Diploma in Interior Design


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This diploma coursein interior design covers semester I and II with modules such as AutoCAD 2D, Interior Space Components, Basics of Drafting, Introduction to Building Materials etc.

Course Information:

Course Duration 1 Year
Class Days 4 Days in a Week
Class Hours 4 Hours
Course Eligibility 10 + 2 (Any Stream)




  • Basics of Design
  • Elements and Principles of Design
  • Color scheme and Color psychology (Color wheel, primary, secondary and tertiary colors, tints, tones and shades)
  • Stippling (Pointalism)
  • One point perspective
  • Observation, life, outdoor, human drawing
  • Creativity/idea lab (each specialisation)
  • Art history

MODULE Basics of Drafting

  • Orthographic Projections Geometric Shapes
  • Elevations and Views (Isometric & Axono metric) Geometric Shapes
  • Orthographic of Compositions (2D or 3D)
  • Human Ergonomics & Anthropometrics
  • Brief of Periodic Furniture & Ornamentation
  • Basic Sizes and concepts of Furniture Drafting
  • Orthographic & 3D Views of Double Bed, Wardrobe, Table, Chair, Sofa & Dining Set
  • Measured Drawing of Room.

MODULE Building Materials I

Introduction to Building Materials; Importance to Interior Designers

  • Basic Materials
  • Brick
  • Cement
  • Concrete
  • Wood
  • Glass
  • Stone
  • Ceramic

MODULE Building Construction I

  • Types of Buildings
  • Components of a Building
  • Architectural Symbols & Material Representation
  • Basics of Foundation
  • Brick & Stone Masonry
  • Types of Walls Load & Non-load bearing
  • Carpentry Joints
  • Opening Doors, Windows, Ventila tors, Arches
  • Staircases

MODULE Interior Space Planning

  • Design process
  • Organization of Space
  • Concepts of:

– Bedroom Designing,

– Kitchens,

– Bathrooms

– Living Rooms

– Other areas of a Residence

– Major & Minor Ciculation Spaces.

– Space planning of a Residence

MODULE : Basics of Photography



  • Coordinate & Cartesian System
  • Interface, Menus, Drawing Aids
  • Drafting Settings & Option Settings
  • Formatting Units, Limits, Zoom, Limmax
  • Draw Commands : Line, Circle, XL, Polyline, Polygon, Arc, Rectangle, Spline, Ellipse, Revision Cloud
  • Edit Commands: Erase, Move, Copy, Explode
  • Display Commands: Zoom, Window Selection, Pan, Real Time
  • Modify Commands: Array, Mirror, Trim, Extend, Offset, Scale, Rotate, Chamfer, Fillet
  • Blocks, Text, Layers & Dimensions

MODULE Interior Space Components

  • Types of Partitions
  • Panelling & Cladding
  • False Ceiling & sections
  • Types of Floors & Flooring

MODULE Building Materials II

  • Advance Building Materials:

– Fabric & Upholstery

– Metal & Non-Metal Alloys

– Plastic

– POP & Gypsum

– Misc. Materials: Adhesives & Sealants for Joints, etc.

– Roof Materials

MODULE Building Services I

  • Plumbing & Drainage
  • Electrical & Lighting
  • Damp Proofing – brief
  • Air-conditioning

MODULE Interior Space Planning Residence and Corporate Office

PROJECT 1 : Residence Design

– Plan & Design a Residence, with the given specifications (by the faculty), based on a theme/ style/ concept.

– Client Profile

– Concept Sheet/ Mood board

– Table of Brief Requirements

– Site Plan

– Architectural Layout

– Zoning Plan

– Furniture & Working Layout

– Wall/ Sectional Elevations

– Furniture Sketches/Isometric Views

PROJECT 2 : Office Design Basics ergonomics, space planning, workplace environment

Plan & Design a Corporate Office, with the given specifications (by the faculty), based on a Work Function from Indus try.

– Client Profile, Concept Sheet/ Mood board

– Table of Brief Requirements, Furniture Area Analysis & Total Area Analysis

– Site Plan

– Relationship Diagram, Bubble Diagram, Single line diagram

– Space Allocation Plan, Zoning Plan

– Furniture & Working Layout

– Flooring plan, RCP, Data Network ing Plan.

– Electrical & Wiring layouts

– Wall/ Sectional Elevations

– Isometric Views/Perspective Views

Upon successful competion of the one year Diploma in Interior Design, students can choose to progress into the second year of study and avail the Advanced Diploma in Interior Design.