M.A.D.E Diploma Programs

M.A.D.E is redefining the concept of a career school. Our programs incorporate high-level creative and critical thinking skills previously confined to 4-year colleges, with more hands-on technical training than traditional degree programs. M.A.D.E prepares graduates to perform in today’s fast paced work environments and communicate effectively with clients.

The focus is on Portfolio Development. Our programs feed into specific art and design industries where a portfolio is paramount to landing jobs. M.A.D.E graduates leave equipped with a cohesive portfolio of art or design showcasing their unique creative voice. We teach the art of persuasive presentation and professional contract negotiation so that our graduates are fully prepared to translate their success in the classroom into the workforce.

M.A.D.E is committed to providing an educational experience that is valuable, worthwhile and relevant to the burgeoning employment landscape. With small class size and one-on- one instruction, students are supported in reaching their highest potential. M.A.D.E is dedicated to producing the best-prepared professionals entering the industry.

Interior design

Interior design

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Housed in the heart of Miami’s design and art districts, MADE’s Interior Design program offers students a special opportunity to build a competitive portfolio while making connections to professionals in the industry. With a faculty comprised of successful interior designers, MADE students benefit from learning specific knowledge relevant to the needs of the local market, and beyond. MADE is committed to maintaining a network of professional connections for students through ongoing visiting lectures, portfolio reviews, site visits, and by assisting students in securing internships.

The Interior Design curriculum at MADE takes a holistic approach to design, focusing on the creative and technical aspects of configuring a space while being conscious of the social, cultural and environmental implications of decision-making. The program teaches the history of interior design as it relates to current practices and the shaping of future markets, while offering exposure to design firms located in close proximity to MADE’s campus. The MADE Interior Design program emphasizes the importance of artistic skills by training students to use traditional drawing processes as well as the latest graphic software to effectively visualize proposals to future clients. All aspects of project development for public and private spaces are addressed: concept development, negotiation with architects, engineers and clients, creation of specification documents and material sample sheets, production, and final outcome. The full gamut of choices in architectural structures, materials, finishes and lighting are explored through direct interaction with suppliers. Upon completion of the Interior Design program, students will have a portfolio of original design samples to begin marketing themselves to potential clients and employers, or to use in pursuit of further education.

Interior design
  • Program Length: 
    16 months
  • Admissions:
    Resume, High School Diploma (or equivalent), Enrollment Agreement
  • Careers: 
    Interior Designer, Space Planner, Set Designer, Project Manager Specialties: Exhibition Design, Model Home Design, Solar Design, Closet Design, Window/Wall/Floor Treatment Desig
  • Software: 
    AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
 
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INTERIOR DESIGN COURSES

  • Technical Drawing (Drafting) Course - M.A.D.E.

    AUTOCAD

    Learn to navigate the latest AutoCAD software to create architectural plans, elevations, isometrics, perspectives, shop/detail drawings, 2D models and mockups. Master the essential technological skills needed to succeed in the interior design industry.

  • Ergonomics Course at Miami Arts Design Education

    ERGONOMICS

    It is the study of human beings and their responses to various working conditions and environments. Learn the principles of ergonomics to design interiors that facilitate movement through space and adhere to the guidelines of The Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Color & Fabrics Design Course - M.A.D.E.

    COLOR THEORY & LIGHTING

    Color and light set the mood of interior spaces. Color is the most vital and expressive of the elements in design. You will learn the psychology of color, light and how to apply it on your projects to evoke different feelings.

  • Architecture Course at Miami Arts Design Education

    INTERIOR DESIGN HISTORY

    Intensive study in design history gives students a context for understanding design in today’s market. This knowledge also grounds students’ understanding of style as is relates to cultures around the globe.

 
 

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ENRICHING INTERIOR DESIGN SKILLS

  • Visual Design Skills - Miami Arts Design Education

    Visual Design language

  • 3D Graphics Development - Miami Arts Design Education

    3D Graphics Development

  • Spatial Planning - Miami Arts Design Education

    Spatial planning

  • BUSINESS OF INTERIOR DESIGN

  • Computer Aided Design - Miami Arts Design Education

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT

 
 
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CAREERS & OUTCOMES

The Interior Design program aims to give students the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a competitive industry. That includes a thorough understanding of what it takes to produce a successful interior design project: a space that satisfies the client’s desired function, aesthetic and budget.

Interior designers work in both the commercial and residential sectors. Depending on their strengths and experiences, interior designers can work in the following fields: residential design, property development, exhibition design, set design (or stylist), real estate staging, commercial office design, hospitality design, healthcare design, institutional design, retail design, yacht interior design, and cruise industry design.

Interior designers may work as independent freelancers or start their own practice. Owning a practice means taking freelancing one step further by starting a corporation, working with lawyers to review contracts, and hiring a certified accountant.

In addition to teaching relevant design strategies, the Interior Design program at MADE makes every effort to provide students with opportunities to network with professionals and gain relevant working experiences before graduation. The outcome is well-rounded graduates who can navigate the job market with confidence.

  • Interior Designer

  • Space Planner

  • Set Designer

  • Project Manager


 

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