Interior & Garden Design Courses in London

Want to spruce up your home or garden? Or perhaps you want to start up your own interior or garden design business? Learn the necessary skills and techniques from our expert and passionate teachers. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.

Find out more about studying interior design at City Lit by visiting our What is stopping you from studying interior design? page

Many of our digital and design students can now take advantage of our state-of-the-art Digital and Design Lab.

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  1. Design your own garden: intensive

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the exciting opportunities and challenges involved in designing a small garden on this fast paced practical course. Develop your skills and creativity and learn how to maximise the potential of even the smallest spaces through practical workshops.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. SketchUp Pro for beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £329.00
    Concession: £201.00

  3. Axonometric drawing

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    You will learn axonometric drawing to architectural scale; reading simple plan and elevation drawings and visualising interior spaces. This course is beginner’s level, perfect for interior, garden and theatre design, sculpture and model making.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  4. Introduction to free editing software

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you want an introduction to editing video using professional software but don’t want to pay for the software, this is the course for you. This course introduces you to editing using Da Vinci Resolve, a free video editing platform comparable to Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  5. Laser cutting for interior fabrics

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore digital craftmanship using laser cutting techniques producing textiles for interior applications. Understand the manufacturing possibilities by sampling and testing paper and fabrics, developing a variety of textile patterns. Suitable for learners new to laser cutting, yet some experience on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is required.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  6. Interior design for beginners

    Interior design for beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 30 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  7. Design your own house extension: the first steps

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 24 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the exciting possibilities in designing a small project to extends your property and fulfil your dreams without the need to move. This short course is suitable for people who have previously studied interior design and will be a great addition to your portfolio.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Garden design for beginners

    Garden design for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 Nov 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    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.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  9. Introduction to design and model making

    Course Date: Thu 14 Nov 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to three dimensional model making using a variety of simple materials to support design development. This course has applications for all 3D disciplines: interior design, architecture, model making, product design and photographic/art projects.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  10. Vectorworks for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Nov 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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 modeling and landscaping.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £329.00
    Concession: £201.00

  11. City Lit interior design course

    City Lit interior design course

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 28 Nov 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.

    See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our interior design courses

    You can pay for your course in instalments at our enrolment counter.

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    Full fee: £1,549.00
    Senior fee: £1,549.00
    Concession: £945.00

  12. Try it out: garden design

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 10 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a taste of how you can improve your outside spaces. You will complete a short exercise and experience our design studio. This course links directs to ‘Roof terrace and balcony design and planting’, code VF345.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  13. Live/work space: interior design project for beginners

    Course Date: Wed 26 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We all need to make our living spaces work for us? On this practical course you will develop the key skills in Interior Design of applying colour, texture and form whilst creating a live/work room of your choice.
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £304.00

  14. Design your own garden

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 9 Mar 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Design your own garden and turn your valuable outside space into an private sanctuary. Discover how to create a secluded garden using considered layout, landscaping and planting to create an extension of your home.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  15. Interior design for busy people

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop essential knowledge and techniques to give your interior design scheme crackle and pop. This introductory course will cover spatial awareness, planning, lighting, colour and furniture: providing you with the confidence to tackle your own home.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £146.00

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