Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Interior Designers industry has been anything but rosy over the past five years; nevertheless, the industry managed to grow marginally over the period. However, the industry will experience rosier conditions over the five years to 2019. The housing market is expected to improve strongly, yielding growth for residential interior designers as existing home sales and housing starts make up ground over the five-year period. Meanwhile, high corporate profit will enable companies to expand and remodel, leading to improved nonresidential construction and greater demand for commercial interior designers... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of interior designers corresponds to the distribution of the population, home values, business centers and income levels. The industry is concentrated in the Southeast, the West and the Mid-Atlantic region.
About 28.5% of the nation's interior designers are located in the Southeast region. These designers generate an estimated 25.1% of the industry's revenue. This is in line with the region's share of the population, which is 25.4%, according to the most recent Census data. Florida is the most prominent state within the region as it accounts for almost half of the region's designers and revenue. Florida is a prominent tourist destination; as such, demand from the hospitality sector is strong for interior designers... purchase to read more