INTERIOR DESIGN By: Megan Manes
What is interior design? • You decorate and change rooms according to peoples needs and wants. • It can be anything from a regular house to a restaurant. • They decorate these areas by using fabrics, colors, flooring, walls and more.
Why did I choose this? • I chose this job because I have a huge imagination and I love decorating rooms and thinking of different ways to decorate. • Its exciting to me and I think I would be very good at it.
What qualities do you need? • To be an interior designer it is good to have.. • Artistic abilities • Be creative • Have a good sense of visualization • Have good problem solving skills • Be able to communicate well with others
The different types • Sustainable Designers-improve energy and water efficiencies and indoor air quality • Universal- renovate spaces to make them more accessible (special needs) • Kitchen and bath • Lighting designers- lighting for home, office, or public spaces • Closet Designers
Work Enviorment • Most people who are interior designers work for a specialized industry for architecture, engineering and other related industries.
Pay • The median wage was $46,280 in May 2010
Job Outlook • The employment of interior designers is expected to increase in the next 10 years by 20 percent.
Availability of Jobs • Interior designers held about 56,500 jobs in 2010 • There are many jobs around the area but the best place to go is eastern United States. There are many more opportunities.
Similar occupations • Some similar occupations are… • Fashion Design • Art Directors • Landscape design • Floral Deigners
If I had to choose a different occupation….. • If I couldn’t do interior design I would probably choose Landscaping Design. • I love seeing houses that have great decorations on the inside, as well as the outside! • If I chose landscaping design I would make around 62,000 a year!
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