Interior Design Certificate Program
ZDEV-096 Interior Design Certificate Program
Fee: $840 includes material
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
September 16 - December 18 (No Class on Thanksgiving)
STCC is proud to offer this certificate program that will allow you the opportunity to learn decorating and design secrets from a professional, Interior Designer Janet Lyon, owner for many years of Janet Lyon Interiors.
A wide variety of field trips and student projects will make the theory and practice of interior design a real "hands-on" experience.
Lecture information is provided to each student.
This certificate program is presented in 5 different modules, to allow students to understand and focus on the different concepts that are important in being a successful Interior Designer.
The modules included in this course:
Introduction to Interior Design
Understanding Style: create the mood that's just right for your home
Patterns, texture, and color including fabric selection and finishes
Furniture selection, space planning, and accessories
Using the elements and principles of design in your own home
"Hot" window fashions
Walls, floors, colors and ceiling choices.
Development of individual student design projects
including initial concept drawing, drafting basics, working drawings
specifications, and problem solving.
Principles and elements of interior design
Scale, proportion, balance, rhythm, emphasis, and harmony
Space, shape, mass, line, texture, pattern, light, and color
History of Design
Each student will be given the same room to restore for a particular family on a budget to the period selected.
Boards will be
presented at the completion of the course.
All styles will be discussed in depth to include colors, furniture styles, architecture window treatments and wall
various periods including:
Students will design windows treatments for five
specific windows to show diversity of design using variations and
fabrics and enhance their designs with wallpaper, furniture choices, and rug selection.
Factors to consider when selecting fabrics and finishes including aesthetics, construction, durability,
maintenance, and environmental
Period fabrics: style, fibers, colors and trims
Window treatments: design, manufacture, residential, commercial, blinds, and hardware
Wall art and wallpaper
Rugs: period, fibers, finishes, and care.
Marketing Through Color and Design
Students will complete a project focused on
creating a company marketing and advertising plan including graphic
radio, print and computer ads
Color: color wheel, types of schemes, and selecting appropriate schemes on the basis of size,
proportion, orientation and period
Art: what is it, where and how to use it, focal areas, color, and dynamics
Window, table-top, and vignette design
How to work with professionals including architects, draftsmen,
general contractors, building inspectors, builders,
plumbers, and HVAC
Interior finishes: flooring and wall options
Drafting basics: drawing in perspective and drawing in elevation
Creating a trendy bistro or spa including color and design, fixture and lighting selection and placement, flooring,
wall covering, plumbing, etc
Design pertinent promotional media for your venue
Design signage for your establishment including business cards, letterhead, and web site information
Understanding building codes and working with planning boards.