INTERIOR DESIGN PROFESSIONAL GUIDE: Africa And The Middle East
Interior design is the process of combining beauty, functionality, creativity and culture. The innovative use of materials and applications delivers clients’ visions in ways that benefit humanity.
Interior design is inspired by heritage, and its practitioners have carefully curated design over countless generations. Yet, it is still being adapted in incredible ways. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the evolution of many types of spaces, creating new challenges for interior designers as they facilitate changing needs
Also, designers can create diverse, inclusive and welcoming spaces that promote social equality. A designer’s role is much more than understanding what looks great and functions well. It is the process of understanding clients’ requirements and turning ideas into areas that meet objectives while inspiring all who enter.
This guide looks at the interior design industry, the skills that a successful interior designer requires and the possible ways to put these into practice. By the time you have finished reading this resource, you will have an in-depth understanding of what it takes to master the professional practice of interior design.
The book was conceived as a guide for the African and Middle Eastern interior design industry. Whether it is to address specific questions for existing interior designers or provide an overview of the design process to a layperson, the book is guaranteed to meet every interior design need. It is a go-to guide for details and best practices for professional or aspiring interior designers in Africa and the Middle East and was published in English and French to support the industry within these regions.
The overall goal of this publication is to provide a user manual for executing any interior design project from start to finish. It captures the principles of practicing as an interior designer and understanding all the processes involved. The book also gives details on the business side of the practice, legal responsibilities, and even fee structure.