IDS 205 - MATERIALS AND SOURCES (3 CR.)
Presents textiles, floor and wall coverings, and window treatments. Emphasizes construction, fiber, finish, and code applications. May use research and field trips to trade sources representing these elements. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
To learn the fundamental principles of textile construction, floor coverings and wall and window treatments, to survey their historical styles and to study current estimating and pricing procedures together with researching appropriate sources and codes.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Prerequisites: IDS 100 - "Theory and Techniques of Interior Design" and IDS 106 - Three-Dimensional Drawing and Rendering"
To attain a thorough background and working knowledge of interior design materials, sources and codes as they may be applied to the actual practice of interior design. In order to achieve this background knowledge the student will be required to assemble a fabric notebook, render window and wall treatments and participate in appropriate field trips.
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED