Jul 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ID 251 - Foundations of Interior Design

4 Cr. Hrs.
A continued overview of the interior design profession and an introduction to the application of design theory and techniques with emphasis on interior space planning through applied projects for residential and non-residential structures. Focus is on applying 2and 3 dimensional design elements and principles to design projects and the development of the spatial envelope. Emphasis includes: visual literacy and theories of design compositions, concept statements, the design process (programming, schematic and design development, contract documentation and administration, and POE); functional requirements; human factors; ability to visualize concepts through sketching, selection of interior materials and finishes; development of furniture, fixtures, equipment, electrical, and lighting layouts. Codes research, sustainability issues; universal design and design for multicultural environments are highlighted. Drafting and sketching techniques for a residential and non-residential space are reinforced through developing floor plans, elevations, sections, schedules, specifications, and rendered perspectives. Furniture, finishes, materials and textiles are presented as a schematic proposal. This course has a studio component and meets a total of 8 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): ID 101 , ID 151 , ID 152 , ART 105 , ART 106 . Corequisite(s): ID 252 , ART 229