Designer – Wikipedia

Person who designs

Designer
Occupation

Occupation type

Profession
Description
Competencies Technical knowledge,
teamwork abilities,
artistic skills (varies)

Fields of
employment

see Design professions

A designer is a person who plans the look or workings of something prior to it being made, by preparing drawings or plans.

More formally, a designer is an agent that “specifies the structural properties of a design object”.[1] In practice, anyone who creates tangible or intangible objects, products, processes, laws, games, graphics, services, and experiences is referred to as a designer.

Overview[edit]

Classically, the main area of design was only architecture, which was understood as the major arts. The design of clothing, furniture, and other common artifacts were left mostly to tradition or artisans specializing in hand making them.

Design is a part of the communication arts, design is something you plan to create, it communicates to the viewer or user a

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Interior Designer Career Information

An interior designer enhances the function, safety and aesthetics of interior spaces while taking into account how different colors, textures, furniture, lighting, and space work together to meet occupants’ or visitors’ needs. He or she works with both private and public spaces including residences, shopping malls, schools, offices, and hospitals.

Employment Facts

There were 72,000 interior designers employed in 2008.

Educational Requirements

Training to become an interior designer takes two to four years and is available from professional design schools or colleges and universities. One can earn an associate degree or certificate by attending a two to three-year program, or a bachelor’s degree by attending a four-year program. Upon graduating with a bachelor’s degree, one would most likely begin a one to three-year apprenticeship program at a design or architecture firm and work under the supervision of an experienced interior designer. A graduate with a certificate or associate degree would

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10 Things You Should Know About Becoming an Interior Designer

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An interior designer must serve many functions. Is it the right role for you? Image: zhu difeng/Shutterstock

Are you always receiving compliments on your interior design taste? Do you love decorating rooms and arranging furniture? If you answered yes to these questions, then maybe a career in interior design is right for you.

Before you make a life-altering career choice, there are some things you should know about the design world. Interior designers face challenges every day; some of these may not appeal to you, while others may excite you and open doors to a career that you never thought was possible.

Read on to learn the 10 things you should know before becoming an interior designer.

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Interior designers understand color, textiles and spatial arrangements. Image: AKA-PHOTO/Shutterstock

1. There Is a Difference Between Decorators and Designers

What’s the difference between interior decorators and interior

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