Designer demand: Demand for industry services from new businesses and homeowners will boost revenue

Over the past five years, the Interior Designers industry in Canada has exhibited moderate success, reflected by moderate revenue growth and solid operational expansion. Demand from downstream markets, predominately the residential construction sectors, buoyed revenue growth during times of volatile commercial conditions. During the five-year period, the residential market picked up, even though housing starts experienced a double-digit decline in 2013. The residential market was also supported with strong support from residential construction, per capita disposable income and residential construction. Over the five years to 2023, industry revenue is forecast to more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand from downstream markets buoyed revenue growth during volatile commercial conditions
  • An increase in renovation expenditure is unable to mitigate losses in other key markets
  • The rate of new homeownership may prompt industry revenue stagnation
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Commercial interior design servicesCommercial or nonresidential interior design services account for an estimated 51.0% of total industry revenue in 2018. Interior designers provide traditional decorating expertise, such as choosing a style and colour scheme and then selecting appropriate fixtures, furniture, window coverings and artwork. However, interior designers also are involved with planning and overall layout of a commercial building. In offices, small alterations in design, such as changes in lighting or the positioning of common areas, can affect worker productivity and employee retention. Thus, interior designers are providing a greater array of services, working together with architects to help layout structural plans. For...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Interior Designers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Interior Designers Industry are

  • Having contracts which are favourable to purchaser
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to manage external (outsourcing) contracts
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from non-residential building construction and Per capita disposable income in the Interior Designers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Interior Designers Industry?

    This industry designs architectural interiors and their furnishings. Companies take building codes, health and safety regulations, floor planning, electrical needs, interior fittings and furniture into account. These services are used by the hospitality, healthcare, commercial and residential sector.

    Industry Products
  • Commercial interior design services
  • Residential interior design services
  • Interior decorating services
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Interior decorating consulting
  • Interior design consulting
  • Institutional design
  • Interior decorating administration
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from non-residential building construction
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Housing starts
  • Residential renovation expenditure
  • National unemployment rate

  • Current Performance
  • Larger share for residentials
  • Alternative income
  • Highly fragmented interior landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Housing market limits demand
  • Commercial sector
  • Enterprises and wages
  • Table: Interior Designers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Interior Designers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Homebuilders in Canada
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Canada
  • Architects in Canada
  • Hotels & Motels in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electricians in Canada
  • Floor Covering Wholesaling in Canada
  • Household Furniture Manufacturing in Canada
  • Office Furniture Manufacturing in Canada
  • Plumbing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Commercial interior design services
  • Other services
  • Residential interior design services
  • Interior decorating services
  • Chart: Interior Designers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Residential interior design
  • Commercial interior design
  • Other demographic and social demand determinants

  • Major Markets
  • Businesses including architectural firms
  • Individuals and households
  • Other
  • Government and public institutions
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Interior Designers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Interior Designers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Interior Designers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Interior Designers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Interior Designers Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Value of Nonresidential Construction (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A self-employed person who is not employed continuously but hired to do specific assignments.
  • In-House
  • Conducted within, coming from, or being within an organization or group.
  • Printed Media
  • Media such as print advertisements, newspapers, magazines, brochures, product labels, stationery products and medical and scientific diagrams that are not digital.
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