Tubular Living

We’ve taken a step back to 2015 to see what the future of vertical living could hold.  Lane Crawford invited the Peoples Architecture Office (PAO) to create installations to celebrate their 165th anniversary.  PAO responded offering living spaces within steel ventilation shafts.

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Horizontal, and vertical tubular structures flow.  Open cross sections, complete with furniture, and lighting designed by Peoples Industrial Design Office suggest how each space might function.

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Have you got a passion for design?  Would you love to learn all about interior design, and channel your creativity?   Whether you’d like to learn for fun, or are looking for a change of career, we have online courses that would suit you.  From our Free “Sampler” Interior Decorator, and Interior Decorator courses, to our three year Professional Interior Design Diploma Course.  Visit us http://www.rhodec.org and http://online.rhodec.org.

 

9 fantastic tips from photojournalist Steve McCurry

Being able to take a good photograph is an important part of an interior designer’s daily life, from capturing ideas that inspire you, to documenting your project work for clients. Here are some great tips from world renowned documentary photographer Steve McCurry, famous for his “Afghan Girl” image, on how to improve your photographs.

Do you want to learn more about interior design?

Whether it’s time to follow your dream, and take your first steps to becoming a professional interior designer, or learn for fun and your dip a toe in with a thorough introductory Interior decorator course, Rhodec International caters for all. See http://www.rhodec.org for full course information.

 

 

 

Online Colour Test

UntitledHave you got a good eye for colour?  Find out with this fun test from x-rite and PantoneClick here

How did you do?  Would you like to learn more about the art of colour?

As part of our online Rhodec International Professional Interior Design Course, an entire Unit is dedicated to this fun and fascinating subject.  The Rhodec Professional Interior Design Diploma Course is one of several  courses we offer. Take part in more interactive quizzes with our Interior Decorator Course, or gain a professional training with our accredited three year Professional Interior Design Diploma Course.  Rhodec International caters for all. http://www.rhodec.org and http://online.rhodec.org

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Autodesk Homestyler Interior Design App

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Get inspired with stunning interior design projects, tips and trends. Then watch your own home design ideas come to life by experimenting with real products. Take the guesswork out of home remodeling with Autodesk Homestyler.

Snap a picture of a room to create your own 3D home design playground.
• Place high-quality 3D models of real furniture products in your rooms
• Hang light fixtures from your ceiling
• Visualize different product combinations
• See how realistic models of actual branded rugs, paintings, mirrors and more look in your space
Get inspired, get advice, get feedback
• Browse the Design Stream for pics, articles, how-to’s and more
• Share your designs with friends and family through FB and email.
• Comment on and “Heart” designs within the Design Gallery
Connect with a professional
• Browse Portfolio Pages of professional designers in your area
• Find designers who have the style and expertise you need
• Get answers to your specific product and design questions or get help on a bigger projects.

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If you’d like to further your Interior Design aspirations why not try one of the courses we offer. Ranging from our free sampler interior decorator course, right up to our accredited three year professional Diploma Course, Rhodec International caters for all. http://www.rhodec.org and http://online.rhodec.org

Rhodec International students are offered the opportunity to join the online Rhodec Autodesk community, which allows students to download free fully functional CAD software including Revit Architecture and many others, and, in addition interact with fellow Rhodec students.
Furthermore we are partnered with online specialists CAD Training Online to offer our students the opportunity to study AutoCAD or Revit Architecture for Interior Design 100% online, and at a 10% DISCOUNT FOR RHODEC STUDENTS. http://www.rhodec.org/autocad.htm

Top Free Android Interior Design App

Houzz Interior Design Ideas is one of the most downloaded FREE Android home design and decoration apps available.  

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Search through a great catalogue of more than 200000 images of different designs. The app allows users to search photos by style, colour and room features through the user-friendly interface. You can then store your favourite designs in an “ideasbook”.

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Other features include;
Share ideas
Share your favourite images with family, friends and design professionals. Find more home design ideas by reading stories, which cover everything from home remodelling and decorating tips to house tours and DIY tutorials.
Get advice
If you’re looking for quick advice, ask the Houzz community! Post a design dilemma on their discussion boards to get input from professionals and other homeowners.

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If you’d like to further your Interior Design aspirations why not try one of the courses we offer. Ranging from our free sampler interior decorator course, right up to our accredited three year professional Diploma Course, Rhodec caters for all.  http://www.rhodec.org and http://online.rhodec.org