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London College Of Style

Interior Design
Advanced Diploma


12 Weeks

Next Start Date

Monday, 27th September 2021 to Tuesday, 14th December 2021


Intermediate to Advanced



Sharpen your design skills on this highly practical and creative course. You’ll learn the skills needed to succeed in interior design and will graduate with an impressive portfolio of work, making you industry-ready.


Gain a comprehensive knowledge of the interior design world on this advanced diploma course. We’ll elevate your creative development and provide you with expert insight into the interiors industry. You’ll work on numerous research projects working opportunities and ‘live’ briefs, giving you the chance to see your work published.

You’ll receive membership to the BIID (British Institute of Interior Design) The BIID offers CPD training, networking opportunities, insurance, professional guidance and exclusive discounts.

We’ll also connect you with London design centres, trade fairs, prop houses and the leading PRs to source your furniture, grow your network and learn the industry’s protocols.

After completing the course, you’ll graduate with a professionally curated portfolio and be fully equipped with the right tools and experience to succeed.

As part of your course, you’ll also receive:

  • Membership of the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID)
  • A professional interior designers kit bag
  • An LCS branded tote bag
  • LCS stylist’s little black book and pen, perfect for keeping industry contacts
  • LCS study handbook, packed with industry tips, references and study materials
  • Fabric and wallpaper samples box file
  • Entry to London’s top exhibitions, interior design centres and trade shows
Is it right for you?

This course helps you to build a professional portfolio suitable for work in:

  • Interior design for residential properties
  • Interior styling for advertising & editorial
  • Home staging
  • Interior decorating
  • E-commerce styling
  • Set designing
  • Visual merchandising
  • Art directing

The Interior Design Process

  • Taking the brief
  • Research & creative development work
  • Design execution

History of Interior Design

  • History of Interior Design for Contemporary Style Referencing
  • Influential designers, architects, decorators and stylists

Spatial Planning

  • Spatial awareness
  • Scale and proportion
  • Power of three
  • Design ergonomics

Colour, Pattern & Texture

  • Colour theory and colour psychology
  • Patterns styles & textured surfaces
  • Fabrics, paints and wallpapers
  • Flooring materials and finishes
  • Introduction to upholstery
  • Window treatments

Furniture & Lighting

  • Furniture types and styles
  • Spatial awareness with furniture
  • Introduction to lighting design
  • Introduction to building construction
  • Introduction to kitchen and bathroom design

Interior Styling

  • The role of an interior stylist and industry protocol
  • Trend prediction and forecasting
  • Taking a brief, research and creative development
  • Designing an interior for a photo-shoot
  • Interior styling techniques
  • Brand identities in interior styling
  • Target Audiences
  • PR & Marketing
    Blogging, social media and Influencers

Visual Presentation Skills

  • Mood and sample boards
  • Drawing plans, furniture layouts and lighting plans
  • Freehand sketching
  • Sketchup & AutoCAD tuition

Professional Practice

  • Ordering, hiring, estimating & invoicing
  • Business administration
  • Preparation of fee proposals
  • Setting up trade accounts
  • Time & budget management
  • Contracts & insurance requirements
  • Marketing your business
Fees & Dates


All course fees can be made by interest-free instalment payments. Please contact the LCS team for a personal plan today.

Please NotePlaces are in high demand, therefore a deposit must be received to secure your place on this course. For more information on fees, deposits and refunds, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.


September Term:
Monday, 27th September 2021 to Tuesday, 14th December 2021


January Term
Tuesday, 4th January 2022 to Tuesday, 22nd March 2022

April Term
Monday, 11th April 2022 to Tuesday, 28th June 2022

Entry Requirements

This online training is suitable for beginners to intermediates and requires some coursework. A good command of the English language is required. You must be over 18 years old. Access to a laptop or iPad is advised, although the course can also be accessed by smartphone.

Finance Your Course

LCS is delighted to offer applicants a personalised interest-free repayment plan. Simply choose “YES” when asked ‘Do you require finance?’ within your online application.

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London College of Style
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46-47 Russell Square
London WC1B 4JP

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Claire Angel

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London College of Style has provided fashion and personal style, home design and beauty training for many of the specialist Partners in our shops, supporting them in offering personalised and confident advice to our customers.

LCS delivered fashion, styling and colour workshops with bespoke materials of extremely high quality to our full line collection boutique employees and management across London and Europe. LCS was very accommodating to our needs delivering successful on-brand training experiences. 

LCS created by industry professionals as a centre of excellence for all things fashion, styling and creative

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Gain an in-depth knowledge of interior design on this practical and highly creative course. You’ll learn how to create visual props, how to style, and gain an impressive knowledge of the protocol needed to run your own interior design business.