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Commercial Design Studio A INTD 3300

Interior Design Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

The emphasis of the course is on workplace and retail design. Students will create distinctive design concepts, branding and planning for retail spaces. Students will implement the design process for planning offices and apply their knowledge of systems furniture within a large workplace floor plate. A process journal will be developed during the course to document research, concept sketches, ideas, notes, and other inspirations.


  • 65% in COMM 2320 and 65% in INTD 3100 ( may be taken concurrently)
  • Entrance requirements for the Diploma, including 3.0 credits of General Electives.



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate comprehensive research implemented throughout the design process.
  • Produce design solutions that meet program requirements.
  • Develop appropriate and creative concepts and branding for retail spaces.
  • Apply the psychology of retail sales to design solutions.
  • Recognize BOMA standards required to accurately measure and calculate areas of a building.
  • Create block plans for preliminary office planning.
  • Produce drawings for the office such as a Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) plan, installation and power/communication plans, using AutoCAD.
  • Develop a package of systems furniture and finishes specifications.
  • Develop a package of systems furniture and finishes specifications.
  • Document research, concept exploration and design development in a comprehensive process journal.​

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Commercial Design Studio A (INTD 3300) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Interior Design
    Diploma Part-time


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