Design Processes

The foundations of interior design & decoration process

The course Design Processes will introduce you to the foundations of interior design and decoration process and development. You will produce a range of samples and concept realisations which show the creative application of processes to 2-dimensional forms, having gained knowledge of the design process as it applies to 2D work. You’ll learn to generate concepts and ideas that provide innovative solutions to identified issues.



What you’ll learn
  • To source information on 2-dimensional design
  • To explore the creative design process for 2D forms
  • To communicate concepts or ideas through applying design processes to 2D forms
  • To develop a range of creative approaches and refine concepts
  • To develop concepts to an operational level
Who is this course for?

This is the first step or entry point to studies in the field of Interior Design.

Want to train your team? If you have employees you want to enrol in this course get in contact with us to discuss your options.

Study modules
  • Topic 1: Creative Thinking
  • Topic 2: Elements + Principles in 2D design
  • Topic 3: Design Language + Communication
  • Topic 4: Design Conceptualisation
  • Topic 5: Understanding a Design Brief
  • Topic 6: Brief Parameters
  • Topic 7: Concept Proposal
Course educators

During your course, you will be guided by an experienced online education professional who will be available to assist you with all aspects of your study.

Cherie KarlssonCherie Karlsson – Specialist in colour design. Cherie brings 10+ years education expertise and is a certified educator in her field. She has run multiple design-related businesses including her own Colour, Design & Interiors business.



Online education experience

These courses are designed to let you build your study around your busy life. We have developed an engaging educational experience which can be accessed from any device at any time.

  • Study anytime on any device with Canvas (our cloud-based Learning platform)
  • 24 hour response time to your queries 5 days per week
  • Study groups
  • Interactive webinars
  • Rich interactive content experience
  • Free access to the full Lynda video library


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Start date: Weekly intakes.

Study type: Online with appointed educator.

Duration: 10 weeks’ access to your course through our online learning platforms.
The recommended course duration is 60 to 80 hours of study.

Technology Requirements: Internet access / Computer.

Units of competency in this course: BSBDES302 / BSBCRT301.

Online Course Delivery: This course is delivered by the International School of Colour and Design on behalf of Academy Information Technology (RTO: 90511).

Your personal educator: Upon enrolment, you’ll be allocated an experienced educator from International School of Colour and Design who will mentor and support you throughout the course.

Certification: This course incorporates the delivery of nationally recognised units of competency which are accredited through the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Provided that an eligible student has supplied the required enrolment information and has been assessed as competent, a Statement of Attainment for the appropriate units of competency will be issued.