Duration : 2 Year PG Pathway

Eligibility : Graduate in any discipline

Location : Delhi NCR (East & West), Jaipur and Mumbai


Course Overview

The 2 Year PG Pathway in Interior Design & Styling explores the interior built environment through the lens of human habitation of spaces. The pathway explores the interactions between people and their cultures, emotions, and activities through various social functions of living, working, resting, and playing. The approach integrates technical, functional, theoretical, materials, aesthetics, and creative processes of design, with a strong emphasis on critical thinking, independent learning, and social/ecological consciousness. After a basic exposure to the fundamental history and theory of interior design and through design studio projects, students take advantage of a flexible elective curriculum that covers typologies across residential and commercial spaces.

COURSE MODULE

FOUNDATION LEVEL Fundamentals of Art and Design  
Semester 1 Theories and Methodologies The module is an introduction to introduce the historical and cultural contexts of interior design and styling, along with principles of Interior Design and styling.
Construction and Materials Module develops understanding of the basic technical issues related to Interior Spaces
Representation and Documentation The module introduces and develops basic 2/3D visual/representational tools and the basic range of professional conventions used for communication in Interior Design and Styling industry.
Interior Space Design Module develops understanding and application of basic spatial design principles and processes in the context of interior design. Also develops the ability articulate and tackle an Interior Design problem, Student learn to design residential spaces
Semester 2 Theories and Methodologies Theories and Methodologies, students will be introduced to advanced socio-cultural and socio-economic influences and more sophisticated tools, standards, and methodologies of research along with various art movements, famous designers and stylists.
Construction Material
The Construction and Materials module engages the student to understand processes/methods of construction involved in Interior Design and Styling industry and also to identify properties of hard and soft materials, finishes and other resources and their application in differential ways to design spaces aesthetically and constructively.
Representation and Documentation
This module involves advanced mixed media and digital techniques and develops 2/3 dimensional visual/representational tools and professional drawing and graphical conventions used for communication in Interior Design and Styling industry.
Craft Techniques for Furniture The module focuses on issues related to furniture design both as functional form and as systems in a given interior space, along with knowledge of indigenous crafts/ furniture design materials / techniques / processes and tools
Interior Space Design The module aims at application of principles and function of aesthetics and design to design complex design strategies and intricate design solutions dealing with human factors, clearances, proxemics using design processes. The module aims at designing commercial spaces like restaurants, cafes etc.
Interior Styling The module develops understanding and application of basic visual and aesthetic principles of styling and processes for diverse interior typologies and projects such as shoots, editorials and small scale interior sets or spaces.
Semester 3 Construction and Materials To understand and apply advance technical processes and service systems/construction methods and sustainability issues to design and develop design strategies for complex interior environments of commercial nature.
Craft Techniques for Furniture The module provides an opportunity to the student to use his/her creative skills and furniture design knowledge acquired in the previous semester to design a piece of furniture.
Interior Space Design The module aims at designing and developing interior design strategies for public (Commercial & institutional spaces).
Interior Styling Develops understanding and application of visual and aesthetic principles of styling and processes within diverse interior typologies such as commercial, hospitality interiors, events and visual merchandising at diverse locations.
Principles of Design Practice & Management and Entrepreneurship The module aims to develop holistic understanding of the working & business practices employed by the Interior industry.
Semester 4 Final project The final project reflects on the strengths and the skills of the student with relation to generic and cognitive abilities and subject knowledge. It is a showcase of the design, technical, theoretical, and conceptual knowledge gained by the student along with research and surveys conducted for their concept development.
Career Path

  • Interior Design and Space Planning
  • Interior Styling and Décor, Craft-based Interiors, and Furniture
  • Design of Transient Spaces: Exhibition Design, Set Design, and Event Spaces

Pearlites have also pursued higher education from some of the most sought after institutes in India and abroad.

Aashna Chaudhry Florence Institute, Italy
Alisha Thakur Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
Chandni Ahuja Parsons School of Design – The New School, NY, USA
Harnoor Kaur Manchanda Parsons School of Design – The New School, NY, USA
Karishma Padia Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
Mani Sharma BTK University of Art and Design, Berlin
Naina Rughwani Parsons School of Design – The New School, NY, USA
Naina Sachdev Parsons School of Design – The New School, NY, USA
Namita Bajaj University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art, UK
Nupur Bhakri CEPT, Ahmedabad
Purandhi Jindal Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
Siddharth Garg Pratt Institute School of Architecture, New York, USA
Srishti Khanna Domus Academy, Italy
Urvashi Agarawal Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
Vanni Kanwar Florence Design Academy, Italy

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