Professional Design: Level 1

Professional Design: Level 1

by The Designers' Studio

2,490 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Professional Design: Level 1

2,490 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 9:00AM + 3 dates
(see timings & price options)
Dubai - Al Quoz
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to course start with full refund
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This advanced course is focused on portfolio work, interviewing for a position in a design firm and setting up their own business. This course is structured differently with one in-studio class and 1-2-1 learning and portfolio development with their tutor.

Prerequisites: Residential 3, Autocad 1 or Sketchup 2 &/or Commercial 2

Course outline:

  • Topic 1
    • Final Portfolio review
    • Interview skills
    • Types of questions
    • Presentation
    • Document examples
    • Permissions with the DM
    • Setting up your own company
  • Topic 2
    • Homework collection
    • Website Design
    • Copyright and licensing
    • Activity: Design a layout
  • Topic 3
    • Social media basics
    • Risks of social media
    • What is an online identity
    • Activity 2: Instagram account
    • Producing promotional publications
    • Restrictions of promotional materials
    • Paper types for printing
    • A guide to paperweights
    • A guide to ink
    • Activity: Produce publications
  • Topic 4
    • Interior Decorative color techniques
    • Tyles of paint glazes
    • Drying time
    • Activity: Interior Decorative color techniques
    • Activity: Creating faux decorative effects
  • Topic 5
    • Portfolio review
    • Final Interview

Internship & Work Opportunities
The end goal of the training is to secure work in the industry, which is facilitated through internship opportunities at design companies and showrooms such as Pottery Barn, Ethan Allen, Crate & Barrel, and more. Work shadowing is also organized for top students during holiday breaks. Great care is taken to match the student's aspirations and abilities with suitable practice.

Skill Level:



  • Students must purchase the materials. Details will be provided by the institute after booking the course. Materials include: Scale ruler, tracing paper, graph paper, double-sided tape, metal ruler, Stanley knife, scissors, glue, A4 white paper & A2 foam board.

Cancellation Policy:

48 hours prior to course start with full refund

Age Requirements:

16 - 80 years old

Additional Info:

  • A certificate of completion will be awarded after the course

  • Prerequisite - Residential 1,2,3, Autocad 1 or Sketchup 2 &/or Commercial 2 or equivalent 


The Courtyard
Al Quoz

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9:00AM - 1:00PM
15 FEB
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22 FEB
9:00AM - 1:00PM
9:00AM - 1:00PM
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