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Interior Design

As an Interior Design major at Meredith you will gain a strong foundation of knowledge and skills for a career in the interior design field. Meredith is the only school in the Triangle area to hold Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) accreditation.



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Chris Smith
Program Coordinator
234 Martin Hall
(919) 760-8394
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Interior design studios offer opportunities to work on residential or commercial projects. These studios are supported with lecture classes in areas such as lighting, interior design materials, and professional practice. You will also develop strong technology skills used in the industry today.


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Meredith Minute | How does interior design work?

Martha Burpitt explains how interior design works.

Meredith Minute | How does interior design work?

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Profile photo of Helina Biru on campus

Helina Biru

When Helina Biru, ’18, arrived on the Meredith College campus in 2014 from Ethiopia, she couldn’t anticipate just how much she would achieve in four years.

Interior design major Abbey Fogt

Abbey Fogt

After moving to Wilmington, spending three years at a community college, and testing many different avenues, Abbey Fogt, ’18, realized she was pursuing the wrong career path.

Laura Lavigne

Laura Lavigne

Interior design major and Wings student Laura Lavigne, ’17, was determined to succeed and kept pushing toward the finish line.

Student Resources

Participate in Meredith’s student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), which promotes professional development in interior design. Students are also encouraged to participate in meetings for local professional organizations.

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ASID - American Society of Graphic Designers