Interior Design (INT)
Continues the exploration of the role of the interior designer with an emphasis on construction, assemblies, and finishes typical of commercial buildings.
Exploration of the role of the interior designer with an emphasis on material research and its use in the design of interior space.
To provide critical thinking and skills as it relates to the interior environment and human centered spaces; to provide for the promotion of legal requirements and appropriate design sensibilities for the health, safety and welfare of the occupants of an interior environment.
Exploration of the role of the interior designer with an emphasis on practical knowledge and use of drawing conventions in the documentation and implementation of design work for construction.
This course is a survey of the history of interior design and furnishings over the past 150 years of design. Students will explore the most recent eras of design history and theory and the cultural and social forces that guided them, toward a better understanding of the design enterprise today.
To teach students the basics of interior planning processes, as it relates to human needs and functions; including anthropometrics, ergonomics and circulation of building spaces.
To teach students the processes of interior planning as it relates to human needs and functions within a residential setting; including universal design, sustainable practices and safety criteria, codes and design concepts.
Observe and analyze selected international urban, architecture and interiors using various methods and media. Visits to museums may be included. On-site design project may be featured.
This course explores the immaterial, temporal and phenomenal aspects of spatial design for inhabited interior environments. Lighting and acoustics, although immaterial, play a significant role in fashioning gracious, functional and inspiring spaces for people. This course will emphasize the qualitative, aesthetic and energy performance considerations in designing interiors for environmental stewardship.
Interior design research and studio exploration of project types in commercial interiors with a focus on healthcare and evidence based design.
Interior design research and studio exploration of project types through an individual design thesis.
The course prepares students for design practice by exploring subjects of design identity development, portfolio development, project management, and practices management. Students will investigate the regulations and insurance issues related to independent professional practice for designers.