have missed a class or a seminar, you can easily catch up.

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce students and to develop their understanding of the main principles of interior design.
  • To acquaint students with the most important interior design elements – colours, lighting, type of lighting, materials, finishes, furniture, etc.
  • To equip students with knowledge how to create interior designs of public spaces (offices, restaurants, different commercial spaces).
  • To acquire skills how to hatch and scale, how to plot a drawing and create 2D graphics in AutoCAD.
  • To acquire skills how to draw in 3D dimensions, how to draw and create 3D objects, how to model interiors and to render photorealistic images in SketchUp.
  • To able students to create and presents a complete professional interior design project.
If you want to master the art of Interior Design, do not waste time! Join our course now!

Credits from the training:

75 credits

Art skills

75 credits

Digital skills

70 credits

Freelance skills

What will you achieve after the course?


After completing this course, you will have created your first professional portfolio


The skills you gain during this course will be considered with the practical environment

Professional Certificate

After successful completion of the course, you will receive a professional certificate of completion


Working on series of team tasks, you will develop your teamwork skills

Course syllabus:

Duration: 15 hours

The aim of this module is to introduce you to the fundamental topics in interior design. You will be walked through the history of interior design. You will learn about science and ergonomics. You will be acquainted with different design methods and requirements. After this module you will have the fundamental knowledge required for the first steps in your development as a professional interior designer.

Duration: 15 hours

The aim of this module is to provide you with knowledge of the theory of interior design. You will learn about the most common issues that interior designers encounter in their work and what recommendations they give to resolve them. You will be acquainted with different design styles and the latest trends as focusing on the future perspectives in interior design. After this module, you will have acquired not only knowledge, but you will have developed your critical thinking in order to start designing your own professional interior design project.

Duration: 15 hours

The aim of this module is to introduce you to the theory of colors. You will find out how colors can influence your emotions. You will learn about light, different types of light objects and lighting systems.

Duration: 18 hours

The aim of this module to teach you how to use AutoCAD at professional level. You will be firstly introduced to the program´s interface, its essential tools, commands, and shortcuts. Then you will understand how to use 2D graphic commands, geometrical figures, layers, filters and layer grouping. After this module you will be able to produce professional drawings for your interior design projects.

Duration: 9 hours

The aim of this module is to introduce you to 2D and 3D graphics. You will be acquainted with different methods and techniques how to make a sketch and create a model. After this module you will be able to create 2D and 3D graphics in AutoCAD.

Duration: 6 hours

The aim of this module is to introduce you to different materials and finishes. After completing it, you will know how to use interior design fabrics and finishes.

Duration: 18 hours

The aim of this module is to provide you with knowledge about the objects and how to place them in interior space. You will learn about mobile and fixed equipment, storage, soft and multifunctional furniture. After this module you will know how to design any interior space in the most functional way.

Duration: 30 hours

The aim of this model is to introduce you to different spaces as offices, restaurants, commercial and exhibition spaces, etc. After each lecture you will be assigned a practical task. On completing this module, you will be able to design beautiful public spaces.

Duration: 33 hours

The aim of this module is to introduce to SketchUp at professional level. You will be taught how to create complex 3D images and how to create a render and animations. After this module you will have the knowledge and software skills to create professional interior design projects.

Duration: 36 hours

The aim of this module is to introduce you to the art of designing a professional project and to prepare you for your future career as an interior designer. You will learn about some good business practices and how to negotiate with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors. You will work a month and a half on an individual project which you must defend at the and of the course. On successful completion of this module, you will have your first professional portfolio and will be a completed professional designer.

Course price

Real-time online course

The course is with a duration of two semesters. If you pay for both semesters at once, you get a 10% discount from the price and the total amount becomes 1530 EUR

850 EUR
per semester

Frequently asked questions:

The Interior Design course is with duration of two semesters (10 months). Vacations and holidays are also included in this period. Classes are 24 study hours per month (3 study hours two times a week). One study hour is 45 min. The whole course consists of 195 study hours.

If you want to enrol our courses, you need to register in order to create an account at our website. Then log in to your account and go to the course page. Click the button "Enrol now" and follow the steps. Once you have registered, our representative will contact you to confirm your order and send you a completed training contract, which you must sign and send back by email.

All students must have completed secondary education. Fluent English and basic computer skills are must.

During the training, theoretical knowledge is introduced with the help of interactive methods and presentations, such as role-playing games, videos and reports, interactive presentations. The practical part of the training is studied by the method of "learning by doing", and each student should perform a number of practical tasks for the exercise of theoretical training. At the end of the training, each student realizes a complete project, covering everything learned during the course.

The assessment of students is carried out through knowledge control questionnaires (QCM), tests, reports and practical tasks. At the end of the course students sit online test and practical exam. The test consists of multiple correct/wrong answers. You must have a minimum of 50% correct answers in order to pass the test. Additionally, you must successfully defend your individual project as well. All students that pass successfully both the exams will receive a certificate from Home Design Institute.

We accept all students with disabilities who can adapt and go through the learning process, trying to approach each case individually. To discuss how we can include you in the training, please contact us.

The final deadline in which you can join the course and sign your training contract is 15 days before the beginning of the course.

At the beginning of each training, the lecturer gets acquainted with each student and specifies with him the purpose of training and his knowledge in the field. The lecturer is obliged to adapt the learning process to each individual case, according to the level of knowledge of each student, and at the end of the training each student creates an individual project according to their needs and desired direction for professional development.

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