Interior Design Courses in London

Do you have a flair for design that you would like to develop? Learning how to change the design of your home or garden can transform your life and set you on the path to a new career in Interior Design or Garden Design.

On our Interior, Spatial and Garden Design courses you will learn how to generate ideas, draw plans, work with colour, light, form, furniture, plants and accessories as well as negotiating briefs and dealing with clients. Learn how to professionally present your ideas for commission or portfolio use using Photoshop, Vectorworks, SketchUp Pro and Power point or hand drawn techniques for perspective and axonometric projections of spaces. You will be taught by professional interior designers, artists, and garden designers.

For fascinated beginners or those who wish to develop elements of their practice we offer short introductions; for those wanting to experiment, explore and develop their own professional projects and portfolio, we offer the City Lit Interior design year-long programmes of study.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. Garden design for beginners

    Garden design for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 4 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the exciting opportunities and challenges involved in designing an urban garden. Develop your creative skills and learn to maximise the potential of even the smallest spaces through practical workshops, using planting and design techniques.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  2. City Lit interior design course

    City Lit interior design course

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 8 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Mixed Mode (Online and Onsite)
    An exciting chance to learn from professional practitioners of contemporary interior design and decoration, and to build an informed, creative and individual portfolio. The first term introduces key concepts and specialist skills including taster sessions in Computer Aided Design (CAD) using SketchUp Pro. The core part of the course will be traditional drawing techniques, use of colour, space and material, styles and sustainability. The second term emphasises project development, creative problem solving and presentation techniques. This intensive course is for beginners as well as those with some experience in the subject.

    This course will be delivered online and onsite. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £1,549.00
    Senior fee: £1,549.00

  3. Interior design for beginners

    Interior design for beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 12 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn the delights of interior design and give your design schemes that ‘wow’ factor. This introductory course provides a step-by-step guide to essential skills, user requirements and how to generate design ideas.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £319.00
    Senior fee: £319.00
    Concession: £195.00

  4. Vectorworks for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 31 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how to draw 2D and 3D design ideas using a computer. Vectorworks is very user-friendly, industry standard software that is ideal for architectural planning, interior design projects, 3D modelling and landscaping.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £329.00

  5. Introduction to AutoCAD 2D

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 7 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    AutoCAD is an essential part of the work process for engineers, designers, architects and visualisers. This course will teach you to create 2D technical drawings on Mac in one of the leading CAD design programmes.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £279.00

  6. Planting tips for herbal remedies

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street


    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. SketchUp Pro for beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to visualise and model interior spaces and 3D forms with this easy-to-use and intuitive program. It is a perfect addition to our interior and/or garden design courses. The software is very affordable and available for home use on a PC or Mac.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £329.00
    Concession: £201.00

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