ID 1683: Interior Design Graphics
One hour lecture, four hours laboratory. Introduction to manual drafting and tools/techniques used by interior designers in executing and reading graphic language in two dimensional form.
The main objective of this class is to learn a new language, the visual language of design communication. Students will be introduced to the tools and equipment required to create this language, and through a series of increasingly complicated exercises and drawings, students will begin to understand the communication of construction drawings using residential design as the medium.
- Construction Documents
- Working Drawing Concepts
- Line types and line weight
- Hand lettering
- Orthographic drawing
- Floor plans, sections, elevations, and details
- Furniture selection and layout
- Floor plan rendering in black and white
- Symbols and abbreviations
- Pictorial drawing
- Reading Construction Documents
Each notebook consists drawings using techniques learned in class.
View some of our students' notebooks from previous years:
The final project is an abbreviated set of house plans for a small house. It is six sheets of 11x17 drawings including elements learned throughout the semester. These include: plans, elevations, sections, oblique drawings, rendered floor plans and schedules.
View some of our students' final projects from previous years:
- Amy Crumpton