Hotel Interior Design: An Introduction

This course will provide you with an introduction to the process of designing for hotel interiors. With increasing growth in the hospitality sector - currently employing almost 10% of the UK workforce - there is now high demand from hotel operators to present trendy, updated commercial interiors...

Taught by: Manuela Mannino.

Description

This course will provide you with an introduction to the process of designing for hotel interiors. With increasing growth in the hospitality sector - currently employing almost 10% of the UK workforce - there is now high demand from hotel operators to present trendy, updated commercial interiors. Through a series of practical exercises, combined with lectures, guest speakers and an off-site visit, you will gain an initial overview of all aspects of hotel design, including designing for communal areas and understanding room typologies. You will consider how to specify products in hotel design, including customising unique products. As well as gaining an overview of the supply chain and other areas such as sustainability, energy saving, budgets and deadlines. You will have the opportunity to explore design techniques applicable to a wide range of diverse commercial projects, with a particular focus on the guest room. This is a dynamic course where you will gain an invaluable insight into current industry practice, including how to become part of a creative hotel design team, as well as being introduced to the latest materials and trends.

Course Outcomes
By the end of the course you will understand how to formulate a concept project, begin the design process and develop and present your design. You will have learnt how to plan a guest room and bathroom and will understand the design development process. You can then use the Hotel Interior Design – Professional Practice course as a further step towards your career in this industry.

Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for those studying or practising interior design looking to increase their skills in this flourishing area of commercial interior design. The perfect taster for anyone interested in a career specialising in hotel, high end residential design.

Course Level
Beginners



Tutor information

Manuela Mannino is an Italian Architect and owner of THDP, a London and Turin Architecture and Interior Design practice specialising in hospitality design.  THDP was established in 2004 with partner Nicholas Hickson.  The studio has brought together some of Britain’s and Italy’s diverse design talents to serve the most prestigious International clients. THDP’s first project was the interior design for the Olympic Hotel Project ‘Pragelato Village Resort and Spa’ in Italy. Clients include Hilton, IHG and private investors. Working in London from 2000, she gained contract experience on residential developments projects: ‘Riverside Quarter’ and ‘Albion Riverside’ and designed the interiors for the contract design company CP Hart.  She brings her contemporary eclectic approach to projects, combined with her skills in design concept, to take care of the aesthetic link between architectural function and decorative details. Manuela is also a chartered member of RIBA.

www.thdpdesign.com





Materials

Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

  • Propelling pencil 0.5 with 2H leads

  • Fine liner pens(i.e. Pilot 0.2 0.4)

  • An Eraser and putty rubber

  • A glue stick

  • A small craft knife

  • A pair of scissors

  • A notebook and pen

  • A laptop

Please note that most of the materials needed for short courses are available at the Chelsea College of Arts' Art Shop. Please contact the Art Shop directly for opening hours and availability.





Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:005 Days£699Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
27/03/2017 - 31/03/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:005 Days£699Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
17/07/2017 - 21/07/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:005 Days£699Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket