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INT 124 - Interior Design Analysis

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Emphasizes the acquisition of knowledge and experience needed to create pleasing and effective interior design. Focus will be on space planning, furniture styles, color schemes, wall coverings, and floor and window treatments. Also includes exploration of the interior design profession and related career areas.
Competencies
  1. Describe characteristics of the interior design industry
  2. Identify interior ambience styles
    1. List characteristics of each
    2. Describe the ambience style that best fits your personal expression
  3. Identify characteristics of major furniture styles
  4. Explain shopping strategies for purchasing furniture
  5. Describe how to check for quality in furniture
    1. List materials available
    2. Identify joining methods
    3. Describe various finishes
  6. Describe the elements and principles of design
  7. Describe the principles of color as they apply to interior design
    1. Identify the seven color schemes
    2. Discuss how color can create illusions in a room
    3. Describe how to successfully implement neutrals as a color decorating scheme
  8. Evaluate the characteristics of various fabrics for home furnishings
    1. List properties that upholstery fabrics should possess
    2. Describe the window fabrics that are used for curtains/drapes
    3. Explain the fabrics used for the manufactured product category “linens.”
  9. Explain the basic floor planning arrangement techniques
  10. Select appropriate window treatments for various window styles
    1. Identify various window types
    2. Describe fabric techniques for window coverings
    3. Identify different characteristics of shades, shutters, and blinds
    4. Identify drapery/curtain hardware
    5. List steps in measuring for drapes
  11. Discuss the various choices available to decorate walls and ceilings
    1. Describe wallpaper types and finishes
    2. Describe the different types of paint
    3. Describe painting techniques
    4. Describe fabric treatments for walls
  12. Identify appropriate floor covering for various room functions
    1. List all floor covering options available
    2. Discuss advantages and disadvantages of each floor covering
  13. Describe the functions of lighting in room design
    1. List the types of lighting appropriate for various rooms
    2. Identify various lighting fixtures
  14. Describe techniques for creating personal touches in room design



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