Interior Design

The Interior Design course imparts both artistic flair and technical know-how to those who pursue this course at UID. This broad-based course ensures that students get a sound understanding of the field of interior design while developing interdisciplinary attitude towards design. Hands-on projects give students real experience along with providing them with opportunities to participate in regional, national and international competitions.

With well-established and extensive links to the interior design and architectural industry, this course has a strong record of inviting specialists to the campus to contribute towards the teaching and learning experience. The course covers many aspects of interior design and includes visits to places of historic significance, heritage value, buildings, developments and showrooms to ensure practice based learning. While a majority of time is spent working on design projects, the course also covers projects that expose students to spatial awareness, form materials, structures and other core skills required to master the field of interior design.

For Interior Design the focus is laid on the study of both architectural and design content with an inbuilt environment, along with developing human interface within a given space. This course emphasizes on space planning, creative problem solving, communication skills and knowledge of building materials, construction, and computer aided drafting and history of design to create professional and successful interior designers. A degree in interior designing is blended with keen sense of colour, design and space management that offers vast scope in terms of growth. With changing lifestyle trends and realty industry growing by leaps and bounds, interior designers are the most sought professionals all around the world.

Career Outline
  • History of world interiors, elements of interior design and interior design methodology.
  • Interior technology, material and construction, Human dimensions and interior spaces.
  • Environmental control systems & eco-friendly designs.
  • Interior design projects on residential, outdoor spaces, education spaces and commercial spaces.
  • Lighting systems, furniture and exhibition design.
  • 2D & 3D digital technology and software, modular technology and system for commercial space designing.
  • Design culture and psychology, modular design production and industry exposure.
Career Thought

Students indulged in this course are certified professional who can exclusively handle big projects like hotels, airports, major office buildings or interiors of theme parks. They may also try as interior consultant, can decorate private homes, prepare plans, other specifications like interior construction, furnishings, colors and lightings.

Specialization in

The course is more than a decorative guide and teaches students to plan interior spaces for all types of homes, in styles ranging from construction to remodeling. The course focuses on considering minimal amount of space and the functionality of design so that the students are ready to take on the challenges in real world scenarios. The course aims at helping students design and create attractive yet efficient rooms with maximum utilization of available space.
The theoretical classes and practical sessions focus on using design principles of residential spaces to promote students’ creativity in planning residential spaces well. With the rising costs of energy and increasing awareness of the environment, many residential spaces are incorporating sustainable features into their designs. The course will train students on planning homes according to the budgetary requirements of the clients. Students learn to work on new homes or remodel existing ones.
The course will also focus on imparting up-to-date knowledge of products and design trends so that students can create functional, efficient and personalized spaces for their clients in future. Besides basic design fundamentals, students will learn drafting and CAD skills, professional and ethical standards, building materials, and sustainable design principles as part of the course.

The course helps students think about furniture in its broadest terms. Through field trips, theory and practical sessions as well as workshops by experts, students acquire knowledge and skills related to aspects of furniture design and production. From development and management of prototypes to the final production process, the course covers all aspects of furniture design. Additionally, the course includes the use of necessary technological software to create render and prototypes. The programme has been designed for students with a strong interest in creating innovative styles in furniture design. The course offers an in-depth knowledge of the traditional and contemporary furniture designs, studying their properties and technical features alongside the application of new technologies. The course looks at the realities that define tomorrow’s furniture designs and helps students identify key trends while considering contemporary lifestyles, consumer needs and perceptions. Students are expected to research the new influences in the industry including sustainability, innovative materials and renewable resources to obtain an all-rounder vision of furniture design.

In today’s times, retail and commercial spaces are significant parts of the economy. The core objective of this course is to study the process of creating a commercial space using smart strategies and tools, keeping in mind the actual execution of an interior design project. The course helps students acquire the methodologies and strategies for creating interior design projects that are specific to commercial spaces. Students are expected to study the key trends and existing players in the market in terms of retail space design.
The course will help students be aware of the demands of real life projects and help them prepare documentation required for their future projects.
As part of the course, students will be introduced to the demands of the retail and commercial space markets. They will learn about the mechanisms that characterize the retail and commercial sectors. This will help them in developing concepts for the complexities involved in developing a commercial space project. As part of this course, students will work on actual commercial space and implement retail concepts including lighting, furniture and installations. The aim of the course is to groom future professionals in applying their design skills while being creative, intuitive and artistic at the same time.
 

Programme Structure
Learning Model
Faculty
Hariesh K. Sankaran
Associate Director

M.Sc. in Architecture (Urban Landscapes), Milan, Italy
M.Des (Industrial Design), Domus Academy + University Of Wales, Milan, Italy
B.Arch., Madras University, Chennai

Gautam Patel
Associate Professor

Industrial Design (Product), NID, Ahmedabad

Timcy Mehta
Associate Professor

M. Arch. (Interior Design), JNUFAU, Hyderabad
B. Arch., JNTU, Hyderabad
Diploma in Architecture, Osmania University

Kishori Dalwadi
Associate Professor

B.Arch, Arvind Patel School of Environmental Design, Vallabh Vidhyanagar,
Master of Planning (Pursuing), HNGU, Patan

Shweta (Narang) Tiwari
Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Interior Design, School of Interior Design, CEPT, Ahmedabad

Paras Parmar
Assistant Professor

M.Des. (Furniture & Interior Design), NID
B.E. (Mechanical), C U Shah College of Engineering, Gujarat

Kriti Malkani
Assistant Professor

Bachelors of Interior Design, CEPT

Mira Patel
Assistant Professor

Bachelor in Architecture & Interior Design, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad

Ruchita Misrty
Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Architecture, M S University (Baroda)
Masters in Urban Planning (pursuing) from HNGU(Patan)

Dhruvit Patel
Assistant Professor

Masters in Product Design, Bachelors in Interior Design

Zankruti Raval
Teaching Associate

B.Arch, Idea Indus University, Racharda

Jogi Darshan
Adjunct Faculty

Bachelor of Interior Design, CEPT

Workshops

Rapid urbanization and commercial infrastructure growth demands call for well-designed furniture and interior spaces. Interior design today is beyond decoration or styling of the spaces.

Furniture & Interior design deals with human comfort and living space which relate to the skill base functional performance and efficiency.

Career Outline
  • Design drawing, Space & form
  • Materials and technology including mechanism, strength & structure of material
  • Emerging technology, composite as well as production planning
  • Technical aspects of furniture making
  • History of furniture and industrial design
  • Elements of furniture & interior design
  • Furniture & interior design methodology
  • Interior space
  • Sustainable design system
  • Modular technology and design system
  • Lighting system & exhibition design
  • Design culture and psychology
  • Design production and industrial experience
Programme Structure
Learning Model
Faculty
Hariesh Sankaran
Associate Director

M.Sc. in Architecture (Urban Landscapes), Milan, Italy
M.Des (Industrial Design), Domus Academy + University Of Wales, Milan, Italy
B.Arch., Madras University, Chennai

Gautam Patel
Associate Professor

Industrial Design (Product), NID, Ahmedabad

Timcy Mehta
Associate Professor

M. Arch. (Interior Design), JNUFAU, Hyderabad
B. Arch., JNTU, Hyderabad
Diploma in Architecture, Osmania University

Kishori Dalwadi
Associate Professor

B.Arch, Arvind Patel School of Environmental Design, Vallabh Vidhyanagar,
Master of Planning (Pursuing), HNGU, Patan

Shweta Narang (Tiwari)
Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Interior Design, School of Interior Design, CEPT, Ahmedabad

Paras Parmar
Assistant Professor

M.Des. (Furniture & Interior Design), NID
B.E. (Mechanical), C U Shah College of Engineering, Gujarat

Kriti Malkani
Assistant Professor

Bachelors of Interior Design, CEPT

Mira Patel
Assistant Professor

Bachelor in Architecture & Interior Design, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad

Ruchita Mistri
Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Architecture, M S University (Baroda)
Masters in Urban Planning (pursuing) from HNGU(Patan)

Dhruvit Patel
Assistant Professor

Masters in Product Design, Bachelors in Interior Design

Zankhruti Rawal
Teaching Associate

B.Arch., Idea Indus University, Racharda

Jogi Darshan
Adjunct Faculty

Bachelor of Interior Design, CEPT

Workshops

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