Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to interior decoration

    • Welcome!

    • Distance learning, how does it work?

    • Plan your studies

    • The work of an interior decorator

    • Course outline and what you will learn

    • Assignment Introduction to interior decoration

  • 2

    Sample boards and specification

    • How to communicate your ideas

    • Design sample boards

    • Boards by hand and digitally

    • Layout design principles

    • Typography

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    • Composition

    • Assignment Sample boards and specifications

  • 3

    Design principles

    • Design elements and principles

    • Feng Shui as an interior design tool

    • Does your interior reflect your personality?

    • Chi and power position

    • Assignment Design Principles

  • 4

    The secrets and essentials of nordic design

  • 5

    The interior decoration process

    • What does an interior designer do?

    • The needs analysis

    • The design process

    • Concept

    • The timeline

    • Purchasing, meeting places and collaborations

    • Assignment The interior decoration process

  • 6

    Sketch drawing

    • Freehand sketching - why do you need to learn how to sketch?

    • The basic sketching technique

    • Sketch what you see

    • A geometric shape becomes a piece of furniture

    • Perspective sketching

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    • Assignment Sketch drawing

  • 7

    History of architecture and design

    • How buildings help us understand our past

    • Ancient Egypt

    • Ancient Greece

    • Roman Empire

    • Byzantine Empire

    • Medieval England and Europe

    • The Renaissance

    • Baroque

    • Rococo

    • Assignment History of architecture and design

  • 8

    Color theory

    • What is color?

    • Color wheel

    • Color design systems

    • The NCS system

    • The architectural elements of the room

    • How to decorate with color

    • Assignment Color theory

  • 9

    Interior decoration styles and trends

    • 20th century style history

    • Interior decoration styles

    • Interior design trends

    • Trends of the season

    • Style sheet by hand and digitally

    • Assignment Interior decoration styles and trends

  • 10

    Sustainability in interior design

    • Circular economy

    • Circular interior design

    • Reduce, reuse and recycle

    • Function and aesthetics

    • Eco design

    • Schematic board - digital

    • Assignment Sustainability in interior design

  • 11

    Hard furnishing

    • Introduction to hard furnishing

    • Wood material

    • The difference between solid wood and veneer

    • Stone material

    • Other Other

    • Choice of material

    • Assignment Hard furnishings

  • 12

    Soft furnishing

    • Introduction to soft furnishing

    • Choosing Fabric

    • Choosing among color and patterns

    • Common textile accessories and styling of these

    • Textile material learning

    • Markings

    • Assignment Soft furninishing

  • 13

    Interior planning

    • Space planning and how to create a space plan

    • What you need before you start drawing floor plans

    • Furnishing

    • The Kitchen

    • Bathroom

    • Assignment Interior planning

  • 14

    Interior lighting

    • Light, what does it actually mean?

    • History of lighting, from oil to LED

    • Indoor lighting

    • Different lighting groups

    • How to visualize a lighting plan

    • Assignment Interior lighting

  • 15

    Sketchup 2D

    • Open up Sketchup for the first time

    • Tools and principles

    • The basis for plan drawing

    • Window and door

    • Furniture

    • Furniture och furnish

    • Add decoration

    • Dublicate and scenes

    • Lightning plan

    • Alternative furnish plan

    • Add color and textures

    • Export to LayOut

  • 16

    The business of interior design and decoration

    • Key presentation for every customer/brand

    • How to start the interior decoration business

    • Designing your brand and attracting clients

    • How to find a job in interior decoration

  • 17

    Examination Project

    • Examination Project

  • 18

    Certification Test

    • Certification Test

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