Which Subjects Are Taught In Fashion And Interior Designing Courses?

What will I study while pursuing my fashion designing course? Are the subjects of interior designing too complicated as they are shown?

These questions hit the students’ minds after enrolling themselves in fashion and interior designing colleges.

Nevertheless, most schools follow the same standardized pattern and some top-notch institutes like INIFD, Kothrud alter the courses for higher success rate and match the international standards.

So for all the aspirants, we’re sharing which subjects will become your best friends, and you’ve to learn them for building your dream career.

A Brief Overview Of The Major Subjects Included In Fashion Designing Courses

Garment Construction And Pattern Making

This is a comprehensive subject, students will learn in 1st Year that includes theory and hands-on training. Pattern making is a technical study of developing patterns for garments and garment construction helps students understand the process of cutting and sewing garments. In simpler words, students are introduced to sewing machines, and various techniques are used for producing finished garments.

Fashion Illustration and Application

This is a practical and important subject for fashion design students in the 2nd Year. Here, students will learn how to curate designs on the garments and illustrate them to convey their ideas. Some relevant topics included in this subject are ‘Draping Methods’ and ‘Portfolio Development.’

Retail Marketing And Visual Merchandising

The 3rd Year is the phase where students should bag multiple internships and sit for placement interviews. Retail marketing and visual merchandising teach the students about combining both creative and corporate skills to grab the attention of companies towards their creativity.

Some Additional Yet Important Subjects You’ll Learn While Pursuing Fashion Designing

Foundation Classes

This is more of an introductory class where budding fashion designers are introduced to the fundamentals of fashion designing.

Textile Study

Textile Study is an exciting subject where students learn about the process involved in producing different types of fabrics and their individual characteristics.

Apparel Manufacturing

Apparel Manufacturing is about how the garments are produced for the masses by considering various aspects like manufacturing techniques, production cost, etc.

Brief Overview Of The Subjects Taught In Interior Designing Courses


CAD is a god gift for the interior designing sector that is advantageous in structural planning in countless ways. In the 1st Year, students are introduced to CAD practices for understanding the designs and illustrations from a technical perspective.

Visual Merchandising And Display

Interior designing transforms personal and commercial spaces, but visual merchandising is the practice to grab buyers' attention! It is the practice in the retail industry of optimizing the presentation of products and services to better highlight their features and benefits.

Development And Presentation Of Portfolio

The art of turning junkyards into luxurious spaces isn’t enough to become a successful interior designer. The art of marketing and presenting the portfolio is imperative for budding interior designing aspirants in the corporate world. By the end of 3rd Year, students are taught to use various contemporary practices for developing portfolios.

Some More Basic Subjects You’ll Learn In Interior Designing

Interior Construction And Detailing

Interior Construction And Detailing includes both theory and hands-on training on using different construction techniques required to developing interior spaces.

Furniture Design

Furniture Design is the subject where students learn about designing and constructing furniture pieces prioritizing client requirements and the latest trends.

Understanding The Feng Shui And Vaastu Shastra

Understanding Vaastu Shastra and Feng Shui are necessary for interior designers to deliver universal energy in the interior spaces to drive happiness and fortune.

Want To Learn These Subjects From Famous Mentors And Experienced Instructors? Enroll Yourself In INIFD, Kothrud

INIFD, Kothrud is the one-stop destination with the unique blend of theoretical and practical knowledge for turning amateurs into reputed fashion and interior designers. Our world-class celebrity mentors, Manish Malhotra, Ashley Rebello, and Twinkle Khanna, encourage budding aspirants to become opportunists and take their designing game to the next level!


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