MYTHS ABOUT INTERIOR DESIGNING AND FUTURE SCOPE IN INDIA
Currently, there is a need for millions of interior designers in India only, combining freelance projects as well as the jobs are available in architectural and in many firms, you can easily choose an interior designing field in India. If you are one of those design aspirants who want to make the interior design as a career, here’s a list of things you must and should know about the interior design field.
Here is we discuss on some myths about interior design.
Interior decoration and interior design are same- you might be good with colors textures, your selection of home décor objects might appreciate by all people on your interior decoration skills, but it is not sufficient to become an interior designer because interior decoration is a sub domain of interior design.
Interior design is entirely about design- Unlike other design domains interior design is not entirely about design concepts it's a different thing. Along with ID skills like technical drawing, material knowledge, furniture design, and familiarization with interior design tools, you must also have great interpersonal and communication skills, maintain a good network of clients, contractors, and suppliers.
Low demand for interior designers in India- this is the big myths because as mentioned before, currently there is a need for milliners interior designers in India alone. The industry is growing at a rate of 24% and is expected to do so until 2019. So if you are planning to take up the interior design as a career now, I would like to say you are in the right time to shine, just grab this opportunity.
Formal education is compulsory- Though a few employers look for academic excellence, a lot of them eye on your professional background, portfolio, and more than anything, your creativity, and people skills, we can say your formal education and your excellency both plays a key role in your growth. However, a formal degree in interior design could come to your benefit and increase your value as a designer, at the time of promotion, your formal education increase your changes.
It would be a boring office job- Interior designers have to move around, a little more than other professionals! Meetings with clients, architects, and suppliers, on-site work, review of the completed work, update to the existing design, contracts etc. You have a long list of reasons to get out of your office, you can say it is a boring office job. So if you are a person who dislikes boring office jobs and like creative jobs where your ideas and spirit is appreciated, interior design is the best option for you.
Interior design is now very famous in India, for example, peoples who invest money on buying a house, and they invest 30 to 40% money only on interior design. If you have deep knowledge on the latest material, fixing details, cost, and creativity, then you have a bright future ahead.