Interior architecture plan and organize the design of commercial, domestic or any interiors.
Projects may take place in a range of settings, including: Office spaces and industrial premises; Retail locations,, shops, , ; Residential developments; Domestic properties;
Tasks may include:
Developing initial ideas and acquiring key information about potential projects, discussing requirements in detail with clients (the brief) and setting project schedules; Understanding clients' needs and the needs of the people using the building, developing design concepts in consultation with the client and establishing final briefs; Considering materials and costs according to set budgets and negotiating project fees; Conducting feasibility studies for projects; Researching and gathering information and photographs relating to the project; Producing 'sample' or 'mood' boards for presentation to clients; Sourcing products, e.g. fittings, furniture, lighting, finishes, decoration and dressing, and providing samples for clients; Preparing detailed working drawings, designs, plans, models and schemes, often using computer-aided design (CAD) software; Surveying buildings; Working in a team with other designers; Supervising work at the design stage and on site; Working closely with quantity surveyors to establish costs and work schedules on larger projects, with architects and other design professionals to determine the best use of space, and with manufacturers and contractors; Identifying new business and selling services to potential clients; Keeping up to date with new developments in the design industry;
Reporting to management regarding all dealings with clients and finalized designs; Reporting to management on projects at a scheduled time or whenever needed by the management; Reporting to management on what is going on in market or latest ideas;
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the management;