Interior Design Curriculum - Minnesota State University

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INTERIOR DESIGN
CURRICULUM
FACS to the Max 2013
Connie Pittmann
Owatonna High School FACS
Teacher
INTERIOR DESIGN CLASS BACKGROUND
I have been teaching Interior Design for 13 years
Offered to 9-12 grade……2-3 sections offered per year
Text book – Homes – Today and Tomorrow
 Used occasionally
Please share your ideas 
DAILY...
Term of the Day
Good way to get the day
going and learn new terms
3-D BEDROOM ASSIGNMENT
 Measurements
of students bedroom, including furniture, and
window/door placement
½” graph paper
SNAP SHOT PROJECT
Group project
Poster created
Presented to class
Includes pictures taken outside of class time
Housing styles
 including roof, doors, and window styles
oPrior to Project housing styles are studied
FLOOR PLAN DRAWING
One level - minimum of 2 bedrooms, kitchen/dining room, living/family
room, 1 bathroom and a foyer.
Prior to assignment the following are studied:
Room sizes
Zones
Circulation/Traffic pattern
Blueprint symbols
ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF
DESIGN
COLOR INFO
Edible Color Wheel
Tri-fold worksheet
Themed Color Wheel
ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF
DESIGN
Elements and Principles of Design Project - Booklet
Color Pages
Magazine or Internet Pictures showing Elements and
Principles of Design
BACKGROUND TREATMENTS
Wall treatments
Window treatments
Floor coverings
All treatments figured for the
floor plan
Math In Design worksheets
FURNITURE
Furniture style brochure
Clearance spaces and arranging furniture practiced
Furniture added to the floor plan
FINAL PROJECT
Design 2 rooms from an actual floor plan
Write an essay with the clients wants/needs
Create a Poster
FINA
FIELD TRIPS/SPEAKERS
Furniture Store
Flooring Store
Interior Designer
Other Ideas
Pinterest
IPad – houzz

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