Certainly, the professions of interior decorator and interior designer may overlap each other but the work of interior decorator is far less than interior designer. The science and art of creation of beautiful, functional and attractive workspaces is called interior designing. On the other side, interior decoration provides a fully decorated and well furnished space for working. Buildings’ interior spaces are designed by the interior decorators whereas, the interior decorators are only responsible for decorating the spaces interior instead of decorating it. Commercial interior designers mainly focus on the office and retail buildings instead of residences.
Licensing and education
Just like al other professions, interior designers particularly have a proper bachelor’s degree, generally in design or art or interior design with mainly focusing on the interior designs. The programs designed for interior designing specifically is inclusive of classes related to aesthetics, computer support designs, interior designs, building code and drawings as well as regulatory requirements. It might be possible that the interior designers may have master’s degree or an affiliate degree only. Majority of the countries demand the interior designers to practice and pass their interior designing exams for becoming registered commercial interior designers.
Commercial Interior design
The commercial interior designers are having the jobs of designing the functional and attractive structures. This may ultimately improve the quality of customers’ life. Buildings shells’ features are taken into account by the interior designers for developing their plans as well as sociocultural and location aspects are kept in mind in the context of structures when they are designing. Perfect adherence to and knowledge of regulatory requirements as well as building code is needed for the commercial interior designers. Their close relation with the clients particularly in the initial phases of designing ensures that all the demands and wishes of the clients are kept in consideration. The interior designers themselves have split the interior designing into two fields, residential and commercial interior designing.
Every stage of the remodelling or the construction projects has the involvement of the commercial interior designers. They have the job of maximising the convenience as well as ensuring the safety and health of all the structures’ users. For beginners, the rest of project team is pulled together like the acoustics, lighting consultants, contractors, commercial kitchens or lighting and coordinated with each other by the interior designers. Of course, the main job of the commercial interior designers is even to develop the plans regarding the interior designing of the spaces but on the other hand they are also responsible for the budgets, schedule setting, scope defining as well as preliminary designing. Bot only this, the final blueprints are also the responsibility of commercial interior designers.