Interior architecture and design is a distinct field that develops a special thought process in creating aesthetic and functional spaces. It focuses on critical and creative thinking, developing an understanding of how interior elements are brought together to accommodate and delight while being functional. The Interior Architecture and Design degree focuses on working with new and existing buildings and spaces and exploring different possibilities for habitation and innovative designs. This programme specializes in the design and production of immersive, innovative and surprising interior spaces. There is a great emphasis on the understanding and use of materials as you explore surface design and detailing. The Interior Architecture and Design degree pursue a progressive and holistic teaching approach as we consider the design process as non-linear or sequential.
Interior architects and designers can work on new construction projects or within existing buildings, as an individual practitioner or entrepreneur, within an architectural or interior design company, or as part of a multi-disciplinary design consultancy. They may also move to fields such as retail design and display, production design for stage, film or television, exhibition design, event design, styling of photo shoots, or virtual environments, interactive design and game design.