Want to be an interior designer but don’t know the first place to start?  This handbook will guide you during the process – from school to certification.

Book Description from Amazon

“Interior design might seem like a dream job, but like any other profession, this career must start somewhere. Design school is a traditional start, but many are unprepared for what it takes to find success in the classroom and beyond.

This handbook by Charee Hansen—a graduate of interior design school and successful interior designer—helps guide prospective designers. With information and wisdom pulled from Hansen’s own experiences, this book includes advice for every aspect of school and life after getting your degree.

Whether it’s selecting the right school for you, filling out an application that best highlights your skills, landing that perfect internship, Hansen provides more than three hundred pages of information that will put you on the fast track to success.

With down-to-earth, pragmatic advice, Hansen’s cheerful, conversational style is perfect for aspiring interior designers who are starting fresh.”

Back Cover Text

“There’s nothing you love more than arranging new furniture so that everything looks ‘just right.’  When friends come over, they can’t stop commenting on how nice the house looks.  Have you ever thought that you’d love to do this for a living but don’t know where to start?

Interior Designer Charee Hansen knows this dilemma well.  With the release of So You Want To Be An Interior Designer, Hansen wants to help answer those puzzling questions.  In this handbook, Hansen covers everything a curious designer-to-be needs to know about going to school to become an interior designer.  School selection, application, internships, and the job hunt are all covered in this easy-to-read manual.  So don’t just decorate your own house–make it a living!”

Author Biography

Charee Hansen is a high-end residential interior designer living and working in Salt Lake City, Utah.  She graduated with honors from Utah State University, earning a degree in interior design and from Brigham Young University with a degree in Humanities-English.

Hansen now shares her knowledge in hopes of helping those who are curious about becoming interior designers but aren’t clear on the steps necessary to achieve their goal.

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