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Interior Decorating

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Interior Decorating

Stratford's Interior Decorating course can help you learn how to combine creativity with practical design solutions to create unique and powerfully designed spaces for you and others to enjoy.

Whether you have an interest in working toward a career in interior decorating or would like to learn more about how to decorate your own space, Stratford's thoughtful and in-depth curriculum is sure to surprise even those already knowledgeable about decor.

Students can learn the process of planning, construction, spacial mechanics, as well as about a myriad of design elements. From home offices to inviting sitting rooms, Stratford's course offers fundamental decorating knowledge to help you create a memorable space.
Introduction to Interior Decorating
A Brief History of Interior Decorating
Career Options
Principles and Elements of Decoration
Expressions of Color
The Space Planning Process
Planning Specific Rooms or Areas
Furniture Selection and Arrangement
Art and Decorative Accessories
The Psychology of Selling Interior Decorating Services
Setting Up a Home Office

Understanding and Personalizing Color Palettes
Introduction to Color Harmony
The Phenomenon of Color
Basic Terminology and Color Temperature
Color Wheel and Compatibility
Complex Colors
Discord and Dissonance
The Psychology of Color
Color and Mood
Color Combinations and Palette Selection
Trends and Forecasting
The Naming of Colors
The Importance of Marketing

Principles of Interior Design
Basic Principles and Purpose of Design
Focal Points and Visual Weight
Contrast and Juxtaposition
Symmetry and Asymmetry
Planning Empty Spaces
Tools to Bring a Design Together
Considering the History of the Space
Color Schemes and Palettes
Using Whites and Wallpaper
Natural Light and Lighting Options
Common Design Considerations
Investment Strategies
Key Measurements and Proportions
Planning an Interior Project

The Foundations of Enduring Spaces
The Design Process
Defining a Project and Creating a Budget
Documenting a Space
Choosing a Design Concept
Design Elements and Principles
Organizing and Purchasing
Collaborating with Contractors
Managing Delivery and Installation
The Many Elements of a Room
Woodwork and Architectural Features
Flooring and Furniture
Window Treatments
Art and Accessories
Room by Room Considerations from Entryways to Outdoor Spaces
Guide to Design Documents and Procedures
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.
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"It has been a very positive and rewarding experience. I highly recommend the program."

Freddie L.

"Stratford gave me the opportunity to learn something new and to have the chance to have a career."

Tiffany T.