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Four years B.Des course

“Interior Design is making the best possible use out of the available space”. It is the art and science of enhancing the purpose and aesthetics of a space in order to create a healthier and happier experience for those using it. Bachelors in Interior Design is a 4 year professional course.

First year of the course deals with basics and fundamentals of creativity and design thinking modules like sketching, communication, liberal science, mind mapping, form, color and composition study. Students also get to learn parallel disciplinary such as basics of graphic design, photography skills in their second semester.

A student gets introduced to the theoretical as well as practical subject related to the discipline from the second year. By the third year, students get their subject knowledge in design process, technical drawings, materials, processes, technology, prototyping, and ergonomics and digital tools in a more advanced and stronger manner.

Wooden staircase with railing and white riser with hanging light setup and wall mounted paintings

With the starting of their final year, students are prepared for their professional experience through design management, Intellectual property rights, portfolio skills and a professional internship from industry. By the end of the final year, student completes a graduation project that showcases all their knowledge and skills they learnt and developed through the whole program. With a jury evaluating their works, they complete their bachelor program in Interior Design, equipped for a quality placement or for their own start up.

  • Design thinking
  • Freehand Drawing
  • Materials & Production
  • Form Space and order
  • Design & Production Drawing
  • Liberal Arts: Cultural Studies
  • Color & Composition
  • Basic Graphics, Typography, Photography
  • Design Process & Research Methodology
  • Representation Technique
  • Model making & Workshop Skills
  • Theory of Interior Design
  • Interior Landscape Design
  • Interior Services
  • furniture design
  • Material and construction
  • Art appreciation
  • Lighting and colour in interior
  • Estimation and costing
  • Project management
  • Internship (Industrial Practicum)
  • Design project


A B.Des Interior Design student from DOT is well equipped to fit into various roles like furniture designer, set designer, Residential Interior Design consultant, model maker, Kitchen bathroom & wardrobe designer, and even an interior decorator. They can also find employment opportunities with Architectural firms, construction firms, hotels and health resorts, design studios, real estate companies, set design companies, exhibition design companies, or practice independently as a lighting designer, visual merchandiser and interior and spatial designer.

DOT School of Design
10/7, 3rd Main road,
Off Chennai Bypass Road,
Ambattur Industrial Estate -
South Phase, Chennai - 600058
An institute under RM M EDUCATIONAL TRUST
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