By 1915, the London Directory listed 127 individuals trading as interior decorators, of which 10 were women.
Rhoda and Agnes Garrett were the first women to train professionally as home decorators in 1874.
This can be seen from the references of Vishwakarma the architect - one of the gods in Indian mythology.
Additionally, the sculptures depicting ancient texts and events are seen in palaces built in 17th-century India.
This business model flourished from the mid-century to 1914, when this role was increasingly usurped by independent, often amateur, designers.
Large furniture firms began to branch out into general interior design and management, offering full house furnishings in a variety of styles.
Interior design is the art and science of enhancing the interiors of a space or building to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the end user.
An interior designer is someone who plans, researches, coordinates, and manages such projects.
To meet the growing demand for contract interior work on projects such as offices, hotels, and public buildings, these businesses became much larger and more complex, employing builders, joiners, plasterers, textile designers, artists, and furniture designers, as well as engineers and technicians to fulfil the job.
Firms began to publish and circulate catalogs with prints for different lavish styles to attract the attention of expanding middle classes.