Interior designers and interior decorators conceptualize and produce aesthetic, functional and safe designs for interior spaces in residential, commercial, cultural, institutional and industrial buildings. They are employed by architectural and interior design firms, retail establishments, construction companies, hospitals, airlines, hotel and restaurant chains, and other establishments, or they may be self-employed.

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Date modified: April 2017

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-Working in Canada - Winnipeg

-Alberta Learning Information Service - OCCinfo
- - A Princeton Review

-Occupational Outlook Information - Job outlook for the U.S.


-Thinking of a career in INTERIOR DESIGN? - Careers in Interior Design

-Professional Interior Designers Institute of Manitoba

-Interior Designers of Canada

-Accredited Schools in Canada

-American Society of Interior Design

-International Interior Design Association

-Education Programs (Accredited) in North America - Council for Interior Design Accreditation

-Sustainable Interior Designer - career profile from ECO Canada

-Differences Between Interior Design & Decorating - from the National Council for Interior Design Qualification

-Interior Design Educators Council

-Canadian Interiors Magazine- Canada's Review of Interior Architecture and Design

-Interior Design Magazine

-Information for foreign-trained Interior Designers - from the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

-Occupational Video: Interior Designer - from the Alberta Learning Information Service

Updated: May 2, 2017