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How To Become A (Self-Taught) Interior Designer / Decorator / Creative Professional

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Mr. Kate (1 year ago)
I really hope this inspires and informs you aspiring professional Creative Weirdos out there! Let me know if you have any more questions! Remember that your unique, creative voice is worth sharing always 💋👔🔮💡🦄 Love, Mr. Kate
Ireesh janine Tabugay (1 month ago)
I hope you can go to philippines
Melody (3 months ago)
Yes, thank you guys so much for making this video! 😊🤗
ItsKenna Boo (3 months ago)
Mr. Kate HELLO! ❤️❤️ I might be moving away to Chicago, near my cousins and I was wondering how I can maybe contact you Incase we do move and you can decorate my bedroom!? Please reply so I can know how to contact you! Tysm! Bye! 😁❤️
Jelena Nedeljkovic (3 months ago)
Mr. Kate Thank you💖💖💖
Skylar French (8 hours ago)
what are some good online interior design colleges
samiha sharif nur (10 hours ago)
I want to be a interior designer help me
Ana-Gabriela Quintero (2 days ago)
Unfortunately, using the term interior designer is not regulated in the United States and so can cause a lot of confusion in the industry. Mr. Kate is not an interior designer but an interior decorator. She did not follow the proper channels to gain an education that focuses on the health and wellbeing of a space's inhabitants and while she may be a great businesswoman and have good taste, would not be hired as a professional interior designer. The reason that a certified interior design education along with certification is important is because interior designers deal with codes that pertain to the inhabitant's wellbeing. If you are seriously considering becoming an interior designer, check out this article on what interior design really is. https://www.qpractice.com/interior-design-vs-interior-decorating/
SweetAsHONEY Xoxo (4 days ago)
Hi Mr. Kate , My dream job is what you do cuz iam a creative weirdo and I love to decorate and do diy and I been told that I am good at decorating n that makes me so happy to know because I know it’s my passion and iam looking into it . So this video helped me a lot . Ps . I love your good energy and good vibe Mr.Kate ..
Jiggity Jeff (8 days ago)
Michael Dudek (8 days ago)
BEWARE! There are two sides to interior design. In the U.S. anybody can call themselves an "interior designer" (except in Louisiana and D.C.). If you want to design/decorate peoples homes then you do not need anything but a pulse. These decorators can legally call themselves "interior designer" but cannot practice beyond single family homes where a building permit is required. However, if you want to be a professional interior designer who designs commercial spaces in which the user's health safety and wellbeing are paramount, you will most definitely need an accredited education and certification via an exam. In Canada the title is regulated. Be careful up there. This is a good video that better explains the profession of interior design https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEQdqZm0gNE
Imagine Knowledge (14 days ago)
Can you make video on point without waiting our time really don't wanna see your drama
Sa ra (15 days ago)
Em Uh (17 days ago)
You're not an interior designer, you're a decorator..
artdancelvr (6 days ago)
and she does say this at 2:58
BarbieHarajuku98 (9 days ago)
Em Uh If you mean an interior architect does a lot more you are right, but an interior designer = decorator.
Kira Beshara (9 days ago)
1. Yea she is 2. In the title she says DECORATOR too so she knows
autumn pascual (14 days ago)
do people go to college to just learn how to decorate? no it’s way more complicated than ‘decorating’
Em Uh (15 days ago)
+Sonya Seybert no... She isn't. An interior designer does so much more. All she does is decorate rooms.
Izabela Wright (17 days ago)
Interior designer has a degree!! calling yourself a SELF-TAUGHT one sounds uneducated, delusional and slightly offensive. You might be an amazing interior decorator, but you are not a self-taught designer
evaefi (19 days ago)
Starts at 8:00
Terrence Sayles (9 days ago)
thank you! damn!!!
Lindsey Breault (13 days ago)
Thx 😂
Imagine Knowledge (14 days ago)
Thanks life saver
Ly Ly (20 days ago)
Anyone know why her channel name is Mr. Kate?
Lindsay Lorraine (22 days ago)
So... Just get on a TV show. Cool.
VINCENTON (21 days ago)
I go by what Jack Sparrow said: "My ship makes me captain..."
Phsycotic Singer (22 days ago)
Its how “did” not how “do”
jasmine smith (1 month ago)
I love the idea of combining different interior styles together. At the moment, I’m loving A Modern Grand Tour’s (https://amoderngrandtour.com/collections/lighting). They combine vintage interior design with an unique twist.
Charley sommers (1 month ago)
Linda Grimm (1 month ago)
My Grand-daughter is a Waldorf kid. I hope she becomes as creative as you.
Callee Reimers (1 month ago)
If you could will you please reply so I could use your knowledge for interior design.
Josh McLaren (1 month ago)
Hey, Kate. Check out my Professional interior design page! Been in the industry about 7 years, but just took the leap to go freelance; all a work in progress! facebook.com/baltimorehomedesign
m.elbayoumi elshikh (1 month ago)
see more The beauty of the Rooom divider ideashttps://youtu.be/-LJgq_r11Uk
MeEmme Espinosa (1 month ago)
You’re not an interior designer. Interior designers put in hours of work for this learn building codes and how a house functions and learn every nitty gritty detail of a space. You are a decorator. You decorate a space, paint, furniture. A designer designs bathrooms and kitchens and knows how to build a house. You don’t know how to build a house.
anabel8lee (6 days ago)
+RogerTheCactus your collage sounds like it made you one heck of a disigner!
RogerTheCactus (23 days ago)
Thank you! i am an interior disigner i kept listening to this woman thinking she doesn't know anything... in my collage we didn't even learn about decoration that much because it was considered a thing of personal taste... i mean i had to be tasefully done, obviously but it wasn't a subject of importance and it was the last thing we did, like cherry on top. where you put your hallway and how does it connect to rooms now that's important! natural light, where are the water sources, parting walls- how many is not enough and how many is too much... there are tons of stuff you have to think through before you can even come to choosing furniture... what kind of painting do you hang on your walls is the last thing you think about- if you even think about that. so yes i agree, she's not a designer.
Aubrey (1 month ago)
I'm 11 and I better than a lot of other people at making and decorating rooms. So I'm self taught
teb Interiors Inc. (1 month ago)
AWESOME!!!! We are UBER Self taught over here. Everything we do, we taught ourselves how to do it.....well YouTUbe taught us, i suppose. lol. Keep up the great content!!
Ami Alice (1 month ago)
Your an interior decorator not a interior designer
Ami Alice (21 days ago)
+Billy's Angel an interior designer goes much deeper then just the decro part, that only counts for like 25% of what a interior designer does. Interior designers are more like interior architects, we deal with building codes, space planning, renderings, research, construction documents not limited to mechanical plans, demo plans, floor plans, structural plans, specifications, etc. Almost everyone that goes into interior design program goes in thinking they are going to be doing stuff like hgtv when they realize that a just a very small portion of a what we do. I know I did, now that I graduated it's practically insulting when people only think you decorate. Of course you can't blame them since the media misleads people and at the end of the day what people see is the visual aesthetic of a space. There is actually a debate within the interior design field of wanting to change interior designer to the name interior architects because of this. What she has described here is interior decorating, and there is nothing wrong with that, everything involves a form of skills and talent.
Billy's Angel (21 days ago)
What’s the difference?
queer noodle - (1 month ago)
She said why shes saying interior designer but ok
Emira Marra (1 month ago)
I love you this is so informative! I’ve been thinking about doing this I’ve always been passionate about home decor.
Kwindian69 (1 month ago)
Hi Mr.Kate! I start my new job tomorrow as a design consultant at a furniture store where I live. They have an 8 week interior design program that I am excited for! I have always had a flair growing up for interior design where I have already helped with 3 homes. I also will be going to school for interior design. I just wanted to say I am a huge fan and I am so happy I stumbled upon your show. I was wondering if you ever come to florida at all. I would live to get in contact with you and pick your brain about some ideas I have. Thanks so much! Xoxo Brandi
Natasha Lindner (1 month ago)
Doing what you are passionate about needs you, and not a piece of paper. I love what you share and it inspires me to have a go ,and although my husband encourages me to do the studies, for now it makes me happy to be inspired by you, xox.
Sophia ! (1 month ago)
Even though I am ten I really want to be interior designer I really really really want to be one
Kyla Tindall (1 month ago)
Omg me too!
Rana Alhadad (1 month ago)
♥️you can do it
Aubrey Swenson (1 month ago)
Thank you so much Kate you have inspired me now I know what my future awaits I now want to be a interior designer!!! I’m so great full for you!!! I ❤️ u
Lisa Pieper (1 month ago)
Love your spirit and knowledge!
sibel shejdo (1 month ago)
coude you make a vid about how you can make your jewelry on your own and what you need to do that love you so much💜💙😘😘
unkown (1 month ago)
please make more vids like that
Kemberleigh Purvis (1 month ago)
I'm actually in college and it's my first year and I've already changed my major twice. I was required to go to this house museum and when we looked around it,it sort of sparked this interest I once had about becoming an interior designer. Right now I'm majoring in graphic design and I'm not sure if I have to necessarily major in interior design to be an actual interior designer,but your video really helped me! I love being able to be creative and work in other people's styles and seeing how they come together!
Kemberleigh Purvis (1 month ago)
+David Flores thank you! It really does! I've been playing around with ideas and creating electronic visuals for my ideas most recently! My grandma is letting me design her bedroom, and I'm super excited to make her room look more colorful but also keeping a similar color palette to what she has now! Depending on how they like my design for the bedroom,I could possibly do a makeover for the living room!
David Flores (1 month ago)
I’m actually studying interior design and I cannot tell you how important it is to also be good at graphic design. Some classmates cannot present their ideas on a computer screen or through drawings and such so it’s really hard for anyone to get their point across. You need to have a good visual with graphic design in order to sell the idea you have for an interior space. Without this you won’t get far. Try to be as proficient as you can with adobe and then make the switch to interior design. It will make classes go by much smoother. Guarantee it!!!! Hope this advice helps!!
Kemberleigh Purvis (1 month ago)
+Bibi Yol I've been thinking of making my own business for the longest time,but at the same time it's way too expensive to do. I do like graphic design but I don't want that to be my full time career. It's nice as a side job,but as an interior designer I would make so much more money and would be able to work with a diverse population of people with different styles and personalities.
Bibi Yol (1 month ago)
OMG SAME!! I don’t know either I think I just might make a business with graphic design (side job) and interior design my main career 🤷‍♀️
Jamin Jules (1 month ago)
Can you do a video in my room
Pasesi Interiors (2 months ago)
Great video! I'm sure it has helped many people
Yantram Studio (2 months ago)
Nice Video!! If you are interested in Architecture then Please visit :- http://yantramstudio.com
Olivia Ekwelu (2 months ago)
I’m really good with virtual designing and I like taking in that idea and using it in real life
Lady J (2 months ago)
I loved it!! Thank you so much for making this video!!
John-Mark Klapperich (2 months ago)
5 minutes in and I already Love her! Fellow creative weirdo ;)
Leila Trottier-Evans (2 months ago)
Does this mean I can't also do the exterior? I want to do stuff like chip and joanna gaines.
iiomqitz georgie (2 months ago)
I want to be a flight attendant but i hate high school with a passion so im trying to find a job for the future (im 15)
Megan Jordan (2 months ago)
I wanna do something with design I’m not sure I wanna do apprenticeship as I don’t wanna go to uni I’m 20 and still can’t make up my mind lol 😂 I live in the uk 🇬🇧
Andrea Dominga Chidiac (12 days ago)
Can you tell me what you have decided ? I wanna become an interior designer and decorator but I don't know where are the best courses in UK. I 'M not in UK but I'd love to study there.
Aparna Vyas (2 months ago)
You speak too much....
madison MUA (2 months ago)
Scrolling the comments and hmm.. Everything was very informative and she has an amazing heart. Dont be rude she s just giving people knowledge on what her subscribers like me ask for. This video was nothing short of informative.
Ren G (2 months ago)
And we love her for it.
Kyra Carty (2 months ago)
Aparna Vyas this is a video about her explaining how she became an interior designer so of course she is gonna talk
iiomqitz georgie (2 months ago)
U need to stfu.
Hannelie Roodt (2 months ago)
Seriously.......come on
MissAquaGamer (2 months ago)
Fine then, since everyone wants to be technical. I want to become a professional Interior DECORATOR. Exactly what Mr. Kate is doing 💙 She’s the best of the best.
Julienne Salazar (2 months ago)
Hi Mr. Kate! I'm a waldorf kid too! I just knew you were as well. Loveee lovee love your designs! <3
Callee Reimers (2 months ago)
hello my name is callee reimers i'm doing a interior design project for my gifted class and i would like to interview you
DesignLifeApp (2 months ago)
Being an interior designer is an awesome job, you change peoples lives for the better, adding a sense of purpose to a room and allowing the clients to be in a happy healthy space. Our App will allow you to help with the finishing elements of any room; allowing you to take a picture and see the items in your specific room set.
I think that's really cool
Sarah Kitney (2 months ago)
Here are some tips for those of you considering the field of Interior Decorating/Design: First thing first- If you're going into this field know the difference between an Interior DESIGNER and an Interior DECORATOR. You cannot call yourself an Interior Designer without accreditation, in certain States/Provinces you can be fined for this. Second- you'll never do mood boards for clients if you're professional- you may get the odd client ask for one, but don't go into a meeting with a mood board unless you're in school and or presenting to a large group...It's all about renderings- get to know AUTOCAD or Sketchup Pro. Know your stuff! I worked for five years in a paint store selling paint, stain, wallpaper, furniture, blinds, fabric, custom drapery etc...It has elevated my ability to give sound advice, and clients respect that and seek me out because of that. I also worked for a year in a high-end tile store, designing bathrooms and kitchens with other designers and retail clients. This taught me a lot about harder textiles- including tile application, trims (Schluter) and what looks good together and what doesn't. It's also super beneficial to have a customer service background. It will only help your career. I find that's where people lack skills, not in design aesthetic, but knowing how to handle clients-specially difficult ones- and build a rapport with your clients. Learn building codes, and how to read blueprints. Also, I see a lot of Designers/Decorators with really bad math skills- learn how to calculate sqft and how to take measurements. I also find knowing how to calculate yardage required for fabric projects and wallpaper a helpful tool. Its made things easier for me. You're never going to graduate and be a full-on Designer/Decorator right out of the gate, so you might as well work part-time in a place where you're going to learn practical skills that will only help you in your career. Look at local decorating stores like paint stores, window covering stores, furniture etc. I also worked in Film as a set decorator, it wasn't glamorous at all- and the days were very long- I wouldn't recommend this path unless you're okay with being married to your career. I'm 31 now and I spend my entire twenties educating myself and setting myself up for a successful career by continuing with my education even after graduation. Only now am I able to finally work full time (comfortably) as a designer- which is rare in my city. Those of you looking to start upon graduating, try and get into work with a big builder/contractor company. Oh! And Network, network, network! Best of luck XOXO
lamusique fanatique (1 month ago)
Thanks. That's really good advice.
Rose Riv (2 months ago)
Sarah Kitney Hi Sarah! I was wondering could we somehow chat by email or whatever you’d prefer? I am really interested in what you have to say! Thanks in advance
Alyssa Lackey (2 months ago)
I'm just about to go to college next year been very serious about becoming an interior designer for years I've been told though that I should get a degree in business management and marketing as well as an interior design certificate if you see this what are your thoughts on that
Trinity Hogan (2 months ago)
Literally before I heard about u I wanted to be an interior designer and now I have the best advise ever thank you
Nae Builds (2 months ago)
Stormie D. (2 months ago)
I'm all about the art field. I've been drawing since I can remember, but I love to decorate my room & the rest of my house. To me it's just more fun, drawing is very time consuming. I've been watching you for a few months & you're doing exactly what I want to do with my life.
Mishal Fatima (2 months ago)
Exactly. Same here 👏🏼
vanilfrappe (2 months ago)
@Stormie D. Samee
Priscila V. (2 months ago)
Please post more videos like this!! I’d love to know how to create a mood board in detail . Xo
Amal Alzaatreh (2 months ago)
Hi I'm studying interior design at the university in Jordan it's my first year so u made me fall in love with my choice more than ever so thank u very much and I hope one day I will be like u ❤️thank u
Amal Alzaatreh (2 months ago)
Hi I'm studying interior design at the university in Jordan it's my first year so u made me fall in love with my choice more than ever so thank u very much and I hope one day I will be like u ❤️thank u
Amal Alzaatreh (2 months ago)
Hi I'm studying interior design at the university in Jordan it's my first year so u made me fall in love with my choice more than ever so thank u very much and I hope one day I will be like u ❤️thank u
Amal Alzaatreh (2 months ago)
Hi I'm studying interior design at the university in Jordan it's my first year so u made me fall in love with my choice more than ever so thank u very much and I hope one day I will be like u ❤️thank u
Amoni C. (3 months ago)
Mr.Kate you forgot to mention The Art Institute another option instead of College.
The_ Dancerz (3 months ago)
Hi I’m iona and I’m so inspired by you I’m 11 years old and I have already decided I want to be an interior designer I love you so much and you are so inspiring to people like me
Cassidy Sullivan (3 months ago)
Hi Kate! My name is Cassidy, I’m 13 and from Indiana. Nobody here really care about interior design like people do in California or other big exciting places. Do you think I could still work as an interior designer from here? What are some tips you have about that?
Em Uh (17 days ago)
Same! I'm from Vincennes and I know interior design is not a popular job here but I really want to be one
Alexis Jarman (1 month ago)
Cassidy Sullivan Hi, fellow Hoosier here! Being an interior designer is totally possible here in Indiana. However it probably wouldn’t be the same type as what Mr. Kate does, which is more decorating rather that creating a space from scratch. Here there’s opportunities in architecture, design, and planning. There is a need for interior designers and decorators but due to its cost most people decorate their space themselves. That being said, you can definitely work in architecture, home planning, remodeling, office designers, or even make furniture (I say this specifically because I know iupui has interior design degrees as well as furniture design). As long as you can get an education (not necessary in design) and build a portfolio (especially if you want to be self employed) you are set!
Stephanie Garcia (3 months ago)
I LOVE Mr. Kate and her creativity, BUT this video is deceptive: Mr. Kate's father is the CEO of STARZ and a multi-millionaire. She has more resources and connections in the industry than many of us will ever have. Not to diminish her talent at all, because she is amazing. Just pointing out that it is not as easy as she makes it sound, especially to become an actual licensed designer. That requires years of school and interning. To say that I can wake up tomorrow morning and call myself a interior designer without education is not only delusional, but it is illegal. Again, I don't want to come off as sounding like a hater, this is just a disclosure before you quit your job and move to LA.
Roquell Millington (2 months ago)
Sure just find every reason why you WON'T succeed!! Smh. The reason she succeeded is because her mindset is the complete opposite of yours. She could have easily failed if she was not talented or driven! Your narrative is boring and old!
Blair Eddington (3 months ago)
Blinkü Blinkü (3 months ago)
Totally agree.
LeeLee B (3 months ago)
100% agree with you!
KipRiseGaming (3 months ago)
Stephanie Garcia thankyouforpointingthatoutmydude👌🏻
TeeHomey (3 months ago)
diana al khalaf (3 months ago)
woooow love itttttt
Siri Hanson (3 months ago)
Hey Mr. Kate! I really love you and everything you do, but this is really frustrating as an Interior Design student. There is a widespread misunderstanding that interior decorating and interior design are the same thing, and they’re not. To become an actual licensed interior design you need to have 4 years of education in a CIDA accredited program and two years of workforce experience before you can even take the certification exam that is multiple days long. Please consider this when you call yourself an interior designer!
Roquell Millington (2 months ago)
+Siri Hanson no one is "using" anything you say for any agenda whatsoever! Interior designers DO NOT structurally design a space or building, there are contractors and architects who work along with them who are responsible for the structural integrity of a space. The interior designer may contributed creatively to the overall design of a space, but they don't execute that on their own. Hence my very remark about the chandelier as your point about public 'safety " is a reach!! In my previous comment I intentionally mentioned that my opinion on this has to specifically do with interior design and other such creative fields, so your doctor point is well...pointless! I mean she very clearly explained the difference between an interior designer and decorator, which is in fact the KEY difference between the two. That's it! We do not agree and that's all good! Have a blessed day!
Siri Hanson (2 months ago)
Roquell Millington hang a chandelier too loose? Lol so that’s my point, that’s where these misconceptions are in play. If you think hanging a chandelier is interior design, then you’re really mistaken. By your argument doctors don’t have to go to med school, and lawyers don’t have to pass the bar. You are diminishing the value of this profession because you’ve still got decorating and design as the same thing in your head. Nothing else for me to say to convince you, but don’t use my comment as a way to devalue the importance of title acts and accreditation and the values they play, and the profession of interior design as a whole. Enough said.
Roquell Millington (2 months ago)
+Siri Hanson public safety? What's she gonna do hang a chandelier too loose? OK. Her being qualified is at the very least "debatable" especially in this field. In today's day and age, there's no such thing as "trade secrets" anymore. We are in the age of free education and anyone with the drive and passion can be just as "qualified" as the one who spends years and thousands to be "certified" Really antiquated!
Siri Hanson (2 months ago)
Roquell Millington “the almighty dollar...” of course the education system and and paying large quantities to further your education is flawed in many ways, but my point is she just isn’t qualified because she hasn’t gone through that extensive education. It is literally a matter of public safety, which is why the accreditation exists in the first place. You wouldn’t want random people who just call themselves architects building the massive buildings you step in to and take for granted that it is safe. It is the same for interior design (often called interior architecture), but because of the misconception that interior design and interior decorating are the same thing, people don’t tend to understand that. These regulations and accreditation laws don’t exist simply to place people on a higher pedestal because they paid- they exist because it is a matter of public health and safety. And the whole point of my initial comment was to try and bring to light these profound differences, and with that people can chose the path that suits them the best. Nothing was ever said to diminish Mr. Kate and all her and her team do.
Roquell Millington (2 months ago)
+Siri Hanson and there you said it...always comes down to the Almighty dollar! Unless people get sucked into a system to shell out cash to learn from a formal school institution then their skill, equal and sometimes superior to those who do is diminished! Like I said... Semantics and we need to move on from this!
breannaelaine21 (3 months ago)
I'm sure someone else said this already, but your definition of interior designer vs. decorator is absolutely incorrect. An interior designer has education, accreditation and a thorough knowledge of legal building codes in the state in which they practice. An interior decorator does not require an education. Both are great but it's like a nurse and a doctor, if you are a nurse you shouldn't call yourself a doctor.
Tatiana Costa (3 months ago)
As an interior DESIGN student MYSELF I beg you to stop calling yourself a designer just cause it sounds better. You are NOT an interior DESIGNER! You're a decorator!
Anne marie laluna (2 months ago)
+Tatiana Costa can you tell us more about it? like what is the main task that interior designers do, that differs from decorators?
Tatiana Costa (2 months ago)
+Roquell Millington that's the thing. We won't be doing the same. Interior DESIGN is not interior DECORATION. There's a lot more to it than decorating a space. My problem lies exactly in the education of the public who ear her saying she's a designer and believe design is the same as decorating. And for that they won't even consider hiring a designer for the work they need and will go to someone else. Because they don't realize our education isn't on choosing furniture or picking color combinations for their house. It's actual architectural and actual designing of every little detail that goes into making a space. It's solving problems not hiding it and making it look good. I am not criticizing her work, it's as much valid as mine or an architect or an engineer or even the painter and builders. But they're not the same.
Roquell Millington (2 months ago)
No wonder y'all salty! I guess she's naturally talented and went after her dreams! You could all be like her if you wanted yo but hey! You'll be doing exactly what she's doing... That makes her an Interior designer. Period
Taja Brown (3 months ago)
Tatiana Costa yeah it was irking me too 😭 im also a student
qclegion (3 months ago)
oh look 6 pages of description and 8 minutes of useless stuff. You go girl you earned that dislike.
Carlotta Pasquariello (3 months ago)
People are such haters Jesus!!! Anyways I loved this video thank you so much,you really give the tip for start and understand more what is all about!!!! I really wanna start this carrier!! I just move to California from Italy, and I'm just in love with all your video. So I hope I will make it one day, and in case I'll do it is thanks to you too, you are so positive and inspiring! SOOOOO thank you thank you thank you!!!
I wanna be like Marinette from Mirqcculous ladybug
CROIX MARTINEZ (3 months ago)
https://www.cidq.org/eligibility-requirements https://www.asid.org/
Asuncion Abreu (2 months ago)
Oacio (3 months ago)
Thanks for the links!
Fifi A (4 months ago)
Thank you so much this really inspired me.
Alexies Jean Ballesteros (4 months ago)
who else here want to be interior designer but can't draw? no one? just me? oh okay
It's me Shayi (3 months ago)
same :<
Alexies Jean Ballesteros (3 months ago)
+LeeLee B thank you ! this one seriously enlighten me !
Taja Brown (3 months ago)
They teach you to draw! I take classes right now and its pretty cool.
LeeLee B (3 months ago)
You can learn to draw though! I shit you not, drawing is not something people are born doing. Binge youtube drawing videos and practice along. Fill sketchbooks. Take a class. Learn to draw simple basic shapes, then make them 3D. Learn perspective and proportions. You can definitely see an improvement in no time!
Jessica Clemons (3 months ago)
Alexies Jean Ballesteros me
Cody Nickel (4 months ago)
video starts at 8:00
km Dee (4 months ago)
You inspire me so much... i love you sooooo muuuch!!!
Carolyn Holden (4 months ago)
This video was awesome and love your personality.
Aliciaek (4 months ago)
How boring.....me, me, me, me.......empty, nothing...
Cody Nickel (4 months ago)
video starts at 8:00
sarvani nuvvula (4 months ago)
can you make a video on how to make a portfolio... please
Phantom_Knight2 (4 months ago)
u do a lot of talking, u stay too long in the camera. i thought u r creative, creative people watching this video needs visuals. all i can see is your face. sorry.
Dazed Cleo (4 months ago)
Feel like we’re so similar! I’ve always been super creative and tried to get into acting, I studied acting and production, I’ve just started my own jewellery business and now I’m considering becoming an interior Designer!
Layla King (4 months ago)
Were the same person
Nicole Knutson (4 months ago)
You are so cool! And of course you're a filmmaker! Keep it up and keep spreading the creative weirdness! Love your story, so inspiring. Thank you for sharing
Listen To Music (4 months ago)
Im 13 years old grade 9 i love your video i love watching it and i want to become an interior designer pleeaassee inspire me more😃
mika batocabe (4 months ago)
Rebeka Roznik (4 months ago)
i love u Kate. and i won't to be like u, even before i started watching your chanel i woned to be this. just saying i love u and Joe (I hope i speeld that right)
Paige O'Keefe (4 months ago)
I never comment on anything but I have to agree with everyone who says she is an Interior Decorator NOT a designer. I am currently a Landscape Architecture student and it is also illegal to call yourself one if you don't have a degree from an accredited program or a State License. Mr. Kate is an extremely talented decorator and creates amazing spaces, but she really shouldn't call herself an Interior Designer.
johnny cat (2 months ago)
Kaetlyn McDonnell it is Not illegal. Anyone can say they are a designer they just can’t say they are accredited. .
Kaetlyn McDonnell (4 months ago)
Hey, I completely agree with you. I am an interior design student right now and while I love Kate’s decorating, she does not have the legal accreditation to be a legitimate Interior Designer. As an interior designer you must pass intensive exams about following architectural codes, ergonomics, and space planning, as well as picking functional and aesthetically pleasing materials for a space. While it is not as technically intensive as architecture school (that focuses on the structure of a building) It entails four years of learning all of the said information above as well as all the computer programing skills like Autocad, Revit, Lumion, Sketchup and more. I love mr kate, but I have to say that she would never be hired by a firm or be a design lead for a firm because of lack of credentials and schooling.
Roony Ravenclaw (4 months ago)
Thank you someone said it
Lego Fans (4 months ago)
+Paige O'Keefe thanks for approving your argument with me I just felt kinda weird. but l trust you No prob😉😉
Glam Bawse (4 months ago)
It is basically inborn talent . I will follow your footsteps. Maybe not interior designer but something else. Bless me.
breannaelaine21 (3 months ago)
it requires an education. She doesn't actually know what she's talking about.
Christine Baker (4 months ago)
Holy Crap. Literally TODAY I was like I need to just dive into this. I keep trying to do things I'm not passionate about, but I've always been OBSESSED with decorating, but sometimes shit goes so sideways so it makes me insecure. I want to learn more and hone my craft. Maybe you can check out my crap that went sideways on my blog, but still turned out pretty damn awesome if I say so myself. LMAO! Any advice on how to finally figure out what I'm supposed to be when I grow up...would be welcome. Never mind I'm rounding up to 50 soon. ;) www.thechristinebaker.com
Sintija Antiņa (3 months ago)
Hi lovely! First of all- pat yourself on the back for creating something at all! A lot of creative people don't make it that far.. I've been an interior designer for a while now and decided to share my experience with others so started a youtube channel. Feel free to come over and check it out. Hopefully you'll get some more inspiration for your future adventures :D - SPACE FOR EDIT -- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx-z-AR8ldVw4FZf9prUD_g
Alicia Thomas (4 months ago)
Im in school for interior design & we barely decorate its all about making floor plans & designing spaces using autocad & revit to please the clients needs. You can either do commercial or residential design plus learn about the building codes for both. We have whole classes about lighting, drafting, autocad/revit/adobe products, and much more. Its a lot of hard work & you need to be driven and passionate about it
Sua Paul (4 months ago)
Exactly! She is actually a stylist.
Ckams Design (4 months ago)
thx a lot for your advices
Dilly Pop (4 months ago)
The video is not really helpful, don’r waste your time watching it
violet goodman (4 months ago)
the comment section has good helpful advice
Jenny Tamiru (4 months ago)
Stuart Sanchez stop hating
Schmevie Schmeves (5 months ago)
Going to Home Goods and IKEA doesn’t make you an interior designer. Can you map out a damp course, layout internal fire doors and exits on a architectural plan and draw elevations to scale? People who have actually trained can do this and work with architects regularly. Picking a fluffy cushion and wicker basket isn’t cutting it, sorry just being honest.
Nasra Abdirahman (3 months ago)
What about joey? You state that an interior designer needs to know how to deal with the structural properties of a building, and, I mean joey does most of the building work. Also, she works with someone else, so I guess they have to spilt the job into two parts: building and working with the layout, and adding the decor side of it all. But Eva, I'll admit ur comment gave me some insight on what interior designers REALLY do. So I thank u on your behalf
Nadine Madanat (4 months ago)
Lemon Slice (4 months ago)
If people want a "professional" interior designer they can ask for one if they don't just don't choose mr.kate my gosh
Marielle Lavelle Bandong (4 months ago)
Also agree with your statement Eva. There’s no such thing that could make you an instant Interior Designer, it takes us years to study it then she’ll just brand her self a “self-taught Interior Designer” like no way!
Makilla Rosé (5 months ago)
I have always wanted to be an interior decorator. Everyone tells me it’s pointless but I just want to be creative 😕
slimelover _221375 (4 months ago)
Just do what u love.u wont regret it😜😁
arunkumar ak (5 months ago)
I am a student I need to organize PC desk pls help me its very cheap desk
Jonathan Elorz (5 months ago)
love you kate, and you lowkey look like halsey
CreativelyNelly (5 months ago)
You’ve inspired me more than you even know
Hari Chetty (5 months ago)
You look and act like Lorna from Orange is the New Black!
Nel Fabia (5 months ago)
Rachel Ray calls herself a "cook", she said it is considered disrespectful if she calls herself a "chef". She built a successful brand but knew where she stood.
Nadine Madanat (4 months ago)
Nel Fabia 👐👐👐👐
darshan wagh (5 months ago)
Hi i am interior designer Support my blog http://darshanwagh110.blogspot.com/2018/08/best-interior-design-ideas.html

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