Styling is the practice of creating a beautiful room, studio or set to meet a brief for a particular aesthetic for a photo shoot, product photography or flatlay. These skills are applicable for product styling, set styling, photography styling or interior styling.

This course, endorsed by the Home Beautiful editorial team, includes inspiring, beautiful and course-relevant content from Home Beautiful magazine. Covering the latest in local and international design trends; practical case studies with lots of take-out ideas, and expert styling tips, tricks and advice.

The course culminates in analysing a styling brief and providing a complete styling solution.


Our online courses are designed to create a dynamic and engaging learning experience. All your support is through a dedicated online learning portal. When studying online with iscd you will become a member of a community allowing you the opportunity to share, learn and network with other students.

Your enrolment gives you full access to all published resources for the published duration of the course.

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Course Price: $499 inc. GST.

Course Duration: 6 Modules (18 hrs)

Subscription Duration: 6 weeks from date of purchase

With over 30 years of design industry
experience and a forward-thinking focus and
creative and supportive environment.

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

You can complete your course online from
the comfort of your own home.


Module 1: Introduction to styling and elements and principles of design

Elements and principles in styling
Composition and vignettes

Module 2: Developing mood

Creating ambience and seasonal style
How to create mood boards

Module 3: Materials

Soft materials and hard materials
Window and wall treatments

Module 4: Spatial planning

Interior styling and room layouts
Reading plans
Planning for key rooms in the house

Module 5: Furniture and accessories

Furniture selection
Accessories and artwork
Lighting design

Module 6: Styling in practice

Trends in styling
Design conceptualisation
Concept analysis + how to develop a concept
Final Home Beautiful Project