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Interior Design 202

DSNI 202:Presentation Techniques

Prerequisite: “C” or better in DSN143, DSNI103, DSNI 125; 2.5 in-major GPA

Credit Hours: (3) Six hours studio

An introduction to visualization and presentation techniques for interior design. Graphic skills are developed through the exploration of various media and techniques.


Detailed Description of Content of Course

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The purpose of this course is to explore a wide variety of techniques for creative and effective communication in interior design presentations. Topics include: sketching, drawing, rendering, rapid visualization techniques, various media, and presentation methods.


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

The primary mode of instruction will consist of in-class studio work on projects along with lecture, in-class discussion, and critique.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

As a result of this course, the student will learn…
1) To apply a variety of communication techniques and technologies appropriate to a range of purposes and audiences. (6a)
2) To produce competent presentation drawings across a range of appropriate media. (6d)
3) To use historical precedent to inform design solutions. (8e)
4) To effectively apply the elements, principles, and theories of design to three-dimensional solutions. (9b)
5) To apply color effectively in all aspects of visual communication (presentations, models, etc.). (10d)
6) To produce preliminary and final sketches.
7) Integrate oral and visual material to present ideas clearly. (6f)
8) To express ideas clearly in oral and written communication. (6b)


Assessment Measures

Studio assignments, including exercises, projects, presentations and critiques, will assess the students’ ability to successfully apply presentation skills. Written and oral critiques, preliminary design ideas, and craftsmanship comprise an integral part of the evaluation criteria for all projects.


Other Course Information

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Review and Approval

05/2011