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BA (Hons) Interior Design & Styling

Professional practice is embedded within all of our programmes. Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to develop the key professional, transferable skills for employability in the creative industries and potentially work in partnership with other sectors locally, regionally, nationally or internationally.

<p>Bringing your studies to life in industry is central to your experience as an aspiring Interior Design and Styling professional. Through the university’s Industry Liaison Groups you’ll gain access to local and international brands and agencies, visiting Decorex, Chelsea Harbour and many other interior-related events in London and Europe to help you build your network of companies and products.</p> <p>Our teaching staff bring a wealth of interiors experience, including design and decoration for major hotel chains, shop fittings and private accommodation. Study trips to the international trade fair Maison &amp; Objet in Paris also provide students with the chance to see cutting-edge installs up-close, developing a professional network and broadening their awareness of trend.</p> <p>We also hold fantastic connections with many well-respected furniture and material suppliers and they regularly contribute to the course through visiting lectures, live briefs and collaborative projects.</p> <p>The university’s strong international connections allow students to take a semester of study with one of our partner institutions within Europe and North America, and in turn, we welcome overseas students from those institutions to join us in our design studios, creating an exciting cultural exchange. </p> <p><strong>Graduates become:</strong> Interior &amp; Spatial Designers, Interior Product Designers &amp; Makers, Set Designers, Exhibition Designers, Product Stylists, Trend Forecasters, Retail Buyers/Merchandisers, Magazine Stylists, Interior Decorators, Freelance artists and designers.</p><h4><strong>Take a look at some of our recent alumni, and the exciting brands they have gone on to work for:</strong></h4><ul><li>Kate Bond, <strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Pfeiffer Design Ltd</a> </strong>- Interior Designers for Brighton &amp; Sussex. Read about Kate's six month internship with <strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">internationally renowned furniture company Vitra here</a>.</strong></li><li>Ewan Pogson, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Wearth London</strong></a></li><li>Lydia Hughes, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Wearth London</strong></a></li><li>Kelly Rice, Lang &amp; Potter</li><li>Anna Wycliffe Jones worked for luxury yacht manufacturer <strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Princess Yachts</a> </strong>before launching her own interior styling company, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Anna Georgina Interiors</strong></a></li><li>Cesar Waters works for Dartington-based high-end virtual tour creators<strong> <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Archilime</a></strong>, who make bespoke interior and exterior CGI, VR, fly-through and fly-over animations and drone photography and films for property developers.</li><li>Emma Payne, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Modus London</strong></a></li><li>Amy Rouse, launched her own interior product range using concrete - <strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">shop AR Desiigns here</a>.</strong><br /></li></ul>

Our Graduates

Morwenna Franks
Morwenna Franks completed a BA (Hons) Interior Decoration, Design & Styling degree in 2020 with First Class Honours, going on to work at Lydia Allen Interiors as a junior interior designer on graduating.Focusing mainly on hospitality design, Morwenna relishes the opportunity to produce powerful brand focussed concepts through innovative interior schemes, bespoke brand artwork and out-of-the-box ideas to create notable experiences. She is passionate about creating aesthetically pleasing spaces that don’t compromise on functionality with a focus on the customers’ experience, while always having sustainability as a benchmark.
Emma Payne
Securing a First for her degree, Emma Payne is a talented designer who’s passion in design lies within colour, print and pattern and their ability to transform interiors. Unafraid to push limits and being bold with design highlights Emma’s approach to interiors, exploring scale, composition and finishes to make environments sing. Her portfolio features projects in the commercial and residential sectors, including restaurant hotel and workplace design as well as developing textile ranges. She enjoys drawing and painting, translating artistic works into surface patterns to enhance interiors. Her work boasts a cohesive, collective design nature and puts her personal mark on any project. She secured a design internship with Modus in London on graduating and currently works as an interior designer for Inner Pieces Ltd.

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