The emphasis of the course will be on corporate 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 corporate floor plate. A process journal will be developed during the course to document research, concept sketches, ideas, notes, quotes and other inspirations.
Mandatory Prerequisites: 50% in General Education Electives (6 credits) 70% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 2500 65% in INTD 3100* 65% in INTD 3310* (*May be taken concurrently) 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.
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In Progress and Full
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.
Select sustainable materials and finishes for a retail space.
Create block plans for preliminary office planning.
Develop a package of systems furniture and finishes specifications.
Produce drawings, such as installation and power/communication plans, using AutoCAD.
Demonstrate effective oral presentation skills by presenting design solutions to a group.
Document research, concept exploration and design development in a comprehensive process journal.
Effective as of Fall 2015
INTD 3300 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.
Designing Commercial Interiors
Christine M. Piotrowski
Interior Graphic Standards: Student Edition
Shaping Interior Space
Roberto J. Rengel
Space Planning for Commercial and Residential Interiors
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