Materials & Sourcing for Interiors

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Course overview

The choice of materials is critical to the success of an interior. In this course, we look at every aspect of the use of materials in interior design - from initial concept and selection to visual representation, practical application and sourcing. This is a great course for anyone looking to deepen their knowledge of FF&E.

In this course, you’ll learn:

  • How to choose harmonizing, contrasting and feature materials for floors and walls
  • Understand the main fabrics types and their appropriate use in interiors
  • Identify main types of wood and stones and learn how to best apply them in interiors
  • Understand tiles typology and the most successful way of using them
  • Expand your materials sourcing network in Hong Kong and abroad
  • How to prepare a materials board for a client presentation, using the material’s from Insight School’s extensive library.  


Book the Colour for Interiors short course and pay HKD5,950 for both courses.



  • No previous interior design experience needed.

Tuition fees

HKD 3950

Student feedback

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Love this school :) place,location,teachers,culture. Wonderful design , wonderful design , wonderful designers :)

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Stephanie Alimurung , Oct 2018
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Couldn't have asked for a better experience.

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Candace Edwards , Oct 2018
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The workshop was filled with useful and practical information regarding materials and there application in design.

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Patricia Jovane , Oct 2018

Please let me know when this course is next on.