Modern Danish Design
Participants will overview the principles of Danish modern design. Review the 6 key Danish designers and what made their work unique. They will learn the value & contribution made by modern Danish masters to contemporary furniture and interior spaces.
A closer look into a handful of Danish master furniture designers who seized the world’s attention with fresh aesthetic and organic modern furniture that is still pertinent in today’s contemporary interiors.
Classroom Instruction / Lecture with multi-media
Entry Level (recognition/recall/comprehension)
2 Interior Design
2.4 Furniture Design & Materials
Traditional American Rooms: A Sourcebook for Design
Describe/differentiate between Georgian/Federal/Colonial Revival millwork. Design more historically accurate moldings/mantels/doors/mill work. Explain changes that have altered architectural detailing over time. Compare/contrast orders, moldings and arrangement of mill work in interiors.
Let's Sit and Talk! (and while we're talking about sitting, it all starts with the Foam!)
To gain thorough knowledge/understanding of foam seating and construction. For Designers to recognize good construction from bad construction. For Designers to know to correctly write seating specifications.
Do You Really Know What You’re Specifying? Go Beyond Aesthetics, Image or Design Statements
Participant will learn to thoroughly examine base components of wood carefully. Participant will be better able to meet needs of client and better able to distinguish products that are more apt to provide long lasting quality from those that will deteriorate rapidly.
High Pressure Decorative Laminates
Understand what HPDL is and how it was developed. Learn about the process and the raw materials used to produce HPDL. Learn techniques to use HPDL. Learn how/where to fabricate HPDL and where not to.
Sustainable Furniture Design (H&S/W)
Identify two best certifications for sustainable wood products/six common types of woods and three main types of upholstery foams and understand benefits. Identify primary certifications for sustainable textiles. Comprehend dangers of VOC’s in furniture and regulations restricting emission levels.
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