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.