20 credits at level HE4
To explore the importance and relevance of colour, particularly in interiors.
To investigate the role of texture and finishes in interiors.
To present work in a suitable professional way
To introduce the concept of researching for themes.
Colour theories, practical colour work, colour mixing, colour harmonies.
Lighting and colour.
Textures & finishes in interiors – what they are, usage and blending.
Theme and trends boards – researching, sourcing and assembling.
Presentation – visual / verbal, techniques, resources and methods.
Photography as a design tool
Over all study time – 200 hours.
Class contact – 39 hours. Activities will include practicals, demonstrations and lectures.
Self directed study time – 141 hours
There will be 2 assignments: a portfolio (60%) and a theme board (40%).
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Have explored the importance and use of colour in interiors.||carry out exercises about colour resulting in the compilation of a portfolio|
|2.||Have experimented with textures and finishes in interiors||carry out exercises about texture resulting in the compilation of a portfolio|
|3.||have researched and sourced materials for a compiled a theme / trend board||produced a theme board on a selected theme and presented to the class|
|4.||Researched into colour forecasting.||produced a theme board on a selected theme and presented to the class|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
and/or be taking the following corequisite modules:
You cannot take this module if you are taking or have taken:
Fehrman, K.R., Fehrman C. 2004. Color The Secret Influence, 2nd Ed.. Pearson Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
McCloud, K. 2003. Choosing Colours. Quadrille, London.
Warrender, C. 1998. Colour Scheming. , Harper Collins, London.
Colour: A Users Guide.
Llewelyn-Bowen, L. 2003. Design Rules. Contender Books / BBC, London.
Hornung, D. Colour A workshop for Artists and designers. Laurence King, 2005
RIBA, Designing for Accesibility.
www.wgsn-edu.com (Ask the programme leader for a password).
|Host Subject Group:||Art and Design|
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