This course will cover fibres, fabrics, and textiles as they apply to residential interior design. Characteristics of natural and synthetic fibres will be explored as they relate to fabric and carpet for use in residential interiors. Through lectures, field trips, and assignments topics such as fibre and/or fabric identification, properties, construction, application, specifications, testing, estimating, and sustainability will be covered.
This is a six-week course. Registered students MUST attend the first day of class. There are field-trips scheduled so please make sure you are able to attend all classes. Dates for the field-trip will be announced on the first day. There is no late registration for this course.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Identify the differences between fibre, yarn, and fabric.
Write a detailed specification for a fabric application.
Identify the properties of natural and synthetic fibres.
Recognize the differences between various fabric and carpet construction and dyeing methods.
Differentiate between various types of fabrics.
Estimate textiles for residential budgeting purposes.
Effective as of Fall 2012
INTD 1110 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Spring/Summer 2018 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.
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Interior Design Swatch Kit
Textile Fabric Consultants
Fabric for the Designed Interior: Bundle Book + Studio Access Card
Frank Theodore Koe
Textiles for Residential and Commercial Interiors
Amy Willbanks, Nancy Oxford, Dana Miller
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