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  • Semester 1

    Module 1:

    • Basics of Design – Theory + Practical (24 hours)
    • Elements of Design
    • Principles of Design
    • Colour theory and Colour schemes

    Module 2: 

    • Drafting for Interior Designers – Theory + Practical (60 hours)
    • Lines, lettering, dimensions & scales
    • Orthogonal projections – Geometric Solid projections & conic sections
    • Orthogonal projections – Plan, Elevation & Sections
    • 3D Isometric, Axonometric projections & perspectives – 1 point & 2 point
    • Rendering techniques materials, humans, landscape & sciography
    • Formats & standard conventions in Interior drawings – Typical wall sections & material Representation.

    Practical:

    • Measured Drawing of class room Plan, Elevation, Sections – Show furniture
    • Measured Drawing of class room furniture – plan, elevation, section & Isometric view Chairs, table, etc

    Module 3:

    • Interior Space components & furnishing – Theory (36 hours)
    • Interior space components
      • Walls, partitions & panels
      • Floors, Mezzanine floors
      • Ceilings & false / suspended ceilings
      • Openings – Doors & Window types
      • Stair types
    • Ergonomics & Circulation
      • Anthropometrics & furniture standards
      • Brief on Period furniture & Modern furniture styles

    Module 4: 

    • Interior Space Planning – Theory (24 hours)
    • Planning with respect to physical, social & psychological needs
    • Design process: Design brief + Data collection & analysis + Design alternatives + Design presentation
    • Restaurants & Bar : Planning with grids, zoning, circulation & furniture layouts
    • Residence : Planning with grids, zoning, circulation & furniture layouts
      • Living, dinning, bedrooms & study
      • Modular Kitchens & bathroom designs

    Module 5: 

    • Building Services – Theory (16 hours)
    • Lighting, lighting fixtures & Electrical layouts.
    • Plumbing & bathroom/kitchen fixtures.
    • HVAC (natural Heating, Ventilation & Air conditioning)

    Project 1: (80 hours)

    • Design a residence with a living, dinning, kitchen, 2 bedrooms & attached bathrooms.
    • Planning & Decor based on a concept.
    • Basic circulation & functional needs have to be addressed – entry, exits & furniture ,layout
    • Basic lighting, electrical & plumbing layouts

    Semester 2

    Module 6:

    • Introduction to Auto CAD – Theory + Practical (35 hours)
    • 2D drawings & layouts –
      • Workspace, user interface & basic tools (drawing, editing & viewing tools)
      • Drawing objects, layers, blocks & line weights
      • Text, Annotations, hatching & dimensions
      • Plotting, file types, formatting & view ports
      • Xrefs

    Module 7:

    • Building Materials & construction – Theory (52 hours)
    • Materials & finishes application on walls, floors, ceilings & openings
      • Stone, clay & brick Masonry
      • Wood & wood products & carpentry joints
      • Concrete
      • Steel & metal alloys
      • Glass & related products
      • Plastics & plastic by products
      • Finishing & cladding materials Plaster, Paints & varnishes, Adhesives, Gypsum board, Ceramic tiles
      • Fabric & upholstery
    • Estimation & Specifications for Interior projects

    Module 8:

    • AutoCAD 3D Modeling (25 hours)
      • Introduction to 3D
      • Creating solid models
      • Editing models
      • Lighting
      • Rendering

    Module 9:

    • Office Design – Theory (24 hours)
    • Office / work station types & space planning
    • Office furniture – partitions, work space table, chair, filing cabinets & storage units
    • Lighting, Air conditioning & equipment

    Project 2: (40 hours)

    • Design an office space – Areas & design brief will be provided.

    Semester 3

    Module 10:

    • Retail Design – Theory (30 hours)
    • Store types & planning
    • Retail furniture – Storage & display units
    • Lighting, Air conditioning requirements

    Module 11

    • Introduction to 3DS MAX – Theory + Practical (100 hours)
      • Solid modeling
      • Shapes
      • Editable poly
      • Editable mesh
      • Texture
      • Lighting
      • Camera

    Project 3: (40 hours)

    • Design a show room – Areas & design brief will be provided

    Semester 4

    Module 12:

    • Spa Design – Theory (30 hours)
    • Spa Room types & planning
    • Retail furniture – Bed, sofa, reception etc
    • Lighting, Air conditioning requirements
    • Bathroom

    Module 13:

    • Introduction to Photoshop – Theory + Practical (20 hours)
      • Working with Images
      • Resizing & Cropping Images 
      • Working with Basic Selections 
      • Getting Started With Layers 
      • Painting in Photoshop 
      • Photo Retouching
      • Introduction to Color Correction 
      • Using Quick Mask Mode 
      • Working With the Pen Tool 
      • Creating Special Effects 
      • Exporting Your Work

    Project 4: (40 hours)

    • Design a Spa – Areas & design brief will be provided