Interior designer are those who design the inner structure of houses as well as commercial building, as compared to interior decorating. An interior designer will take projects that as the basics layout of spaces within a building as well as projects that require an understanding of technical issues such as acoustics, lighting, temperature etc.
Most design disciplines now have degree status university courses available in many states of Australia. Interior designer can also provide assistance and advice . Interior decorators are particularly skilled in colour selections for hard and soft surfaces, on both interiors and exteriors. Some decorators will Specialize in period styling and are able to bring both expertise and valuable industry contacts to bear on such themes as art deco or Edwardian renovations and restorations.
In Australia there are a wide range of working conditions and employment opportunities within interior design. Large and tiny corporations often hire interior designers as employees on regular working hours. Designers for smaller firms usually work on a contract or per-job basis.