Introduction to Interior Design (Part 1)

Wiltshire College & University Centre
Course summary
10 weeks
173 GBP excl. VAT
Part time

Course description

Introduction to Interior Design (Part 1)

A fun course where you can come and meet new people, share ideas, get inspiration and learn some new skills. This course is suitable for anyone who has an interest in either interior design or decoration and would like to further their knowledge and experience, or who may wish to pursue a career as a designer or property developer and would like to know how best to present ideas and schemes to a potential client, or just how to re-organise their own homes. You may come from a different art discipline or have no art background at all, just a keen interest.

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are no entry requirements associated with this course.

Training Course Content

  • How to mix colours and produce schemes
  • How to design from a given floor plan and how to produce your own
  • Select fabrics, finishes and furniture
  • Collect trade information and samples
  • Produce scaled floor plans, elevations and sample boards
  • Look at furniture layout and understand positioning of services relevant to the interior
  • Measured drawing survey leading to production of your own scaled floor plan
  • Produce technical drawings and present ideas
  • Gain an insight into the work of influential designers and architects

Course Details:

  • Colour mixing using a colour wheel
  • How to create specific schemes.
  • Work from a scaled floor plan of a large open plan interior and re-organise the space to include a living, dining, kitchen and study area, by use of partitioning and furniture
  • Produce and present mood boards using relevant samples to illustrate the scheme
  • Learn how and where to source trade samples and catalogues
  • Learn about scale by using a scale ruler, scaled floor plans and elevations
  • Produce technical drawings of interior floor plans and elevations
  • Produce a measured drawing survey of a room using a tape measure and scale ruler
  • Using your own floor plan, you may either follow a given design brief or you may take the opportunity to re-design a room of your own, either for yourself or for a friend

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Wiltshire College & University Centre

Wiltshire College & University Centre is the main provider of further and higher education in Wiltshire and is fast on its way to becoming outstanding having achieved a good Ofsted grade in June 2018. Based across four main campuses, Wiltshire...

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