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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Interior Architecture (IA)
Understanding Materials and Color
Materials and Color
Fall 2017
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The visual perception and interaction of color; interior and exterior materials for use in residential and commercial environments.
At the end of this course students should be able to:

1) Evaluate and apply the role, value, and use of materials in buildings, interiors, furniture and custom build-outs, including, but not limited to, walls, floors, ceilings, textiles, millwork and hardware
2) Analyze and select appropriate materials for all types of design projects basing decisions on functional as well as aesthetic criteria and the methods for describing them in professional terms
3) Evaluate color behavior and use color theories to enhance all material selections
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