Interior Decoration and Styling
In a stimulating introduction to the interior 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 interior design history as you become familiar with the vocabulary of design, period, styles, colour, materials and finishes...
Taught by: Richard Vine.
In a stimulating introduction to the interior 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 interior design history 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 interior 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.
You'll have a wider knowledge of the process of interior decoration and increased confidence by the end of this interior design course. 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
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.
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.
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
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.