Is Interior Designing a good Career option?

Published By Rakshanda Tiwari, 22 Aug 2019

Career in Interior Designing
I find a Career in Interior Designing very interesting. I want to first understand What a Career in Interior Designing entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Interior Designing. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Interior Designing, I found this amazing page: Designing/Career-in-Interior-Designing/english 

Nidhi Nautiyal's perspective!

With 5 years of professional experience, Nidhi Nautiyal understands Interior Designing. Nidhi Nautiyal has worked in Interior Designing as Interior Designer in Untitled and Revamp Terace. In Nidhi Nautiyal's own words, this is how Nidhi Nautiyal got into Interior Designing: "After completing my schooling from DAV, I did a Diploma in Interior Designing from Polytechnic for Women, Delhi. After that, I did my graduation from DAV. I worked with various companies as an Interior Designer like The Designer, UDC Interiors and others. I am working as an Interior Designer with Untitled, Delhi and also the co-founder of Revamp Terace." 

Career Video on Interior Designing

In a video, Nidhi Nautiyal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Interior Designing. Nidhi Nautiyal started by explaining Interior Designing as: "Interior design is the art and science of enhancing the interior of a building to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the people using the space." The video gave me so much food for thought.
We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Interior Designing is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Interior Designing. Nidhi Nautiyal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Design

  • Display

  • Construction

  • History of Architecture

  • Vastu

  • Cost Estimation

  • Softwares

Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Nidhi Nautiyal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Interior Designing:

  • Space Planning

  • Creativity

  • Innovation

  • Management

This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Nidhi Nautiyal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Interior Designing:

  • Self Satisfaction

  • Networking

  • Freedom to Design

Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Nidhi Nautiyal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Interior Designing:

  • Client Handling

  • Deadlines

  • Material Selection

In the final section of the video Nidhi Nautiyal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Interior Designing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Interior Designing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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