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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.

Meet Karlo: Here's What I Think of Herzing's 3D Animation Program

Aug 22, 2019 12:09:26 PM

3D animation student, Karlo Gino, with his two children at the Herzing College Montreal campus 

Ever since he was a kid, Karlo Gino has loved action figures and animated TV shows and movies. But his home country offered no form of animation training...so he put that dream aside, and became a civil engineer instead.

Karlo spent 16 years in the engineering field before immigrating to Canada in 2016. Once settled in Montreal, he discovered there were several animation colleges to choose from throughout the city.

Suddenly, his dream of becoming an animator was possible. He enrolled in the 3D program at Herzing, and almost 24 months later, is about to achieve his life-long goal of a career in animation.

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.

Pros & Cons of Becoming a Programmer Analyst: Should You Go For It?

Jul 2, 2019 1:08:38 PM

Updated November, 2020

If you're considering a career in tech, you might be veering toward fields like programming, network administration, or technical support.

These are all good options for someone who wants to train quickly for jobs that are in-demand and growing fast across the country.

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.

Top 7 Myths about Early Childhood Education, Training, and Careers

Jun 11, 2019 2:05:16 PM

Every occupation and industry has its myths and misconceptions. Unless you actually work in the field, it's easy to develop some false ideas about what it's all about, right?

Starting a 3D Animation Career: Your First 5 Steps

May 31, 2019 10:58:21 AM

3D animation careers are hot right now. There's no limit to what you can imagine and create in the magical world of animation, visual effects, and CGI.

Movies like Sin City, Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and How to Train Your Dragon have captivated audiences worldwide—and inspired many young animators to enter the industry.

Or maybe video games are your thing. There are so many ways to express your creativity, artistic talent, and technical skill in the world of 3D. The real question is, how do you get started?

Becoming a CAD Technician: 10 Things to Know Before You Begin

May 22, 2019 3:50:13 PM

There's fairly steady demand for CAD technicians in Quebec and across Canada. There's quite a few ways to specialize in this field, salaries are competitive, and the training is quick.

Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Career in Early Childhood Education

May 13, 2019 3:42:29 PM

Updated June, 2021

What's the best thing about starting a career in early childhood education (ECE)? It's hard to narrow it down to just 10!

This is such an inspiring field. If you love working with kids and have the heart of a teacher, you can find your true calling as an early childhood educator.

Need a little inspiration to get moving toward your goal? Let this post be your guide.

In our opinion, these are the top 10 reasons to become an early childhood educator—and the absolute best things about the profession.

If you agree, you're definitely on the right track in pursuing this career. And you'll find some links at the end of the post on how to get started. So let's dive in!

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...