Basic Principles of Interior Design
Course Starts: Fall 2013
New students are welcome to start with Kitchen & Bathroom Design Starting Spring 2013
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Time: Tuesday’s 9:00a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Length: 15 weeks
Academic Hours: 60
Instructor: Yael Steinberger
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)
PRINCIPLES OF INTERIOR DESIGN
Aim: This course will introduce the student to the principles of residential interior design beginning with the basic concepts and emphasizing drafting skills, design concepts and knowledge of materials. Through a series of design exercises, lectures, and field work, the student will become familiar with a broad overview of what designers do, and how they think. Special attention will be paid to new trends and the local design scene. In part the classroom will be set up as a design studio in which students will draft, draw and present original ideas, and learn from their peers through review and critique.
Course Requirements: Enthusiasm, inquisitiveness, and basic drafting equipment (list will be provided)
Course Work: 15 – 4 hour, weekly sessions, lectures, weekly presentations and review of homework projects,
construction site visit, interior product vendor visits, background enrichment regarding design history when relevant.
WEEK 1 Introduction: Basic principles of composition
breaking down the point, line and plane
WEEK 2 Geometrical shape
Evoke feeling through design: static composition vs. dynamic
WEEK 3 Defining figurative vs. abstract in art and design
WEEK 4 Color basics: Using colors in interior design
The color wheel, complementary colors,
Meanings of colors, warm and cool colors,
WEEK 5 Home layout: Defining zones, areas and rooms.
WEEK 6 Basic drafting skills: walls, rooms, doors and windows
WEEK 7 Workshop exercise: Apartment design plan- initial
WEEK 8 Workshop exercise: Apartment design plan- continued
WEEK 9 Workshop exercise: Apartment design plan- furnishing
WEEK 10 Field trip: construction site and/or showroom
WEEK 11 Electric and lighting plans- introduction
WEEK 12 Electric and lighting plans- continued
WEEK 13 Final project assignment
WEEK 14 Final project review
WEEK 15 Final Presentation
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