3432-Interior Designers and Decorators

Job Title: 

Interior Designers and Decorators

Job Description: 

Interior designers and decorators plan and design commercial, industrial, public, retail and residential building interiors and surrounding landscape to produce an environment tailored to a purpose, taking into consideration factors that enhance living and working environments and sales promotion. They coordinate and participate in their construction and decoration.


Tasks include:

  • determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • researching and analysing spatial, functional, efficiency, safety and aesthetic requirements
  • formulating design concepts for the interiors of buildings and their surrounding landscape
  • preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations and plans to communicate design concepts
  • negotiating design solutions with clients, management, suppliers and construction staff
  • selecting, specifying and recommending functional and aesthetic materials, furniture and products for interiors and landscapes
  • detailing and documenting selected design for construction;
  • coordinating the construction and the decoration of interiors and surrounding landscapes
  • designing and painting stage scenery
  • designing and decorating show windows and other display areas to promote products and services
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Interior designer
Landscape designer
Display artist
Exhibition designer
Window display designer

This unit group excludes

Building architect (2161)
Landscape architect (2162)

Specific Occupations: 

Interior designer

Landscape designer

Display artist

Decorator and related worker (eg window dresser and set designer)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore