All Interior-design-program Posts

Landing Your First Interior Design Job: What Do Employers Look For?

Jun 8, 2020 9:49:08 AM

We’ve been offering an Interior Design program at Herzing for several years now. When we put together the curriculum, we looked very closely at hiring trends and the specific skills employers are looking for in new designers. 

What kinds of companies are hiring interior designers? What creative and technical skills are most in-demand right now? Who is hiring our graduates? 

What's it Like to Take Interior Design Training at Herzing College Montreal?

Apr 9, 2020 4:25:37 PM

There are a lot of different Interior Design programs out there, from DECs to AECs to university degrees.

Longer programs tend to delve deeper into the theory, philosophy, and history of interior design, while shorter programs focus more on practical design skills.

The interior design students we work with at Herzing are an incredibly diverse group, coming from different backgrounds and all ages. Some are recent high school graduates, others are working parents, and quite a few are international students.

Taking Interior Design? 4 Bizarre Materials That are Trending Right Now

Aug 29, 2019 11:46:30 AM

The interior design industry is constantly changing and evolving. Every year brings a fresh crop of trends - some are just passing fads, while others completely alter the way we think about creating spaces.

Are you just beginning your interior design training? This is a very exciting time to enter the industry. There is so much new technology and innovation in design...the possibilities are virtually endless.

And that brings us to the topic of today’s post: truly strange and bizarre design materials that are becoming increasingly popular among designers and clients.

How Do You Become an Interior Designer? Your First 5 Steps

Jul 29, 2019 1:33:26 PM

Think you have a natural talent for organizing and decorating spaces? Considering becoming an interior designer, but have no idea how to get started?

You've come to the right place! In this post, we provide a mini-roadmap for starting a career in interior design. You don't need a university degree to break into this field. But you do need solid training, hard work, some natural talent, and some professional design experience.

Meet Sergkei: My Experience in Herzing's Interior Design Program

Jun 20, 2019 10:25:33 AM

Imagine leaving your home, and travelling across the globe to study in a foreign country, in a foreign language, and build a career from scratch? With no family or professional contacts to help you?

That's exactly what Herzing Interior Design graduate, Sergkei Theocharis, did last year. He travelled all the way to Montreal from Greece, with the dream of starting a design career here in Montreal.

Sergkei just graduated from Herzing last month, and has already landed a pretty amazing interior design job at Primo International.

We interviewed him to learn more about his story, his experience at Herzing, and what he's doing now.

Here are the highlights from that conversation.

Is an Interior Design Program Right For You? What to Expect in Class

May 2, 2019 1:48:08 PM

Design students busy working on projects at the Herzing College Montreal campus

You have a natural talent for arranging rooms, choosing furniture, and selecting paint colours. Your Instagram or Pinterest is full of amazing design ideas and inspiration. You're constantly re-organizing your own living space.

It sounds like you'd fit right in at interior design school! But let's take a step back for a minute. There are a few more things to consider before you invest your time and money...

5 Hugely Popular Interior Design Styles Every New Student Should Know

Feb 23, 2019 4:13:02 PM

What's the difference between modern and contemporary interior design? How does industrial differ from Scandinavian—and where does "transitional" fit in?

If you're thinking about a career in interior design, you're probably already familiar with some of these styles, even if you don't know their official names or defining characteristics.

But if you're serious about studying design, you'll want to get a handle on these terms before you walk into your first day of class. Yes, you'll be covering these concepts at school—but knowing the basic differences between today's most popular styles will give you a stronger start.

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