Many of us are quite reluctant to become an interior designer and there are different reasons. These reasons affect the capability of any person and they need to choose any other career. Things have changed a lot in the past few years. It is very important to see what is happening around us and what measures we need to take to stay in the game. Lets see what the common misconceptions, that haunt and tie us, are.
- Beginners think that it is not a rewarding career
- They will not be able to continue it for a long time
- They dont have much respect in the society
- Their work is not appreciated
- No proper institutes for learning
- Difficulty in securing a job
A few misconceptions have been listed above that most of the designers have in their mind. Actually most of them are not alarming anymore. Designer and artists have many things in common and they portray certain characteristics that are different from engineers and doctors. You can just tell them they are destined to become an artist or a designer. Now, lets have a look at the points raised above and how they actually dont even exist.
Lets discuss point 1 and 2. Well, it is totally wrong that interior designing is not a rewarding career. Indeed it is one of the most rewarding careers of this century. There are a lot of developments happening in America, Europe and Middle East and all of them require fresh and trained interior designers. Who is designing the palaces, museums and restaurants of today? Of course the interior designers and they know how to meet the expectations of their clients. So the opportunities are endless. By showing patience and working hard all of the time, you will be able to continue this profession. If, you are not interested in interior designing and you are being pushed for it, please dont join you wont remain interested for long.
Now, lets discuss point 3 and 4. Interior designers have earned a lot of respect in the past few years through their work. They have created marvelous interior designs and amazed us. Certainly its wrong to say that designers or their work is not appreciated. An interior design institute is established to provide all the important details and experience to an interested designer.
According to point no 5 and 6, it seems that designers dont even exist. The growing number of institutes gives a clear idea that more and more people are turning toward interior designing. They are now looking forward to obtain a certificate or degree to start their work in a legal manner. After completing the education and gaining some experience a designer can look for work. Initially, like other bodies, you will need to work with some company to gain experience. Later, you can easily start work of your own, within a few years. But in the start show your skills and establish your name to secure a job that you will be happy with.