An Interior Design School Unlike Any Other

Experience how a specialized interior design school in California can prepare you for a rewarding career in interior design.

Founded in 1977, Design Institute of San Diego is devoted to a single purpose: providing a professional education in interior design. It's more than simply developing outstanding creative and technical skills. We teach how to think and design critically, globally and sustainably.

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Upcoming Events

Friday
March 13, 2015

DISD PRESENTS BEHIND THE DESIGN

Come to the Laguna Design Center and experience what really goes on Behind the Design. Join DISD for an afternoon of guided showroom tours, workshops, lunch and more.

3-Day Event
April 7-9, 2015

GREEN WEEK

Design Institute of San Diego is proud to announce Green Week dedicated to raise awareness on the design communities' impact on the environment and to educate the community on eco-friendly alternatives associated with the interior design industry.

Thursday
April 9, 2015

OPEN HOUSE & DESIGN GREEN MARKET EVENT

We invite prospective students & their families to our Open House & Green Market Event on Thursday April 9th from 4:30PM – 7:00PM. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the campus and the Green Market Place, learn about the DISD curriculum, and participate in a unique interior design workshop that focuses on sustainability. Refreshments will be served.

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