A Peek Inside the CAD 1 Class

by Admin August 9, 2021

In the Associate of Arts Degree in Interior Design, students will learn how to tackle AutoCAD. Most students come to the class with no AutoCAD experience. This can be exciting, scary, and fun all at the same time. First we look at the interface above and start working with some basic commands. After the first…

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1,000-year-old Italian Castle Repurposed into a Hotel

by Admin July 30, 2021

Hotel Castello di Reschio just opened in the spring of 2021. The castle is situated at the northernmost tip of the 3,700-acre Reschio estate owned by Count Benedikt Bolza and his family. Below, on the right, is the church of San Michele. The castle dates back to the 10th-century. Count Benedikt trained in London to…

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Historic Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles Gets a New Look!

by Admin July 8, 2021

Apple Tower Theatre has just opened in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. The historic Tower Theatre has been premiering new technology since 1927. Tower Theatre was the first theatre in Los Angeles that was wired for films with sound. Tower Theatre was designed in 1927 by S. Charles Lee, a renowned motion-picture theater architect….

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Did you know that idi offers Art History?

by Admin June 25, 2021

Check out the Art History elective course that can also be used to meet some of your prereqs! Art History is a twelve week course. The course attempts to follow Janson’s History of Art (class is provided with a PDF of the book) from prehistoric times through modern times. Below you will see several tapestries…

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NEWH has Awarded Over $6,800,000.00+ in Scholarships to Over 2,555 Students

by Admin June 16, 2021

Did you know… NEWH has awarded over $6,800,000.00+ in scholarships to over 2,555 students to date! NEWH, Inc. Scholarships About NEWH Scholarships – An objective of the NEWH By-laws is to promote scholarship, education and interest within the Hospitality Industry. NEWH, Inc. and its chapters fundraise to provide scholarships to students pursuing a career within…

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Sustainable, Energy Efficient Environments

by Admin June 4, 2021

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. As the need for environmental design increases, we are focusing more on efficiency and longevity when designing spaces. Successful eco-friendly design requires product knowledge, and a…

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Happy Memorial Day From all of us at idi

by Admin May 28, 2021

DESIGN YOUR FUTURE TODAY! 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

by Admin May 24, 2021

An interior design degree opens the door to many exciting opportunities. At idi we offer a diverse curriculum allowing students to “Dream Big.” Yachts, Cruise Ships, Aircrafts. Interior designers work on specialty spaces such as yachts, cruise ships, and aircrafts. Set Design. Set design allows designers to create imaginative stage sets using the principles of…

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The Design Industry Transitions More to Online

by Admin May 11, 2021

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. Photoshop. Photoshop elevation renderings show height, proportion and scale in a 3D space. Auto CAD. AutoCAD offers modern technology for design and presentation, and…

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Color and the Impact it has in Interior Design

by Admin May 6, 2021

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

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