The Interior Design Course - Level 1

Process, Planning, Presentation and Projects.

Course Description

The Interior Design Course - Level 1 focuses on the fundamentals of designing for residential interiors, covering subjects such as the design process, colour, using fabrics and trimmings, lighting, space planning to scale, soft furnishings, developing a concept, sourcing, presentation boards and managing a residential project. The course culminates in producing a professional quality concept board and sample board for a room in your own home or for a KLC-provided client.

When you enrol on this course you receive free access to online version so you have access to all the notes and class activities 24/7. If you miss a class for any reason you can still catch-up with the online version and not miss a thing!

Who should attend?

  • Anybody thinking about entering the industry via one of KLC's renowned qualification courses and wanting to test the water.
  • Any person who wants some fundamental knowledge and skills for their own personal design projects.
  • Anyone with an interest in design looking to broaden their knowledge and have an enjoyable experience!

Topics covered

  • The Design Process
  • Colour for Interiors
  • Developing a Design Concept
  • Textiles & Trimmings
  • Soft Furnishings
  • Developing a Scheme & Sourcing
  • Creating a Sample Board
  • Space Planning to Scale
  • Lighting.

Course outcomes

  • To learn about fundamental areas of interior design and decoration
  • To develop ideas and skills for personal design projects and build confidence to tackle your own projects
  • Inspire creative experimentation
  • Experience a social learning environment and expand understanding as a result of collaboration with peers
  • Explore creativity and enhance your graphic and presentation skills
  • Act as a stepping stone to further interior design training.

You can further expand on the subjects covered in The Interior Design Course - Level 1 by enrolling in The Interior Design Course - Level 2, where subjects include kitchen and bathroom design, styling for interiors, specifying storage, upholstery, working with antiques and vintage, designing for children and teenagers, up cycling, paints and wall coverings, flooring and tiles, and commissioning specialist trades. The two courses are designed to provide a comprehensive overview of interior design, giving students the tools to plan simple room layouts to scale, create cohesive room and lighting schemes, and communicate their ideas in a creative and design-led way.


All materials for this course are included in the course fee including refreshments and a delicious light lunch will be provided on the last day of the course.

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Details for Booking

DateDay of weekTimeDurationCostLocationAction
Friday 10.00 - 14.30 8 weeks (NO CLASS 21/02/2020) £975 Chelsea Harbour - SW10 0XF
Monday to Friday 10.00 - 16.45 5 days £975 Chelsea Harbour - SW10 0XF
Saturdays 10.00 - 14.30 8 weeks (NO CLASS 30/05/2020) £975 Chelsea Harbour - SW10 0XF
Monday to Friday 10.00 - 16.45 5 days £975 Chelsea Harbour - SW10 0XF
Friday 10.00 - 14.30 8 weeks (NO CLASS 08/05/2020 & 29/05/2020) £975 Chelsea Harbour - SW10 0XF