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Viewing: IA 6225 : Interior Materials and Color Theory

Last approved: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:03:51 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:20:00 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Interior Architecture (IA)
Interior Materials and Color Theory
Interior Materials/Color Theor
Fall 2017
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Studio Course
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Visual perception and interaction of color; interior and exterior materials for residential and commercial environments; interior building methods and materials as they relate to interior build-outs, furniture grade materials, and construction; materials qualities, strengths, weaknesses, and appropriate usage.
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
4) Comprehend the appropriate techniques for comparisons of different materials and colors with respect to given applications
5) Analyze and appreciate the cultural history of materials as well as color and their applications
6) Communicate the aesthetic, functional and technical data that must be easily accessible for all phases of all design projects

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Key: 10884