If you wish to pursue a career in interior designing, the most important thing you will have to consider is the institute you choose for a course in interior designing. Some of the basic things you should check before deciding to take admission in a certain institute are as follows: the popularity of the institute, experience of the faculty and staff, the inclusiveness of the curriculum, infrastructure at the institute, collaborations with other institutes or universities and whether the institute offers training for using latest software and online tools or not.
When it comes to the best institutes for interior designers in India, the first name that pops up is the Institute of Indian Interior Designers or IIID, as it is popularly known. It is the premier institute for interior designing in India and was established in 1972 to inculcate good professional and ethical practices in Indian interior designers. Today, the institute has more than 8,000 members and 28 regional centres in India, IIID is also a member of the Asia Pacific Space Designers Alliance (APSDA) and aims to promote and develop the image of the profession of interior designing in India.
IIID has a regional centre in Pune, called the Pune Regional Chapter, which was established in 1988 by the founding chairperson of IIID. The Pune Chapter regularly conducts many programs, technical sessions and events to share Good Design with the members of the community of interior designers and their trading partners. IIID collaborates with various other institutes in the country in order to facilitate the training of young interior designers enrolled in those institutes
INIFD, Kothrud, Pune is one of the few places in Pune where a three-year course in interior designing (Professional Interior Design Program) is conducted in collaboration with IIID. This program aims to introduce the interior designers’ community to good design, to promote quality in education and ethical practices and to encourage interaction between different types of professionals involved in interior designing. IIID course at INIFD, Kothrud, Pune is designed to hone students in a way to be identified as the best trained professionals, in order to land with the top jobs in the field. The IIID course at INIFD, Kothrud, Pune is divided into six semesters, which extensively cover everything to do with interior design.
The first semester is intended to hone the creative and verbal skills in students, semester 2 deals with the basic concepts of design and their evolution over time. Semester 3 includes furniture design and interior environment control, while technical presentations and interior services are tackled in semester 4. Semester 5 and 6 deal with the technical side of interior designing, with emphasis on working drawings and professional practice. For any questions concerning the IIID course at INIFD, Kothrud, Pune, feel free to come and visit us on campus or call us at +91 986-003-0406 or +91 805-586-6266 for more details. Hurry up and enroll for this year’s IIID course!