Rather giving hypothetical opinion, lets check job of past interior design students. MIFT Interior Design Students are employed in following industries:-
Furniture design is a more specialised part of interior design. As a furniture designer, your work can be twofold; with the client and with other suppliers.
Exhibition designers provide working layouts and decide the décor to be used in exhibition halls. The designers need to be knowledgeable on modular stand design, custom build designs, exhibition and museum design, and floor management.
Lighting designers are involved in schematic design and work on decorative products such as light fittings, shades and luminaries for a design consultancy or manufacturer. Knowledge in different types of lighting and their effects is crucial to the success of a lighting designer.
They create interior designs for professional workplaces from small office settings to large-scale corporations within high-rise buildings. They focus on creating spaces that are efficient, functional, and safe for employees. They may incorporate design elements that reflect a company’s brand in their designs.
They use the evidence-based design process in designing and renovating healthcare centres, clinics, doctors’ offices, hospitals, and residential care facilities. They specialise in making design decisions based on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients, residents, and the facility.
They use strategies to improve energy and water efficiencies and indoor air quality, and they specify environmentally preferable products, such as bamboo and cork for floors.
Art directors are responsible for the visual style and images in magazines, newspapers, product packaging, and movie and television productions. They create the overall design of a project and direct others who develop artwork and layouts.
Craft and Fine Artists
Craft and fine artists use a variety of materials and techniques to create art for sale and exhibition. Craft artists create handmade objects, such as pottery, glassware, textiles, and other objects that are designed to be functional. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, create original works of art for their aesthetic value, rather than for a functional one.
Floral Designers ( Indoor Plant / Garden Design)
Floral designers, also called florists, cut and arrange live, dried, and silk flowers and greenery to make decorative displays. They also help customers select flowers, containers, ribbons, and other accessories. Open Air restaurant, Theme Parks, Garden etc wherever flowers, plants and trees are used as decoration space these designers are employed.
User Experience & User Interface Designers
Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for various applications such as mobile applications, websites, advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.
Industrial designers develop the concepts for manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and toys. They combine art, business, and engineering to make products that people use every day. Industrial designers consider the function, aesthetics, production costs, and usability of products when developing new product concepts.
Landscape architects design parks and the outdoor spaces of campuses, recreational facilities, businesses, private homes, and other open areas.
Aviation Retail Designer
Have you visited airport? Huge numbers of shops are inside without bricks and mortar and in very limited space. How air port path lay outing is done to accommodate these restaurant, fashion store & electronic shops? As raw material, lighting, safety regulation and space availability is completely different from conventional market space, Aviation Retail Interior is separate field in itself.
Luxury Cruise / Ship & Private Jest Designers
Have you seen movie Titanic? The luxury inside cruise and private jet seems similar to hotel industry; however design, weight, safety, noise, vibration and harshness standards are very different. Modern engineering, material science, assembly technique, welding & wood fabrication, environmental testing, corrosion, vibration testing etc are prerequisite to be successful cruise or jet interior designer. It requires both engineering as well as fine art understanding.
Zara, Gucci, H&M, Primark, LV and many luxury and premium store have specific environment at their outlet. Commercial Interior designer decorate window display, arrangement of racks, hangers and mannequin etc.
They can become successful product designers, over a wide range of commodities such as lights, home decor, rugs, curtains, furnishing, gift articles, artefacts and showpieces, clocks and so on.
The demand for innovative and attractive stage designs, for various events, award shows, parties, weddings etc. is huge. Interior designers have the opportunity to become stage or set designers for movies, TV series, events, concerts etc. A lot of expos and exhibitions are also organised in various cities on a regular basis. People also need interior designers to design engaging stalls and temporary installations for them. As these temporary installations are taken down in a few days, there is a constant demand for designers for the next event.
Whatever we see has some ”space” whether TV Serial, News Debate, Movie, Auto Expo, Wedding Function, Inside Cars, Forest Camps etc, there is always scope to improve the space design with help of interior designers. Consequently Interior designers who have multiple skill from above will always have successful professional career.