Interior design is part of the world of architecture. Interior designers are responsible for the architectural planning of the environment of the home, workplace, places of entertainment, leisure and shopping.
There is emphasis on aesthetic, cultural, technological, economic and environmental dimensions. The interior designer must also relate to the context, to the design of the exterior of the building, as well as understanding the various materials, colors, systems and infrastructures, bathroom appliances, lighting fixtures, furnishing, etc.
Improvement in the quality of life, an increase in leisure time and technological developments together with economic progress have led to the development of a wider range of demands from architects and interior designers in terms of the well-being of the users, the use of the various modern building materials and the design of living and working space to meet definitions of functional or design requirements.
The Format of the Interior Design Course
The interior design studies offered through the Interior Design and Architecture Course will include the construction of an interior design portfolio and special preparation for the entrance examinations for leading design colleges.
Lectures include planning and exercises in such subjects as history and theory of interior design and furniture, the features and technologies of finishing materials, comfort (climatic, thermal, acoustic, etc.) of furniture and products, colors and textures and general aspects of the design and furnishing of internal spaces
For the planning exercises, the students are required to plan middle-range projects and to prove design skills and technical understanding.
In lectures and exercise emphasis will be placed on the various types of buildings such as educational institutions, residential buildings, hotels, offices, restaurants, religious buildings, and so on.
The course will include a number of study tours around the country to relevant locations.
The course includes 100 hours of study.
Objective of the Program
The objective of the course is to train students in the design of interior spaces and furnishings as interior designers.
The students will study the technical and aesthetic aspects of design, so that graduates will be able to plan interior spaces and furnishing.
Content of the Interior Design Course
The history of the development of styles in interior design � from the classical Greek period to the present day. The development of architectural design and furnishings throughout the history of western civilization.
The course will provide definitions, samplings and analysis of the most important styles that have developed and will describe the syntax for an understanding of the importance of architectural style.
A wide acquaintance with the world of design, general concepts in design and basic concepts of graphic design (visual communication), industrial design, fashion design, textile design, jewelry design, animation, art, interior design and architecture.