Interior Design - Module Two
This is your chance to hone your analytical skills and develop your own personal design methodology. During the classes, you'll be encouraged to study and use design references while you work to improve your technical drawing. We'll introduce you to increasingly complex design issues and the challenges of designing for the commercial interior design environment...
Taught by: Lyndall Fernie.
This is your chance to hone your analytical skills and develop your own personal design methodology. During the classes, you'll be encouraged to study and use design references while you work to improve your technical drawing. We'll introduce you to increasingly complex design issues and the challenges of designing for the commercial interior design environment. We'll also explore one-point perspective and model making, as well as lighting and staircase design.
Please note that this course requires dedication; students should therefore allow time to work on their project outside of the class.
- Survey drawings
- Concept boards
- Restaurant interior design
- Sections / elevations
- Fire regulations
- Disabled access, lifts and ramps
- Detail drawing
- Model making
- One point perspective sketching
- Rendering techniques
- Sample boards for restaurants and bars
By the end of this course, you'll be capable of working logically through the design process up to the design scheme stage, and presenting your work professionally. You will have built on Module One knowledge, learnt new design-related skills and completed a commercial interior design project.
Who Should Attend
Ideal if you want to learn to design interiors professionally and have completed Module One. You can then move on to Module Three as a further step towards your goal.
Prior Skills Required:
Inked or CAD plans to scale 1:50
Sections and elevations to scale 1:50
Sketch model making
You should also have a basic knowledge of:
Presentation methods for mounting work
View PDF to explore progression: Interior Design: Your Journey [889kb]
Courses are typically taught by one or more of the tutors listed below.
"Whilst I was studying Module Two, I began interning for a designer and he quickly recognised that the skills I had gained at Chelsea were valuable to the team." - Eleanor
"I managed to get a job as an interior designer while I was studying. The project I prepared in the course was my portfolio." - Saemi
"Excellent, great preparation for the real world! Can’t wait for Interior Design - Module Three!" - Anon (December 2016)
Lyndall Fernie is the lead tutor for Interior Design short courses at Chelsea College of Arts in London and Dubai.
Lyndall began her career in Italy as a professional fashion designer working with Moschino and Versace; later returning to the UK to work in PR for a record label where she worked with many well-known dance groups such as S’Express, Bomb the Bass and Deee-Lite. She went on to study Interior Design, at Chelsea College of Arts and ran Area Squared Design, a successful interior design company, for 10 years, designing high end residential properties in central London. During this time she also opened two interior design shops in the fashionable area of Islington in London selling beautiful interior products.
Lyndall is currently working as a design consultant for private clients, developers, and interior design companies, specialising in the remodelling of high end residential properties. As well as teaching at Chelsea College of Arts she has also taught at other leading design schools including London College of Communication, The Interior Design School London, KLC and The Design school in both Moscow and St Petersburg.
Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:
Note book and pen
5 or 8 meter extending metal tape *essential item for first day*
Coloured pens or pencils (4 different colours)
Propelling pencil 0.5 with 2H leads
A retractable eraser
Camera or phone with camera
A 300mm adjustable set square
A triangular scale ruler 1:50, 1:20
An A2 portfolio to carry / transport your work in
If studying on an intensive 4 week course, a laptop or tablet will be required for research from day three.
As part of your research you may wish to do some printing. Please bring a small amount of cash to the course on your first day to credit your printing account.
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.