A Top Ranked Interior Design School

Experience how a specialized interior design school in California can prepare you for a successful 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 our students to think and design critically, globally and sustainably.

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Alumni Spotlight

Meet our Alumni and explore their paths to success. Let their stories inspire you to pursue your passion.

JULES WILSON | 1997 DISD GRAD
Founder,
Jules Wilson Design Studio

"Be serious, be focused, and work hard..."
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RYAN GORDON JACKSON | 2004 DISD GRAD
Principal Designer,
Studio Jackson Inc

"Follow your dream and be yourself..."
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KELLY HINCHMAN | 2007 DISD GRAD
Founder / Design Principal,
Studio H Design Group

"Be observant to surroundings and details..."
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TATIANA MACHADO-ROSAS | 1998 DISD GRAD
Interior Design Department Head and Senior Designer,
Jackson Design & Remodeling

"Be open to starting from the bottom and be humble..."
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DOMINIKA BANDYK | 2011 DISD GRAD
Manager, Architectural and Designer Services,
Dunn-Edwards Corporation

"Get a job in the field while going to school..."
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ALISON GREEN | 2010 DISD GRAD
Senior Interior Designer,
Jackson Design & Remodeling

"Try to get as much hands-on experience while you can..."
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Upcoming Events

Friday,
September 14, 2018

DISD 40th ANNIVERSARY, AWARD & FUNDRAISER

Please join us as Design Institute of San Diego celebrates 40 years of educating award winning interior designers! A portion of all ticket proceeds will benefit San Diego Habitat for Humanity.

Saturday,
October 13, 2018

CAMPUS TOUR AND WORKSHOP

We invite you to explore a career in interior design by joining us at our next Campus Tour and Workshop: 10:00AM - 12:30PM