Furniture Designer

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KEY SKILLS

  • Creative

  • Problem solving skills

  • Analytical thinking

  • Bringing multi functionality to products

  • Technical Drawing

  • CAD

  • Good sense of scale and proportion

  • Communication

  • Staying informed with the current trends

  • Balance between functionality and aesthetics

  • Commercial focus

  • Felxibility

  • Adaptability

  • Dexterity to work with a variety of materials

  • Depth of knowledge about materials and their applications

  • Ergonomics

PROS

  • You get to work with different materials

  • Creative field

  • Furniture design is a big part of interior design

  • Spaces can be made more functional and comfortable with your designs

  • You can create custom pieces of furniture

  • You can start your own firm

  • The pieces you design can be exclusive

  • Flexible schedule

CONS

  • Time consuming

  • Coordinating with carpenters and bringing your ideas to life

  • Can be labour intensive

  • Materials required can be costly 

  • The furniture may not turn out how the client expected

OPPORTUNITY TYPES

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

  • Interior Design

  • Chair Design

  • Furnishing

  • Retail

  • Textile Design

  • Love to work materials

  • Good portfolio

  • Hands on approach of working

  • Good knowledge about colour, fabrics, materials etc.

  • Understanding the functionality of objects

  • Love to work with space

  • Quick problem solving

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Resourceful

  • Like to keep yourself updated with the latest trends

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