Interior design – rather young and perspective services sector. Besides it intensively develops.
Where it is possible to be trained in art of design registration in Germany?
If you were interested in interior design history a little, most likely, know that to individual style to a room started to give attention in the 70th of the XX century.
Today this specialty is offered by 15 German higher education institutions among which there are higher schools of Hanover, Dusseldorf, Darmstadt, Hildesheim, and also known Academy of arts in Munich.
At the Higher school of equipment, business and Vismark’s art design emphasize that the success that who decided to try the forces in the sphere of registration of an interior, is guaranteed by existence of sense of style and color, creativity, and also technical abilities.
The designer of design should not be engaged in design for the sake of design, it should be guided by needs of people which will spend much time in the issued room which will use it on a functional purpose.
The designer of interiors should aspire surely to reflecting an inner world and character of people to which possess a room.
What qualities entrants who want to arrive on the specialty "interior design" should possess?
Proceeding from the aforesaid, entrants at the moment of receipt in German higher education institutions, should have good knowledge, not to mention practical skills.
Many higher education institutions demand before receipt to undergo practical training within 8-10 months, for example in architectural bureau or in construction company. Besides, to get the admission to training in Germany in higher education institution, it is necessary to know German.
To acquire necessary knowledge and skills it is possible on German language courses.
And knowledge of German it is not enough practice. At entrance examinations it is necessary to show own portfolio with sketches of art and decorative works. After that the candidate for training in higher education institution will invite to interview, and then – on one-day final examination.
During examination abilities of future students to work with space are checked, their ability to carry out design drawing, competently to write in German.
As the result, the admission to training in higher education institution are received by those who will successfully pass examination.
The theory and practice in higher education institutions of Germany
Programs in different higher education institutions can differ, of course. But one of the main disciplines in the curriculum is development and creation of design concepts of corporate and office rooms. Students think over everything: style of furniture, mirrors, lighting devices, finishing materials etc.
They surely pass a course of computer design of an interior. Study the design theory, architecture history, construction technologies and engineering, materials science, economy and the right, psychophysiological and esthetic impact of color on the person.
Often one semester is devoted to practice in those firms which specialize on rendering of services in registration of rooms.
Having received the bachelor’s degree, graduates can get job in architectural bureaus, on the industrial enterprises.
Those students who aspire to open the business or to be engaged in teaching activity, arrive on a magistracy. In some higher education institutions training in a magistracy lasts three semester, in some – four.
At what universities of Germany it is possible to receive degrees of the bachelor and/or the master in "interior design"?
1. Fachhochschule Coburg – FB Innenarchitektur, Produktdesign
2. Fachhochschule Darmstadt – FB Innenarchitektur
3. Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe
Detmolder Schule fur Architektur und Innenarchitektur
4. Fachhochschule Dusseldorf – FB Innenarchitektur
5. Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle
6. Fachhochschule Hannover – FB Design und Medien
7. Fachhochschule Hildesheim/Holzminden – Fakultat Gestaltung
8. Fachhochschule Kaiserslautern – FB Innenarchitektur
9. Fachhochschule Mainz – FB Innenarchitektur
10. Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Munchen
11. Fachhochschule Rosenheim – FB Innenarchitektur
12. Fachhochschule Stuttgart
Hochschule fur Technik
13. Fachhochschule Trier – FB Innenarchitektur
14. Fachochschule Wiesbaden – FB Gestaltung
15. Fachhochschule Wismar
Fakultat Gestaltung der Hochschule Wismar
Studiengang Innenarchitektur Bachelor/Master