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Bite Sized - Interior Design (Online Short Course)

Bite Sized - Interior Design (Online Short Course)

Chelsea College of Arts
Taught by
Lyndall Fernie, Debbie Blandford


Join us on this taster Bite-sized Interior Design course and gain an insight into the world of an interior designer. Book any Interior Design course within 3 months of Bite Size and receive the Bite Size course fee back!

This taster interior design course is ideal for anyone with an interest interested in this area. Whether you are considering changing career to work as a professional interior designer, or just have a curiosity and are interested in learning more about the subject for your own home design projects.

Delivered by one of our professional and experienced tutors, this session we will give you an insight into the world of an interior designer. We will help you understand the importance of proportion, colour and style within an interior space, through an interactive lecture. You will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and leave with a fresh understanding of the design process and a greater awareness of your potential as a future interior designer!

For more information on Online Short Courses please see the below information.

All our Online Short Courses include:

  • Live online lessons with the same tutors
  • The same course content and learning outcomes
  • Lesson recordings, for review
  • Access to VLE with course content
  • Forums for support
  • 3 months online access
  • Certificate upon completion

Further details about preparing for your online course, and the equipment you need, can be found here.

Please note that all courses are taught in UK time. To check and compare times please click here.

Special Offer: Book any Interior Design course within three months of the Bite Size course and receive the Bite Size course fee back! Please contact us for more details.

Other courses you may be interested in:

  • Introduction to Interior Design - Part 1

  • Interior Design - Module One

  • Renovate and Decorate

Courses are typically taught by one or more of the tutors listed below.

View PDF to explore progression: Interior Design: Your Journey [188kb]

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older
Please note that Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.

Tutor Description

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

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.

Debbie Blandford has a Masters Degree from the Royal College of Art and 28 years experience working as design consultant to architectural practices and individual clients. She has a passion for working collaboratively and globally, resulting in a truly eclectic career. Projects have included hotels, bars and restaurants, aviation design, exhibitions, and high end residential interiors. 

Clients have included the government of Saudi Arabia. Debbie also designs Furniture offering a truly bespoke interior service as well as developing products with Ross Lovegrove.  

Alongside her professional career she has taught part time across all educational levels in both the public and private sectors as well as delivering specialist courses for companies including British AirwaysThe Foreign Office and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Currently Associate Lecturer at The University of the Arts London & Professor at Syracuse University


Online Short Course Materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:

  • An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Chrome)

  • Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended. The built-in microphone in your device would also be fine).

  • Webcam

  • Strong Internet connection - we recommend a minimum of 2 Mbps download, and 1 Mbps upload, faster if possible. You can test your network speed here

  • a note pad and pen

Onsite Course Specific Materials (not required for students studying online) 
Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

  • Interior and lifestyle magazines that you are prepared to cut up!

  • Something to carry your work home in (an A3 sized portfolio or bag)

Available dates