Materials for interior design


Varieties and functionalities of interior materials and pieces of furniture, equipment and fixtures.

Alternative labels

materials for an interior design
material for an interior design
material for interior designs
development for interior design
models for interior design
arrangement for interior design

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Materials for interior design is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Furniture specialised seller: Furniture specialised sellers sell furniture and other household articles in specialised shops.
Furniture shop manager: Furniture shop managers assume responsibility for activities and staff in specialised shops.
Interior planner: Interior planners help clients in planning their interiors for commercial and private use.
Interior architect: Interior architects create plans of the interior of a home, building or other structure. They determine the specifications and distribution of the space. Interior architects combine an understanding of space with a sense for aesthetics in order to create a harmonious interior design. They draw architectural drawings using computer-aided equipment and software, or using conventional methods like paper and pen.

Optional knowledge

Materials for interior design is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Specialised seller: Specialised sellers sell goods in specialised shops.
Kitchen and bathroom shop manager: Kitchen and bathroom shop managers are responsible for activities and staff in specialised shops that sell kitchens and bathrooms. ​They manage employees, monitor the sales of the store, manage budgets and order supplies when a product is out of supply and perform administrative duties if required.
Design and applied arts vocational teacher: Design and applied arts vocational teachers instruct students in their specialised field of study, applied arts and crafts, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master for an applied arts and crafts profession, such as graphic designer or interior designer. Design and applied arts vocational teachers monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of applied arts and crafts through assignments, tests and examinations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022