Basic Interior Design

Certificate Program
Duration: 6 Weeks Online

Mission Statement:

Bangalore School of Design is offering an Introduction to the field of “Interior Design” through our six weeks BID Certificate program. You will learn basic drafting skills, colour theory, space planning and much more.

It is a Non Degree Program, the credits earned can be applied towards B.Sc. / BVA / Dual Bachelors / Diploma programs of Bangalore School of Design. Complete Online Classes. No portfolio required for enrolment.

Best suited for students who are interested to know what is Interior Design. An opportunity to understand and be sure if you want a career in Interior Design.


BID Certificate Program consists of eight Module under 3 Core topics and with additional elective of your choice.

Module 1. Interior Design Basics

Learn basic drafting, explore the history and philosophy, art and science of interior spaces. Basic material and space studies. Basic observation techniques.

Module 1. Basic Interior Space Planning

Learn to conceptualize the space planning for creative solutions through sessions on colour, scale, proportions, furniture, wall & floor treatments.

Module 2. Basic Drafting

Introduction in the preparation of drawings for design purposes. Identification and use of drafting; drafting in scale, basic lettering, line weights on standard conventions.

Module 3. Colour Theory

Colour parameters and its implications for designers and architectural purposes. Topics covered include identification and use of colour towards interior cohesiveness of given spaces. Examine colour harmony, colour hues, colour combinations and colour qualities.

Module 1. Drawing Interiors:

This module deals with the mechanics of visual representation, the use of drawing, perspectives and renderings. How a drawing documents an interior space. You learn to read, draw plans, sections and elevation and observe the rendering techniques involved.

Module 2. Commercial Interior Design:

Students explore the design process for a commercial project in a studio environment. They begin with a concept and develop their ideas in a series of discussions into a functional interior space. Also exploring the layout, materials, fixtures, lighting and furniture.

Module 3. Residential Interior Design:

Students will explore the design process for a residential project. Finding and viable and interesting solutions to design problems such as windows, ceilings, doors, floors, wall treatments. Review drawing techniques to allow you to present drawings in a professional manner. Explore design with space planning, furniture, colour and lighting.

Module 4. Working Drawings:

Students will work on the drafting techniques that will be required to send drawings for on-site construction of spaces, furniture to be read in tandem with other services. You learn to detail out drawings as required for specific development of the working drawings.

Module 5. Basic of Costing:

Costing and estimation will teach the students the logical process of calculating of materials. To enable to know the cost of work before start. A basic inputs in understanding of BOQ and conceptual estimates.

Elective Modules:

A student can choose two modules apart from the above modules to complement their special interest in an interior space.

  • Interior Lighting
  • Kitchen Design
  • Bath Design
  • Furniture Design
  • Sketch Up (Software Tool)
  • Interior Management


Who should Join this program?

  • Students looking at Interior Design as their Undergraduate education and wants feelers before confirming. Such students also earn credits towards their undergraduate program
  • Individuals interested in developing skills that can be applied to space planning or interior decor.
  • Designers who want to expand their portfolio to include a professional taught certificate

What you’ll gain from this program?

  • An understanding of an interior space, planning , materials, texture, colours and overall aesthetics.
  • Proficiency in drafting and the ability to use the industry software tools.
  • An understanding of the sequence of design and interior construction.

How you’ll learn?

  • Engaging video lectures and discussions with industry experts.
  • Direct interaction with faculty practitioners in the design field.
  • Project based learning yielding real world skills and assets.

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