Digital technology continues to influence and catalyze the ongoing evolution of interior design practices. Even a few years ago interior designs were presented using traditional presentation boards, but today the ideas are illustrated in 3D renderings.



  • IIFA offers 1 year full time course Diploma in interior designing.
  • The course has 2 semesters where the student gets introduced to the world of Design with concepts of drawing.
  • Offering a unique and comprehensive Bharathiar university Diploma syllabus and prepares a student from the fundamentals like Auto Desk Auto Cad 2D&3D, 3Ds MAX, V-Ray, commercial and industrial Designing’s which is essentially required in today’s industry.
  • This well blended syllabus in combination with communications and self development classes make IIFA students a preferred choice among leading studios and interior Designing companies.

Software Used

  • Auto Cad 2D&3D
  • Auto Desk 3Ds Max
  • 3.Photoshop
  • 4.v-ray
  • Basic of Cinema 4D (The most advanced software used in the field of Interior Designing & Architecture)

Course Details

Introduction to interior design

  1. Basic design
  2. Building materials
  3. Design process
  4. Design elements
  5. Space planning
  6. Human dimension
  7. Services 1&2
  1. Design elements
  2. Interior landscape
  3. Estimation & specification
  4. Professional practices, regulations, code of conduct
  5. Furniture fixture and equipments
  6. Furniture styles
  7. Computer aided design
  8. Rendering and composition
  9. Computer aided design
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  • Commercial & Industrial Designers
  • Design Director
  • Architectural & Civil Drafter
  • Design Architect
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Set & Exhibit Designer
  • Model Makers
  • Professor of Architectural Design
  • CAD Designer
  • Design Consultant
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Institutional Interior Designer


Digital technology continues to influence and catalyze the ongoing evolution of interior design practices. Even a few years ago interior designs were presented using traditional presentation boards, but today the ideas are illustrated in 3D renderings.

There is an increasing need for interior designers to produce designs with accuracy. Hence, using CAD has become the digital drawing tool of choice for interior designs. CAD allows designers to make changes easier, and integrate interior design with the architect’s design. Drawings can be done in full scale. Designers need to draw, fixtures, furniture, appliances, etc only one time and reuse them for other drawings.


The course arms interior design students with solid, practical know-how and step-by-step CAD instructions. This course aims to help students master CAD for interior design.


The curriculum emphasis on professional applications and provides students with a set of skills that can be used immediately in profession. AutoCAD training is the highlight of the program.

Basic principles of graphic design and portfolio design, rendering and animation are taught. But, lessons also cover basic principles of design, wherein the development of technical and manual drawing skills are given due importance.


  1. Interior Landscape
  2. Furniture Fixtures and Styling
  3. Design Visualization
  4. IAD Graphics
  5. Design Elements
  6. Plumbing and Lighting

The learning is supported with adequate practice sessions and practical project work, aided by lectures, seminars and workshops, site visits etc .

Experts from the industry are invited for the guest lectures. Leading architects, interior designers and manufacturers will address the students and update them on the latest trends and techniques. This will provide the students opportunity for interaction with experts and field knowledge.


Digital technology continues to influence and catalyze the ongoing evolution of interior design practices. Even a few years ago interior designs were presented using traditional presentation boards, but today the ideas are illustrated in 3D renderings.

Architects and interior designers need to be proficient in freehand sketching and drafting, but they also need to master the various methods in incorporating their hand drawing with digital three-dimensional rendering software and other digital imaging techniques.


The course develops a basic understanding of digital visualization and how it can be effectively used to digitally model / design interior spaces by introducing basic modeling tools and create high quality perspectives.


Training of 3D Max is the highlight of this course. However, the course covers basic principles of graphic design and portfolio design, rendering and animation. Lessons on basic principles of design, development of technical and manual drawing skills are also given due importance.

  1. Space Planning
  2. Interior Landscape
  3. Furniture Fixtures and Styling
  4. Design Visualization
  5. IAD Graphics
  6. Design Elements
  7. Design Process

Students are given group and individual assignments. They come with the real modules. Students are expected to do15 projects in key areas such as 3D ad film, game assets, character design and the like.


As the construction industry has been growing by leaps bounds, there has been an infinite scope for interior designers. In the present scenario, with varied preferences of people, interior designing has come up with challenging and promising career opportunities. When you choose to become an interior designer, you learn and master the following skills of the trade.


Technical drawing, also known as drafting, is the academic discipline of creating standardized top views and side views of any furniture and buildings by architects, interior designers, drafters, design engineers, and related professionals. Standards and conventions for layout, line thickness, text size, symbols, view projections, descriptive geometry, dimensioning, and notation are used to create drawings that are ideally interpreted in only one way.


Design project commences with proper space planning to blend with the environment to provide proper division of peaceful living spaces with maximum utilization keeping the comfort of the user and perception of the interior as a whole. You get to plan a residence, shop, corporate office, hotel or a restaurant.


This is related to the type of construction and style of architecture being practiced in modern times. The use of RCC in the contemporary era has been extended to roofs and building columns, beams, lintels, sanitation and plumbing etc.


You must be able to understand all materials like bricks, stones, tiles, flooring materials, light fixtures, sanitary, and their physical properties. LANDSCAPING It is the landscaping that makes space come alive. You should be equipped with the latest trends, materials and innovative ideas to create the right kind of environment to make it an immersive experience.


Furniture design is an added opportunity to challenge and redefine the boundaries of tradition in order to reconcile with contemporary ideas and changing needs of modern life style.


You learn to calculate the expenditure and make cost estimates of materials and furnishings and provide cost effective solutions to the client.


Visual Merchandising is the art of persuasion through presentation, which puts the merchandise in focus and in perspective too. It educates the customers, creates desire and finally augments the selling process. Visual merchandising helps all brands to directly explain its unique selling proposition (USP) to the consumers. Retail outlets are increasingly looking at visual merchandisers to provide the edge as far as visual display is concerned. In the current scenario, visual merchandising should be a blend of art and science. The medium has to be in synergy with other retail operations and should give results apart from aesthetic appeal. You will help in educating the customers about the product / service in an effective and creative way while enabling a successful selling process – from browsing to buying. You learn and implement the latest methods of merchandising and using the right tools to give the retail space a look that is consistent with the brand message.


The use of computers has become an indispensable tool in designing spaces. You learn to make sketches, illustrations and renders through computer aided designing, Excel, PowerPoint, 2D, 3D drawings in Auto CAD.