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Practice your interior design skills as you learn by virtually re-creating your home, improving floor plans or designing the perfect dream house. Build up that skill set with every new topic you learn.
Access your online courses and assess your progress with quizzes and tasks after each module. You'll also get personalized feedback from qualified instructors who can verify that you completed all required lessons to earn your certificate.
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Introduction to Interior Design8 lessons ~ 36 min.
This lesson will introduce how to create the best interior design collages, the difference between an interior designer and a decorator, and an overview of interior design.
Zoning16 lessons ~ 59 min.
We will discuss why zoning is necessary, the features and recommendations for zoning, walls and other methods for zoning, and the importance of zoning for every type of interior.
Ergonomics18 lessons ~ 64 min.
Learn the basics of ergonomics, why it is important, ergonomic standards, rules and recommendations.
Interior styles12 lessons ~ 69 min.
This lesson will discuss the most common mistakes when applying an interior style, as well as tips on how to introduce more than one interior style in a space.
Colors and Finish Materials22 lessons ~ 72 min.
Selecting colors and materials is a smaller part of the interior design process, but still very important. Although the physical color may appear the same to each person, our reactions and emotions to colors are unique.
Furniture15 lessons ~ 124 min.
This lesson will discuss correct furniture placement, furniture types for every interior style, placement distances, rules, arrangements and tips.
Lighting26 lessons ~ 92 min.
We will learn about the importance of lighting, the method of calculating the amount of lighting needed for a certain room, types of lighting and its purpose, lighting potential for every room, as well as recommendations and tips.
Decor22 lessons ~ 82 min.
Décor is used to make a space a home – it depends on the interior style, ideas and the homeowner’s preferences.
Visualization10 lessons ~ 25 min.
Visualization is only a part of the interior design process that ties together the various important elements: zoning, furniture, lighting, materials, colors and décor.
After the course on interior design you will
- Receive a Planner 5D certificate
- Understand the basic principles of interior design
- Get your first clients on Planner 5D
- Get feedback from a professional designer
- Create professional 3D projects
- Be placed on the list of professional designers in Planner 5D
Evelina Podvorska | Principal Interior designer
Evelina assists a wide community of users to learn interior design and home improvement. She curates the Design School and weekly Design Battles. In additional to that, Evelina also works closely with the product is up to date to fulfill the users’s needs.
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What people say about us
«The school focuses on two valuable aspects of our life... time and feelings we spend in spaces around us, where we make memories and relive them with our loved ones...simply it's a mind-blowing learning place!»
User from Germany
«The program and interface are clear. I like the structure of the course and that it is divided into different sections/topics.»
«It's wonderful to have the chance to discover how everything works, and Planner 5D knew how to apply it all perfectly. I loved doing the tests, it's the best possible experience and I recommend it to everyone»
Can I join if I have no previous design experience?
Definitely. The course was created to introduce students to the basic principles of interior design. Taking the course would be helpful for:
· Beginner designers who have recently found an interest in interior design or have recently started studying interior design;
· Anyone wanting to improve their current home or to design their dream home.
How does the course work? What is the format?
This course is fully online - there are 9 topic, each of which contains several lessons. Each topic will consist of a video presentation with a recording, and will be approximately 15 minutes long. After every module, there is a quiz that will help you fully understand the material.
Before moving on to the next module, there will be a homework task that should be completed and submitted. It’s optional. The instructor will provide feedback on your submission within 5 days.
There are no restrictions or deadlines that require you to finish the course in a certain amount of time. You can study at your own pace.
How can I start the course in interior design?
Click the button 'Try the first topic for free' —> login or sign up (if you're not registered) —> enjoy the course.
I'm already registered on Planner 5D. How do I sign up for the course?
Click the button 'Try the first topic for free' to access and watch the course.
How long is the home interior design course?
There are 9 topic, each of which contains several lessons. Each topic is approximately 15 minutes long.
Can I try a course preview?
Yes, you can access the first topic for free.
Can I choose another language for the course?
Unfortunately, no. The course is only offered in English.
Will I get feedback from the instructor?
Yes, your instructor will check every homework task.
What will I gain from this course? Will I receive anything else?
After the course, you will understand the basic principles of interior design, have the ability to create a project of your own home, and use Planner 5D as a visualization tool for any interior. Also, you will receive a certificate of completion.
Will I need any special tools or programs?
You will only need a computer and internet connection. The course is offered online using a website browser.
Is the course free?
The first module is free. After you try it out, you can decide if you want to enroll in the full course. The full course is free to Premium Planner 5D users.