Interior Design is a rapidly growing profession that requires both creativity and technical knowledge to solve design problems. Increasingly, interior designers are being recognized by state and other municipalities with legislation that grants registration or certification status to those interior designers who meet the requirements with education, experience and examination. The Interior Design Program at Mt. SAC prepares students to compete in this rapidly changing profession.
The Mt SAC Interior Design Program's mission is to create an interdisciplinary approach to fundamental design, space planning, design analysis, materials selection and specifications relating to residential and commercial spaces. Our goal is to provide comprehensive curriculum with an emphasis on: design foundations, graphic communication, research and observation, experiential concept development, spatial development and the social aspects of space.
The Mt SAC ID Program / Studio 20.9 provides a highly energetic and imaginative comfort zone that is inspired by the process of design. Students participating in the ID program consider Studio 20.9 a second home, they are comfortable being themselves, and expressing their opinions and points of view freely. The energy of this environment supports the growth and development of outstanding course work and award-winning projects. The design community recognizes the great work coming out of Studio 20.9 and seeks our students for transfer and hire. As students move into the professional realm and the unfolding of their visions become realized, they return home to Studio 20.9 in the areas of support and service.