Profession interior planner

Interior planners help clients in planning their interiors for commercial and private use.

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Personality Type

  • Artistic / Enterprising
  • Artistic / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Room aesthetics

    Assessment of how different pieces of a visual design can ultimately fit together to create the intended interior and visual environment.

  • Materials for interior design

    Varieties and functionalities of interior materials and pieces of furniture, equipment and fixtures.

Skills

  • Evaluate spatial information

    Manipulate, organise, and interpret spatial information to better determine the layout and placement of objects within the given space.

  • Manage schedule of tasks

    Maintain an overview of all the incoming tasks in order to prioritise the tasks, plan their execution, and integrate new tasks as they present themselves.

  • Execute feasibility study

    Perform the evaluation and assessment of the potential of a project, plan, proposition or new idea. Realise a standardised study which is based on extensive investigation and research to support the process of decision making.

  • Meet building regulations

    Communicate with construction inspection, e.g. by submitting schemes and plans, to make sure all construction regulations, laws and codes are dealt with correctly.

  • Meet deadlines

    Ensure operative processes are finished at a previously agreed-upon time.

  • Create new concepts

    Come up with new concepts.

  • Ensure customer focus

    Attitude that puts customers at the centre of the business in all cases.

  • Guarantee customer satisfaction

    Handle customer expectations in a professional manner, anticipating and addressing their needs and desires. Provide flexible customer service to ensure customer satisfaction and loyalty.

  • Estimate budget for interior design plans

    Estimate the budget for interior design plans. Keep track of total costs and material requirements.

  • Measure interior space

    Calculate measurements of the interior's size in addition to the materials and objects that will be used.

  • Develop design plans

    Develop design plans by using computer-aided-design (CAD); work in accordance with budget estimates; organise and conduct meetings with clients.

  • Conduct research on trends in design

    Conduct research on present and future evolutions and trends in design, and associated target market features.

Optional knowledge and skills

project management principles supervise work on design planning create solutions to problems promote sustainable interior design teamwork principles guide others maintain relationship with suppliers use cad software adapt to changing situations apply procurement keep up-to-date to design industry trends advise clients on interior design options