Set design is one of the many types of employment available with an interior design degree from idi. SDSA (Set Decorators of America) is a professional organization that inspires and preserves set decoration in motion pictures and TV. Here are a few of the shows that have been nominated for this year’s set design awards.
Set Design can be fun and rewarding!
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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.
Students at idi like the creative magic that happens with set design. Interior designers and set decorators require much of the same skill set.
Lisa Alkofer, set designer for “Picard” started as a buyer and Assistant Set Decorator for some of the top Set Decorators in the world. She knows her way around antiques, fine furnishings and luxurious fabrics.
Set Decorator Lisa Alkofer SDSA and Production Designer Todd Cherniawsky share their finished sets for “Picard”
“We purchased and designed and augmented most of our set dressing.” That includes lighting, draperies and wallcoverings, furnishings, art and thousands of space and otherworldly elements.
Set Decorators are an important part of the design team for film, television and commercials, and work closely with the Production Designer and the Director.
The Set Decorator researches, resources, designs, builds, and purchases items required to dress the sets.
idi loves color! Learn the various color schemes and color psychology used in designing a home, along with color trends in the market in our 12 week Certificate Course!
Warm colors such as yellow, orange and red tend to make us feel energetic and happy while cool colors such as blue, green and purple can be calming and soothing. But there is much more to the effects of color.
Red can make a room feel more intimate but it can also perk up a room with bold, confidence.
Orange adds warmth and can stimulate your appetite. It creates motivation and impulse.
Yellow lifts your spirits and will make a room feel cozy. It adds a feeling of energy and fun.
Pink is playful, but can be sensitive. It always adds a touch of whimsy.
Blue creates a calming and relaxing atmosphere, while creating ambition and perspective.
Purple can be very dramatic and exciting along with distinguished and creative.
Green represents renewal, growth and stability. It is calming and relaxing.
Many neutrals have their own effects. Gray creates a calm, sophisticated, timeless, practical feel and can be warm or cool. Brown is the slowdown, relax, dependable choice that also creates a rugged, rustic feel.