Finishing touches: Steady downstream construction activity will sustain industry revenue

The Interior Designers industry, comprising professionals engaged in the planning, designing, decorating and administering of projects in interior spaces, grew steadily over the past five years. Growth over the past five years was primarily driven by rising residential and commercial construction. Among the residential construction market, housing starts were also an important driver for industry revenue. Over the five years to 2023, the Interior Designers industry is expected to continue growing, though at a slower pace. Underlying this growth, residential and commercial construction is expected to increase at a slower pace as abnormally high demand from previous periods is satisfied and the markets normalize...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$18bn
Annual Growth 13-18
7.0%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
145,253
Businesses
114,073
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry growth is dependent on the level of activity within its complementary sectors
  • Residential projects make up the largest segment for industry operators on average
  • Growth in corporate profit will help drive demand for industry operators
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Interior designers work to design interior spaces that are as beautiful as they are functional and safe through determining space requirements and selecting decorative items, such as colors, lighting and materials. They need to be knowledgeable of building codes, inspection regulations and universal accessibility standards. It is common for industry operators to specialize in residential projects or in a variety of commercial and nonresidential projects. While most of the industry's revenue comes from interior design services for commercial and residential projects, a notable amount of revenue is also generated through reselling merchandise and interior decorating services...purchase to read more.

    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

  • Good project management skills
  • Access to niche markets
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from commercial building construction and Existing home sales 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 their 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 sectors.

    Industry Products
  • Full-service interior design services for residential buildings
  • Full-service interior design services for non-residential buildings
  • Resale of merchandise
  • 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

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Existing home sales
  • Value of residential construction
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Housing starts

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream growth
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Continued but slowed growth
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Interior Designers Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • 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
  • Full-service interior design services for residential buildings
  • Full-service interior design services for non-residential buildings
  • Resale of merchandise
  • Interior decorating services
  • Other services
  • Chart: Interior Designers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Residential interior design
  • Nonresidential interior design

  • Major Markets
  • Individuals and households
  • All other
  • Corporations and businesses
  • Hospitality providers
  • Healthcare providers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Interior Designers Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Interior Designers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    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
    Table: Industry Data for the Interior Designers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Value of Private Nonresidential Construction (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    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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