Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)

Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)
College Code:
Engineering & Technology
Program Code:
Accelerated Delivery:
Academic Year:
2020 / 2021

Bachelor of Interior Design (BID) Portfolio Requirements

The portfolio submission is a mandatory component of the admission process for the BID program.

Application Process

Portfolio Submission

Admissible applicants are invited to submit a portfolio as part of the admission process. The portfolio may be submitted in one of two ways.

  1. Digital Portfolio may be posted on the web. Send an email with the website address (i.e., URL) to Do not email the portfolio.

  2. Hard-copy Portfolio may be mailed in a 9"x12" envelope to:
    BID Portfolio Submission c/o Sarah Turner
    Conestoga College
    850 Fountain Street South
    Cambridge, Ontario N3H 0A8

Make sure to staple pages in the upper left-hand corner. Do not bind the pages.

Portfolios are reviewed in order of date of receipt. An offer of admission is not possible until a portfolio has been received and reviewed. In order to be considered for an offer at the earliest opportunity, applicants are encouraged to submit a portfolio as soon as possible. Note that offers of admission start going out as of February 1, 2018.

After reviewing the contents of this document, please email questions regarding the portfolio to Sarah Turner, the program coordinator:

Portfolio Contents

There are three components that need to be submitted.

  1. Portfolio Cover Sheet (including declaration of ownership)
  2. Graphical Content
  3. Written Content

1. Portfolio Cover Sheet

2. Graphical Content

You are required to submit 5 - 10 pieces of your own work.

Portfolios will not be returned. Photographs, quality photocopies or scans are acceptable. All pieces must be formatted at 8 1/2" x 11" for both hard copy and digital submissions.

5-10 pieces of the applicant's own work are to be submitted.

Portfolios will be evaluated based on the applicant's ability to effectively communicate visually. The following mandatory items must be included in the portfolio submission:

The selection of the remaining 3 - 8 pieces for the portfolio is at the discretion of the applicant. Consideration of pieces that best reflect the skills that will support the application to the BID program should be given in the selection of these. These may include (but are not limited to):

For each piece of work, identify the media used and include a brief description of the work.

3. Written Content

A 250- 500 word essay to demonstrate writing style and quality.


My Perspective on the Interior Design Industry
The Reason I Am Interested in Interior Design
Program Status (Domestic)
Start DateCampusStatus**
AUG, 2020 Cambridge - Fountain Open
** Status applicable to domestic students
Program status for international students

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