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Since we know that more and more people are finding an interest in this industry, we decided to make the research work you would have and finding the best Interior Design Colleges in different states. We started with interior design colleges in California, and we’re taking it on from here.
So here are some of the best colleges you can find in the state of CA, with a brief description:
San Francisco, California
| Academy of Art University
Academy of Art University is the nation’s largest private art and design university with nearly 16,000 students. Established in 1929, the university offers accredited AA, BFA, BA, MFA, MA, and M.Arch programs in 15 areas of art and design emphasis… Read more
|Fashion Institute of Design and MerchandisingGo to college at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and graduate to great jobs in fashion, design & creative business… Read more|
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Set against a scenic and historic backdrop, the Florence Institute of Design International will again offer a unique four-week architectural learning experience for aspiring and professional architects. The course, which will run from June 1 to 30, will usher students though different architectural periods to discover the key to the evolution of Italian architecture.
The course will be held mostly in the form of walking tours combined with on-site discussions, photometric analysis, as well as hand sketching. However, classes will be also held in Florence Institute’s elegant Baroque style palazzo, located in the historical center of the city. During which, students will also be treated to feature lectures on architecture and urban planning. Basically, the short program is designed to expose architects and designers to the significant architectural works of Renaissance Florence together with its relationship to the city.
Some people are innate designers – they can so easily visualize in their inner minds what their home should look like, and they’re able to translate this vision into reality without breaking into a sweat. Others leave the job entirely up to the interior designers they hire – they are happy to be told what works best for them and even happier when they love the end result. And then there are those who don’t really know what they want, but know that they can identify it when they see it.
Books and other sources of information on decorating cater to all three kinds of people because they augment ideas, improve on designs, and help you find innovative uses for stuff that you already own. They help bring down cost, time and effort, they facilitate your search for raw materials and finished products, and best of all, they give you a sneak preview of what your home would look like when finished. So if you’re shopping for decorating books and wondering which ones you should pick up, here’s my list of those you absolutely should read: