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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design College of Arts and Sciences

Interior Design

Program Resources


Plotter Room

There is a laptop requirement for students from the 2nd year up.

Partnerships with the Design Industry

We have built partnerships with leaders in the furniture industry and so you can see/use/draw and evaluate pieces of iconic furniture and state-of-the-art ergonomic ones.

chair, sofaOur Partners are:

  • Business Furniture Incorporated, Indianapolis/Steelcase
  • d2p Indy/Kimball Office
  • Herman Miller/OfficeWorks, Indianapolis
  • RJE Business Interiors, Indianapolis/Knoll


In addition, IU’s Design Studies is at the forefront of Sustainability, integrating this into all of our studio course and offering an elective course in the subject. Currently two faculty are LEED AP.

Habitat for HumanityUnited States Green Building Council:
LEED Website (

Habitat for Humanity

IU’s Interior Design Program partners with this agency locally in design and presentation work.

dsg - Design Studies Group