Post Graduate DiplomaInterior Design
Enrich your creative thinking with skills to transform spaces of varied needs into aesthetically pleasing and functionally best ones.
- Course Duration
1 year (Full Time)
Graduates of any stream
Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad
Join the Comprehensive Program on Interior Design
The PG Diploma in Interior Design at ICAT is a 1-year, full-time program that provides extensive knowledge on sustainable material practices and spatial innovation. This helps you groom as a competitive Interior Design professional addressing the futuristic needs of clients.
The program provides all-round specialist knowledge on interior designing, right from understanding the building material, interpreting floor plans, drawing and design fundamentals, 3-dimensional visualization of space, and construction services to all related software/tools, acoustics, lighting, parametric modelling, and client presentations.
Why Interior Design?
Get, Set for a Rewarding and Challenging Career
By 2030, India is said to rank third in number of constructions with a target of 11 Million buildings around the country. Also, urbanization, lifestyle modifications, the desire for people to own a unique space, and the high revenue producing furniture market are kindling the growth of interior design in India, making it a highly prospective industry. This highly prospective industry today calls for n-number of skilled interior design professionals, who takes care of the aesthetics and easy function of the different types of space, including residential, office space, malls, theatres, exhibition areas, hospitals and more. The professionals with specialist skills in building a functional space is highly rewarded in this industry. Just build your skills and grab a career of fortune.
Wondering if You Can Be a Part of PG Diploma in Interior Design?
Once you complete your under graduation in any stream, you become eligible to take up this PG Diploma in Interior Design program.
In addition, if you are the one who have an eye for colors, patterns, and designs around you, appreciates creative fixtures, furniture, and well-managed space, and looks out for a highly appreciative career then this PG Diploma Interior Design Program is your best choice.
The Learning Curve
Nurturing the skills of specialist Interior Design professional, who can individually design a functional space with right ambience starts with understanding basic design ideologies and concepts along with manual and software rendering skills. The students are guided to explore various construction materials available in the market, research current trends, and understand the methodologies in spatial designing. They are introduced to planning regulations and construction services pertaining to different types of spaces, be it residence, office, hospital, etc. They are given specialist knowledge in EVS, Acoustics, Interior and Exterior Landscape, Lighting, AI, Furniture Design, Furnishing and Accessories, Digital Design, and Parametric Modelling. Further, the students are given hands-on practice in preparing working drawings, both manually and digitally. They get to formulate contracts, tenders, and BOQ that serves as an additional knowledge to their design skills. Finally, the students get to handle a complete design project to understand the nuances in each stage and groom as a better designer. They also get to build an admiring portfolio of skilled works that will help them soon earn a career.
Skills to Build
Skills to Seek as an Interior Design Professional
- Construction Materials
- Sustainable Design
- Furniture Design
- Residential Design
- Office Design
- Estimation, Specification, and BOQ
- Retail Design
- Lighting Design
- Research & Design
- Software Skills
Learning beyond the Walls
To enable students achieve and demonstrate their skills in the best possible way, we handle different teaching methodologies that insist on intense practice, research, and building analytical skills. The classroom sessions along with seminars, workshops, outdoor learning sessions, showcasing events and more help the students in their professional practice.
Research Based Learning
Raising the innovators of tomorrow, the students are guided to proceed through all aspects of research process right from inception to the dissemination of the research, on every key concept in each module.
Learn as You Do
Practice-based tasks are a part of every module that gives hands-on understanding of the techniques, mediums, methodologies, and technologies pertaining to creating interior design and related products.
Know from the Professionals
For a perfect insight of the industry requirements, technology used, techniques followed, and more, students are presented with seminars and interactive sessions from eminent professionals in the field. The students are also taken to professional conferences, industry expos etc to gain knowledge on trending works.
Practice the Professionals’ Way
In order to provide a cutting-edge to the young designers, they are offered with hands-on workshops from professionals on various techniques like brick laying, material application, furniture making, art installations, carpentry, clay modeling, etc.
Get the Art Impulse Outdoor
Students are taken outdoors to various monuments, significant buildings, and popular landmarks, where they get to practice live sketching and understand the spatial qualities of spaces.
Observe from the Real Sites
Visiting live construction sites to gain knowledge gives the students the utmost exposure towards industrial realities.
Be Assessed on Your Skills
At ICAT, the learning outcome of each module is assessed through periodical Formative Assessments, Assignments, Research Works, and through the originality, innovation and product of the final Project. Also, continuous monitoring of each student is done throughout the year through peer assessments and internal/external reviews.
At ICAT, we encourage students to participate in various national and international competitions, which help them to rise and shine as they pursue their creative skills and build their team spirit.
Practical Learning Facilities
Learn by Doing – Right from the Basics
Explore your unique ideas at the industry-standard facilities in ICAT to understand the possibilities in interior designing.
Give the First Shape to Ideas at Design Studio
Interior design studio serves as the place for students to probe into the core principles and skills of their chosen field of study.
Showcase the Design in a Tangible Form
The Model Making Lab at ICAT campus lets students make their miniature models of the space they have it in papers.
Show Your Visualization in 3D
Computer lab with well-configured machines housing industry-standard software and tools opens the digital space for students to give life to their ideas in 3D form.
Experience the Techniques
The exclusive workshop allows students to experience the physical tasks like carpentry, brick laying, etc.
Explore Your Drawing Skills
Access to Art studio helps students experiment their drawing skills that are important to seek a cutting edge as an Interior Designer.
Be Acquainted with the Materials
A specialist Material Library for the students of Interior Design presents them with a number of different materials that are used in the field of Interior Designing.
The Knowledge Repository
Right from history of art and design to techniques with latest technology, the students have access to all interior design information through 100s of books and magazines. This helps them research beyond the classroom lectures and gain immense knowledge on the industry and current trends.
Common to All Departments
In addition to the specific facilities for each department, the campuses of ICAT College are loaded with spacious classrooms, common library with essential readings, locker facilities for students, air-conditioned halls, personal tutoring space, common working zone, students’ lounge, and so on.
Get Placed as a...
With an exclusive Placement Cell that holds a record of 100% placement, till date, we assure best jobs for every student who have gathered their skills and are ready to take up challenges of the industry.
As a PG Diploma Interior Design student, you can get opportunities in architectural, civil engineering and interior design firms, product design firms, theatrical set designing firms, independent design consultancies, furniture / modular furniture factories, and education sectors. You can seek opportunity as a:
- Furniture Designer
- Office Space Planner
- Product Designer
- Retail Designer
- Interior Lighting Consultant
- Set Designer
Each student can opt for their field of expertise with confidence, as the curriculum at ICAT guides them to build a solid portfolio in their area of interest/specialization.
Why Choose ICAT to Study the Interior Design Course?
Only at ICAT
- This practical program on Interior Design comes with 100% placement and world-class curriculum.
- The highly equipped labs, frequent sessions from industry professionals, and showcase events give the best learning experience.
- The focus the program gives towards futuristic technologies and the global knowledge that veterans in our knowledge brigade brings help students stand apart as best in the industry.
- Above these, the opportunity to create an effective Portfolio of skilled works gives the sheer confidence and a cutting edge as an Interior Design professional.
As a student of ICAT, I am now able to showcase my skills with all that I’ve learned at the college. After my under graduation, I entered ICAT with no idea about any software tool. But today, I’ve gained the best software skills and sheer knowledge in organising any space given to me. I now have vast idea on interior designing and space composition.
|Akhil K||Attinad Software Pvt. Ltd.|
|Amal Prakash T P||Prana Animation Studios|
|Janhavi Ramaswamy||Zoic Studio|
|Nivin Vijayan||Home Centre|
|Ravi Krishna Kasumarthy||Industrial Light & Magic Vancouver|
|Sathish Kumar B||Technicolor India Pvt. Ltd.|
|Tenil Kumar R||Freelance Photographer|
|Vinodh Kumar M S||Nextwave Multimedia|
|Vishnu Prasad B||DigiBrain|
|Abhiraj K K||Base FX|
|Akshaya S||Technicolor Bangalore|
|Anantha Vishnu Vijayan||The Weinstein Company|
|Anoop Vijayan||Clue CG Studio|
|Bala Chandanu R||Amazon|
|Elango T||williams Lea tag|
|Hemanth Surana N||DNEG|
|Ishita Bhatia||Péro by Aneeth Arora|
|Rahul Raj R||Inspiratus Development|
|Ranjilnath K||Technicolor India|
|Sudhir Verma||The Mill|
|Abhijit Karmakar||Technicolor India|
|Ajith Kumar M||Takeleep|
|Anand Ram M||BOT VFX|
|Anish Sreedhar||Mindstein Studios|
|Arun Ramachandran A||Eddyingbay|
|Charls Thomas||Arc Productions|
|Dino Davidson D||Zero Creative|
|Guna S||Centennial College|
|Jayesh S J||RR Donnelley & Sons|
|Jeba Samuel L||Vinformax|
|Manoj Kumar L V||Sursen Films|
|Mohamed Abdulla S||Take Leap|
|Mohankumar R||Ad2Pro Media Solutions Pvt. Ltd.|
|Monisha Menon||Rocksalt Interactive Games Pvt. Ltd.|
|Reshma D||Amazon Development Centre|
|Sarathkumar K||Hammerplay Studios|
|Shafeek Zubair M||Cympl Studio|
|Sriram Prasanna Kumar||Manoj Kamal|
|Vivek C||TVC Factory|
|Vivek V Nair||Freelance|
|Adityan Krishna Rajendran||Amazon|
|Bachu Mahesh||Scalene Entertainment Studio Private Limited|
|Christie Thomas||Wipro Limited|
|Deepak Nair||Dhruva Interactive|
|Manimaran R||Mayapuri Graphic Workstation|
|Mitesh Kumar Tater||Future Works Media|
|Mithun C H||India Today Group|
|Pushpak Dey||Technicolor (India) - Moving Picture Company (India)|
|Sandeep Singh Siddhu||India Today Group|
|Sriprashanth S||Hammerplay Studios|
|Alfred Sam Mathews||Amazon|
|Arunkumar P||Guna Studios|
|Deepan R||Lapiz Digital Service|
|Dhrubajyoti Kalita||JDA Software Hyderabad|
|Gairik Saha||Next Education India Pvt. Ltd.|
|Goutham G||Popular Vehicles Services|
|Gowthaman K||Wicky Studios|
|Arjun M||Meraki VFX|
|Deepraj Basu||IZMO Ltd.|
|Don Elton Solomon J||Digitally Inspired Media|
|Vishnu Kuttikkatt||Meraki VFX|
|Anandha Kumar V||Ingage Technologies Pvt. Ltd.|
|Bijayta Mehra||Rooster Design Studio|
|Irfan Khan H||Image Creative Education|
|Moyilla Pramod Kumar||DNEG VFX|
|Pithani Aravind||DNEG VFX|
|Prem Barden Bhagat||Symbiosis Technology|
|Sai keerthi Akaash V||Weloadin LLP|
|Yuvanesh G||Weloadin LLP|
|Branesh Arvinth||SLR Innovate|
|John Wesley||Kanha Shanti Vanam|
|Suman Naaz Shaikh||Kanha Shanti Vanam|
Learn from the Veterans’ Perspective
The curriculum and teaching strategies at ICAT is never an instant thought. They are all an outcome of research and brainstorming of ideas from renowned professionals in the field. The knowledge brigade that guides us through the curriculum delivery of PG Diploma Interior Design includes:
|Prof. JAKKIE DEHNN||Internationally-acclaimed expert on Sustainable Materials; Retired University's Reader in Sustainable Product Design, Kingston University, UK|
|Prof. RICHARD SNELL||Furniture Designer and Teacher at Birmingham City University, UK|
|Dr. PANCH SUNTHARALINGAM||Course Director, MA Design Visualisation, Birmingham City University, UK|
|Prof. RICHARD JONES||Senior Lecturer of Interior Design, Birmingham City University, UK|
|Prof. SOLOMON VEDAMUTHU|
|Ar. BENNY KURIAKOSE||Principal Architect at Benny Kuriakose Architects - Vernacular Art and Architecture|
|Ar. CHETAN K S||Principal Designer & Mentor, Kham Designs - Biomimicry (Sustainability)|
|Ar. DHRUV FUTNANI||Managing Director at Green - Green Building Techniques|
|V. SRINIVASA RAGHAVAN||Glass Sculptor - DakshinChitra|
|MARLENE LITTLE||Birmingham City University, UK|
|JACKIE||Birmingham City University, UK|
|Ar. NAGARAJ S||Principal Architect - Artiature|
|Ar. ANOOP MENON||Principal Architect - AM Studio|
|Mr. SALAMAN||Principal Artist - Fine Art|
|AR. YUVARANI||Junior Architect - Murali Architects|
|AR. SANKEERANI SRINIVASAN||Associate Professor – SEED|
|Ar. THARIKA||Assistant Professor, Mohamed Sathak A.J. Academy of Architecture|
|Ar. SRANYA NS||Principal Architect - Artiature|
|Ar. VIVEK||Assistant Professor, Mohamed Sathak A.J. Academy of Architecture|
|AR. JENITA||Assistant Professor, Mohamed Sathak A.J. Academy of Architecture|
|Ar. MALAVIKA||Assistant Professor, Mohamed Sathak A.J. Academy of Architecture|
Get in Touch for All Your Needs
Each student is allocated a Personal Mentor to guide through the personal development process, and a Supervisor to support in project and dissertation.
A Students Service Desk is managed at each location with a Student Advisor providing advice to students on all any matters in need, personal or college related. The desk organizes club activities and acts as a point of contact for parents/Guardians.
Study at Any of Our 3 State-of-the-Art Campuses
The ICAT campuses are located at the Shores of Bay of Bengal (Chennai), Silicon Valley of India (Bangalore), and the City of Pearls (Hyderabad). The strategically located campuses expose the students to eminent landmarks/events of the metropolitan cities, which is very important for the Creators of Tomorrow to understand the trending world.
ICAT Design & Media College 153, Santhome High Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004.044 - 4293 4293, +91 - 95001 28555
ICAT Design & Media College 424, Bommanahalli, Hosur Main Road, Bangalore - 560 068.080 - 4110 7755, +91 - 96111 73607