New Colour Short Course in 2019

What is Colour Design?

Colour Design is about gaining knowledge and skill in understanding the psychology of colour and the application of colour to numerous environments. It is a skill that is applicable to residential or commercial design projects, colour development product ranges, product design, corporate marketing, and branding. It can also be applied to wider disciplines of set design, arts and crafts and graphic design.

Colour Essentials – Launching April 29 – A 6 week 3 hours a week short course in colour theory and application. Gain knowledge of terminology, psychology, and the complexities of colour relationships in action. Understand how to apply colour to space through spatial planning and mood. Understand the impact of light, architectural design influences, the basics in various paint technicalities. Culminate in analysing numerous client scenarios and providing a complete colour scheme to a brief.

Note – you will need to purchase a small amount of guache paint for this course. A list of items and a link to an online supplier will be provided.

Colour Professionals – Launching September this course is for designers looking to gain more confidence with colour or people wanting to continue their colour training to be a colour consultant. It is a more intensive program with a brief a week to challenge you in colour application and thinking.

What you learn

  • How to use colour terminology and theory within an interior design context
  • How to use general historical architectural knowledge to develop appropriate colour solutions
  • Use both colour theory and colour psychology to create effective palette solutions that meet a specific brief
  • Explore the successful application of colour combinations
  • Create a colour scheme for a brief



“I always knew that colour inspired me the most. I knew I needed to study and further my passion. I put in a lot of work into looking at the different colleges and iscd was way out in front of everyone else.” Nadine Donavan

Online Study is more engaging than ever!

  • Simple interface with lots of visuals and videos.
  • Great online community with lively, inspiring, discussion boards with educators + peers


Colour is a great skill to master for any designer!

Jobs where colour skills are an asset;

  • Consultant for corporate marketing. product packaging and branding
  • Work for residential, property developers and large-scale commercial clients as a specialist Colour specifier
  • Working in manufacturing specifying colour for products
Online Colour Design Courses
Online Colour Design Courses
Online Colour Design Courses
  • Online Colour Design Courses

    With over 35 years of design industry experience and a forward-thinking focus and creative and supportive environment.

  • Online Colour Design Courses

    Work with our industry partners on design briefs and graduate with real-world experience.

This course includes industry briefs and awards to provide you with strong foundations of working within the design industry.


Contact us on 02 8355 3838 or 03 8372 0000 to chat with a specialist course advisor about your study options, or let us know a little bit about you and we can call you back.

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