Different people have different type of dreams. Some dream of starting a family. Some dream of buying a dream house or dream property. Some dream of owning a yacht. And some dream of getting that perfect job. Interior designing is one of the dreamiest jobs out there and coincidently enough this job requires you to dream a lot. As an interior designer you get to transform average homes and landscapes into glorious spaces that becomes so much more than just a room. This fantastic position is a dream comes true to anyone with a compassion for beautiful things and beautiful spaces and a great feel for what can be.
What exactly is interior designing?
Interior designers enhance interiors. They study a structure and the plans of buildings and they then research, and develop a strategy and an idea which will improve the building for the better. Some interior designers stick to mood boards and concept designs while others coordinate and manage the entire reconstruction project.
Someone who lived this ultimate dream
Juan Pablo Molyneux is one of the world’s leading interior designers. He is famous for transforming numerous buildings all over America, Europe and the Middle East. Molyneux transformed scales of homes, offices and even some palaces into timeless works of art. He has a unique style that speaks for itself and he loves to implement vintage and raw elements in his transformations and combines these older and historical elements with modern science and modern styles to create a unique, functional and warm look. Molyneux turned an average job into a dream career that anyone would absolutely love to have and his reputation is something that most interior designers can only dream to achieve.
What you need to become an interior designer
Insight – Insight is something that you are naturally born with. It isn’t something that can be taught. If you don’t have the insight to transform homes then you will never make a success of this career.
Creativity – Interior designers create, develop, strategize and transforms. You need to be creative in order to be good at interior designing.
Qualifications – If you are quite sure that you have what it takes to become an interior designer then it is time to start studying. Interior designing degrees can be obtained at a lot of major colleges or you can follow in Molyneux’s footsteps and study architecture at a university so you can learn how to work with building structures as well as indoors elements. You will also have to pass the national council for interior design qualification exam so you will be reputable.
Pro bono projects – Starting on pro bono projects is a great way to develop your skill and to gain experience.
Create a portfolio – Online portfolios of some of your work are a fantastic way to communicate your style across the globe so you will be more recognizable and easier to contact by prospective clients.
Start working – Once you have experience and a good portfolio in place, it is time to start putting yourself out there and marketing yourself so you can land those dream projects and start building on your name.