AR 290 Interior Design Materials & Res.
FA 2011 HO
B.F.A. Interior Design, Universtity of Kansas B.S. Human Ecology, East Tennessee State University
August 15, 2011 - December 9, 2011
11:35 - 12:50 PM
Art and Design Core
Textbook: Binggeli, Corky ASID, Materials for Interior Environments, 2008. NJ:JohnWiley and Sons Inc. Required
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishes, 2002. NY: Wiley and Son publishing company.
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Educational Philosophy: Design is a process that involves generating ideas, then editing and refining those ideas to produce the final results. It is both individual and collaborative. It is both creative and meticulous. It involves critical thinking and effective communication through writing, drawing, describing , modeling, and drafting. Learning the process of design will enable one to apply the process to any problem, whether it be a written document the design of a space,or the design of a product. Every project and assignment shall be approached as a design problem.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
· Tests covering information in lectures, text and related readings, discussions and speakers (outcomes 1 - 4)
· Completion of series of research projects using catalogues, manufacturers, craftsmen, suppliers and showrooms as resources. (outcomes 1 - 4)
· Completion of core assessment project with oral presentation: the selection of materials for specific interior design projects. (outcomes 2 - 6)*
Class Assessment: 1. Prepare for lectures by reading assignments and participating in class discussion
2. Evaluate Speakers
3. Visit and evaluate design tours
4. Prepare and present 3 product reports
5. Final exam
6. Final project
Grading: 40 % Product Reports
20 % Speaker and Tour Evaluations
30 % Final Design Project
10 % Final Exam
Late Submission of Course Materials: Nearly all assignments will have an oral presentation component. There will be no make up dates for missed presentation. Work may be turned in at the next class meeting for partial credit with a written excuse attaced.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: AR 290 is primarily a lecture class, but input comes from a variety of sources including outside speakers and student presentations of research.
An attendance sheet will be passed around at the beginning of each class. Students who miss the attendance sheet are considered as not present and will be mark as absent.
Introduction to Materials and Resources
Selection and Specification
Assign: Speaker/Tour Reports
Materials and Elements
Material: Plastics and Glass
Material : Wood and Metal
Material: Textiles and Leather
Ch 7,5, Appendix Woods in Interiors
Hunt: Textiles and Leather Material: Stone, Masonry, Concrete
Scavenger Hunt: Flooring
Assign: Tile Pattern
Studio: design time
Cabinets, Countertops, Hardware
Details: Trim, Millwork, Paneling
No Class Veterans Day
Thanksgiving : No Class
Due: Product Binders Presentation Due: Product Binders Presentation
*All Speaker/ Tour : dates, times
subjet to change. Reports Due next class period
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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