If you're debating over whether or not to get an interior design degree to start a career in interior design, debate no more. According to the responses a number of interior design professionals gave in the book, Becoming an Interior Designer, by Christine Piotrowski, an interior design education is rated as highly important and desirable. An interior design degree is expected in today's competitive workforce. An interior design education is the foundation for any interior designer who wants to practice in the field today. What's more, education doesn't stop with the completion of an interior design degree. Instead, an interior design education goes on for the lifetime of one's career.