Selling x Design
fitting the pieces together
Creating a comfortable living space takes more than fitting furniture, lamps, rugs, and accessories into a room. A well-finished room requires that all of its pieces fit together perfectly to become the complete picture.
selling x design® is a correspondence course that offers basic design skills that will increase the knowledge and professionalism of sales specialists and individuals entering the residential interior design industry. Developed by Interior Design Society Professionals.
selling x design® combines expertise with tools-of-the-trade by focusing on the eight key elements of design. Each unit provides essential information that will increase your confidence, sales, and most importantly, customer satisfaction.
solving the puzzle
selling x design® is a benefit offered exclusively to IDS members. Each unit of this correspondence course features a specific area of design, starting with a simple floor plan, then adds elements to complete a well-designed look. As each section is completed, understanding, comprehension and implementation are measured through questions or exercises that provide insight into the new skills that have been acquired.
benefits of becoming certified
Successful completion of the selling x design® course earns the recognition with a certificate designating the graduate as a Certified Home Furnishings Consultant signifying improved knowledge, enhanced credentials, and increased credibility. Graduates are eligible to upgrade their IDS membership to become an IDS Affiliate, which can be the first step on the career path into residential interior design.