Interior Design At Santa Rosa Junior College

The Interior Design program provides students with artistic skills that help form a solid background for entry-level employment in the Interior Design field, continuing education for working designers & for personal use.

Courses provide instruction and hands-on practice in basic elements and principles of design as well as product selection, including furniture, lighting, floor coverings, and textiles.

Specialized instruction includes building and barrier free concepts, history of furniture, kitchen and bath designs, and professional practices for interior design. There is a residential design emphasis throughout most courses.  Hands-on projects give students an opportunity to put their artistic ideas and design skills into action.

What is interior design?

Interior Design is the creation of interior environments that support the function, aesthetics, and cultures of those who inhabit interior spaces. It should enhance the well-being of people who live, work, and play in those interior spaces, as well as protect their health, and safety.

Where do designers work?

  • Designers can work as part of an Architecture office.
  • Designers can work for another designer.
  • Designers can work as part of a branding or marketing team. "Gensler" is an example of a large firm that hires Interior Designers.
  • Designers can also start their own design firms.