idi offers AutoCAD, Photoshop, Revit, 3D printing and digital presentation.

by Admin May 19, 2020

Visualize your designs, visualize your future! Gain a new perspective with smart, 3D modeling software. Create floor plans, sections, elevations, and other building design drawings. Plan, visualize and bring your designs to life. DESIGN YOUR FUTURE TODAY!

Kitchen Design

by Admin May 13, 2020

A kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home. It requires careful planning, knowledgeable selections and experienced scheduling. At idi students learn how to successfully design a beautiful, functional, kitchen. As with any modern design, clean and simple kitchens create a perfect space for family and friends. Luxury kitchens are not only…

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History of Interiors and Architecture

by Admin May 4, 2020

Idi offers exciting “History of Interiors and Architecture” classes! Enjoy learning about the history of interiors while you discover how historic styles evolved and the meaning behind your favorite architecture. Rounded corners, carvings, and furniture with paws or hooves were often features of the Egyptian era. From the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s Victorian,…

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Coastal Design Style

by Admin April 23, 2020

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Environmental Design at idi

by Admin April 14, 2020

At idi we believe eco-friendly design is an important part of interior design. Our “Environmental Design” class offers students an in depth study of sustainable environments, quality of life issues and the “smart house”-use of computers and electronics in buildings. Lighting is important in green design; choose fluorescent, LED and CFL. Smart home automation can…

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Wicker is Trending

by Admin March 27, 2020

Almost all of us have had a piece of wicker in their lifetime. It is so versatile and can be incorporated with all styles of design and décor. idi students learn about sustainable environments in our Environmental Design class. Sometimes synthetic fibers are used, especially in outdoor furniture, but traditionally wicker is made of a…

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IDI Students Create Their Own Textile Designs

by Admin March 13, 2020

idi students gained hands-on experience while exploring the world of fabrics and fibers. This week students created exciting tie dye projects by dying their own textiles.

idi Environmentally Designed Projects

by Admin March 2, 2020

One of our favorite days at idi is when the students bring in their custom designed lighting projects for our Design Thinking Class. The designs must be made from sustainable, eco-friendly materials and illuminate when plugged in. This is one of the many exciting projects at idi where students can use their innovative creativity!

Meet Erica Bryen – IDI Graduate, Principal Designer and Owner of Erica Bryen Design

by Admin February 6, 2020

Today we welcome Erica Bryen – Principal Designer and Owner of Erica Bryen Design. In this episode Erica shares her passion for interior design and her long time role as buyer for one of Orange County’s premiere “to the trade” showrooms. We also talk about the reality of client relations, how she leverages her association…

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Congratulations to Martha Duque, IDI Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interior Design Student, 2019 IA Interior Architects Diversity In Design Scholarship Recipient

by Admin December 22, 2019

 Deepening Design through Diversity.  By Martha Duque, Student IIDA. With the expansive reach of technology, creativity inspiration sources have become endless. Traveling to exotic destinations, bustling urban environments, nature’s wonders, and cultural heritage sites, is readily available at your fingertips though your computer screen. But incorporating diversity in design is about a lot more than…

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