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IBISWorld’s Industry Market Report on Interior Designers is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Ensure due diligence in your research with our strategic analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments; economic, lifestyle and demographic influences; distribution and supply chain factors; and pricing issues.


Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
Annual Growth

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth in the residential and commercial construction markets is expected to continue, benefiting industry demand
  • Improvements in commercial construction provided a boon for the industry
  • Sustained residential market improvements will continue benefiting the industry
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The five years to 2017 are marked by a steady growth in demand for interior designer services. Not too far removed from plummeting revenue between the housing collapse and the early recovery, the resurgence of downstream construction markets paved the way for overall revenue growth. The scale of growth in the industry over the past five years can be partially attributed to the delay of demand for industry services, particularly in the residential construction market and less reliably from the private nonresidential construction segment. Industry revenue is estimated to be grow strongly over the five years to 2017. Over the next five years, industry revenue is projected to rise as growth in the residential and commercial construction market is expected to continue.

    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Interior Designers industry has low barriers to entry. Market share concentration among the top four companies in the industry is less than 10.0%, therefore there is no one company that exerts substantial market power in the industry. The high level of competition in the industry is one potential barrier to success in the industry. The majority of companies in the industry are small nonemployers that win small contracts, particularly in the residential sector. However, there are some larger design companies that operate primarily in the commercial sector. Some of these larger companies can utilize economies of scale to secure significant purchasing power and contain costs. Maj

    Additional Insights for the Interior Designers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Interior Designers Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Access to niche markets
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of residential construction and Value of private nonresidential construction in the Interior Designers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Interior Designers Industry?

    This industry comprises operators that design architectural interiors and their furnishings. In the operations, interior designers take into account building codes, health and safety regulations, traffic patterns, floor planning, electrical needs, interior fittings and furniture. These services are used by the hospitality, healthcare, commercial and residential sector.

    Industry Products
    Residential interior design services
    Commercial interior design services
    Merchandise sales
    Other services
    Interior decorating services
    Industry Activities
    Consulting on interior decorating matters
    Consulting on residential design matters
    Consulting on institutional design matters

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of residential construction
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Demand from furniture and related product manufacturing
  • Existing home sales
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Operating trends
  • A stronger housing market
  • The commercial side
  • Rising profit margins
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Housing growth
  • Commercial growth
  • Operational trends
  • Table: Interior Designers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Interior Designers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Airport Operations
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Non-Hotel Casinos
  • Hotels & Motels

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Carpenters
  • Flooring Installers
  • Home Furnishing Wholesaling
  • Household Furniture Manufacturing
  • Painters

  • Products & Services
  • Residential interior design services
  • Commercial interior design services
  • Merchandise sales
  • Interior decorating services
  • Other services
  • Chart: Interior Designers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Residential interior design
  • Commercial interior design

  • Major Markets
  • Residential
  • Hospitality/Commercial
  • Corporate/Office
  • Institutional
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Interior Designers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Interior Designers

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Interior Designers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Interior Designers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Interior Designers Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Value of Private Nonresidential Construction (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Computer-Aided Design
  • The use of computer technology to aid the design and drafting of a part or product using software tools that can create two-dimensional drawings or three-dimensional models.
  • Leadership In Energy And Environment Design (Leed)
  • An environmental building certificate program that was established under the US Green Building Council and certifies buildings that meet energy-efficiency and green requirements.
  • The International Code Council (Icc)
  • A council that develops and publishes the international building codes.
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