Interior decorators plan and implement decoration schemes for homes, offices, shops, hotels and venues.
Duties & Tasks
Interior decorators may perform the following tasks:advise clients on the selection of colour schemes, layout, lighting, furniture, floor coverings, curtains, paint, wallpaper and hardware products (such as curtain fittings)
visit clients' premises to look at existing conditions and make measurements
provide sketch designs, specifications and cost estimates to the client for approval
supervise and coordinate the installation and arrangement of furniture and furnishings
undertake direct selling if working in a retail shop.
Interior decorators may have to work extended or irregular hours to meet clients' needs.
good understanding of colour
able to promote ideas
awareness of fashion and design trends
able to interact well with a variety of people.