Wayne State University

Interior Design

Interior Design students assist with goldleaf installation in the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery (2019). 


Curriculum Guide:

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Claas Kuhnen (MFA, BGSU) Lecturer, Interior Design Area Coordinator. Research Interests: modern multi-application approach utilizing parametric and generative design steps in a cohesive and productive workflow.

Program description:

What is this program?

The Interior Design Program at Wayne State University prepares design professionals committed to improving quality of life, increasing productivity and protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public in interior environments. The curriculum requires a rigorous investigation into artistic conceptualization along with the design of the interior space and its furnishings. Career options include residential and commercial design within the architectural and interior design industries, exhibit and furniture design.

What makes this program unique?

Facilities / Equipment
20 Computers with AutoCAD, Revit, Fusion360, SketchUp, Adobe Suite
Lighting Studio equipped with working examples of many lighting systems
Materials lab
Model making work space with basic tools, 3D printing and laser cutting
Fully equipped wood working shop

What can you do with a degree in Interior Design? Interior Design majors working in related professions include: Commercial Design, Exhibition Design, Interior Designer, Residential Designer, Bathroom Designer, Kitchen Designer, Furniture Designer, Lighting Specialist, Entrepreneur. For more careers in this field, speak to your academic advisor or the Interior Design area coordinator.