Course Overview

DATES

Autumn term: Thursday 11th October – 13th December 2018

Spring term: Thursday 17th January – 21st March 2019

DURATION

10 Thursday evenings 6-9pm

COURSE TUTOR

Katie Thomas

FEE

£299

Discover the fascinating and expansive world of interior design. This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain a general understanding of interior design, and offers the chance to experience a variety of topics through a series of practical projects.

Over the course of ten weeks you will cover subjects including: the history of design, planning, surveying and measuring interiors. You will learn a broad range of skills covering drawing scale plans and elevations and your projects will help you understand basic colour theory, the psychology of colour, pattern and texture, fabric, finishes and presentation.

Whether you wish to study this subject for your own interest or wish to apply to further interior design courses, the course will provide you with an ideal opportunity to build up your portfolio and learn the basic tools of the interior design trade.

THE COURSE INCLUDES

  • The use of colour in interior design, colour theory and psychology
  • Site surveying, drawing accurate scale plans and elevations
  • Learning to draw in 3D
  • Historical and cultural influences in design and architecture
  • Understanding interior design styles
  • Working on a project to a brief
  • Concept design, mood boards, sample boards
  • Spatial planning, sourcing materials, furniture and finishes
  • Turning 2D design ideas to 3D
  • Presentation skills