Learn Interior Design and Architecture

The the art and science of creating extraordinary living experiences.

Interior Design is the application of various elements brought together in harmony. Unconsciously our senses of sight, sound, smell and touch send messages to the brain in remembering previous experiences or even better creating new ones.

Course Content

Whether you are an aspiring designer or you just wish to learn more about the science and design of creating beautiful personal living spaces during this course you will learn all about the different elements of Interior Design. From learning about colour psychology, lighting, mood setups, different fabrics, materials and styling techniques by the end of this course you will become confident enough to make better styling and design decisions to your own spaces.

Individual attention and guidance is provided as per each individual’s performance level. For a details overview about the course you may Download Full Syllabus.

Upon successful completion of all the course components you will also earn an Official Certificate of skills acquired. This is a a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

What will you Learn after this course?

Become introduced to the concepts of Interior Design: Ergonomics, Materials, Design, Drafting and model scaling ;

✓  Discover colour, hue and the psychology behind colour setting ;

✓  Develop a good sense of practical expertise compounded with lots of theoretical knowledge about Interior Design;

✓  Gain confidence working with different materials and fabrics;

✓  Ability to turn your ideas into harmonious beautiful designs ;

✓  Acquire techniques in lighting, mood setting and interior decorating;

✓  You’ll be mentored by a professional and experienced Interior Designer;

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Part 1: Introduction, Decorating vs Design and building the client brief

Lesson 1: Introduction to Interior Design

We will first learn a brief timeline of interior design and designers and its fundamental basics. We will also go briefly throughout the twelve-week course –determining aims and objectives of each unit.

Lesson 2: Decorating vs design and Developing our Client brief

We will go through various projects and identify the differences between interior design and interior decorating, whilst also highlighting major elements in design. We will identify the building form and how this will aid/affect our thinking.
Creating and tackling a client brief. What we require to know from our client in order for us to have a brief which is sufficient for us to work on.

Part 2: Colour, Styles and Moods

Lesson 3: Different styles and moods

Learn about different materials, textures and the importance of colour. The different styles and mood each can create when combined together. We will be able to start creating ideas for a mood board for our client and project.

Part 3: About Perspective, Plan Drawing and Model making

Lesson 4: Drawing a plan and ergonomics

Learn how to understand scale from architects drawings and how to draw a scaled plan and elevations and its architectural elements.

Students will be assisted to draw the outlines of plan and the room contents

Lessons 5 & 6: Perspective Drawing

Throughout these sessions we will translate what has been drawn on plan to 3d visuals by hand drawing perspective. We will tackle various techniques used and then have time to do practice.

Lessons 7 & 8: 3D Model Making

Learn how to create models from a plan. Understanding design in 3d aids for a better final result from a more realistic view point.

Parts 4: Understanding Ergonomics and space functionality

Lesson 8: Adding Functionality

Throughout this course we will also go into the importance of ergonomics
when planning out a room. The process of designing or arranging workplaces, products and systems so that they fit the people who use them.

Part 5: Lighting

Lesson 9: Different types of Lighting and  best application techniques

During this part of the course we will deal with the ‘make-or-break’ of good design- Lighting. We will discuss the various types of lighting and how to best use each different type for different uses.

Section 6: Furniture and finishing materials

Lesson 10: Essentials – Furniture and finishing materials.

We will go through various furniture designers and their iconic pieces and styles. We will also cover different soft furnishings which will enhance and aid for a better finalized space.

Lesson 11: Finalizing

We will work together to finalize all the plans, elevations, perspective drawing/s and mood board according to what we would have covered in  previous lessons.

We will be able to share the finalized project as we would do to a client and exchange ideas between students and tutor.

Lesson 12: Presenting, sharing ideas and final critique

We will be able to share the finalised project as we would do
to a client and exchange ideas between students and tutor.

Enroll

Upcoming Commencement Dates:

2nd October 2018 [Fully Booked]
5th February 2019 [5 places remaining]

Duration: 12 lessons (24 hours)
Fee: 200eu
Level: Beginner Specialization course. No prior knowledge required

Earn an Official Certificate of skills acquired
This is a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills

Meet the Tutor

Ritianne Camilleri - Tutor Profile | AK Malta

Ritianne Camilleri | B.A. (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

Ritianne, comes from an artistic background graduating from MCAST, Art and Design Institute with a Higher National Diploma in Art and Design. In 2008 she decided to pursue an Honors course in the UK, when she graduated in June 2010 with a BA(Hons) in Interior Architecture and Design at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham. This experience has given her a wider and deeper knowledge about the intersection of interior design, architecture, decoration and materials.

Beyond her eye for design  she is a curious soul who is constantly fueling her passion for knowledge by attending  talks from various international designers and visiting leading fairs and exhibitions both in Farnham, London, Paris and Milan. Throughout her seven years of working professionally for many of the  local top companies, Ritianne  brings together a multidisciplinary experience-based approach to interior design, ranging all the way from: design proposals, site management, understanding client requirements and executing projects up until completion stage.

For the past two years Ritianne, has also been an active member in MIDA, Malta Interior Design Association.

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