code AR416
credit_hours 3
title Interior Design 1
arbic title -
prequisites AR312
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes This course is concerned with design principles as presented through graphic rendering techniques. Topics covered include: interior spaces, interior design, design vocabulary and interior environmental systems. Studio projects cover commercial and residential interiors. The course stresses the planning and construction of interior space and the coordination of furnishing and accessories. Problem solving studio involves the understanding and application of color, fabrics, lighting, interior materials, paints, floor coverings, wall coverings, ceilings and lighting. rnrn
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives • Enhance the student`s practical skills of shaping contemporary interior space in private and public buildings.rn• Provide the student with the main knowledge of dealing with and integrating interior design elements including, furniture, lighting, flooring and contemporary finishing materials.rnrn
arabic objectives
ref. books • BARR, Vilma Francis, Interior Design Illustrated, John Wiley &Sons, N.Y, 1987.rn• BURDEN Ernest, Entourage: A Tracing File for Architecture and Interior Design Drawing, N.Y., Mcgraw Hill, 3rd Ed,1996.rn• DONG Wei, Color Rendering: A Guide for Interior Designers and Architects Concept, Exploration and Process, Mcgraw Hill, N.Y., 1997.rn• MASSEY Anne, Interior Design of the 20th Century, Thames & Hudson, London, 1990.rn• MILLER Mary, Color for Interior Architecture, Wiley, N.Y., 1997.rn• PILE John F, Interior Design. 2nd Ed., Harry N. Abrams Inc. Pub., N.Y., 1995.rn• TAYLOR Lesley, Interior Design Illustrated, London, North Holand, 1998.rn• VERNON Mays, Offices + Workspaces, Rockport Publisher, Canada, 1998.
arabic ref. books
textbook • D.K CHING, Francis, Interior Design Illustrated, John Wiley &Sons, N.Y,1987.
arabic textbook
objective set
content set
course file 46_AR416_Interior design 1.pdf
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Project 1rnIntroduction to concept and principles of interior design, Project 1 definition and research.
2 Evolution of interior design, historical survey (ancient Egyptian, Greek & Roman)rnDesign development through furniture arrangements in the given plans according to the chosen design style.
3 Evolution of interior design, historical survey (Islamic, Renaissance, Classic, Neo classic, International style, Modernism, Late modernism, Post modernism )rnConceptual Design, Design Development, graphical presentation of the chosen space.
4 Interior space , Project Design development
5 Interior space, Project Design development
6 Elements of interior design (form, space and circulation). Project Design development
7 Elements of interior design (classic furniture). Pre-final submission of the 1st project
8 Elements of interior design (modern furniture).Final Presentation and Submission: Students are asked to express their ideas through well presented drawings and illustrated 3D pictures.
9 Project 2rnLight interior design. Introduction, Project II definition and research: Students are asked to collect the appropriate data and international new ideas and styles concerning the project type.
10 Materials and colors (1). Design development: Students are asked to present a conceptual design in response to the project’s collected data and according to the chosen theme of the project.
11 Materials and colors (2). Design Development: Students are asked to express their ideas through furniture arrangements and 3D drawings in correspondence with the materials, colors and lighting plan that’s to be used in the project.
12 Design principles (1). Project Design Development
13 Design principles (2) Project Design Development
14 Mechanical equipments Pre-final submission of the 2nd project
15 Aesthetic values in interior designrnFinal Presentation and Submission: Students are asked to submit their projects for evaluation.