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Effective Term:
Fall 2020 through Summer 2022
Course Number:
ID 200
Course Title:
Interior Design Studio Foundations
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Course Description

Covers the historical, social and personal contexts of interior design. Offers the opportunity to complete various design projects. Includes examples of the built environment from many sources. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of spatial composition within interior environments.
  2. Communicate design solutions that are a result of research into interior design case studies.
  3. Utilize design vocabulary in oral and written project solutions.

Aspirational Goals

The goal of this class is to provide a foundational course that follows a studio model of hands-on investigative student work.

Course Activities and Design

Basic model building will give students an opportunity to explore spatial composition within interior architectural spaces.

Oral presentation on a design movement and the individuals involved.  Design vocabulary will be required to be demonstrated.

Create design solutions that solve for client's needs in an abstract format.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Three-dimensional model created out of paper or board that students create to explore spatial composition.  This will be assessed with a performance rubric

Oral presentation will be assessed with a performance rubric.

Abstract and diagrammed solutions will be assess with performance rubrics.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Critical thinking as it pertains to interior design solutions

Analysis of design history from a position of inquiry and diversity.

Distilling design ideas into describable, abstract diagrams.