Interior Design - Module Two

Jo Sampson talks about taking the Interior Design - Modules at Chelsea College of Arts

Upon completion of Interior Design - Module One, join us on Interior Design - Module Two to hone your analytical design skills and develop your own personal interior design methodology. Module Two will focus on designing for a commercial interior space...

Taught by: Lyndall Fernie, Jayne Fisher.


Upon completion of Interior Design - Module One, join us on Interior Design - Module Two to hone your analytical design skills and develop your own personal interior design methodology. Module Two will focus on designing for a commercial interior space.

During the course, you'll be encouraged to study and use design references while you work to improve your technical drawing for interiors. We'll introduce you to increasingly complex design issues and the challenges of designing for the commercial interior design environment.

We'll also explore one-point perspective and model making in relation to designing for an interior, as well as lighting and staircase design.

Please note that this course requires dedication; students should therefore allow time to work on their design project outside of the class.

Topics Covered

  • Survey drawings
  • Concept boards
  • Restaurant interior design
  • Staircases 
  • Sections / elevations 
  • Fire regulations
  • Disabled access, lifts and ramps
  • Lighting
  • Detail drawing
  • Model making
  • One point perspective sketching
  • Rendering techniques
  • Sample boards for restaurants and bars
Course Outcomes
By the end of this course, you'll be capable of working logically through the design process up to the design scheme stage and presenting your work professionally. You will have built on Interior Design Module One knowledge, learnt new design-related skills and completed a commercial interior design project.

Who Should Attend
Ideal if you want to learn to design interiors professionally and have completed Interior Design Module One. You can then move on to Interior Design Module Three as a further step towards your goal of becoming an interior designer.

Prior Skills Required:

  • Concept boards

  • Inked or CAD plans to scale 1:50

  • Sections and elevations to scale 1:50

  • Sketch model making

  • Sketchbook

  • Sample boards

You should also have a basic knowledge of:

  • Lighting

  • Soft furnishings

  • Hard finishes

  • Presentation methods for mounting work


Course Level

View PDF to explore progression: Interior Design: Your Journey [889kb]

<pCourses are typically taught by one or more of the tutors listed below.</p

Payment Plans

Payment plans are available for Interior Design - Module One, Interior Design - Module Two and Interior Design - Module Three Short Courses.

Students are required to pay a £500.00 non-refundable deposit to confirm their place on the course. The deposit is included in the course fees and will be deducted from the total balance;  monthly payments can then be made until the remaining balance is paid in full.
Instalments can be paid when and how students choose in amounts of no less than £500 . This can be done by calling the short course customer service team on (+44) 20 7514 2104 or popping into the short course office (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm).
The last instalment must be paid 4 weeks before the course starts. If not paid in full by start of course students will not be permitted to begin study.
Please note, the payment plan cannot to be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount when making a booking.
The modular payment plan is set us in accordance with our Booking Terms and Conditions
For further information or to speak to a member of our team, please call +44 20 7514 8028 or email

Student Reviews

"Whilst I was studying Module Two, I began interning for a designer and he quickly recognised that the skills I had gained at Chelsea were valuable to the team." - Eleanor

"I managed to get a job as an interior designer while I was studying. The project I prepared in the course was my portfolio." - Saemi

"Excellent, great preparation for the real world! Can’t wait for Interior Design - Module Three!" - Anon (December 2016)

Tutor information

Lyndall Fernie is the lead tutor for Interior Design short courses at Chelsea College of Arts in London and Dubai.

Lyndall began her career in Italy as a professional fashion designer working with Moschino and Versace; later returning to the UK to work in PR for a record label where she worked with many well-known dance groups such as S’Express, Bomb the Bass and Deee-Lite. She went on to study Interior Design, at Chelsea College of Arts and ran Area Squared Design, a successful interior design company, for 10 years, designing high end residential properties in central London. During this time she also opened two interior design shops in the fashionable area of Islington in London selling beautiful interior products. 

Lyndall is currently working as a design consultant for private clients, developers, and interior design companies, specialising in the remodelling of high end residential properties. As well as teaching at Chelsea College of Arts she has also taught at other leading design schools including London College of Communication, The Interior Design School London, KLC and The Design school in both Moscow and St Petersburg.

Jayne Fisher is an interior designer with more than twenty years experience in both domestic and commercial practice.  Since 1999, Jayne has been an independent lighting and interior design consultant on both domestic and commercial design projects.

She has worked in retail with responsibility for the design and project management of many high street stores including Virgin and Office Shoes.

Other projects are residential, preparing planning applications, design and decorative schemes along with project management. She has been teaching design students on both Interior Design and Lighting courses for Chelsea College of Arts and London College of Communication since 1998.


Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

  • Note book and pen

  • 5 or 8 meter extending metal tape *essential item for first day*

  • Coloured pens or pencils (4 different colours)

  • Propelling pencil 0.5 with 2H leads

  • A retractable eraser

  • Camera or phone with camera

  • A 300mm adjustable set square

  • A triangular scale ruler 1:50, 1:20

  • Masking tape

  • Scissors

  • An A2 portfolio to carry / transport your work in

If studying on an intensive 4 week course, a laptop or tablet will be required for research from day three.

As part of your research you may wish to do some printing. Please bring a small amount of cash to the course on your first day to credit your printing account.

Please note that most of the materials needed for Short Courses are available at the Chelsea College of Arts' Art Shop. Please contact the Art Shop directly for opening hours and availability.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
21/08/2018 - 13/09/2018Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 17:0012 Days£2195Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
21/09/2018 - 07/12/2018Fridays10:00 - 17:0012 Days£2195Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
07/01/2019 - 25/03/2019Mondays 10:00 - 17:0012 Days£2195Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
26/01/2019 - 13/04/2019Saturdays10:00 - 16:3012 Days£2195Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
18/04/2019 - 04/07/2019Thursdays10:00 - 17:0012 Days£2195Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
20/08/2019 - 12/09/2019Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 17:0012 Days£2195Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
20/09/2019 - 06/12/2019Fridays10:00 - 17:0012 Days£2195Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket