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INTD 2130 - Colour for Interior Design

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course will provide students with a background in colour theory as it relates to interior design including colour schemes. The class consists of lectures, discussions and in-class exercises through individual and group work. Topics will include the physics of colour, colour theories, physiology of colour, psychology of colour, colour in art, focusing on the application of colour in residential design.

Prerequisite(s)

COMM 1120 and 65% in INTD 1100

Credits

3.0

Cost

$509.05 - $519.10 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2017

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 61876

Tue Apr 11 - Tue Jun 27 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Tue 09:00 - 12:15 BBY NE01 Rm. 351

Instructor

Alison Bell

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$509.05

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 Please contact Interior_Design@bcit.ca to confirm eligibility and get approval to take this course. No class on Tuesday, May 30th.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 61874

Wed Apr 12 - Wed Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 353

Instructor

Joanne Crozier

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$509.05

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 Please contact Interior_Design@bcit.ca to confirm eligibility and get approval to take this course.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 61875

Wed May 24 - Wed Jun 28 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 24 - Jun 28 Wed 09:00 - 16:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 411

Instructor

Kathryn Lange

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$509.05

Notes

  1. This class is held on Wednesdays from 9:00-16:00pm. There is no late registration for this course. Students must attend the first class. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 Please contact Interior_Design@bcit.ca to confirm eligibility and get approval to take this course.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Fall 2017

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 39076

Tue Sep 12 - Tue Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Tue 09:00 - 12:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 411

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$519.10

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100

One seat remaining as of May 30, 2017 5:55 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 39079

Thu Sep 14 - Thu Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 325

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$519.10

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100

CRN 39078

Wed Oct 25 - Wed Nov 29 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 25 - Nov 29 Wed 09:00 - 16:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 411

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$519.10

Notes

  1. Registered students must attend the first day of class. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply colour harmonies to design solutions.
  • Discuss the perception of colour in different contexts to reliably predict the results of colour usage.
  • Utilize the psychological and physiological effects of colour as a tool for creating a specific ambience.
  • Employ colour, texture, and pattern in a design with an understanding of the importance of balance distribution and value throughout the space.
  • Assemble a colour and material visual presentation to articulate a colour scheme in a clear and professional manner.
  • Create a harmonious colour palette for a given space.
  • Identify the value and intensity of a given hue.
  • Analyze the differences between tints, tones, and shades.
  • Write a concept statement pertaining to a colour scheme.
  • Describe the additive and subtractive colour wheel and the colour relationships.
  • Explain the scientific, historical, aesthetic, and psychological aspects of colour.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

INTD 2130 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2017

Books for Spring/Summer 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Color + Design: Transforming Interior Space
Author Ronald Reed
Publisher Fairchild Books
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-50131-678-4
Price $137.95
Required

Understanding Color: An Introduction for Designers
Author Linda Holtzschue
Publisher Wiley
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11892-078-7
Price $84.50
Optional

Fall 2017

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2017 offerings of this course.

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