Designing the Classical Interior
Overview of the literature that craftspeople have used for centuries that simplifies and graphically describes the guidelines that create timeless interior design. Understanding/using these guidelines to create proportioned rooms that are harmonious and engender positive responses…
The morning session of the course will introduces the fundamental philosophy and elements of classical architecture and their interiors. The morning session will focus on the application of design principles that are common to the great buildings and interiors of the past. The session will also present simple yet proper methods of creating baseboards, wainscoting, chair rails, door and window casings. The elements, proportional systems, and composition of interior spaces and their details will be presented using slides; measured drawings of buildings and interiors; and handouts taken from rare books that craftspeople have used for centuries to aid them in designing timeless interiors. During the afternoon session, the class as a group will design and draw a classical interior applying the information presented in the morning session. Using class discussion and computer generated drawings projected on a large screen; the class will create a floor plan and elevations of their own design. The class will be assisted in generating the plan and elevations by an architect who is well versed in the vocabulary of classical architecture.
James S. Collins
Classroom Instruction / Lecture with multi-media
Entry Level (recognition/recall/comprehension)
2 Interior Design
2.2 Design Processes
James S. Collins
Ward Bennett: American Design (G)
Learn about the following: • Furniture Design processes • American Modern Design, Interiors and Architecture • Precedent in Design • Ward Bennet and his influence on American Design
Designing Custom Carpet
Teach about fiber, yarn and carpet technology. Teach how to effectively design custom carpet for hospitality environments. Show interesting custom carpet designs. Explain factors/choices impacting carpet cost. Explain optimum soft floorcovering solutions. Identify factors in carpet design.
Intelligent Homes (H&S/W)
Identify and understand market segment that will be driving spending for residential design for the next two to three decades and what The Intelligent Home concept is and how it can help you serve this market segment…
Global Workplaces (W)
Understanding of global workplace differences/similarities, share research findings that support understanding. Create scenarios that illustrate drivers and influence on global workplace design. Raise awareness of cultural considerations, discuss process of guidelines for global workplace design.
Eames Design: "Serious Fun"
Multiple Staff Herman Miller
Provide an intro to Charles and Ray, husband and wife. Understand the following: Their seamless partnership; the value they placed on common things - good things; the process may be more important than the design itself - The importance of "pushing until the heart of the problem was revealed...
Designing Dedicated Theaters (H&S/W)
Define a “dedicated home theater”. Discuss the science of “good sound”. Analyze common mistakes with home theater design. Identify specific theater design considerations. Recognize essential criteria for engaging in electronic systems professional in the design and build process.
Utilizing an Evidence Based Design Process for Interior Design (W)
Role interior design professional plays in providing decisions that improve quality of the patient care environment. Understand challenges when employing evidence-based process/explore solutions for success. Using case studies, learn methods that can better meet the needs of healthcare environment.
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