Interior decorators work with clients and consult on programming through to installation phases. Components selection encompasses style, colour schemes, space plan layouts, elevations perspective sketches, lighting, furniture, floor finishes, wall finishes, kitchen and bathroom design, accessories, and many more details.
Interior decorators can provide conceptual sketches, computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), generated working drawings, and other design-related essentials to their clients including product specification, as well as cost estimates for client approval.
Decorators can also choose from other career avenues including window display, event planning, décor magazines, television work, home staging and much more.
Humber graduates have gone on to become interior decorating magazine editors-in-chief, featured magazine interior decorators, TV personalities with their own show, guest TV decorators, newspaper feature article leaders, interior decorating business owners, event planners, managers of decorating retail stores, design consultants and buyers to name but a few.
Humber’s program explores the links to magazine and television creating opportunities for students to make direct connections to the industry through trade shows, our own Design Dilemma day, magazine articles, client staging opportunities and much more.
Graduates work with:
– Residential staging firms
– Media including television/set design
– Window display firms
– Event planning firms
– Kitchen and bath design centres
– Media including magazines, blogs, tweets and other social media
– Interior decorating and design firms
– Model home décor
– New home developers
– Retail and wholesale showrooms.