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10 Best Interior Design Schools in the US

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An education in interior design is getting more and more important for aspiring professionals in the field. In many states, you can’t call yourself an interior designer unless you have a license or a certain level of education.

If you’re thinking about becoming an interior designer, you’ll want to know about the best interior design schools you can attend in the US. Whether you want to work on residential or commercial design, the following programs will prepare you well for your future career as an interior designer. But before we get to the rankings list, let’s briefly go over what

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GCC Interior Design Services Market 2020

Dublin, July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “GCC Interior Design Services Market – Growth, Trends, Forecasts (2020-2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

GCC economies are expected to grow over 2% in the year 2020, driven by an increase in public spending and focus on the development of the private sector in the region. Interior design is closely related to the overall health of the economy, in particular the property market.

GCC’s hosting of mega-events such as Expo 2020 (Dubai), Index at World Trade Center Dubai, FIFA World Cup 2022 (Qatar) and increased focus on tourism business in

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United In Design Brings Equity To Interior Design In The United Kingdom

The interior design world was not built on elitism. Nomadic Mongolians of all social statuses in the 5th century BC employed decorative carpets in temporary abodes for comfort and style; ancient Egyptians spruced up their simple homes with skins and fanciful objects; and some early Asante residential architecture was built with walls decorated with animal designs. However, it was the elite class with means (traditionally royalty and religious leaders) who were able to outfit whole rooms or palatial complexes that brought about the necessity

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Top 3 Interior Design Trends 2020/2021

If you’re one of our followers here at The Interior Design Advocate, you know that this is the time of year where we usually give our peeps a sneak peek into the biggest interior design trends for 2020 / 2021 by way of the Kips Bay Show House in New York City.

However, due to Covid-19, this year’s show house has been postponed until further notice. While the organizers are remaining mum about rescheduling at the moment, we’ll be sure to share any news we hear. Check back on our blog for updates or better yet, join our mailing list.

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4 Top Interior Design Trends for 2020

Sculptural pieces with layers of textures and materials subtly done also further this type of aesthetic, explained Georgina Wood, design director of London-based Taylor Howes Designs. “We’ve had the modern clean look, and maximalism looks incredible, but every day, it can be too much for the eye,” she said. “We are now in between the two: a laid-back luxury with an infusion of vintage and new, and mixes of color,” she said.  

Perhaps the most important aspect of the style is a sense of individualism.

“With the ubiquity of design images online, there’s a greater drive to create a space

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