INT 120 - Surface Materials for the Interior
Appropriate use of fabrics, wood, laminates, tiles, vinyls, metals and glass is introduced. Durability, cleanability, and flammability of materials will be studied emphasizing substainable and green design. Aesthetic considerations will be explored. Field trips are an integral part of this course. Excellent for students interested in the building or hospitality industry. This course is recommended for students pursuing a career in Interior Design.
1 Class Hour; 2 Studio Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Continue research for new design products that are appropriate for residential and commercial applications.
2. Understand functional and aesthetic qualities of interior design products useful for a variety of applications.
3. Develop an intuitive and analytical approach to choosing interior products that will function and visually work together. Always consider the relationships between focal point, line, shape/form, color, texture and pattern, and quality of natural and aritficial light.
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