This course describes a group of various, yet, related projects that involve turning an interior space into an "effective setting for the range of human activities" that are to take place there. Interior design is a multifaceted profession that includes conceptual development & communication with the stakeholders of a project and the management & execution of the design. This course implies that there is more of an emphasis on Planning, Functional design and effective use of space involved in this profession, as compared to interior decoration. An interior designer can undertake projects that include arranging the basic layout of spaces within a building as well as projects that require an understanding of technical issues such as acoustics, lighting, temperature, etc.
This course introduces the student to the visual language employed by architects and interior designers to communicate their designs to clients and contractors. Students will learn to use traditional drafting tools and equipment to create presentations and construction drawings. Through a series of lectures, exercises and projects, the student will develop the ability to visualize their designs and create line-work and lettering required to present those designs in a professional manner.
How to develop a personal philosophy towards interior design and an individual approach to its conduct.
How to progress a project from inception to completion.
How to be competent in drawing and modeling and use these techniques to explore and express visual ideas.
How to respond with sensitivity and care to environmental and safety issues when realizing design concepts.
To develop the ability to solve and present problems clearly, creatively and quickly.
Design and Style
Starting to Sketch
Color, Pattern and Fabrics
Launching and promoting your practice
Meeting the client
Financial and Business systems
Managing a project
Conclusion. Next step and Action plan