Interior Design Courses NYC

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Introduction to Interior Design

New York School of Interior Design @ 170 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021

Interior design projects may involve totally new construction or the renovation, modernization, or refurbishment of an existing facility, space, or room. This course is intended for people who are considering a career in interior design. It provides a broad introduction to the profession and an overview of the education and requisite skills. The emphasis of this course is residential, a branch of interior design that typically includes specialties...

Monday Oct 16th, 3–5pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

$690

6 sessions

Guided Tour: Interior Design Building

New York School of Interior Design @ 306 E 61st St, New York, NY 10065

Located at 306 East 61st Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues, the 110 year-old Interior Design Building (IDB) houses some of the finest interior design merchants in New York City.  The seven floor structure supports a number of individually-owned art and antique galleries, and furniture shops, each specializing in their particular field and offering a wealth of historically diverse products. The Interior Design Building situates itself perfectly...

Wednesday Oct 25th, 2–5pm Eastern Time

Guided Tour: D&D Building

New York School of Interior Design @ 979 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022

The Decoration and Design Building, familiarly known as The D&D, has been the hub of New York's Interior Design world for more than 40 years. Located in the heart of Manhattan, 979 Third Avenue between 58th and 59th Streets, it is known nationally and internationally as the world's most glamorous home with over 130 exceptional furniture and textile showrooms. In The D&D you will find the finest examples of furniture craftsmanship and luxurious...

Wednesday Oct 18th, 2–5pm Eastern Time

2D Drafting with AutoCAD (Level 1)

New York School of Interior Design @ 170 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021

Take advantage of the functionality and productivity found in AutoCAD. Learn the fundamentals of AutoCAD in this hands-on course and discover how to efficiently prepare 2D digital drawings. Specifically designed for interior designers and using the Microsoft operating system, this course will cover the basics of AutoCAD drawing software.  Topics include drawing commands, drawing set-up and edit, layers, dimensioning, and text. Save, save-as,...

Wednesday Oct 4th, 6–9pm Eastern Time

 (7 sessions)

$690

7 sessions

Tour the Architects & Designers Building

New York School of Interior Design @ 150 E 58th St, New York, NY 10155

The Architects and Designers Building, “The A&D” located at 150 East 58th Street, is home the New York's largest collection of luxury showrooms for kitchens, baths, appliances, tile, stone, and furniture. With 35 magnificent showrooms spanning more than 200,000 square feet and featuring thousands of distinctive products, “The A&D “ building offers discerning trade professionals and homeowners the opportunity to visualize their shopping...

Wednesday Oct 25th, 2–5pm Eastern Time

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Introduction to Interior Design

New York School of Interior Design

Interior design projects may involve totally new construction or the renovation, modernization, or refurbishment of an existing facility, space, or room. This course is intended for people who are considering a career in interior design. It provides a broad introduction to the profession and an overview of the education and requisite skills. The emphasis of this course is residential, a branch of interior design that typically includes specialties...

Monday Oct 9th, 6–8pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

$690

6 sessions

The Business Side of Design

New York School of Interior Design

Whether you want to run your own business or to work for a design firm, this course will further you on your journey toward becoming an interior design professional.  In this course, you will gain insight into all aspects of life as an interior designer. We will review in broad strokes what transpires from the moment a project commences until the finished work is photographed. Topics covered include setting clients' expectations, creating...

Tuesday Oct 31st, 6–8pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

$690

6 sessions

Certificate in Applied Color for Designers

New York School of Interior Design

Certificate in Applied Color for Design combines CE804: The Art of Choosing Paint Color, 805: Creating a Successful Color Scheme and 806: Transform an Existing Space with Color, to form a unified series of three online workshops that give meaningful insight into how professional interior designers use color along with underlying design principles to develop color schemes that make an impact. Distilled from tried-and-true NYSID courses that have...

Thursday Nov 2nd, 4–7pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$500

3 sessions

Styling Interiors for Photoshoot

New York School of Interior Design

In this workshop, interiors photographer Robin Del Pino Ferries will discuss tips for preparing interiors, with special attention to residential, for a photographic shoot. This lecture course will cover different approaches to styling, what to bring to the shoot, and how to use the objects and furniture in a space to your best advantage and to suit your photographic needs. 

Wednesday Nov 15th, 2–4pm Eastern Time

Transform an Existing Space with Color

New York School of Interior Design

Discover how to turn a space that is less than optimal into an inviting oasis. This course provides students with a practical method to assess and improve an existing interior by applying a new color palette. Learn why and how specific colors can affect an environment and create a desired mood. The relationship between light and color will be addressed. Students work in class to develop a transformative color solution using a before and after approach...

Thursday Oct 19th, 4–7pm Eastern Time

Fundamentals of Residential Lighting

New York School of Interior Design

Fundamentals of Residential Lighting takes you through the principal spaces in the home in four sessions, looking at lighting effects, techniques, and tools. As a participant, you will learn how we see, including the perception of color and what makes objects, surfaces, and tasks stand out. You will practice visualizing, describing, and planning lighting effects using typical residential floorplans. LED technology and controls are explained and...

Wednesday Oct 4th, 7–9pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$355

4 sessions

Designer Essentials: Creating a Textiles Scheme

New York School of Interior Design

In this interactive course, learn how to assemble a color-coordinated collection of fabrics, rugs and trimmings. Explore natural and man-made fibers and a variety of textile construction from printed fabrics to hand knotted rugs. Experiment with mixing patterns, textures and colors to create a rich interior environment. Learn how to choose an appropriate upholstery fabric as well as fabrics for window treatments. During this course students are...

Tuesday Nov 7th, 6–8pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$185

3 sessions

Creating a Successful Color Scheme

New York School of Interior Design

A successful color scheme will pull together the look and feel of a space. This course goes beyond paint and walks you through effective and unique methods for creating a perfect scheme of colors, patterns, and surfaces. Color relationships and the psychology of color are examined. Using a variety of NYSID supplied paint, fabric, and surface swatches, students work in class to develop a mood board. How do the LIVE VIA ZOOM online courses work?...

Thursday Oct 5th, 4–7pm Eastern Time

A Guide to Upholstered Furniture

New York School of Interior Design

Upholstered furniture is a major component in decorating, and one of the most important elements of comfortable living. This course examines all aspects of upholstered furniture as an integral part of an interior. Learn the components of upholstered seating and how famous interior designers have combined these features to create classic styles. Examine the inner workings of upholstered furniture to see how the construction impacts comfort and longevity....

Tuesday Nov 28th, 6–8pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$185

3 sessions

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Interior Design: The Numbers Game

New York School of Interior Design @ 170 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021

These days it takes more than impeccable taste to become a successful interior designer. Good mathematical and critical reasoning skills are essential whether starting your own business or working for a firm. Correctly identifying and calculating costs can literally mean the difference between success and failure.  This seminar is designed to introduce designers to the math and reasoning skills needed to make more informed decisions in today’s...

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$285

2 sessions

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