Interior Decoration and Styling

In a stimulating introduction to the decoration and styling process, you will develop your skills and references around a domestic project, devised for a fictional client. This course will Introduce you to the history of interior decoration as you become familiar with the vocabulary of design, period, styles, colour, materials and finishes...

Taught by: Richard Vine.

Description

In a stimulating introduction to the decoration and styling process, you will develop your skills and references around a domestic project, devised for a fictional client. This course will Introduce you to the history of interior decoration as you become familiar with the vocabulary of design, period, styles, colour, materials and finishes. Structured around a domestic project brief, you will demonstrate your understanding and apply your creativity to design and furnish a room layout. You will also explore lighting, soft furnishings, textiles and trends, helping you to extend your knowledge of their application and usage with confidence. Your tutor will impart their expertise and experience to guide you throughout the course; from sourcing the relevant materials to the final presentation of each aspect of your project.

Course Outcomes
You'll have a wider knowledge of the process of interior decoration and increased confidence. You will have extended your ability to reference and source appropriately for the client. You'll also have knowledge of history, colour, materials and finishes.

Who Should Attend
Ideal for anyone with a keen interest in interior decoration, wanting to learn how to source and style an interior. The perfect course to increase your knowledge of periods and styles and suppliers, to give you the confidence to transform interiors into chic and striking spaces. Suitable for those looking to decorate their own home or those pursuing a career within interiors.

Course Level
Beginner/Intermediate

Tutor information

Richard Vine is a practicing Interior Decorator, Design Consultant and Lecturer. His interior design portfolio has included many successful projects for clients in both the domestic and contract areas. He is a textile designer by trade with a long-standing teaching career.

Over the last 35 years he has gained knowledge and expertise in the practice and discipline of many other design fields including giftware, product design and point-of-sale, costume for television and all aspects of soft-furnishings.




Materials

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

  • Notebook and pen

  • Scissors and scalpel

  • Paper glue (pritt stick)

  • A selection of interior design and life style magazines which you are prepared to cut up for images

  • Triangular metric scale rule (not a conversion scale) with the following scales, 1:50 & 1:20

  • 300mm set square

  • HB and 2H pencil

  • Pencil sharpener and eraser

  • Masking Tape

  • A selection of paint manufacturer's colour charts

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
10/07/2017 - 14/07/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:005 Days£699Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
07/08/2017 - 11/08/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:005 Days£699Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket