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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

$548.55

Fall 2019

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 39076

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Tue 09:00 - 12:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 411

Instructor

Alison Bell

Course Outline

Cost

$548.55

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this Course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 39079

Thu Sep 12 - Thu Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 353

Instructor

Joanne Crozier

Course Outline

Cost

$548.55

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this Course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 39078

Wed Oct 23 - Wed Nov 27 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 23 - Nov 27 Wed 09:00 - 16:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 411

Instructor

Alison Bell

Course Outline

Cost

$548.55

Notes

  1. Registered students MUST attend the first day of class. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this Course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2020

Below are four offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 80020

Thu Jan 02 - Thu Mar 19 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 02 - Mar 19 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 353

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$548.55

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 80022

Mon Jan 06 - Mon Mar 23 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 23 Mon 13:00 - 16:15 BBY NE01 Rm. 411

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$548.55

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 No class on stat holiday - Monday, February 17th (Family Day). If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN. Please note - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on Wednesday, October 23rd.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 80019

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 24 Tue 09:00 - 12:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 351

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$548.55

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN. Please note - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on Wednesday, October 23rd.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 80021

Wed Feb 19 - Wed Mar 25 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 19 - Mar 25 Wed 09:00 - 16:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 351

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$548.55

Notes

  1. This is a 6 week course. Registered students MUST attend the first day of class. Mandatory Prerequisites 50% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 1100 If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN. Please note - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on Wednesday, October 23rd.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the additive and subtractive colour wheel and the colour relationships.
  • Identify the value and intensity of a given hue.
  • Analyze the differences between tints, tones, and shades.
  • 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.
  • Explain the scientific, historical, aesthetic, and psychological aspects of colour.
  • Employ colour, texture, and pattern in a design with an understanding of the importance of balance distribution and value throughout the space.
  • Create harmonious colour palettes for a variety of residential spaces.
  • Assemble a colour and material board to articulate a colour scheme in a clear and professional manner.

Effective as of Fall 2019

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
  2. Interior Design Fundamentals
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

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

Fall 2019

Books for Fall 2019 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
Author Reed
Publisher Fairchild
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-50131-678-4
Price $137.95
Required

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Interior Design Illustrated
Author Ching
Publisher Wiley
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11937-720-7
Price $79.95
Optional

Understanding Color: An Introduction
Author Holtzschue
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11892-078-7
Price $91.95
Optional

Winter 2020

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2020 offerings of this course.

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