Students will study the importance of Fabrics in interior design and how to choose fabrics and other woven material for an interior space. Emphasis will be laid on understanding the various types of fibres and woven and non-woven fabrics used in interior design and their manufacturing process. At the end of the course the students will have a thorough knowledge of the variety and usage if the fabrics available for interior design.
Furniture Design Studio
This course is designed to explore the designing, production and usage of furniture in an interior space. Students will learn to appreciate furniture as functional art and will also study the history and evolution of furniture by doing various projects.
Media Communication for Interior Design
In this subject emergent new media design methods will be examined in a broad context of evolving cultural, technological, sociological and scientific developments. Students will have the opportunity to develop collective and personal communication skills to convey complex ideas in the built environment and apply methods for crafting the message, presentation techniques and personal Web communication. The course will address marketing and public relations for design firms as an extension of the designer’s voice.
Inspiration and Concept Development
Interior design does not exist in a vacuum, but is embodied in the historical agenda of its time. In Concept & Style Studio, we will explore the catalysts of style and design throughout particular periods of design history and their influences through readings, discussions, slide lectures, and design projects. Projects dealing with residential, hospitality, and retail environments as well as the purely conceptual, will deal with stylistic and influential issues and solutions and will draw on precedents of style for inspiration.