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Killer Interior Design Portfolios

By: Rick Hess, DISD

Graduation is here and many interior design students are prepping their portfolios for the big interview right around the corner.  Design Institute of San Diego took a look at some of the strongest portfolios our students have created over the past several years.  This post is designed to inspire, motivate, and provide some of the most creative strategies in designing a killer interior design portfolio that will leave a lasting impression upon your viewers.

Be bold and clean with the intro page

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 9

By Chris Li (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 12

Show what inspired your design projects

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 4

By James Denton (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 5

By Isaac Espejel (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

 

Include project location and bubble diagrams

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 8

By Gerald Bouvia III (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

 

Illustrate process and design development

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 1

By Ariela Behar (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

 

Provide key plans marking perspective views

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 10

By Cassandra Shafer (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

 

Incorporate both hand and digital renderings

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 11

By Cassandra Shafer (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 6

By Isaac Espejel (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

 

Reveal the function of your space

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 2

By Phillip Dockery (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

 

Emphasize CAD development

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 7

By Isaac Espejel (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

 

Demonstrate what you can do with your hands

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 7

By Gerald Bouvia III (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

 

Start and end with your most creative works

Killer Interior Design Portfolios 3

By Christle Tan (Design Institute of San Diego Graduate)

 

The above portfolios designed and created by Design Institute of San Diego graduates helped them secure solid jobs in the field of interior design and architecture.  Borrow their strategies and dominate every job interview in your future.  Be bold, creative, simple, and clear in your graphics to reveal your message and craft the ultimate killer portfolio.

Sources

http://www.disd.edu/index.php

 

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