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Furniture Design
Students investigate all aspects of furniture design, including materials, fabrication techniques, form, style, drawing, and production. Emphasis is placed on scale, human factors, and industrial application. This course also covers the relationship of interior space, structure, and product purpose to object design. This is not a studio fabrication course, although scaled prototypes may be produced.
Jan 28 - Apr 29
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Interior Lighting
An introduction to theory, technique, and creative lighting concepts basic to all interiors. Study materials, color, luminaires and luminaire selection, layout, and approaches to various building types. Prerequisite: Basic Drafting or equivalent experience.
Jan 24 - Apr 18
On Campus
Thursday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Commercial Interior Design
Students explore the design process for a commercial project in a studio environment. They begin with a concept and develop their idea into a coherent interior space, exploring issues of spatial layout and signifi- cance, materials and finishes, lighting, and furniture. Students present their final projects, complete with rendered drawings and a materials board. Prerequisites: Basic Drafting and Basic Interior Space...
Jan 22 - Apr 16
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Residential Interior Design
Explore the possibilities of architectural design of interior space for the private home and apartment. Participate in exercises geared to finding viable and interesting solutions to design problems such as window, ceiling, doorway, floor, and wall treatments. Review drafting techniques that allow you to present projects in a profes- sional manner. Concentrate on space planning, furniture, color, and lighting. Explor...
Jan 24 - Apr 18
On Campus
Thursday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Kitchen and Bath
Visualize your dream kitchen and bathroom, then piece it together without bumping your head on the range hood. This class explores basic planning and layout; selection of materials, cabinets, and appliances; essential services; ventilation; lighting; conveying a design idea; and evaluating the existing setup for remodeling. Short assignments and final projects help you tackle practical realities.
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Spring 2019
Architecture of New York
New York has a compelling architectural heritage, from the Federal-style rowhouse to the modern skyscraper. Acquaint yourself with the philosophy and forces that have shaped our city. Using the city as a classroom, physically experience New York City architecture and its urban environments. Learn to identify architectural styles and understand them in the context of social, economic, and technological currents. The f...
Jan 23 - Apr 17
On Campus
Wednesday
9:15 - 11:45 AM
Spring 2019
Showrooms: A Design Resource
Explore some of the industry's finest showrooms through instructor-guided tours and lectures. The industry is complex, and ths course demystifies the showroom experience and enales the new designer to confidently access the products available on the market to complete a finished interior. Bring your design and resource knowledge up-to-date. View fabrics, lighting, and furniture, as well as window, wall, and floor cov...
Jan 22 - Apr 02
Tuesday
3:00 - 5:30 PM
Spring 2019
Prof Practices: Interior Des
This course offers you an overview of the legal, ethical, and financial aspects of the interior design field. You are introduced to current models of practice and study the role of economics, contracts, liability, licensure, and standards of practice in shaping contemporary interior design practice. What kind of marketing and promotion is effective for your particular work? Whether you intend to freelance, create a s...
Jan 23 - Feb 27
On Campus
Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Construction Documentation
This course provides an overview of construction processes and related project documents. Emphasis is placed on both the legal aspect of construction-related documents and the roles played by design professionals, contractors, owners, and others involved in the industry. You learn about construction documents, project manuals, bid proposals, specifications, contracts, submittals, and project closeout. You also examin...
Jan 28 - Mar 11
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Flats
Flat sketching is an essential part of garment production. It communicates details in the design and construction of a garment, from concept to marketing. This course introduces the professional techniques used to create fashion flats, ranging from traditional hand sketching to the use of Adobe Illustrator to produce sketches digitally in a vector format. Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Mac operating system. Knowl...
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Prof Practices: Fashion
This course introduces you to working in the fashion industry, whether your focus is fashion design, illustration, textile design, buying or merchandising. Through lectures, research, presentations by visiting professionals, and field trips, you are familiarized with current models of practice and study the various roles involved in shaping a contemporary fashion business. Whether you intend to freelance or intern, e...
Jan 24 - Feb 28
On Campus
Thursday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Interior Design Basic Core
Learn basic drafting, rendering, and space layout while studying interior materials and profes- sional practices and methods. Explore the philosophy, art, and science of constructing interior spaces. Taught in separate studio sections by two instructors, the course begins with basic drafting and rendering exercises and the fundamentals of interior construction. Through coursework and pinups, students engage in critiq...
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 3:50 PM
Spring 2019
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