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    Hi, I'm applying for a few interior design courses this year and need advice with putting together a portfolio. I'm currently doing an online interior design course, but all I've done so far is written work and one inspiration board (I've only recently started the course). I have work from A-Level Graphic Design, in which I got a C, but I really dislike all of my work. I feel like all of it lacks skill and uniqueness. I'm finding it hard to pick anything that is barely relevant, or that I even like, to go in my portfolio. I also did Art GCSE and got an A.

    Does anyone have any advice? I worry that I'm just getting myself down but I'm also worried that maybe the work actually isn't good enough, in which case I don't want to showcase it to my prospective universities. What kind of things can I create in the next couple of weeks that would fit well in an interior design portfolio?

    Sorry for being negative, I've been looking at my work for the past couple hours and it's made me very upset!
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    (Original post by louisarose_)
    Hi, I'm applying for a few interior design courses this year and need advice with putting together a portfolio. I'm currently doing an online interior design course, but all I've done so far is written work and one inspiration board (I've only recently started the course). I have work from A-Level Graphic Design, in which I got a C, but I really dislike all of my work. I feel like all of it lacks skill and uniqueness. I'm finding it hard to pick anything that is barely relevant, or that I even like, to go in my portfolio. I also did Art GCSE and got an A.

    Does anyone have any advice? I worry that I'm just getting myself down but I'm also worried that maybe the work actually isn't good enough, in which case I don't want to showcase it to my prospective universities. What kind of things can I create in the next couple of weeks that would fit well in an interior design portfolio?

    Sorry for being negative, I've been looking at my work for the past couple hours and it's made me very upset!
    Some architectural sketches of spaces to practice drawing interiors. You could take a very simple space, duplicate the blank interior and then design different looks/styles.

    Have you done any textile designs or practical pieces? Photographs of practical pieces (even if it's alterations to furniture you've done for your own house/friends) and some designs for textiles (again even if they're sketches/development work and not the finished product) would help add some variety to your portfolio.
 
 
 
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