Marylhurst University, located about 10 miles south of Portland, offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. The program recently achieved national accreditation through CIDA and maintains the methodology of integrating art and architecture in Interior Design. The curriculum includes courses in space planning, technical drafting, lighting and materials.
During senior year, students produce a thesis, an in-depth research project. Marylhurst also advertises classes related to "sustainability", which relates to "earth-friendly" design. Career paths range from full-service commercial and residential design to specializations in hospitality, medical, retail, to lighting design and historic preservation.
More info on Marylhurst's Page
- More Education Links
- University of Oregon's Interior Design Program
- Oregon State University Program
- Portland Community College
- Art Institute of Portland's Interior Design Program
By Jaime Ausborn for PDXinteriors.com