Career Change from Graphic Design to Interior Design

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starburst697 in Lewisville, Texas

36 months ago

Hello all,

I am contemplating a career change from graphic design to interior design. Interior design has always been a passion of mine, I majored in graphic design because I had more experience with it. Looking back, I wish I had chosen differently! Does anyone have any recommendations on how to make the career jump? I've been working about 3 1/2 years now, and know that I will most likely have to start off in a assistant role, which is fine. I have my BS in Graphic Design, would I want to focus on getting a Masters in Interior Design? It seems kinda redundant to get another bachelors. Would I have to wait until I got the masters to pursue a job? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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Ang K in Calgary, Alberta

13 months ago

Hi! I'm thinking of doing the same thing, except that I've been in graphic design for about 8 years now. Did you make the switch and how did it go?

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celina carlz in sydney, Australia

7 months ago

Thinking of doing is good, but be sure of what you do like changing it would be difficult interior designing is good as I feel it better than graphic designing. But graphic designing is better if you work on project basis I found people on this site earning more than what a person can dream of

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artsyerinc in Raleigh, North Carolina

5 months ago

Have you thought about commercial design or exhibit design? I am currently studying interior design and I am also taking graphic design classes on the side. I have noticed that having both skills is incredibly useful. After touring a company in Raleigh that does exhibit work, I noticed how the two really go together. I would love to hear how your switch is going.

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1 month ago

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