How to be a Freelance Interior Designer 2018

An independent interior designer is a self-contained designer who instead of working for a company/industry as a permanent employee finds clients by himself. These people are independent of the restrictions of a permanent job and do not have the support of a company or employer. The work of a freelance interior designer is more flexible in terms of project preferences, style design, work time options and freedom to set the cost of the service itself. The duties however remain the same as those of a permanently employed interior decorator and include the design, planning and implementation of residential and commercial buildings.

Skills Required to be Freelance Interior Designer

  • Must possess strong artistic skills and creative skills to design interiors in a way that that is attractive and is pleasing to clients.
  • Good presentation skills
  • The knowledge about materials, textiles, decorative, colors, fabrics is very important.
  • Market, negotiation and strong interpersonal skills are also necessary.
  • The ability to work long hours at client’s home or property as per the requirements of the job.
  • The ability to understand the needs of clients is also very important to be successful in this work.
  • Strong skills regarding computers are also required to present plans or conduct online research.


Job Duties as a Freelance Interior Designer

Some of the main job duties associated with this work is:

  • To find customers by sending sales letters, through advertising or by sending work proposals etc.
  • To understand customer needs, taste, budget requirements and preferences to build a solid design plan.
  • Share decoration ideas with the clients and then check with them before starting the design process.
  • Provide advice and ask clients about organization, space planning, use of furniture, design and decorative pieces.
  • Provide an estimate of the design, material and other costs.
  • Use computer-aided design to create design plans.
  • Collect the payment from the clients after the work is completed.
  • Organize and coordinate for other workers and technicians.
  • Suggest variations to have a better visual appeal and functionality of an interior space.


Courses available in Interior Designing

  • BSc in Interior Design and Decoration

Duration: 3 Years

  • Diploma in Interior Design

Duration: 1 Year

  • Undergraduate Diploma in Interior Design

Duration: 3 Years

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Interior Design

Duration: 2 Years
Conclusion: We a BigBoxx Academy Chandigarh provide the best courses in interior design for all the aspiring young artists and architects who want to pursue a career in Interior Designing.
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