The Field

The professional interior designer is qualified by education, experience and examination to enhance the function and quality of interior spaces.

Professional interior designers are dedicated to designing appropriate solutions for people where they live, work and play. Interior architectural spatial development, colour and finishes analysis and application, furnishings, fixtures and equipment specifications, illumination, patterns, and textures, create beauty and functionality are just some of the factors included in the development of space. Services are provided for every imaginable interior setting - from corporate offices and shopping centres to restaurants, hotels, hospitals, and residences. Holistic solutions enhance and enliven space while responsibly adhering to societal demands by meeting code restrictions, environmental needs and social/cultural conditions.

The Program

The school educates individuals to become leaders in the profession of interior design. As alumni of one of "the best of the best" schools, our graduates have an outstanding reputation in the industry, with credits such as the Four Season Hotels, Tiffany's, Neiman Marcus, Hudson's Bay, W Hotels, Nike, Holt Renfrew, TIFF, Pink Tartan and Edition Hotels, among many others. Students and alumni alike are award winners. The program is rigorous and demanding, yet design is nurtured within the community of learners. Exceptional educators, talented staff and practitioners with a passion for design enhance student learning by sharing their wisdom and expertise. As a result of our excellent track record, industry professionals look to us when hiring new graduates.

Statistics at RSID

Job Placement
89.9% of graduates were employed within 6 months of graduation
92% of graduates were employed within 2 years of graduation

Graduation Rates
81.5% of students graduated in 4 years.