Furniture Designer

Furniture designing is the art of combining functional and design sound. It is the task where fashion and technique collide.

Career Options

  • - Furniture manufacturers - Passenger ship manufacturers - Aircraft manufacturers - Hospital equipment manufacturers - Craft manufacturers - Hotels and resorts

Educational Qualifications

  • 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - Communication and sketching ability - Development of patterns - Familiarity with isometric drawings as well as furniture and space plans or layouts - Ability to solve complex design-related problems - Plot drawings
  • electrical
  • and data dimensions; knowledge of product assembly - Use of 3-D design software program
  • AutoCAD
  • and Microsoft Office - Deadline-driven

Courses to be pursued

  • - BA/MA in Product and Furniture Design - BFA/MFA in Furniture Design

Top Colleges

  • National Institute of Design Address: 6-A, 3rd Floor, Indian Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, Lodhi Estate, Delhi 110003 Phone: 011 2469 2846 Website:
  • Pearl Academy Address: A-21/13, Naraina Industrial Area, Phase II, Block A Near Shadipur Metro Station, Delhi 110028 Phone: 1800 103 3005 Website:

Working Conditions

A furniture designer usually work during the 9-6 PM in the office premises. But flexibility is must required for this job.

Top Companies

  • D Décor Address: D'DECOR HOME FABRICS Pvt Ltd 1071/1072/1081/1082, Solitaire Corporate Park - 10 167, Guru Hargovindji Marg, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400093 Phone: 022 6678 2000 Website:
  • Josmo Studio Address: 101, Bayside Mall, 1st Floor, Opp. Sobo Central Mall, Tardeo Road, Haji Ali, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400034 Phone: 022 4079 4756 Website:

Successful Persons

Jean Prouve

Jean Prouve was a self taught architect and designer. He primarily work in steel, his designs are highly sought after on the contemporary auction market. He is a well known designer in the world of Furniture designing.

Paul McCobb

Paul McCobb is a self trained Modernist designer. He established his own studio in 1945.

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