Abilities for being a designer
Jan. 27. 2014 / by Lizzie. Han
Majority of designers need to have a creative ability. However, they also should have variety abilities as other occupations nowadays. Instance of problem-solving, interpersonal skills, leadership and knowledge. Especially interior designers need to have three of abilities among them; problem-solving, interpersonal skills and knowledge.
Problem-solving skill is basic in the interior design because interior design is not only decorated indoor spaces. People can expect them of visual changing in interior design, but the designers draw floor plan of electrical equipment, fire-fighting facilities, luminous intensity and traffic line. Of cause, the interior designers emphasize design of house, but they also find problems of the space and suggest solution of them.
Interior designers need to have knowledge of design. When they draw floor plan, they should remain size of everything in the space. Furthermore, interior designers should know about computer program skills in the 21st century. For communicating with architect is important understanding of Auto-CAD program. Moreover, they simulate the spaces by Sketch-up or 3D-MAX programs and they try to show it is a similar result of construction. They also have to control Adobe program, it is a primary design program on the computer.
Interpersonal skill is also needed in interior design field because they should get across their idea to the clients. The designers present their drawing on front of their clients before they start work and they have enough conversation on the meeting. If there is conflict of opinions, the designers have to persuade the clients. After they started on the project, they usually work on their part as a team-play. In South Korea, there are few part of interior design; design part, 2-Demendenal drawing part, color part, 3-Demendenal simulation part, construction part (electronic, equipment, flooring, carpentry, painting, decorating......). Interpersonal skill is more important skills on the begging of construction.
Many student are not sure what they want to do or what they become in the future. Even though they don't choose any kind of job, they should know about this personal skill is needed almost all around job field. They should try to have this skills in their field and develop them. If you want to be a designer as a interior designer, you should have these three skills on the list. While people are working on the company, they might try to be a professional person on the field. However, remember it, they cannot be a success without these occupational abilities.