MAGIC OF COLOR

Study various color schemes and color psychology used in designing a home. Color trends in the market and materials used are discussed.

*FIELD TRIP–LAGUNA DESIGN CENTER

Tour the design center in Laguna Niguel to study sources of purchase. Students will tour sources for furniture, floorcoverings, wall-coverings, etc. Also, time is allocated for students to visit showrooms of their choice. Tour will be outside regular class time with date to be announced.

*FIELD TRIP–WORLD FAMOUS Pacific Design Center

Tour the Pacific Design Center to study sources of purchase. Students will tour sources for furniture, floorcoverings, wallcoverings, etc. Also, time is allocated for students to visit showrooms of their choice. Tour will be outside regular class time with date to be announced.

GREAT WINDOWS AND WALLS

Study both modern and traditional window treatments, including architectural and fabric window treatments. Explore the vast variety of wall coverings available on the market. Papers, upholstered walls, reflective surfaces and other wall surfaces are discussed.

DESIGN CONCEPT

Students share their design solutions using their material boards. The instructor and students collaborate on the design solutions and celebrate the culmination of their design experience.

FINALIZING THE CONCEPT

Students will be taught material board selections and construction. Students will complete a set of material boards representing their final design solutions.

CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

Students are taught many different design styles and required to focus on one for their project. A design profile is completed by each student.

TEXTILE SPECIFICATIONS

Emphasis of this class is on textile selection based on appropriate fiber content and cost and the many types of textiles on the market today. The student will begin to specify materials for furniture pieces and windows in the spaceplan previously drafted and designed. These textiles will then be prepared and mounted on final presentation boards.

FURNITURE SPECIFICATIONS

Students will commence specifying furniture for the spaceplan they have completed in “Drafting and Spaceplanning”. Furniture selection, and furniture sources are key topics to be covered.

COLOR SYSTEMS AND SOLUTIONS

Study the psychological and emotional impact of color, as well as future color trends and the use of color in an interior. Selections of fabrics and materials are used to demonstrate color theory and application. The main goal is to teach the student all possible color schemes and systems used in interior design.

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