ID 254 - Textiles, Interior Materials, Finishes and Details3 Cr. Hrs.
The focus of this course explores the characteristics and qualities of textiles, interior materials, finishes, and details used in residential and nonresidential interiors in the built environment. The textiles component addresses characteristics, construction and manufacturing processes regarding: weaves, knitting, finishes, dyeing, printing, as well as examining guidelines that affect selection and use of textiles: aesthetics, appropriateness for application; suitability, durability serviceability, care and renovation, performance, textile laws, regulations, and sustainability concerns. The interior materials and finishes component presents a study including: upholstery, floor, wall, ceilings, window coverings with reference to environmental concerns, function, building codes, performance, installation methods and guidelines, material maintenance, cost estimation, manufactures, and product knowledge. The details component includes moldings, doors, door hardware, hospital hardware, and custom interior detailing. Cabinet construction used in residential and non residential interior environments are examined in terms of properties, construction techniques, characteristics, qualities, specifications, codes, installation, manufactures and end use of products. Sustainable design concepts, building codes, standards and regulations are highlighted. The design and communication of custom interior elements for architectural detailing of residential and contract applications will include the design of flooring patterns, custom wall patterns, cabinetry, and furniture. Emphasis will be on producing drawings of casework, millwork, furniture, and architectural elements, assembling component parts of the design installation, cost estimation and installation. Graphic skills will be explored using hand-drafting and CADD skills to generate shop drawings included in exercises and project assignments. This course has a studio component and meets a total of 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): ID 101 , ID 151 , ID 152 , ID 251 , ID 252 .