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Interior Design - Module Two

Interior Design - Module Two

Chelsea College of Arts
Taught by
Lyndall Fernie


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



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

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

Payment plans

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

View Detailed Information: Interior Design - Module Courses Payment Plan (PDF 98KB)

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 2104 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 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.


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

  • A selection of interior design and life style magazines which you are prepared to cut up for images

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.

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