Interior Design provides students with an introduction to the history and how-to's of the profession while expanding into business practices, career specializations, and educational requirements. In combination with the teaching package, students learn about the design process; the importance of color and light; historical influences such as furniture and architectural styles; and the human element such as sustainability, aging-in-place, universal design, anthropometrics, proxemics, and ergonomics.
Students learn the whys and hows of selecting interior materials, furnishings, and accessories.
Differentiation is made between commercial and residential interiors.
The preparation of visual communications, including drawings, renderings, and models, is included.
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Table of Contents
Introduction to Interior Design
1. The Value of Interior Design 2. The Profession of Interior Design—Yesterday and Today 3. Interior Design Specialty Areas of Practice 4. The Business of Interior Design 5. Is Interior Design for You?
6. Introducing the Interior Design Process 7. The Elements and Principles of Interior Design 8. Color and Light 9. Influences of Design Through the Ages 10. The Human Impact of Interior Design
Putting Knowledge into Practice
11. Interior Materials and Finishes 12. Furnishings and Accessories 13. Visual Communication: Drawings, Renderings, and Models 14. Commercial Interior Design Applications 15. Residential Interior Design Applications 16. You—The Beginning Designer 17. Career Skills for Interior Design
Stephanie Clemons - is a Professor at Colorado State University. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Dr. Clemons has taught freshman courses for interior design in both the traditional classroom and online courses; developed and conducted workshops for high school and junior high school interior design teachers; developed and taught an online Interior Design Certificate Series (at CSU) for FCS Teachers; and presented workshops for such organizations as Cooper Hewitt/Smithsonian, the AAFCS National Conference, Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Conference, and ASID Chapter Leadership Conferences. Noted for curriculum development, Dr. Clemons participated in the development team for the AAFCS PrePAC Interior Design Fundamentals Credential and the FCS National Standards for Interior Design & Furnishings. In addition, Dr. Clemons served on the national Board of Directors for the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and chaired the ASID Education Training Advisory Council for many years. She also served as President of IDEC and chaired the Journal of Interior Design and the K-12 Task Force. Along with her teaching and leadership roles, Dr. Clemons has worked with several Colorado community college interior design programs to develop articulation agreements.