You have an interior design degree, now what?

You have an interior design degree, now what?

You have two options when you have that fresh interior design degree in hand, either you work for someone else or you start your own business.  (Or a third option: you could also think what the hell am I going to do with an interior design degree? and go into banking.)

In my experience, it is always better to gain real-world experience from someone who is established and “pay your dues”.  Working for someone else allows you time to grow less green.  You'll see the current state of the business of design and learn how your employer runs his or her business. Ultimately, it is a good way to decide if you can or want to go out on your own.

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