Interior Design Workshops

The time and place to roll up one's sleeves and put the passion for design to work is here.

Every January, March, and August, SoFA Design Institute offers 4 to 8-session modules on Fashion and Interior Design. Whether for initial or complementary training, participants expand their skills in varied design and technical disciplines.



Basic Interior Styling

Course Description:

In this best-selling workshop, students will gain skills in developing ideas, laying out floor plans, choosing the right color palettes, and selecting the right furniture pieces and furnishings to enhance the look of interior spaces. This 8-week course is ideal for individuals who are interested in exploring the art and science of styling spaces.

Schedule: October 21 - December 9 | Monday | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 12,000

Advance Interior Styling

Course Description:

This workshop is a follow up to Basic Interior Styling where participants will learn how to develop a style for different personality types, and learn continental styles across the globe. Participants will also practice how to create moodboards and tableaus using the principles of visual storytelling.

Schedule: November 7 - December 12 | Thursday | 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 15,000

Event Styling

Course Description:

This course is focused on teaching concepts and techniques for creating ideal set-ups for parties and events. In this class progression, students will learn how to conceptualize, develop, and execute ideas to make scenic decor settings for a variety of occasions. The course will delve into floralscaping, tablescaping, backdrops and props, lighting, fabrics, color management, and other vital principles of event styling.

Schedule: October 23 - December 11 | Wednesday | 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 12,000

Luxury Interior Styling Masterclass

Schedule: November 14 - December 12 | Thursday | 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM


Designing for the Senses

Course Description:

SoFA Design Institute offers the most innovative design education in the Philippines. Join academic chairperson for Interior Design, IDr. Denise Ayado, and Interior Design faculty, IDr. Bam Basbas, for an intensive workshop on engaging the senses to create evocative interior spaces. This is a special workshop for students and professional designers at all levels. Each participant will work on an Interior design concept with the help of the instructors and classroom peers.

Schedule: August 8, 9 & 10 | Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

Tuition: PHP 10,000

Faculty: Interior Design - IDr. Denise Ayado | Interior Design faculty - IDr. Bam Basbas

Philosophy for Design

Course Description:

Aesthetics is a branch of Philosophy that considers our relationship to beauty and the mechanism by which we search for beauty. This interactive workshop will confront conceptual problems arising from our involvment in the design process. Our objective will be to illustrate how philosophical insights contribute to creativity. This guided discourse will be moderated by the philosopher Mark Dacela and architect Tobias Guggenheimer.

Schedule: November 9 | Saturday | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 4,000


Upon completing a workshop, students will gain introductory skills and knowledge that will serve as foundation for formal education or personal practice.


Tuition ranges from approximately PHP 7,500 to PHP 18,000 depending on the workshop topic and scope. Each workshop spans to about 4 - 8 weeks.

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