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5 Online Courses to Give your Home a Contemporary Makeover

5 Online Courses to Give your Home a Contemporary Makeover

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Interior design gives you the opportunity to transform an ordinary space into a contemporary sanctuary with just a little bit of imagination. Domestika is a creative community that offers online courses in everything from interior design and architecture, to DIY and craft to help you do just that. Each of them is led by top creative experts and is designed to equip you with the tools you need to transform any house into a place you’re proud to call home. 

 5 Online Courses to Give your Home a Contemporary Makeover

Whether you’re looking to switch up your interiors for a new season or take on a complete renovation of a space, there’s a course for every style and project at Domestika. Here are some you might be interested in:

Interior Design for Beginners 

If you’re new to interior design, STUDIOLAV’s course is a great place to start. Founders Loukas Angelou and Vasso Asfi pride themselves in creating interiors that foster a connection between people, objects, and their environment. In this course, they cover the essential concepts and skills needed to turn your contemporary idea into a reality, plus you’ll get an insight into what it’s really like to be an interior designer if it’s a career you’re considering. Discover the power of interiors for improving mood, creativity, performance, and wellbeing with two experienced designers as your guides. 

DIY Interior Makeovers: Reinventing a Space

A contemporary makeover doesn’t have to break the bank. Designer Dan Lovatt specializes in transforming spaces through innovative do-it-yourself techniques. Renovating furniture, creating your own artwork, and styling a room are just a few of the many aspects of DIY interior design covered in this course. It’s ideal for anyone whose home is in need of a little TLC too as Dan teaches you how to freshen up your space with practical tips on repairing walls and incorporating repurposed materials into your interiors. If you like the idea of using your own two hands to give your home a modern twist, this course is for you. 

Designing Unique Luxury Spaces

For homeowners with a taste for the finer things in life, look no further. Ciszak Dalmas Ferrari Studio creates interior designs which are both practical and eye-catching and, having worked with the likes of Zara and Aesop, they know a thing or two about luxury interiors. They use their expertise in creative branding and strategic thinking to create impactful high-end spaces for both retail and residential use. Explore how to use materials, colors, texture, and furniture to give your home a luxurious feel you can be inspired by on a daily basis. 

Interior Design Methodology for Custom Projects 

Looking to take the personalized aspect of your project one step further? Yolanda Yuste, the co-founder of YLAB Architects, guides you through the steps you need to design custom interiors, from coming up with your concept, to taking and publishing professional photos of the end result. Alongside her partner and co-founder, Yolanda designs warm, comfortable spaces using timeless materials and has had her projects featured in publications such as Architectural Digest and The New York Times. These lessons are ideal for anyone looking to design interiors for clients or take on a more in-depth renovation of their own. Discover the tools and knowledge you need to build truly unique spaces.

Concrete Furniture Creation for Beginners

Concrete has gone from being an industrial material to a staple for contemporary interiors over the last few years thanks to Instagram and its interior design community. In this course, you’ll discover artisanal techniques for making concrete and learn how to design molds to create unique furniture for your home. Led by the creative duo behind the studio En Concreto, this course is intended for budding designers who want to fill their homes with bespoke pieces that capture their personalities. No previous experience is necessary as the course is designed for complete beginners and walks you step-by-step through making your own concrete furniture.

More online courses from Domestika

These are just a few of the many interior design courses on offer at Domestika. You can also find courses in everything from illustration and photography to marketing, fashion, and much more at www.domestika.org, as well as an online community of creatives to keep you inspired.