Soft Furnishings for Interiors - Dubai

Join us on this course as we unravel the world of soft furnishings - often seen as the jewellery to a design.. With the expertise of a professional designer. Selecting the right combination of window treatments, upholstery and cushions will provide those, all important, final finishing flourishes to your design...

Taught by: Lyndall Fernie.

Description

Join us on this course as we unravel the world of soft furnishings - often seen as the jewellery to a design.. With the expertise of a professional designer. Selecting the right combination of window treatments, upholstery and cushions will provide those, all important, final finishing flourishes to your design. You will learn how to brief curtain makers and acquire the terminology used by the trade, to help you discuss your ideas professionally. Guidance will also be provided on specifying appropriate fabrics and understanding fabric labels. There will be plenty of practical advice as you learn about the pros and cons , dos and don'ts to make sure that your designs work beautifully. Please be advised that this course is mainly lecture based with a few short exercises to support your learning. 

Course Outcomes
You will have a greater knowledge and confidence when using soft furnishings within a domestic interior. You will be able to communicate more effectively and professionally with the trade to avoid the pitfalls and ensure that your designs are finished and completed to a high standard.

Who Should Attend
Suitable for practicing or aspiring interior designers as well as those keen to expand their knowledge in this area when undertaking the project of doing up their own home.

Level
Beginner/Intermediate

Course Tutor
Lyndall Fernie is the lead tutor for Interior Design Modular Courses at Chelsea College of Art and is currently working as a Design Consultant for private clients and Interior Design Companies, specialising in remodelling existing properties. Lyndall began her career working in Italy as a Professional Fashion Designer working with Moschino and Versace; later returning to the UK to work in public relations for a record label. She went on to study Interior Design at Chelsea in the 1990s and ran a successful interior design company for 10 years, designing many high end residential properties in central London. Lyndall’s has taught across a number of London Colleges, where she is able to impart her passion and knowledge of the subject.



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Tutor information

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.



Materials

Please bring the following materials:

  • A notepad, pen and pencil (HB)

All other materials will be provided during the course. 



Details for booking

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