One Year Foundation Program
The One-Year course provides the students with a firm foundation in design thinking and the basics of technical drawing and exposure to various types of materials used in interiors. Students will learn to design Residential Interiors, and on completion of the course will be able to work as residential designers, interior stylists, colour consultants, kitchen and bathroom designers among other professional opportunities.
Fundamentals of Design:
This subject exposes the students to the basics of design and the fundamentals of design theory. Students will learn to understand and appreciate design by exploring and applying the various elements and principles of design including colour and colour theory. The study of human factors like ergonomics and anthropometry will be an integral part of the course so that students will be able to understand the relation between the natural and the built environment.
Visual Communication and Presentation:
This subject forms the foundation of an interior designer’s work as it helps the designer to come up with and communicate original ideas. The subject includes basics of technical drafting, illustrative sketching and presentation of work using various Medias.
Studio for Residential Space:
This design studio introduces students to the concepts of designing residential spaces. Students will learn how to conceptualize design and execute it using techniques. Space planning, defining finishes and materials for a space as well as making working and presentation drawings will be an integral part of the course.
Interior Construction and Detailing:
In this subject the students will learn the importance of various types of constructional details as applicable to interior spaces. The study of the various parts of a building and their role in the overall structure will form the basis of this course.
Essentials of Materials and Systems:
It is very important for an interior designer to have a good understanding of the materials and finishes available and being used in interiors. This subject helps the students to learn about the properties and usage of various materials available in the market today. Along with this students also learn about building systems such as sanitary and plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems etc.