Acharya School of Design
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Interior and Spatial Design

After completing the Course Students will be able to understand and execute Design Principles and effectively adopt Design Process and Design Thinking in their works. Students can demonstrate considerable skills in Design Research methodology and explorations and can reach conclusive Design solutions. Course will enable student in designing personal spaces such as residential interiors and exteriors. Course will enable student to design public spaces such as Schools, Hospitals, Museums and commercial spaces such as shops etc in a very innovative manner. Students can demonstrate good knowledge in Design History and Design Theories that helps him to evaluate the quality of the Design. Students will be able to use technical skills in Digital mediums.

Duration : 4 Years

Eligibility : Pass in 10+2 / Higher Secondary (HS) / Pre University (PUC) / 'A' Level (with 12 years of schooling) or its equivalent with English as one of the languages. Shall have secured a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Core subjects.

Course Outcome
After completing the course, students will be able to understand and execute Design Principles and effectively adopt Design Process and Design Thinking in their works. Students can demonstrate considerable skills in Design Research methodology and explorations and can reach a conclusive Design Solution. The course will enable students in designing personal spaces such as residential interiors and exteriors. The course will enable students to design public spaces such as Schools, Hospitals, Museums and commercial spaces such as shops etc. in a very innovative manner. The students can demonstrate good knowledge in Design History and Design Theories that helps him to evaluate the quality of the Design. Students will be able to use technical skills in Digital mediums for Design representations.

Course Content

Semester I
• Story of Art - I
• Visual Thinking
• Fundamentals of Design: 2D & 3D
• Fundamentals of Drawing - I
• 2D & 3D Design Practice
• Inter Design studies – I

Semester II
• Story of Art - II
• Introduction to Visual Cultures
• Colour Theory
• Fundamentals of Drawing - II
• Colour Composition
• Inter Design studies - II

Semester III
• Design Thinking
• Design Studio: Form & Space / Foundations in Spatial Language
• Interior Design Materials & Applications - I
• Technical Drawing
• Digital: CAD I
• Computer Applications & Information Technology
• Workshop / Simple Project
• Electives*

Semester IV
• History of Design (Interior Design)
• Design Studio: Space & planning
• Interior Design Materials & Applications - II
• Fundamentals of Structures
• Digital: CAD II
• Workshop
• Electives*

Semester V
• Environmental Control
• Interior Design Studio II - Inhabitations
• Lifestyle & Accessories Design
• Interior Design - Advanced Materials & Applications
• Workshop - Wood Constructions
• Electives*
• Digital Methods: Advance AutoCAD III

Semester VI
• Estimation & Project Management
• Interior Design Studio: III
• Design Studio: Furniture Design
• Working Drawing Details
• Signage Graphics
• Electives*
• Digital Methods: Advance AutoCAD IV
• Workshop - Metal
• Integrated Project Work

Semester VII
• Professional Practice
• Interior Design Studio IV
• Interior Design: Landscape
• Revitalization of Arts & Crafts
• Design Thesis
• Integrated Project
• Electives*

Semester VIII
• Graduation Project
• Internship
* Electives - common for all specialisations