Interior Design Basics


In the Interior Design Basics course, students will determine the basics of home-buying, elements and principles of interior design, lighting basics, landscape styles and much more. The course will also touch on basics of construction, construction drawings and project management skills.


Melissa Grimes
Interior Designer, Studio West

R.D. Chin
Owner, Feng Shui Master/Architect

John Darden
Realtor, WestMark Realtors

Dorinda Sherwood
Mortgage Manager, SouthWest Bank

SAMPLE LESSON | Introduction to Interior Design

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Mathematics in Construction    
  • Project Management Skills     
  • Personal & Occupational Health & Safety
  • Understanding Construction Codes, Regulations & Contracts
  • Building Construction: Basic Site Evaluation
  • Home-Buying Basics: Understanding the Language  
  • Home-Buying Basics      
  • Housing Styles & Characteristics
  • Housing Decisions          
  • Introduction to Interior Design
  • Elements & Principles of Interior Design        
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings
  • Interior Design Practices           
  • Influences on Interior Design   
  • Appliances, Furnishings & Accessories
  • Lighting Basics    
  • Quality Living Environments    
  • Landscaping Styles        
  • Home Efficiency Service Checks
  • Emerging Technologies in Construction