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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Interior Decorating

Develop your creativity while you build your career.

For the Fall 2020 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Sheridan offers the comprehensive, industry-specific training you need to launch your career in interior decorating.

Benefits of our program

  • Work in a professional studio environment.
  • Get trained on industry-standard software.
  • Have full access to finishes, paints and samples in our decorating and design resource room.
  • Take periodic excursions to local design and product showrooms.
  • Participate in a three-week work placement.

A full professional skill set

  • Plan and decorate residential and small commercial environments, from programming to final presentation drawings.
  • Draft using professional standards to visually communicate details and design concepts.
  • Freehand draw, sketch and apply mixed media to presentations.
  • Design and implement marketing and sales strategies.

Flexible and collaborative learning

Using your own laptop, you'll work collaboratively with faculty and classmates while enjoying 24/7 access to coursework, lecture notes, assignments, presentations and other resources. Because it mimics the structure of the workplace, this learning model gives Sheridan graduates a significant advantage in the job market.

Additional information

In Sheridan's two-year Interior Decorating diploma program, your creativity will be nurtured. Our students have consistently taken honours in the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA, previously CDECA) Design Competition.

You'll enter the work force with a developed interior decorating sensibility, plus the business acumen to compete for clients and run an efficient, profitable business.

DDA-recognized institution

Sheridan's Interior Decorating diploma program is recognized by the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA™).

  • Ontario College Diploma

    • Full-time
    • 2 yrs (4 semesters)
    • Program code: PINDE