NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
IDS 221 - DESIGNING COMMERCIAL INTERIORS I (4 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Presents problems in designing and developing presentations with emphasis on retail spaces. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to assist the student in developing, designing, and producing commercial projects to be included in his/her portfolio.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

Prerequisites: IDS 100 - "Theory and Techniques of Interior Design", IDS 105 - "Architectural Drafting for Interior Design", IDS 106 - "Three-Dimensional Drawing and Rendering", IDS 215 - "Theory and Research in Commercial Design"

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The objective of this course is to assist the student in developing at least three good commercial presentations for his/her portfolio.

MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED

    1. NCIDQ
    2. Layout and design of a professional office suite with perspectives of reception and Chief-executive office
    3. Space planning
    4. Perspectives
    5. Layout and matting
    6. Hotel lobby and bedroom suite
    7. Restaurant dining and kitchen areas
    8. Hospital lobby/reception and bedroom suite
    9. Design and drawing
    10. Drawing and painting
    11. Layout and matting
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