20 credits at level HE5
An exploration of a range of influential contemporary global interior trends which have been utilised in defining current thinking, design and practice in the creation of modern interiors for both domestic and commercial usage.Students will experience a series of lectures, seminars, workshops and visits based around the theme of global style and representation.From this, students will produce a portfolio of work from a selected identified trend and create a body of work which develops this concept to market level for a given customer profile.
The lecture series will include:
Historical retrospective - Gothic, Baroque, Georgian, Colonial, Victorian
Design perspective - Modernism V Postmodernism, and the influence of the Bauhaus. The debate of craft versus technology, and the growth of mass production and consumerism in the 20th century.
Global perspective - classicism in British interiors, Scandinavian style,
French and Italian design, Eastern European influences.Exoticism from India, Chinese decorative elements and Japanese minimalism.Visits will
be conducted to relevant trade fairs, exhibitions or galleries
Over all study time – 200 hours.
Class contact – 39 hours. Activities will include lectures, workshops, seminars / tutorials, visits, and a presentation.
Self directed study time – 161 hours
There are two assignments: a portfolio (70%) and a 10 minute presentation (30%).
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Gain experience of selecting and presenting visual material in a coherent manner||Produce a portfolio of themes, research,ideas and finished design boards on a chosen topic|
|2.||Gain an understanding of global influences upon interior design||Present research material within the portfolio|
|3.||Present visual material to an audience in an appropriate manner||Prepare and present a 10 minute visual presentation to the student group|
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:
Ashwell, R, 2000. The Shabby Chic Home, Harper Collins
Clifton-Mogg, C. 2004. French Country Living, Ryland Peters & Small ltd
Cohan T. et al, 1998, Mexicolor, Chronicle books
Cuito A. (ed) 2004. Ultimate Hotel Design, Teneues publishing, UK, ltd
Freeman M., 2004. Space: Japanese Design Solutions, Universe Pub.
Hicks,I et al, 2004, Island Life: Inspirational Interiors, Stewart, Tabori & Chang
Lovatt-Smith, L. 2004, Morrocan Interiors, Taschen
Miller J&P, 1995, COuntry Style, Mitchel Beazely
Parissien, S. 1996,Regency Style, Phaidon Press
Pile, J, 2005, A History of Interior Design, Laurence King Publishing
Sjorberg, ., 1994, The Swedish Room (creating the look) Frances Lincoln Ltd
Spencer-Churchill, H. 2001, Classic Georgian Style, collins and Brown
Slesin, S et al, 1988, Greek Style, Thames and Hudson.
Wilhide, E. 1998, the Mackintosh Style, Pavilion Books, Ltd.
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