Introduction to interior decorating short course

Do you love colours, fabrics and textiles? Do you love decorating rooms and arranging furniture? If you answered yes to these questions, then the Introduction to interior decorating short course is right for you.

Interior decorating is the decorative and functional planning of the interior of a home and can extend to diverse areas such as restaurants, shops and offices. The interior decorator looks at the final finishes of the interior of a structure including space, colour, personal preferences and budget.

In this 18-week course, you will learn the basics of interior decorating. You will be taught the theory of decorating and be introduced to the design process and presentation tools required to present a decorating project successfully.

The first part of the course will cover:

- How to work with colour;
- The psychology of colour;
- Interior decorating principles;
- The history of interior styles;
- Materials and finishes including eco-friendly materials;
- Fabrics and window treatments and;
- The use of lighting in interior spaces.

Secondly, you will learn how to decorate spaces using contemporary approaches and styles by creating mood boards, floor plans and presentations.

All classes are presented experienced interior decorators and designers and a hands-on practical approach is used. Each student receives a starter pack to get you going.

Vega is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education.

Date: 23 March 2019 to 03 August 2019
Time: 09:00 - 12:30
Venue: Vega School, Johannesburg
Cost: R9,800

Date: 04 May 2019 to 07 September 2019
Time: 09:00 - 12:30
Venue: Vega School, Johannesburg
Cost: R9,800

Date: 23 February 2019 to 06 July 2019
Time: 09:00 - 12:30
Venue: Vega School, Cape Town
Cost: R9,800

Date: 04 May 2019 to 07 September 2019
Time: 09:00 - 12:30
Venue: Vega School, Cape Town
Cost: R9,800

Date: 07 March 2019 to 11 July 2019
Time: 09:00 - 12:30
Venue: Vega School, Pretoria
Cost: R9,800

Date: 07 May 2019 to 03 September 2019
Time: 09:00 - 12:30
Venue: Vega School, Pretoria
Cost: R9,800

Contact: Kirsty Adams
Company name: Vega School
Telephone number: 011 521 4600
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