It’s quite hard to tell the several skilles that one should have in this craft. A good designer has to face high capacity in terms of historical background, using pc, social relationship, knowledge depending on the sale lead demand.
So, in this sense, I very like such a position because it allows you to work in team, working with the people, swapping ideas and thoughts.
During my academic path I first found out, and then improved, the team working at Leeds MET (UK). There I saw the way they work and study in a very empiric manner. But, in italian studies I trained a very strict working method. I have graduated at Politecnico di Milano, in Interiors Design. Those two ways gave me a good approach to face a duty, in terms of deadlines,