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Interior Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds

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interior design swatches

Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

This course will give you an insight into the world of interior design and inspire you with the confidence to present your own schemes.

It's ideal if you are considering further studies in interior design and wish to start your portfolio.

Secure your place with a deposit

If you're booking two months or more before the course starts, we can accept a £100 deposit to secure your place.

The balance is due one month before the course starts.

Course Code

CSCID15-17
Course Description

During the course you will:

  • learn how to develop your creativity regarding interior design
  • give special attention to light, colour, form, texture and how these key elements can define a space
  • look at decorative schemes with the use of wallpaper, upholstery, window treatments and accessories.

This is a practical and creative course with some theory and research and is delivered through informal talks and visits to local places of design interest.

What will you gain?

You will gain experience of undertaking an interior design scheme and also an understanding of its application in the domestic, residential and commercial sectors.

From simple plan drawings you will gain an understanding of scale before applying colour, furniture and furnishings.

By the end of the course you will have:

  • created a finished, or almost finished, interior design project
  • built a portfolio of new work
  • developed an awareness of the vast range of information relevant to interior designers
  • had plenty of fun.

Level: Open to all

Entry requirement: You should have an enthusiasm for design and interiors, and an interest in developing your creative and technical skills.

Where you'll learn: You will be based in the School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment on the City Campus.

You will find open-plan studios and well-equipped workshop spaces to develop your ideas and create exciting work.

You’ll also have access to our library to use outside of your short course; whilst you can’t reserve or take away books, you are welcome to use them as a resource for research and referencing.

Here's what previous attendees said:

"I really enjoyed this course, and it's inspired me to think about my future career options." AC

Tutor Profile: Amanda Ford is an interior architect who specialises in designing luxury bars and restaurants.

She believe a guests’ experience with a restaurant starts long before they walk through a door - and lasts long after they leave.

Amanda is also a part-time design tutor and has an MA (distinction) in interior architecture.

Need accommodation?

You can book a self-catered, single room with private bathroom on our city campus, right next door to our studios and classrooms.

If you're aged 16 or 17 then you can stay unaccompanied with agreement from a parent/guardian.

If you're aged 15 then you can stay as long as you are accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

Find out more at: www.ntu.ac.uk/summeraccommodation

Doing your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award?

This course can count as your Gold DofE Residential.

DofE participants must book both the course and accommodation on campus for this to count towards your Gold Award.

Looking to turn your one-week course into a two-week experience?

If you can match this with any second course, you’ll receive a 10% refund on your course fees.

You might be interested in:

Architecture for 15 - 17 Year Olds

Product Design for 15 – 17 Year Olds

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813 

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