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Become an interior designer

You may be surprised to learn that a career in interior design is about more than picking out fabrics and colours to create beautiful spaces.

Interior designers are skilled professionals who combine extensive training with creativity to become qualified. They work with clients to develop design solutions that are safe, functional, attractive and meet the needs of the people using the space.

If you’re considering a career in interior design, start your search by visiting careersininteriordesign.com. This site provides an overview of what it takes to become an interior designer in North America, including the national standards set by Interior Designers of Canada and its nine provincial regulatory bodies.

These standards include specific education, experience, and examination requirements – better known as the “Three Es.”  

Education   |   Experience   |   Examination

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