STUDENT WORK

Interior Design

Listed below are some of the areas of interior design that will be covered in class.

 

DESIGN THEORY
exploring three-dimensional design principles. Through sketching and model building, the class analyzes form, spatial ordering and circulation systems.

COLOR
In-depth study of color and its psychological effect on the environment. Color systems will be studied in detail.

PERSPECTIVE I
Students will learn one- and two-point perspective and other visual rendering techniques.

MARKER RENDERING I                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Students will learn the newest techniques in rendering with markers. Emphasis is placed on three-dimensional illustrations and the development of individual style.

SPACE-PLANNING                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A series of spaceplanning projects are assigned. Speed and accuracy of spaceplanning are stressed. Lecture to accompany the class on space allowance specifications.

BUSINESS PRINCIPLES
A detailed study of the principles for management of an independent design studio. All business procedures will be researched.

TEXTILES
Exploration of the world of textiles, fibers and their purchase and manufacturing. Resources for textile purchase also will be studied.

LIGHTING SPECIFICATIONS
Analysis of lighting for both residential and commercial applications. Special emphasis is on lighting vocabulary, plans, distribution and quality.

INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN
Study of the design of health care facilities. The class is part lecture and part studio with a set of working portfolio boards completed for the final. Specification writing is also covered.

PHOTOSHOP*
learn skills required for production of digital presentation boards, management of image files, printing and integration of AutoCad into image files.

BUILDING CODES
An overview of building codes required in commercial installations.

ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
Study of sustainable environments, quality of life issues and the “smart house”-use of computers and electronics in buildings.

COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING I
Introduction to architectural computer drafting with emphasis on interior design, using AUTOCAD software and Windows.