Basic Interior Space Planning
In session dedicated to color, scale and proportion, lighting, furniture arrangement, floor and wall treatments, and client psychology, you conceptualize and plan creative solutions for interior spaces.
This course, an introduction to the preparation of architectural drawings, covers the identification and use of drafting equipment, drafting in scale, basic lettering, line weights, and standard notation conventions.
Discover color and its implications for designers and artists, such as the use of color to solve spatial problems. This course also examines color qualities, color harmony, and the way colors interact.
Drawing Interiors: Perspective
Drawing and two-dimensional media are means of observing, documenting, and reimagining interior spaces. This course teaches these mechanics of visual representation, with an emphasis on plans, sections, elevations, and perspectives.
We recommend taking electives before the following two courses.
Commercial Interior Design
Students experience the design process for a commercial project in a studio environment. By developing a concept into a coherent interior space, they learn to weigh the impact of different layouts, finishes, lighting, and furniture.
Residential Interior Design
Explore the design problems and processes that characterize a residential interiors practice. Propose solutions for window, ceiling, doorway, floor, and wall treatments, and master the drafting techniques best suited to presentations.
Electives that fulfill certificate requirements include Rhino 1, SketchUp, AutoCAD 1.