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Last edit: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:05:45 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (CCAD)
Elements & Principles of Interior Design
Elements &Princ InteriorDesign
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This introductory interior design studio focuses on the fundamental elements and principles of interior design.The studio explores the elements and principles of design as tools to create, manipulate, and affect interior environments. Specifically, the course explores point, line, plane, form, shape, color, texture, light, proportion, scale, balance, harmony, unity and variety, rhythm andemphasis in relation to 3D space. Students translate the elements and principles to 2D visual presentation strategies through the creation of physical and digital design boards. The elements and principles of design are explored in relation to architectural drawing as communication, 2D visual presentation, and 3D spatial experience.

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