Ecole Française de Décor
Ecole Française du Décor
The Ecole Française du Décor offers the highest quality training programmes for decorative painting and heritage property restoration. Over the years, the school has developed a level of excellence that helps highlight the value of the decorative artist profession.
A supportive school spirit
As part of the training programmes, students are assisted with the progression and completion of their professional goals, with the help of individual guidance. The teachers – all professionals in the field – share their knowledge and experience, helping to create a supportive team dynamic.
Students are carefully monitored and invited to be involved in various events with other course graduates, which creates opportunities for networking and work collaborations.
The decorative artist
A successful decorative artist is able to devise, design and implement ideas for both large-scale projects and smaller decorative work.
They have a creative and independent nature; are able to work alone on tasks requiring meticulous attention to detail; adapt easily to group work on building sites (working at heights and outside); enjoy paying close attention to finishing touches; and are open to moving locations for work.
They understand how trends change within interior design; are interested in a diverse range of techniques; are highly practical; and have a passion for innovation. They also have a business-centric mind; are interested in and perceptive of clients needs and know how to express them.
They work mainly with companies who specialise in cultural heritage, renovating historical buildings and monuments; theatre set studios; cinema; show production; theme parks; local government; decoration shops; architecture and interior architecture agencies; construction, painting and decoration companies.
They can either be a salaried employee or self-employed under a number of different statuses – artisan, trader, liberal professional, artist etc.