Kitchen and Bathroom Design
Starting Date: April 9, 2013
Time: Tuesday 12:15-3:15 PM
Length 15 weeks; one meeting per week
Academic Hours 60
Cost: 3400 ₪ + 200 ₪ Non refundable Registration Fee.
Payment by Cash, Check or Credit Card. All fees must be paid up to one week before the course starts. If paying by Credit Card, tuition may be paid in installments of no less than 250 ₪ /mo for a maximum of 10 months. If paying by check, checks must be paid in advance and can be post dated until the course completion date. Cash – tuition must be paid in full before the course begins. (For exceptions please call our office)
Aim: The course will outline approaches and present practical skills for designing kitchens today. Technical knowledge will be provided in lectures and out of class site visits, as well as aesthetic criteria will be reviewed with full integration of current trends and fabrication. The classroom will be set up as a design studio in which the student will draft, draw, and present their ideas, learn from their peers and get critiqued by the instructor and visiting professionals.
Course Requirements: Intermediate drafting skills and drafting equipment.
Course Work: 15 – 3 hour, weekly sessions, lectures, weekly presentations of homework projects, construction site visit, interior product vendor visits,
WEEK 1 Introduction, knowing our clients
WEEK 2 Basic terms and ergonomics
WEEK 3 Materials: international and local
WEEK 4 Familiarizing ourselves with the wide variety of appliances
WEEK 5 Basic layouts for kitchen plans, the magic triangle
WEEK 6 Mastering the corner unit, Islands- pros and cons
WEEK 7 Kitchen sketching
WEEK 8 Electric, plumbing and gas plans for kitchens
WEEK 9 Site Visit – Carpentry workshop, Stone Fabrication factory
WEEK 10 Final project: Kitchen
WEEK 11 Introduction to bathroom design, the Israeli market and style
WEEK 12 Defining sanitary ware
WEEK 13 Layout options
WEEK 14 Site Visit – showroom.
WEEK 15 Final project: Bathroom
Yael Steinberger, born in Israel to American parents who made Aliyah. She is Married to Amotz, a CPA, and mother to Omer, Ella and Yair. An Interior Designer with a P.Eng in Industrial Design, she has experience in designing homes for both Hebrew and English speaking families. By utilizing her familiarity with trends and ideas from abroad and accommodating and translating them to homes in Israel, she is able to design homes for all different types of people and styles throughout Israel. Yael, is a long time volunteer in her city, at the Jewish Agency Partnership 2000 Modi’in-Rochester.
I found the Interior Design program to be very up to date and taught by a true professional. Each class left me looking forward to the next. I highly recommend this course to anyone considering a career in Interior Design
Devorah R, Betar Ilit