We are looking for eager and enthusiastic students who understand why they want to study interior design and can communicate these reasons orally and through their portfolios. We also look for students who are open minded; willing to explore all aspects of interior design; and are self-motivated with the ability to work individually and within a group.
Please provide a maximum of 20 images of your work plus a concise, 200-word personal statement, which should support your application for your chosen course at Kingston University. The personal statement should be the final page of your portfolio. We are looking for statements that convey your commitment to our subject. We are looking for creative, engaged and inquisitive people who are well informed about the scope of the discipline. You need to reflect upon how the distinct creative environment at Kingston can help nurture your personal ambitions for the future.
Unfortunately we are unable to upload a portfolio on an applicant's behalf.
Please carefully select and edit your work to produce an exciting, creative and representative portfolio which informs us about your skills, interests and ambitions.
Your portfolio should include a:
We are not looking for portfolios that exclusively focus upon a prior experience of interior/ 3D design and architecture. Evidence of a talent towards the design of environments and experiences is certainly of great value but our discipline engages a broad range of skills, sensibilities and interests. Of particular value will be a curiosity towards; people, culture, materials, light, surface, form, space, construction and technology. An ability to express observations and ideas using a range of media and techniques is encouraged. Evidence of care in the presentation of two and three-dimensional artefacts is also useful. The ability to challenge assumptions and an attitude of genuine excitement, playfulness, sensitivity and risk taking is also highly valued by the team.
Please note that due to the very high number of applications that we receive, if we do not receive your portfolio as requested, we will assume that you no longer wish to be considered for a place on the course and your application will be withdrawn.
We are also unable to give individual feedback on your portfolio.