Interior Design

Check out the research databases and websites below

Popular multi-subject databases

The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to interior design.

ProQuest(external link)
Academic Search Complete(external link)
Science Direct(external link)
Academic OneFile(external link)

Other useful databases

LinkedIn Learning(external link)
LinkedIn Learning provides access to many useful resources on creative industries(external link).  It also includes relevant learning resources on Business(external link) and technology.(external link)

Safetyhub(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.

Recommended websites

Check out these websites for trusted information.

Careers NZ: Interior Designer(external link)
Information on interior design as a career including job opportunities.

Digital NZ: Image Collection(external link)
A searchable collection of New Zealand photographs, drawings, paintings, sculpture and interiors.

DINZ The Designers Institute of New Zealand(external link)
Represents graphic design, interactive design, spatial design, product design, design management, service design and design education.

Find New Zealand Artists(external link) 
Over 18,000 New Zealand artists

Museum of New Zealand /Te Papa Tongarewa(external link) 
Te Papa is New Zealand's National museum.

Worksafe New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.


Bloomsbury applied visual arts(external link) 
Combines visual inspiration with practical advice on everything from idea generation and research techniques to portfolio development.

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Interior Design(external link)

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