Sustainable, Energy Efficient Environments

Sustainable, energy efficient environments are in high demand and growing globally. idi students learn how to efficiently design space, select eco-friendly materials, and reduce energy using smart home design.

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As the need for environmental design increases, we are focusing more on efficiency and longevity when designing spaces.

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Successful eco-friendly design requires product knowledge, and a careful selection of materials.

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Today’s smart home technology is functional, stylish, and easily integrated into home and commercial design.

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Interior Designers Institute was founded in 1984 and is one of the few Interior Design Schools in California offering a Certificate, Associate of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Program.

Dream Big at idi

An interior design degree opens the door to many exciting opportunities. At idi we offer a diverse curriculum allowing students to “Dream Big.”

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Yachts, Cruise Ships, Aircrafts.

Interior designers work on specialty spaces such as yachts, cruise ships, and aircrafts.

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Set Design.

Set design allows designers to create imaginative stage sets using the principles of design creativity.

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Amusement Parks, Stores, Showrooms, Boutiques.

Commercial design includes amusements parks, retail stores, showrooms and boutiques.

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Event Design.

Event design is planned around a theme or occasion and includes hotel events, tradeshows, and weddings.

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Interior Designers Institute was founded in 1984 and is one of the few Interior Design Schools in California offering a Certificate, Associate of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Program.

The Design Industry Transitions More to Online

As the design industry transitions more to online, web based design programs, the right knowledge and skills are essential. idi offers classes in:

Photoshop.

Auto CAD.

Revit.

Sketch Up.

Digital Presentation.

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Photoshop.

Photoshop elevation renderings show height, proportion and scale in a 3D space.

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Auto CAD.

AutoCAD offers modern technology for design and presentation, and saves time when designing spaces.

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Revit.

Revit is an important tool which allows designers to design and build interior spaces online.

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Sketch Up.

Sketch Up is a powerful tool with 2D/3D modeling software, and photorealistic rendering capabilities.

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Interior Designers Institute was founded in 1984 and is one of the few Interior Design Schools in California offering a Certificate, Associate of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Program.

Color and the Impact it has in Interior Design

There is so much to learn about color and the impact it has in interior design. idi students gain in depth knowledge on how to use color to create successful, cohesive designs.

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Color can affect how a person reacts in a certain space and is widely used in design, branding and marketing.

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A color wheel displays the relationships between colors and is a successful tool in interior design.

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Neutral colors such as; black, white, gray, brown and beige, still have undertones which must be carefully considered.

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Pantone, a global color authority, selects a color every year which is important to the design industry.

This year they chose 2 colors; ultimate gray and illuminating.

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Interior Designers Institute was founded in 1984 and is one of the few Interior Design Schools in California offering a Certificate, Associate of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Program.

idi’s Spring/Summer Term is Starting Soon

idi’s Spring/Summer term is starting soon which means warmer weather is just around the corner. Don’t forget about your outdoor space when getting ready for summer!

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If you have a view, make it the focal point of your design.

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Landscaping, plants and flowers are an important part of outdoor design.

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Match your outdoor space with your surroundings for a cohesive feel.

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An outdoor space should be an extension of your interior design.

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Interior Designers Institute was founded in 1984 and is one of the few Interior Design Schools in California offering a Certificate, Associate of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Program.

Congratulations to Koleta Charun on Her Team Winning 1st Place

Congratulations Koleta Charun, IDI Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design student, on her team winning 1st place at the IIDA Virtual Student Design Charette held on Saturday March 6th.

The annual Design Charette is an amazing opportunity for the best and brightest students to showcase their abilities in a one-day design challenge. This year will be held virtually, with teams being comprised of students from different schools and years, coming together to work toward one solution.

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Interior Designers Institute was founded in 1984 and is one of the few Interior Design Schools in California offering a Certificate, Associate of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Program.

AutoCAD Classes at idi

AutoCAD is just one of the exciting classes in the AA degree program at idi. It is a universal, computer-aided program, used by design professionals to create 2-D and 3-D designs.

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AutoCAD is a great way to show the completed projection of a project.

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A computer-aided floorplan saves time when designing and making changes.

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AutoCAD provides accurate dimensions which are crucial to space planning.

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CAD blocks are groups of objects that can be inserted into a drawing.

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Interior Designers Institute was founded in 1984 and is one of the few Interior Design Schools in California offering a Certificate, Associate of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Program.

Start your interior design journey today!

idi offers flexible day and evening classes to fit your busy schedule.

Residential Design

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Kitchen Design

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Commercial Design

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Hospitality Design

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Healthcare Design

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Interior Designers Institute was founded in 1984 and is one of the few Interior Design Schools in California offering a Certificate, Associate of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Program.

Color and Patterns are a crucial part of interior design.

At idi students learn how to choose color schemes and mix and match patterns to create trendy, interesting spaces.

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You can create interest with neutral colors by mixing patterns.

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Color is often used to create a pattern.

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Large, bold patterns are great for accent walls.

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Accessories are perfect for adding color and pattern to a space.

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Interior Designers Institute was founded in 1984 and is one of the few Interior Design Schools in California offering a Certificate, Associate of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Program.