The interior design short course (Saturdays)

Ref: K8D13648

About this course

Process, Planning, Presentation and Projects.

Please note: This course runs over 9 consecutive Saturdays with a half term course break in week 5.

Course Description

The Interior Design Short Course 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.

Who should attend?

• Anybody thinking about entering the industry via one of KLC School of Design'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!

Suitable for complete beginners and design enthusiasts.

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


This course takes place in London.

9.30am arrival on day 1. Teaching hours 10.00am - 2.30pm. This course runs over 9 consecutive Saturdays with a half term course break in week 5 (so 8 Saturdays)

Course Materials


  • All materials for this course are included in the course fee.

Additional information

Breakfast refreshments and a delicious light lunch will be provided on the first day (ie the first Saturday). While a vegetarian option is made available, we are unable to cater to specific food intolerances or food allergies. 

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