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Starting up an Interior Design Business


Startup Interior Design Business

For some, the appeal of joining an established interior design company is unrivalled. For others, the ultimate career dream is to become a self-employed interior designer.  To start up an interior design business means not only enjoying the career of your dreams, but also the bonus of becoming your own boss.  Not to mention, having every opportunity to become the next globally-recognised interior design brand.  As an entrepreneur, the first step in setting up and interior design business is gaining a solid understanding of the industry as a whole.  The better you understand the interior design profession in general, the higher the likelihood your business dreams will come to fruition.

This inspiring tutorial has been designed for anyone serious about setting up and running their own interior design business.  Explore the advantages and disadvantages of owning a design business, along with the initial stages of new business establishment and how to identify your target audience.  Additional concepts covered include good business sense, registering your design business, producing a portfolio, building an initial client-base, pricing your services and alternative career options in interior design.



  • describe advantages and disadvantages of starting up interior design business
  • describe how to develop a professional and competitive portfolio.

Programme Content


  • Advantages of Owning a Design Business
  • Disadvantages of Owning a Design Business
  • Self Analysis
  • Starting a New Design Practice
  • A Good Business Sense
  • Registering the Business - Start Up
  • Making a Portfolio
  • Building up a Client Base
  • Pricing your Service
  • Careers in Interior Design

Target Audience

  • Anyone looking to set up an interior design business
  • Existing business owners looking to expand and improve
  • Confident , self motivated and passionate candidates
  • Interior design workers seeking for CPD
  • Interior designers looking to expand knowledge and skills
  • Candidates looking to enhance their CVs
  • Anyone interested in developing knowledge and skills about interior designing


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course at QLS
Study Method Online
Course Duration 10 Hours
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